Cheyenne, Wyoming Demographics
    People Facts Cheyenne Wyoming
Population, 2003 estimate 54,374 501,242
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 2.2% 1.5%
Population, 2000 53,011 493,782
Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 5.6% 8.9%
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 6.5% 6.3%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 24.9% 26.1%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 13.8% 11.7%
Female persons, percent, 2000 51.2% 49.7%
White persons, percent, 2000 88.1% 92.1%
Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 2.8% 0.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 0.8% 2.3%
Asian persons, percent, 2000 1.1% 0.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 0.1% 0.1%
Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 4.4% 2.5%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 2.7% 1.8%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 12.5% 6.4%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 48.1% 51.3%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 3.3% 2.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 9.0% 6.4%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 89.0% 87.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 24.5% 21.9%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 14.6 17.8
 
Housing units, 2000 23,782 223,854
Homeownership rate, 2000 66.0% 70.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $102,400 $96,600
 
Households, 2000 22,324 193,608
Persons per household, 2000 2.33 2.48
Median household income, 1999 $38,856 $37,892
Per capita money income, 1999 $19,809 $19,134
Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 8.8% 11.4%
    Business Facts
Wholesale trade sales, 1997 ($1000) 178,237 2,547,065
Retail sales, 1997 ($1000) 761,402 4,530,537
Retail sales per capita, 1997 $14,198 $9,438
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 1997 ($1000) 90,414 808,887
Total number of firms, 1997 4,939 49,376
Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 7.6% 4.3%
Women-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 27.4% 22.6%
    Geography Facts Cheyenne Wyoming
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 21 97,100
Persons per square mile, 2000 2,511.4 5.1
Counties Laramie County