Lander, Wyoming Population 2024

7,593

Lander is a city located in Fremont County Wyoming. Lander has a 2024 population of 7,593. It is also the county seat of Fremont County.Lander is currently growing at a rate of 0.08% annually and its population has increased by 0.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,543 in 2020.

The average household income in Lander is $82,844 with a poverty rate of 11.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lander is 37.1 years, 37.5 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Lander Demographics

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

  • White: 84.53%
  • Native American: 7.57%
  • Two or more races: 6.44%
  • Other race: 0.74%
  • Black or African American: 0.6%
  • Asian: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Wyoming
Land Area (mi²)
9.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
809.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.66% (50)
The current population of Lander, Wyoming is 7,593 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,543.

Lander, Wyoming Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,39184.53%
Native American5727.57%
Two or more races4876.44%
Other race560.74%
Black or African American450.6%
Asian100.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lander Population by Race

Lander Population Pyramid 2024

Lander Median Age

37.1

Total

37.5

Male

36.7

Female

Lander Adults

There are 5,528 adults, (1,381 of whom are seniors) in Lander.

Lander Age Dependency

82.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49

Child Dependency Ratio

Lander Sex Ratio

Female3,89851.55%
Male3,66348.45%

Lander Population by Age

Lander Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,9692.4666.333.7
Married1,3133.3782.517.5
Non Family1,2811.3356.743.3
Female2763.1939.960.1
Male992.7848.551.5
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3.26

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

66.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lander Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lander Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lander Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 77.78%.

Lander Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,764

Average Earnings

$51,458

Average Male

$30,417

Average Female

Lander Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lander Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lander Language

94.94% of Lander residents speak only English, while 5.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.68% of the population.

Lander Language

Lander Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,07365110.72%
Native4867214.81%
Hispanic4865912.14%
Other4747100%
Multiple475275.68%
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11.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.19%

Male Poverty Rate

10.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lander

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lander is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lander is Multiple, with 5.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 12.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.25%.

Lander Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.57%
High School20.37%
Some College7.95%
Bachelors or Greater4.53%
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Lander Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed8.86%
Male Employed3.57%
Male Unemployed2.08%
Female Unemployed
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Lander Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lander Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lander Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lander Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lander 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.

Lander Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lander Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

458

Number of Veterans

427

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

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Lander Veterans by War

count

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Lander Veterans by Age

count

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Lander Veterans by Race

Lander Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lander Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lander Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lander Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lander Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

44.85%

Born in Lander

98.77%

Native Born

1.23%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.77% of Lander residents were born in the United States, with 44.85% having been born in Wyoming. 0.74% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,62360.08%
20287,61760.08%
20277,61160.08%
20267,60560.08%
20257,59960.08%
20247,59360.08%
20237,58760.08%
20227,58160.08%
20217,575320.42%
20207,543520.69%
20197,491-31-0.41%
20187,522-33-0.44%
20177,555-69-0.91%
20167,624-28-0.37%
20157,652-79-1.02%
20147,731-69-0.88%
20137,800300.39%
20127,770901.17%
20117,680620.81%
20107,61875110.94%
20006,867-156-2.22%
19907,023-844-10.73%
19807,86774210.41%
19707,1252,94370.37%
19604,18283324.87%
19503,34975529.11%
19402,594
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Lander Population by Year