Gillette, Wyoming Population 2021

31,978
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Gillette is a city located in Campbell County Wyoming. It is also the county seat of Campbell County. With a 2020 population of 31,978, it is the 4th largest city in Wyoming (after Cheyenne, , and ) and the 1227th largest city in the United States . Gillette is currently declining at a rate of -0.08% annually but its population has increased by 9.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,087 in 2010. Gillette reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 23 miles, Gillette has a population density of 1,391 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gillette is $87,739 with a poverty rate of 14.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $898 per month, and the median house value is $216,400. The median age in Gillette is 31.4 years, 31.4 years for males, and 31.5 years for females.

Gillette Demographics

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

  • White: 92.97%
  • Two or more races: 3.18%
  • Native American: 1.81%
  • Other race: 0.72%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Black or African American: 0.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.23%
The current population of Gillette, Wyoming is 31,978 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 32,030.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,087.

Gillette, Wyoming Population 2021

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

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202161,2201840.30%
202061,0361840.30%
201960,8521840.30%
201860,668-99-0.16%
201760,767-2,697-4.44%
201663,464-437-0.69%
201563,9011,3992.19%
201462,5021790.29%
201362,3232460.39%
201262,0771,2672.04%
201160,8102490.41%
201060,5610.00%

Gillette Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,54792.97%
Two or More Races1,0463.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native5961.81%
Some Other Race2370.72%
Asian2020.61%
Black or African American1530.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander760.23%
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Gillette Population by Race

Gillette Population Pyramid $2021

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Gillette Median Age

31.4


Total

31.4


Male

31.5


Female

Gillette Adults

There are 23,099 adults, (2,705 of whom are seniors) in Gillette.

Gillette Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

13.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Gillette Sex Ratio

Female

16,310

49.64%

Male

16,547

50.36%

Gillette Population by Age

Gillette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gillette Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female37.4%62.6%
Non Family53.8%46.2%
Male64.5%35.5%
All69.9%30.1%
Married84.5%15.5%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gillette Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,9672.7169.9
Married6,5103.3584.5
Non Family3,6831.2853.8
Female9712.937.4
Male8033.7564.5

3.21

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Gillette Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4102.03%
9th to 12th Grade1,0955.42%
High School Graduate7,03734.81%
Some College5,49927.21%
Associates Degree2,29111.33%
Bachelors Degree2,62312.98%
Graduate Degree1,2586.22%
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Gillette Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gillette Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White17,86116,8563,471
Hispanic1,5521,113295
2+ Races43034410
Native American241234
Asian202202115
Other Race1189122
Black7869

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.93%.

Gillette Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,735$65,042$31,933
Less Than 9th Grade$25,350$31,625$19,271
High School Graduate$40,499$63,443$26,281
Some College$56,635$71,691$31,019
Bachelors Degree$56,719$59,646$54,020
Graduate Degree$67,292$57,020$71,552

$49,735

Average Earnings

$65,042

Average Male

$31,933

Average Female

Gillette Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gillette Language by Age

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Gillette Language

92.20% of Gillette residents speak only English, while 7.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.83% of the population.

Gillette Language

Gillette Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,2353,24911.93%
Hispanic3,5741,06129.69%
Native57939968.91%
Multiple1,04019118.37%
Black1432718.88%
Other232114.74%

14.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.84%

Male Poverty Rate

15.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gillette

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gillette is Native, with 68.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gillette is Other, with 4.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.81%.

Gillette Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.51%
High School10.43%
Some College10.10%
Bachelors or Greater4.44%

Gillette Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed36.49%
Male Unemployed26.65%
Female Employed6.12%
Male Employed4.83%

Gillette Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gillette Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,789$87,739
Families$87,339$93,356
Married Families$100,262-
Non Families$43,663$66,626
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Income by Household Type

Gillette Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Gillette Married by Age and Sex

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Gillette Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Gillette Marital Status by Race

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Gillette Marital Status

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2,158

Number of Veterans

2,031

Male Veterans

127

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War707
Vietnam524
First Gulf War372
Korea86
World War II16

Gillette Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54683
55 to 64513
18 to 34368
65 to 74347
75+247

Gillette Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0209.25%
2+ Races13828.34%
Hispanic462.31%

Gillette Veterans by Race

Gillette Veterans by Education

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11.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gillette Veterans by Education

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72.1%

Labor Force Participation

69.7%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Gillette Employment by Age

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Gillette Employment by Race

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Gillette 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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41.89%

Born in Gillette

96.21%

Native Born

3.79%

Foreign Born

2.11%

Non Citizen

1.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.21% of Gillette residents were born in the United States, with 41.89% having been born in Wyoming. 2.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gillette Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202131,978-26-0.08%
202032,004-26-0.08%
201932,030-26-0.08%
201832,056-140-0.43%
201732,196-1,628-4.81%
201633,824-361-1.06%
201534,1858302.49%
201433,3551440.43%
201333,2112410.73%
201232,9701,0213.20%
201131,9494151.32%
201031,53411,8884.85%
200019,6462,0111.09%
199017,6355,5013.81%
198012,1344,9405.37%
19707,1943,6147.23%
19603,5801,3804.99%
19502,2000.00%
19402,2002,0006.18%
19002000.00%

Gillette Population by Year