Casper, Wyoming Population 2021

58,763
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Casper is a city located in Natrona County Wyoming. It is also the county seat of Natrona County. With a 2020 population of 58,763, it is the 2nd largest city in Wyoming (after Cheyenne) and the 659th largest city in the United States . Casper is currently growing at a rate of 0.71% annually and its population has increased by 6.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 55,316 in 2010. Casper reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 27 miles, Casper has a population density of 2,215 people per square mile.

The average household income in Casper is $79,221 with a poverty rate of 10.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $851 per month, and the median house value is $207,400. 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: 2.07%
  • Black or African American: 1.44%
  • Native American: 1.33%
  • Asian: 0.58%
  • Other race: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Casper, Wyoming is 58,763 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 57,931.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 55,316.

Casper, Wyoming Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

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

Casper Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White55,05494.20%
Two or More Races1,2102.07%
Black or African American8401.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native7761.33%
Asian3400.58%
Some Other Race2240.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.00%
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Casper Population by Race

Casper Population Pyramid $2021

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Casper Median Age

35.9


Total

35.3


Male

37


Female

Casper Adults

There are 44,305 adults, (8,437 of whom are seniors) in Casper.

Casper Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Casper Sex Ratio

Female

29,643

50.72%

Male

28,803

49.28%

Casper Population by Age

Casper Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Casper Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female46.1%53.9%
Non Family49.4%50.6%
Male51.8%48.2%
All64.4%35.6%
Married83%17%

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Casper Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,2192.3664.4
Married10,9533.0583
Non Family9,5371.2849.4
Female2,6343.2146.1
Male1,0952.9151.8

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Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Casper Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4251.09%
9th to 12th Grade2,2955.87%
High School Graduate11,10828.41%
Some College10,56227.02%
Associates Degree4,90512.55%
Bachelors Degree6,17615.80%
Graduate Degree3,6259.27%
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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
White35,08033,0289,233
Hispanic2,5742,105264
Black56143483
2+ Races41840597
Native American37631758
Asian25124966
Other Race15091

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 99.20%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.32%.

Casper Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,209$51,357$31,644
Less Than 9th Grade$21,291$30,760$13,221
High School Graduate$31,560$43,725$22,516
Some College$42,245$52,529$30,191
Bachelors Degree$50,684$55,563$47,271
Graduate Degree$65,932$88,393$59,214

$42,209

Average Earnings

$51,357

Average Male

$31,644

Average Female

Casper Earnings by Educational Attainment

Casper Language by Age

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Casper Language

93.75% of Casper residents speak only English, while 6.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.95% of the population.

Casper Language

Casper Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White49,4384,3618.82%
Hispanic4,92277515.75%
Multiple1,18831126.18%
Black81122527.74%
Native6979313.34%
Asian33761.78%

10.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.11%

Male Poverty Rate

10.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Casper

The race most likely to be in poverty in Casper is Black, with 27.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Casper is Asian, with 1.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.89%.

Casper Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.54%
High School13.04%
Some College6.47%
Bachelors or Greater2.72%

Casper Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed36.36%
Male Unemployed18.61%
Female Employed6.64%
Male Employed3.96%

Casper Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Casper Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,979$79,221
Families$77,330$94,855
Married Families$92,529-
Non Families$38,365$52,496
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Income by Household Type

Casper Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

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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4,009

Number of Veterans

3,713

Male Veterans

296

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,316
Second Gulf War1,204
First Gulf War887
Korea241
World War II129

Casper Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,026
65 to 74882
75+760
55 to 64752
18 to 34589

Casper Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,8599.20%
Hispanic892.77%
Black7612.30%
2+ Races578.95%
Other Race94.74%
Native American81.57%

Casper Veterans by Race

Casper Veterans by Education

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5.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Casper Veterans by Education

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69.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

3.8%

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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49.69%

Born in Casper

97.48%

Native Born

2.52%

Foreign Born

1.50%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.48% of Casper residents were born in the United States, with 49.69% having been born in Wyoming. 1.50% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202158,7634160.71%
202058,3474160.72%
201957,9314160.72%
201857,515-336-0.58%
201757,851-1,082-1.84%
201658,933-1,081-1.80%
201560,0143410.57%
201459,6731860.31%
201359,4871,8033.13%
201257,6841,5922.84%
201156,0928311.50%
201055,2615,6171.08%
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%

Casper Population by Year