Lander, Wyoming Population 2022

7,317
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Lander is a city located in Fremont County Wyoming. Lander has a 2020 population of 7,317. It is also the county seat of Fremont County. Lander is currently declining at a rate of -0.64% annually and its population has decreased by -3.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,616 in 2010.

The average household income in Lander is $75,533 with a poverty rate of 9.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $973 per month, and the median house value is $239,400. The median age in Lander is 38.7 years, 38 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.

Lander Demographics

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

  • White: 87.76%
  • Native American: 6.96%
  • Two or more races: 3.60%
  • Black or African American: 1.12%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Other race: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lander, Wyoming is 7,317 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,317.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,616.

Lander, Wyoming Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,61187.76%
Black or African American841.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native5246.96%
Asian280.37%
Some Other Race150.20%
Two or More Races2713.60%
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Lander Population by Race

Lander Population Pyramid 2022

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Lander Median Age

39.3


Total

39.7


Male

39


Female

Lander Adults

There are 5,728 adults, (1,541 of whom are seniors) in Lander.

Lander Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lander Sex Ratio

Female

3,982

52.86%

Male

3,551

47.14%

Lander Population by Age

Lander Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lander Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male81.3%18.7%
Married80.1%19.9%
All66.4%33.6%
Non Family54.8%45.2%
Female50.3%49.7%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lander Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9802.4466.4
Married1,2873.2780.1
Male1232.8381.3
Female2883.1250.3
Non Family1,2821.4254.8

3.17

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Lander Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1332.51%
9th to 12th Grade2424.57%
High School Graduate1,19922.62%
Some College1,12621.24%
Associates Degree5259.90%
Bachelors Degree1,23123.22%
Graduate Degree84515.94%
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Lander Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lander Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black848472
White4,6324,3541,889
Asian1644
Native American32025870
2+ Races17617226
Hispanic13111216
Other Race1211

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 85.71%.

Lander Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,207$42,526$30,291
Less Than 9th Grade$$$16,125
High School Graduate$29,960$31,833$24,784
Some College$28,250$35,673$22,794
Bachelors Degree$32,464$31,747$34,904
Graduate Degree$69,273$77,956$58,250

$35,207

Average Earnings

$42,526

Average Male

$30,291

Average Female

Lander Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lander Language by Age

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Lander Language

95.45% of Lander residents speak only English, while 4.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.11% of the population.

Lander Language

Lander Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native4325612.96%
White6,3966049.44%
OtherNaN%
Multiple255145.49%
Hispanic198105.05%

9.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.12%

Male Poverty Rate

7.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lander

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lander is Native, with 12.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lander is Hispanic, with 5.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.08%.

Lander Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.55%
High School17.48%
Some College8.53%
Bachelors or Greater2.66%

Lander Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.28%
Male Unemployed7.35%
Female Employed6.50%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Lander Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lander Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,938$74,805
Families$71,389$93,242
Married Families$85,341-
Non Families$41,957$48,763
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Income by Household Type

Lander Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lander Married by Age and Sex

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Lander 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.

Lander Marital Status by Race

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Lander Marital Status

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570

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War149
First Gulf War152
Vietnam174
Korea47
World War II3

Lander Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3421
35 to 54215
55 to 6495
65 to 74143
75+96

Lander Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White51610.27%
2+ Races5425.96%

Lander Veterans by Race

Lander Veterans by Education

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7.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lander Veterans by Education

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61.5%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lander Employment by Age

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Lander Employment by Race

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Lander 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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46.38%

Born in Lander

99.27%

Native Born

0.73%

Foreign Born

0.15%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.27% of Lander residents were born in the United States, with 46.38% having been born in Wyoming. 0.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lander Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19402,5940.00%
19503,3497552.59%
19604,1828332.25%
19707,1252,9435.47%
19807,8677421.00%
19907,023-844-1.13%
20006,867-156-0.22%
20107,6167491.04%
20117,678620.81%
20127,768901.17%
20137,796280.36%
20147,726-70-0.90%
20157,644-82-1.06%
20167,615-29-0.38%
20177,547-68-0.89%
20187,505-42-0.56%
20197,458-47-0.63%
20207,411-47-0.63%
20217,364-47-0.63%
20227,317-47-0.64%

Lander Population by Year