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Encyclopedia > Laramie County, Wyoming
Laramie County, Wyoming
Map of Wyoming highlighting Laramie County
Location in the state of Wyoming
Formed 1867
Seat Cheyenne
Area
 - Total
 - Water

6,961 km² (2,688 mi²)
4 km² (2 mi²) 0.06% 
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

81,607
12/km² 
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Laramie County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. As of 2000, the population is 81,607. Its county seat is Cheyenne6. Image File history File links Map_of_Wyoming_highlighting_Laramie_County. ... 1867 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Location in Wyoming Founded  -Incorporated 1867 {{{incorporated}}}  County Laramie County Mayor Jack R. Spiker Area  - Total  - Water 57. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... State nickname: Equality State Other U.S. States Capital Cheyenne Largest city Cheyenne Governor Dave Freudenthal (D) Official languages English Area 253,554 km² (10th)  - Land 251,706 km²  - Water 1,851 km² (0. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Location in Wyoming Founded  -Incorporated 1867 {{{incorporated}}}  County Laramie County Mayor Jack R. Spiker Area  - Total  - Water 57. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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History

Laramie County was organized in 1867. 1867 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 6,961 km² (2,688 mi²). 6,957 km² (2,686 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.06% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 81,607 people, 31,927 households, and 21,614 families residing in the county. The morgan was here is 12/km² (30/mi²). There are 34,213 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (13/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 88.92% White, 2.60% Black or African American, 0.85% Native American, 0.95% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 4.00% from other races, and 2.57% from two or more races. 10.90% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 31,927 households out of which 33.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.90% are married couples living together, 9.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.30% are non-families. 27.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.45 and the average family size is 2.98. Marriage may be a relationship and bond between individuals (termed spouses -- a male spouse is a husband and a female spouse, a wife) that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 25.80% under the age of 18, 9.60% from 18 to 24, 30.50% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 11.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 100.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.00 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $39,607, and the median income for a family is $46,536. Males have a median income of $31,644 versus $24,406 for females. The per capita income for the county is $19,634. 9.10% of the population and 6.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 12.00% of those under the age of 18 and 6.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Cheyenne, Wyoming Flag of Wyoming
Suburbs

Warren Air Force Base | South Greeley | Fox Farm | Ranchettes Albin is a town located in Laramie County, Wyoming. ... Burns is a town located in Laramie County, Wyoming. ... Location in Wyoming Founded  -Incorporated 1867 {{{incorporated}}}  County Laramie County Mayor Jack R. Spiker Area  - Total  - Water 57. ... Fox Farm-College is a census-designated place located in Laramie County, Wyoming. ... Pine Bluffs is a town located in Laramie County, Wyoming. ... Ranchettes is a census-designated place located in Laramie County, Wyoming. ... South Greeley is a census-designated place located in Laramie County, Wyoming. ... Warren AFB is a town located in Laramie County, Wyoming. ... Location in Wyoming Founded  -Incorporated 1867 {{{incorporated}}}  County Laramie County Mayor Jack R. Spiker Area  - Total  - Water 57. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Wyoming. ... Warren AFB is a town located in Laramie County, Wyoming. ... South Greeley is a census-designated place located in Laramie County, Wyoming. ... Fox Farm-College is a census-designated place located in Laramie County, Wyoming. ... Ranchettes is a census-designated place located in Laramie County, Wyoming. ...

Laramie County

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State of Wyoming
Governors | Television Image File history File links Flag_of_Wyoming. ... State nickname: Equality State Other U.S. States Capital Cheyenne Largest city Cheyenne Governor Dave Freudenthal (D) Official languages English Area 253,554 km² (10th)  - Land 251,706 km²  - Water 1,851 km² (0. ... List of Wyoming Governors Francis E. Warren Republican 1890 Amos W. Barber Republican 1890-1893 John E. Osborne Democratic 1893-1895 William A. Richards Republican 1895-1899 DeForest Richards Republican 1899-1903 Fenimore Chatterton Republican 1903-1905 Bryant B. Brooks Republican 1905-1911 Joseph M. Carey Democratic 1911-1915 John...

State Capital:

Cheyenne Location in Wyoming Founded  -Incorporated 1867 {{{incorporated}}}  County Laramie County Mayor Jack R. Spiker Area  - Total  - Water 57. ...

Regions:

Powder River Country The Powder River Country is depicted in red on a map of the western United States The Powder River Country refers to an area of the Great Plains in northeastern Wyoming in the United States. ...

Smaller Cities:

Buffalo | Casper | Cheyenne | Evanston | Gillette | Green River | Jackson | Laramie | Riverton | Rock Springs | Sheridan | Buffalo is a city located in Johnson County, Wyoming. ... Downtown Casper Casper is a city located in Natrona County, Wyoming. ... Location in Wyoming Founded  -Incorporated 1867 {{{incorporated}}}  County Laramie County Mayor Jack R. Spiker Area  - Total  - Water 57. ... Evanston is a city located in Uinta County, Wyoming. ... Gillette is a city located in Campbell County, Wyoming. ... Green River is a city located in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. ... Jackson is a town located in the Jackson Hole valley of Teton County, Wyoming. ... Downtown Laramie Laramie is a city located in Albany County, Wyoming. ... Riverton is a city located in Fremont County, Wyoming. ... Rock Springs is a city located in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. ... Sheridan is a city located in Sheridan County, Wyoming. ...

Counties:

Albany | Big Horn | Campbell | Carbon | Converse | Crook | Fremont | Goshen | Hot Springs | Johnson | Laramie | Lincoln | Natrona | Niobrara | Park | Platte | Sheridan | Sublette | Sweetwater | Teton | Uinta | Washakie | Weston Albany County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Big Horn County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Campbell County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Carbon County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Converse County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Crook County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Fremont County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Goshen County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Hot Springs County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Location in the state of Wyoming Formed 1875 Seat Buffalo Area  - Total  - Water 10,812 km² (4,175 mi²) 22 km² (8 mi²) 0. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Image:Map of Wyoming highlighting Natrona County. ... Niobrara County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Park County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Platte County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Sheridan County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Sublette County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Sweetwater County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Teton County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Uinta County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Washakie County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ... Weston County is a county located in the state of Wyoming. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Laramie County, Wyoming detailed profile - houses, real estate, agriculture, wages, work, ancestries, and more (1608 words)
County population in 2005: 85,163 (84% urban, 16% rural)
Laramie County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above Wyoming state average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 42 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
Laramie County, Wyoming - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (372 words)
The racial makeup of the county is 88.92% White, 2.60% Black or African American, 0.85% Native American, 0.95% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 4.00% from other races, and 2.57% from two or more races.
In the county the population is spread out with 25.80% under the age of 18, 9.60% from 18 to 24, 30.50% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 11.50% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $39,607, and the median income for a family is $46,536.
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