Laramie County, WY

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2020 Population
99,272
0.968% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Barrasso
Republican Party
US Senator
Cynthia Lummis
Republican Party
US Representative
Liz Cheney
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
37.4
1.08% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
8.94%
9.86% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$69,369
3.68% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$239,900
5.27% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
47,402
0.517% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Laramie County, WY had a population of 99.3k people with a median age of 37.4 and a median household income of $69,369. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Laramie County, WY grew from 98,320 to 99,272, a 0.968% increase and its median household income grew from $66,910 to $69,369, a 3.68% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Laramie County, WY are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.1%), White (Hispanic) (9.96%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.18%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.83%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.88%).

None of the households in Laramie County, WY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.4% of the residents in Laramie County, WY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Laramie County, WY are Laramie County Community College (747 degrees awarded in 2020) and Cheeks Beauty Academy (21 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Laramie County, WY was $239,900, and the homeownership rate was 72.6%.

Most people in Laramie County, WY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Laramie County, WY was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Laramie County, WY is home to a population of 99.3k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.13% of Laramie County, WY residents were born outside of the country (3.11k people).

In 2020, there were 7.84 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (77.5k people) in Laramie County, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.89k White (Hispanic) and 3.16k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.4%
2020 Citizenship
98.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.4% of Laramie County, WY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Laramie County, WY was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Laramie County, WY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    77.5k ± 159
  2. White (Hispanic)
    9.89k ± 650
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.16k ± 493
15.1%
Hispanic Population
15k people

In 2020, there were 7.84 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (77.5k people) in Laramie County, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.89k White (Hispanic) and 3.16k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.1% of the people in Laramie County, WY are hispanic (15k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    8,053 ± 2,188 people
  2. Canada
    1,118 ± 820 people
  3. China
    748 ± 671 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wyoming was Mexico, the natal country of 8,053 Wyoming residents, followed by Canada with 1,118 and China with 748.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.13%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
3.11k people
3.44%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.38k people

As of 2020, 3.13% of Laramie County, WY residents (3.11k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Laramie County, WY was 3.44%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,460 ± 507
  2. Vietnam
    2,851 ± 374
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,933 ± 336

Laramie County, WY has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.21 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Laramie County, WY employs 47.4k people. The largest industries in Laramie County, WY are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,302 people), Retail Trade (6,949 people), and Public Administration (4,905 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($83,158), Utilities ($80,313), and Wholesale Trade ($65,072).

Males in Wyoming have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,541. The income inequality in Wyoming (measured using the Gini index) is 0.446, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

47.4k
2020 Value
± 1,821
0.517%
1 Year growth
± 5.16%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Laramie County, WY grew at a rate of 0.517%, from 47.2k employees to 47.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Laramie County, WY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,692 people), Management Occupations (4,729 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,305 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Laramie County, WY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

47.4k
2020 Value
± 1,821
0.517%
1 Year growth
± 5.16%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Laramie County, WY grew at a rate of 0.517%, from 47.2k employees to 47.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Laramie County, WY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,302 people), Retail Trade (6,949 people), and Public Administration (4,905 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Laramie County, WY, though some of these residents may live in Laramie County, WY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$50,501
Median earning men ± $1,557
$32,190
Median earning women ± $1,410

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($75,579), Public Administration ($68,068), and Wholesale Trade ($65,215).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($55,041), Construction ($50,870), and Wholesale Trade ($44,464).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Wyoming. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Wyoming.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,191
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 971
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 825
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $504k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $354k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. $261k
    Manufacturing

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Wyoming to other states, or from other states to Wyoming.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $10.3B
  2. $3.74B
  3. $3.55B

In 2020, the top outbound Wyoming product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $10.3B, followed by Crude petroleum ($3.74B) and Basic chemicals ($3.55B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Wyoming products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$36B
2020 Value in Wyoming
$60.8B
Projected 2050 Value in Wyoming
68.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Wyoming trade was $36B. This is expected to increase 68.8% to $60.8B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Wyoming trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Wyoming to other states, or from other states to Wyoming.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $5.28B
  2. $4.66B
  3. $2.66B

In 2020, the top outbound Wyoming domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Colorado with $5.28B, followed by Utah with $4.66B and Nebraska and $2.66B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Wyoming shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Laramie County, WY went to Donald J. Trump with 61.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (33.6%), followed by Other (2.36%).

