Casper, WY

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Living in Casper

Casper is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 59,038 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Casper is the second largest community in Wyoming.

Unlike some cities, Casper isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Casper are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Casper is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Casper who work in office and administrative support (11.52%), sales jobs (10.42%), and management occupations (9.95%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Casper spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.04 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The overall education level of Casper is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.50% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Casper in 2018 was $34,973, which is upper middle income relative to Wyoming and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $139,892 for a family of four. However, Casper contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Casper is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Casper home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Casper residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Casper include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Casper is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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