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Wyoming

  •   State: 
    Wyoming
      Coordinates: 
    41°N to 45°N | 104°3'W to 111°3'W
      Area total: 
    97,914 sq mi (253,600 km²) [62,598,273.920 acres]
      Area land: 
    97,228.602 sq mi (252,824.8 km²) [62,136,760.960 acres]
      Area water: 
    0.7& = 685.398 sq mi (1,775.2 km²) [461,512.960 acres]
      Elevation: 
    13,809 ft (4,209.1 m) Gannett Peak
      Established: 
    July 10, 1890 (44nd State in the Union)
      Capital seat: 

    Cheyenne

  • Wyoming, United States

  •   Population: 
    576,851
      Population density: 
    5.97/sq mi (2.31/km²) - residents per square mile of area.
      Household income: 
    $62,268
      Households: 
    214,423
      Unemployment rate: 
    6.90%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    5.00%
      GDP: 
    $47,433 (2022) nominal GDP at current prices 2022 (millions of U.S. dollars). This is equivalent to 0.18% of the U.S. national real gross domestic product (GDP) in 2022, or 0.17% from 2021.  14.6% change in GDP from 2022 to 2021 =  5,923. Real GDP growth rate (2021–2022) =  1.1%. Nominal GDP per capita 2022 = $81,586 respectively per capita 2023 = $81,564.
      Housing units: 
    277,116 units, July 1, 2022 estimate = a 1.9% increase compared to 2020, specifically 5,229 more housing units.

Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the western United States. The state is the 10th largest by area, the least populous, and the second most sparsely populated state in the country. Wyoming is bordered on the north by Montana, on the east by South Dakota and Nebraska, on the south by Colorado, on the southwest by Utah, and on the west by Idaho and Montana. The state population was estimated at 577,737 in 2018, which is less than 31 of the most populous U.S. cities including Denver in neighboring Colorado. Cheyenne is the state capital and the most populous city, with an estimated population of 63,624 in 2017. The western two-thirds of the state is covered mostly by the mountain ranges and rangelands of the Rocky Mountains, while the eastern third of the state is high elevation prairie called the High Plains. Almost half of the land in Wyoming is owned by the U.S. government, leading Wyoming to rank sixth by area and fifth by proportion of a state's land owned by the federal government. Federal lands include two national parks—Grand Teton and Yellowstone—two national recreation areas, two national monuments, several national forests, historic sites, fish hatcheries, and wildlife refuges. The main drivers of Wyoming's economy are mineral extraction—mostly coal, oil, natural gas, and trona—and tourism. Agricultural commodities include livestock (beef), hay, sugar beets, grain (wheat and barley), and wool.

As shown in the given Wyoming location map that Wyoming is located in the central-west part of the US. Wyoming is a state in the Mountain region; most of the western part of Wyoming State is covered with the mountain ranges and hills in the foothills of the Eastern Rocky Mountains.

However, the eastern part of the state is high elevation prairie known as the High Plains. In terms of area, Wyoming is the 10th largest state in the United States but in terms of population, it is the least populous states. The capital city of Wyoming is Cheyenne. Cheyenne is the most populous city of Wyoming.

The climate of Wyoming ranges from continental to semi-arid. Geographically, the state shares its border with Montana in the north, South Dakota and Nebraska in the east, Colorado in the south, Utah in the south-west, and Idaho in the west. One of the most famous national park i.e. Yellowstone National Park is located in Wyoming. For the tourism purpose, the state has several landscapes to visit.

Visit the National Elk Refuge in Jackson Hole. It is the largest elk refuge in the world! Horse-drawn sleighs get families within 20 to 30 feet of the elk.

The US State Wyoming occupies 251,465 m², about 2,75 % of the total territory of the USA of 9,148,020 m². The total population of the US State Wyoming with 579,315 inhabitants (in 2017) has already increased by 17,32 % in this millennium. Almost 40 years ago there were 109,758 fewer people. The capital Cheyenne alone has 64,019 inhabitants.

In 1890, Wyoming was admitted to the union and Cheyenne became its capital. Every year since 1897, Cheyenne has hosted the Frontier Days Festival to celebrate the city's roots in the Old West. Cheyenne has just over 64,000 residents.

