Casper, Wyoming Population 2020

55,293
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Casper is a city located in Wyoming. With a 2020 population of 55,293, it is the 2nd largest city in Wyoming (after Cheyenne) and the 704th largest city in the United States. Casper is currently declining at a rate of -1.92% annually and its population has decreased by -0.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 55,316 in 2010. Casper reached it's highest population of 59,990 in 2015. Spanning over 27 miles, Casper has a population density of 2,085 people per square mile.

The average household income in Casper is $77,906 with a poverty rate of 9.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $859 per month, and the median house value is $200,700. The median age in Casper is 35.6 years, 35.4 years for males, and 35.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.2 males.

Casper Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Casper was:

  • White: 93.99%
  • Two or more races: 1.95%
  • Black or African American: 1.81%
  • Native American: 1.26%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Other race: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Casper, Wyoming is 55,293, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 57,461.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 55,316.

Casper, Wyoming Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202078,233-441-0.56%
201978,674-441-0.56%
201879,115-441-0.56%
201779,556-1,326-1.67%
201680,882-1,241-1.53%
201582,1237480.91%
201481,3752740.34%
201381,1012,5393.13%
201278,5622,1712.76%
201176,3919221.21%
201075,4690.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White55,22493.99%
Two or More Races1,1431.95%
Black or African American1,0651.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native7421.26%
Asian3610.61%
Some Other Race2170.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.01%
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Casper Population Pyramid 2020

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Casper Median Age

35.6


Total

35.4


Male

35.8


Female

Casper Adults

There are 44,062 adults, (7,961 of whom are seniors) in Casper.

Casper Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Casper Sex Ratio

Female

29,652

50.47%

Male

29,104

49.53%

Casper Households and Families

Casper Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Casper Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
All63.3%36.7%
Male53.7%46.3%
Non Family49.1%50.9%
Female44.1%55.9%

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,9862.463.3
Married10,7393.0981.3
Non Family9,4351.2649.1
Female2,5413.444.1
Male1,2713.1253.7

3.05

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Casper Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4021.03%
9th to 12th Grade2,2395.76%
High School Graduate10,34426.59%
Some College11,31629.09%
Associates Degree4,87212.52%
Bachelors Degree6,21315.97%
Graduate Degree3,5169.04%
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Casper Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White34,65932,6709,168
Hispanic2,6562,175350
Black71762957
Multiple Races43139077
Native American33228124
Asian27426053
Other Race157909

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 94.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.45%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,528$50,901$31,372
Less Than High School$22,425$32,238$13,333
High School Grad$31,446$42,197$22,392
Some College$41,510$51,896$32,073
Bachelors Degree$49,621$59,350$45,189
Graduate Degree$63,861$81,019$57,191

$41,528

Average Earnings

$50,901

Average Male

$31,372

Average Female

Casper Language

Casper Language by Age

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Casper Language

93.38% of Casper residents speak only English, while 6.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.26% of the population.

Casper Poverty

Casper Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White49,6044,2248.52%
Hispanic5,00765313.04%
Multiple1,11823921.38%
Black1,03217016.47%
Native67110916.24%
Asian3595314.76%
Other19721.02%

9.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.37%

Male Poverty Rate

10.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Casper

The race most likely to be in poverty in Casper is Multiple, with 21.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Casper is Other, with 1.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.98%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.89%
High School11.43%
Some College6.79%
Bachelors or Greater3.05%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.53%
Male Unemployed14.79%
Female Employed6.24%
Male Employed3.11%

Casper Income

Casper Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,937$77,906
Families$74,732$93,046
Married Families$90,318-
Non Families$39,049$51,499
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Casper Marital Status

Casper Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Casper Marital Status by Race

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Casper Veterans

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3,965

Number of Veterans

3,702

Male Veterans

263

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,369
Second Gulf War967
First Gulf War880
Korea284
World War II170
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,113
65 to 74820
75+814
55 to 64805
18 to 34413
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,8429.23%
Hispanic1013.18%
Black557.16%
2 or More508.36%
Indian112.23%
Other73.91%

Casper Veterans by Education

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6.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Casper Employment Status

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70%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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49.09%

Born in Wyoming

97.19%

Native Born

2.81%

Foreign Born

1.53%

Non Citizen

1.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.19% of Casper residents were born in the United States, with 49.09% having been born in Wyoming. 1.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202055,293-1,084-1.92%
201956,377-1,084-1.89%
201857,461-351-0.61%
201757,812-1,084-1.84%
201658,896-1,094-1.82%
201559,9903300.55%
201459,6601850.31%
201359,4751,8013.12%
201257,6741,5952.84%
201156,0798231.49%
201055,2565,6121.08%
200049,6442,9020.60%
199046,742-4,274-0.87%
198051,01611,6552.63%
197039,3614310.11%
196038,93015,2575.10%
195023,6735,7092.80%
194017,9641,3450.78%
193016,6195,1723.80%
192011,4478,80815.80%
19102,6392,13918.10%
19005000.00%