John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis are the senators currently representing the state of Wyoming. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Laramie County, WY is currently represented by Liz Cheney in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Wyoming

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John Barrasso
Senator from Wyoming1
Assumed office on June 25, 2007
Appointed to the seat following the death of Craig L. Thomas.
Cynthia Lummis
Senator from Wyoming2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis are the senators currently representing Wyoming.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Wyoming over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Laramie County, WY

Liz Cheney
Wyoming at-large Representative
Republican Party

Laramie County, WY is currently represented by Liz Cheney (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Laramie County, WY have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Laramie County, WY awarded 768 degrees. The student population of Laramie County, WY in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,456 male students and 2,396 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Laramie County, WY are White (547 and 71.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (103 and 13.5%), Unknown (58 and 7.61%), and Two or More Races (25 and 3.28%).

The largest universities in Laramie County, WY by number of degrees awarded are Laramie County Community College (747 and 97.3%) and Cheeks Beauty Academy (21 and 2.73%).

The most popular majors in Laramie County, WY are Registered Nursing (72 and 9.38%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (51 and 6.64%), and General Business Administration & Management (40 and 5.21%).

The median tuition cost in Laramie County, WY for a public four year colleges is $2,970 for in-state students and $8,910 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 3,852 students enrolled in Laramie County, WY, 37.8% men and 62.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,396 records, of which 64.1% were women and 35.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 72 degree-majors awarded
  2. 40 degree-majors awarded
  3. 27 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Laramie County, WY was Registered Nursing with 72 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Laramie County, WY according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 747 degrees awarded
  2. 21 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Laramie County Community College with 747 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 287 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Laramie County, WY, which is 0.597 times less than the 481 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 547 degrees mean that there were 5.31 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 103 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($2,970) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,463) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.373% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.361% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (132k), Some college (121k), and Bachelors Degree (73.4k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Laramie County, WY was $239,900 in 2020, which is 1.04 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $227,900 to $239,900, a 5.27% increase. The homeownership rate in Laramie County, WY is 72.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Laramie County, WY have an average commute time of 16.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Laramie County, WY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Laramie County, WY is $69,369. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Laramie County, WY was Census Tract 19.01 with a value of $105,259, followed by Census Tract 12 and Census Tract 19.02, with respective values of $91,100 and $86,667.

In 2021, 11.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Laramie County, WY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 0.0161%.

Property

$239,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,653
$29,169
Median Property Taxes
±$1,280

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Laramie County, WY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Laramie County, WY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

72.6%
Homeownership
2020
66.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 72.6% of the housing units in Laramie County, WY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 19.01
  2. Census Tract 12
  3. Census Tract 19.02

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Laramie County, WY was Census Tract 19.01 with a value of $105,259, followed by Census Tract 12 and Census Tract 19.02, with respective values of $91,100 and $86,667.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Laramie County, WY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$69,369
Median Household Income
± $2,811
40.2k
Number of Households
± 1,600

In 2020, the median household income of the 40.2k households in Laramie County, WY grew to $69,369 from the previous year's value of $66,910.

The following chart displays the households in Laramie County, WY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Laramie County, WY is from Wyoming.
0.446
2020 Wage GINI in Wyoming
0.449
2019 Wage GINI in Wyoming

In 2020, the income inequality in Wyoming was 0.446 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.633% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Wyoming was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wyoming in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81.2%)
  2. Carpooled (10.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.26%)

In 2020, 81.2% of workers in Laramie County, WY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.6%) and those who worked at home (5.26%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

16.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Laramie County, WY have a shorter commute time (16.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.89% of the workforce in Laramie County, WY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Laramie County, WY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Laramie County, WY have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 11.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Laramie County, WY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 0.0161%.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.94% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Laramie County, WY (8.67k out of 97k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Laramie County, WY is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 11.3% of the children was living in poverty in Laramie County, WY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 5.2%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 206 in Laramie County, WY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 9.11 per 100,000 population.

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92.2% of the population of Laramie County, WY has health coverage, with 50.1% on employee plans, 9.17% on Medicaid, 10.3% on Medicare, 16.5% on non-group plans, and 6.09% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Wyoming was $8,320 in 2014. This is a 4.51% increase from the previous year ($7,961).

Primary care physicians in Laramie County, WY see 1394 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.18% decrease from the previous year (1425 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1199 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 243 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Wyoming, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,394 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Laramie County, WY

Primary care physicians in Laramie County, WY see an average of 1,394 patients per year. This represents a 2.18% decrease from the previous year (1,425 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Laramie County, WY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Wyoming across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.1% under 18 years, 20.8% between 18 and 34 years, 37.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

7.78%
Uninsured
50.1%
Employer Coverage
9.17%
Medicaid
10.3%
Medicare
16.5%
Non-Group
6.09%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Laramie County, WY declined by 1.52% from 7.9% to 7.78%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Laramie County, WY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 55.5 in Laramie County, WY.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 30.1% in Laramie County, WY.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.75% in Laramie County, WY.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Laramie County, WY.

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