A small city located in Wyoming, Casper has slightly less than 60,000 residents. The city's residents, with an average age of just over 37, are younger than most cities in Wyoming. Home ownership is more common than renting in Casper, and 37% of residents rent. At $954/month, the average rent is roughly equal to the state average.
There are plenty of industries from which to choose in Casper, the most common four of which are retail, healthcare, entertainment, and education. Together, these industries make up 25% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in sales, as 9% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. Casper workers earn an average annual income of around $73,000, roughly the same as their peers elsewhere in the state. Casper's average income also is fairly average compared to the national level ($73,345). Compared to the national average (5%), Casper has a high concentration of residents older than 25 with an Associate's degree (8%). In addition, 17% have earned a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.
Averaging about 18 minutes, Casper's commute time is quicker than nearly 80% of cities in Wyoming. Driving is the prevailing mode of getting to work, chosen by 48% of residents, while public transportation is not used extensively. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.