Laramie, Wyoming Population 2021

32,909
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Laramie is a city located in Albany County Wyoming. It is also the county seat of Albany County. With a 2020 population of 32,909, it is the 3rd largest city in Wyoming (after Cheyenne and ) and the 1196th largest city in the United States . Laramie is currently growing at a rate of 0.30% annually and its population has increased by 6.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 30,816 in 2010. Laramie reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 18 miles, Laramie has a population density of 1,795 people per square mile.

The average household income in Laramie is $61,989 with a poverty rate of 23.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $797 per month, and the median house value is $216,300. The median age in Laramie is 25.9 years, 25.7 years for males, and 26.1 years for females.

Laramie Demographics

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

  • White: 88.26%
  • Asian: 3.70%
  • Two or more races: 3.29%
  • Black or African American: 2.02%
  • Other race: 1.63%
  • Native American: 1.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Laramie, Wyoming is 32,909 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 32,711.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 30,816.

Laramie, Wyoming Population 2021

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

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202139,1841520.39%
202039,0321520.39%
201938,8801520.39%
201838,7282690.69%
201738,4595361.39%
201637,923-37-0.10%
201537,9603400.90%
201437,620640.17%
201337,5561970.52%
201237,3595081.36%
201136,8513821.04%
201036,4690.00%

Laramie Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,57988.26%
Asian1,1993.70%
Two or More Races1,0643.29%
Black or African American6542.02%
Some Other Race5281.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native3471.07%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.03%
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Laramie Population by Race

Laramie Population Pyramid $2021

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Laramie Median Age

25.9


Total

25.7


Male

26.1


Female

Laramie Adults

There are 27,215 adults, (2,866 of whom are seniors) in Laramie.

Laramie Age Dependency

33

Age Dependency Ratio

11.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Laramie Sex Ratio

Female

15,550

48.02%

Male

16,831

51.98%

Laramie Population by Age

Laramie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Laramie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family28.2%71.8%
Male40%60%
All45.3%54.7%
Female46.1%53.9%
Married72.2%27.8%

45.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Laramie Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,3502.2545.3
Non Family7,5401.6328.2
Married4,8273.1172.2
Female6682.9146.1
Male3152.8540

2.96

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Laramie Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2761.63%
9th to 12th Grade4622.73%
High School Graduate2,24713.27%
Some College3,51120.73%
Associates Degree1,5218.98%
Bachelors Degree4,93729.15%
Graduate Degree3,98323.52%
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Laramie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Laramie Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,72313,4297,747
Hispanic1,7111,277299
Asian766763653
2+ Races538523215
Other Race25619661
Native American19018642
Black12212212

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 asian people with a rate of 85.25%.

Laramie Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,396$40,836$28,312
Less Than 9th Grade$28,155$29,702$
High School Graduate$31,193$42,619$14,870
Some College$27,596$34,422$22,606
Bachelors Degree$35,145$36,901$33,621
Graduate Degree$51,419$60,230$47,771

$33,396

Average Earnings

$40,836

Average Male

$28,312

Average Female

Laramie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Laramie Language by Age

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Laramie Language

88.27% of Laramie residents speak only English, while 11.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.07% of the population.

Laramie Language

Laramie Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,0985,66523.51%
Hispanic3,13879925.46%
Asian1,13124621.75%
Native31922871.47%
Black63515925.04%
Multiple97612312.60%
Other501244.79%
Islander77100.00%

23.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.96%

Male Poverty Rate

24.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laramie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laramie is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laramie is Other, with 4.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.44%.

Laramie Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.69%
High School19.70%
Some College14.09%
Bachelors or Greater6.14%

Laramie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.77%
Male Unemployed30.70%
Female Employed24.14%
Male Employed18.51%

Laramie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Laramie Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,117$61,989
Families$76,375$89,597
Married Families$86,841-
Non Families$29,878$39,107
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Income by Household Type

Laramie Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Laramie Married by Age and Sex

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Laramie 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.

Laramie Marital Status by Race

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Laramie Marital Status

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1,707

Number of Veterans

1,555

Male Veterans

152

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam599
Second Gulf War544
First Gulf War269
Korea79
World War II11

Laramie Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34369
35 to 54364
55 to 64356
65 to 74326
75+292

Laramie Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6466.80%
Hispanic1003.99%
2+ Races263.30%
Other Race184.79%
Native American83.67%
Asian70.64%
Islander220.00%

Laramie Veterans by Race

Laramie Veterans by Education

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11.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laramie Veterans by Education

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69.6%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Laramie Employment by Age

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Laramie Employment by Race

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Laramie 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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39.20%

Born in Laramie

91.88%

Native Born

8.12%

Foreign Born

5.69%

Non Citizen

2.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.88% of Laramie residents were born in the United States, with 39.20% having been born in Wyoming. 5.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Laramie Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202132,909990.30%
202032,810990.30%
201932,711990.30%
201832,6121650.51%
201732,4474211.31%
201632,026-110-0.34%
201532,1362490.78%
201431,887-4-0.01%
201331,8911620.51%
201231,7294621.48%
201131,2673111.00%
201030,9563,7521.30%
200027,2045170.19%
199026,6872,2770.90%
198024,4101,2670.53%
197023,1435,6232.82%
196017,5201,9391.18%
195015,5814,9543.90%
194010,6272,0182.13%
19308,6092,3083.17%
19206,301-1,936-2.64%
19108,237300.04%
19008,2071,8192.54%
18906,3883,6929.01%
18802,6960.00%

Laramie Population by Year