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Cheyenne city, Wyoming

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Cheyenne city, Wyoming
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 65,132
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 59,466
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 7,117
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 2.8%
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 69.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $229,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,459
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $458
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $882
Building permits, 2021 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 27,599
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.29
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 82.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 5.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 93.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 87.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 94.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 32.2%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 10.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 64.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 59.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 201,264
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 852,716
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 300,873
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,586,457
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $24,926
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 15.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $68,611
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $37,659
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2020 X
Total employment, 2020 X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 X
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,463
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,190
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 518
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 175
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,836
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 199
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,790
Population per square mile, 2020 2,019.0
Population per square mile, 2010 2,425.1
Land area in square miles, 2020 32.26
Land area in square miles, 2010 24.52
FIPS Code 5613900
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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