Laramie County

Laramie County, Wyoming

309 W 20th St
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Phone: (307) 633-4264
Fax: (307) 633-4240

On the southeastern border of WY; first county in WY; created Jan 9, 1867 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Jacques LaRamie (?-c.1818), a respected French-Canadian trapper killed by Indians near the river, which was later named for him. Also spelled LaRamie or LaRamee.

Area (sq mi):: 2687.63 (land 2686.05; water 1.58) Population per square mile: 31.70
Population 2005: 85,163 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 4.40%; 1990-2000 11.60% Population 2000: 81,607 (White 83.20%; Black or African American 2.60%; Hispanic or Latino 10.90%; Asian 1.00%; Other 7.50%). Foreign born: 2.90%. Median age: 35.30
Income 2000: per capita $19,634; median household $39,607; Population below poverty level: 9.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,052-$32,529
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 16.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Cheyenne County seat (55,362)

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    * Assistant Deputy Secretary for English Language Acquisition Jose Viana traveled to Wyoming, visiting Afflerbach Elementary School, Johnson Junior High School, and South High School in Cheyenne (all part of the Laramie County School District (
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