The climate is semi-arid and continental, drier and windier than the rest of the U.S., with greater temperature extremes. Wyoming's climate is generally semi-arid and continental, and is drier and windier in comparison to most of the United States with greater temperature extremes. Much of this is due to the topography of the state. Summers in Wyoming are warm with July high temperatures averaging between 85 and 95 °F (29 and 35 °C) in most of the state. With increasing elevation, however, this average drops rapidly with locations above 9,000 feet (2,700 m) averaging around 70 °F (21 °C). Summer nights throughout the state are characterized by a rapid cooldown with even the hottest locations averaging in the 50–60 °F (10–16 °C) range at night. In most of the state, most of the precipitation tends to fall in the late spring and early summer. Winters are cold, but are variable with periods of sometimes extreme cold interspersed between generally mild periods, with Chinook winds providing unusually warm temperatures in some locations. Wyoming is a dry state with much of the land receiving less than 10 inches (250 mm) of rainfall per year. Precipitation depends on elevation with lower areas in the Big Horn Basin averaging 5–8 inches (130–200 mm) (making the area nearly a true desert). The lower areas in the North and on the eastern plains typically average around 10–12 inches (250–300 mm), making the climate there semi-arid. Some mountain areas do receive a good amount of precipitation, 20 inches (510 mm) or more, much of it as snow, sometimes 200 inches (510 cm) or more annually.

Wyoming is known under different nicknames; aka Cowboy State, or Equality State, or Forever West (on highway welcome signs) and detailed official information about Wyoming can be found on the homepage at www.wyoming.gov.

Poverty and median household income estimates for 2021 in Wyoming, WY about 60,226 individuals poverty estimate - all ages, it's 10.6% estimated percent of the total resident population of all ages in poverty: U.S. Census Bureau, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) Program Release date: December 2022. SNAP is the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and was formerly known as the Food Stamp Program. Estimated SNAP benefits recipients in Wyoming are about 28,728 individuals, for July of the reference year 2020. With a estimate of median household income = $66,508 by each individual family, with a 90% confidence interval lower bound of estimate of median household income = $64,077, with a 90% confidence interval upper bound of estimate of median household income = $68,939 in 2021.

The Air Quality index is in Wyoming = 89.2. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 55. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 91. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Wyoming = 4.3 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

The annual rainfall in Wyoming = 13.2 inches and the annual snowfall = 54.8 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 75. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 222. 84.6 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 8.8 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 73, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

The most recent state population of 576,851 individuals with a median age of 37 age the population grows by 7.71% in Wyoming population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 5.97/sq mi (2.31/km²) - residents per square mile of area.. There are average 2.71 people per household in the 214,423 households with an average household income of $62,268 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 6.90% of the available work force and has dropped -4.11% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 24.88%. The number of physicians in Wyoming per 100,000 population = 177.5.

The percentage of housing units in Wyoming which are owned by the occupant = 60.94%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 32 years with median home cost = $170,870 and home appreciation of -2.08%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $6.49 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

The local school district spends $7,447 per student. There are 10.8 students for each teacher in the school, 192 students for each Librarian and 199 students for each Counselor. 8.06% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 14.89% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 6.99% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Wyoming's population of 9,118 residents in 1870 has increased 6,23-fold to 576,851 residents after 150 years, according to the official 2020 census. U.S. Bureau of the Census beginning in 1900. Data for 1870-1890 are on a de facto or unspecified basis; data for 1900 and later years are resident totals.

    Approximately 49.34% female residents and 50.66% male residents live in Wyoming, USA.

    As of 2020, 59.97% in Wyoming are married and the remaining 40.03% are single population.

  • 19.4 minutes is the average time that residents in Wyoming require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    75.55% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 13.34% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 1.47% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 4.34% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Wyoming, 60.94% are owner-occupied homes, another 13.56% are rented apartments, and the remaining 25.50% are vacant.

  • 43.08% of the population in Wyoming who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

    Since the 1860s, the two main parties have been the Republican Party (here in 2022 = 64.780%) and the Democratic Party (here in 2022 = 32.540%) of those eligible to vote in Wyoming.

Skyline of Wyoming

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