Casper, Wyoming Population 2022

59,179
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Casper is a city located in Natrona County Wyoming. Casper has a 2020 population of 59,179. It is also the county seat of Natrona County. Casper is currently growing at a rate of 0.71% annually and its population has increased by 7.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 55,261 in 2010.

The average household income in Casper is $79,221 with a poverty rate of 10.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $842 per month, and the median house value is $213,900. The median age in Casper is 35.9 years, 35.3 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Casper Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Casperwas:

  • White: 94.20%
  • Two or more races: 2.48%
  • Black or African American: 1.33%
  • Native American: 1.26%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Casper, Wyoming is 59,179 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 59,179.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 55,261.

Casper, Wyoming Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201075,4700.00%
201176,3999291.22%
201278,5652,1662.76%
201381,1032,5383.13%
201481,3772740.34%
201582,1377600.93%
201680,909-1,228-1.52%
201779,586-1,323-1.66%
201879,175-411-0.52%
201979,8586830.86%
202080,5416830.85%
202181,2246830.84%

Casper Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White54,90794.20%
Black or African American7741.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native7331.26%
Asian2030.35%
Some Other Race2270.39%
Two or More Races1,4432.48%
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Casper Population by Race

Casper Population Pyramid 2022

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Casper Median Age

36.9


Total

36.5


Male

37.2


Female

Casper Adults

There are 44,296 adults, (8,953 of whom are seniors) in Casper.

Casper Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Casper Sex Ratio

Female

29,736

51.02%

Male

28,551

48.98%

Casper Population by Age

Casper Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Casper Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.2%15.8%
All67.3%32.7%
Non Family55.3%44.7%
Male55.1%44.9%
Female48%52%

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Casper Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,8502.367.3
Married10,9963.0184.2
Male1,0682.8955.1
Female2,7333.0748
Non Family10,0531.2555.3

2.94

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Casper Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3390.86%
9th to 12th Grade1,6924.30%
High School Graduate11,07928.17%
Some College11,18128.43%
Associates Degree4,61611.74%
Bachelors Degree6,45316.41%
Graduate Degree3,96910.09%
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Casper Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Casper Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian196191100
Other Race15013066
White35,39633,7769,726
2+ Races599585124
Hispanic2,4562,150366
Native American41438053
Black52246553

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 97.66%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.02%.

Casper Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,572$52,498$32,979
Less Than 9th Grade$26,273$41,683$17,260
High School Graduate$32,190$45,693$24,428
Some College$41,387$51,827$30,536
Bachelors Degree$51,263$54,321$50,258
Graduate Degree$67,153$85,259$61,633

$42,572

Average Earnings

$52,498

Average Male

$32,979

Average Female

Casper Earnings by Educational Attainment

Casper Language by Age

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Casper Language

94.29% of Casper residents speak only English, while 5.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.29% of the population.

Casper Language

Casper Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black74426735.89%
Native66816524.70%
Hispanic4,73786318.22%
Multiple1,41723716.73%
White49,6044,4729.02%
Asian200126.00%
OtherNaN%

10.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.18%

Male Poverty Rate

11.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Casper

The race most likely to be in poverty in Casper is Black, with 35.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Casper is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.63%.

Casper Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.60%
High School13.22%
Some College7.63%
Bachelors or Greater3.92%

Casper Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.66%
Male Unemployed22.70%
Female Employed8.39%
Female Unemployed52.67%

Casper Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Casper Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,412$79,834
Families$78,108$98,021
Married Families$94,992-
Non Families$39,787$50,584
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Income by Household Type

Casper Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Casper Married by Age and Sex

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Casper Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Casper Marital Status by Race

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Casper Marital Status

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3,785

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,225
First Gulf War895
Vietnam1,170
Korea294
World War II100

Casper Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34410
35 to 541,202
55 to 64587
65 to 74802
75+784

Casper Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,7148.88%
Native American81.62%
2+ Races637.19%
Hispanic872.94%

Casper Veterans by Race

Casper Veterans by Education

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5.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Casper Veterans by Education

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69.9%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Casper Employment by Age

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Casper Employment by Race

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Casper Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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51.27%

Born in Casper

98.05%

Native Born

1.95%

Foreign Born

1.13%

Non Citizen

0.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.05% of Casper residents were born in the United States, with 51.27% having been born in Wyoming. 1.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Casper Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19005000.00%
19102,6392,13918.10%
192011,4478,80815.80%
193016,6195,1723.80%
194017,9641,3450.78%
195023,6735,7092.80%
196038,93015,2575.10%
197039,3614310.11%
198051,01611,6552.63%
199046,742-4,274-0.87%
200049,6442,9020.60%
201055,2615,6171.08%
201156,0928311.50%
201257,6841,5922.84%
201359,4871,8033.13%
201459,6731860.31%
201560,0143410.57%
201658,933-1,081-1.80%
201757,851-1,082-1.84%
201857,515-336-0.58%
201957,9314160.72%
202058,3474160.72%
202158,7634160.71%
202259,1794160.71%

Casper Population by Year