Fort Laramie, WY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 243. Estimated population in July 2005: 231 (-4.9% change)
Males: 116 (47.7%), Females: 127 (52.3%)

Goshen County

Zip code: 82212

Median resident age: 44.7 years
Median household income: $22,500 (year 2000)
Median house value: $54,300 (year 2000)

Races in Fort Laramie:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.0%)
  • Hispanic (4.5%)
  • Other race (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)

Ancestries: German (31.7%), United States (28.8%), English (21.0%), Irish (19.3%), Scottish (8.2%), Danish (6.2%).

Elevation: 4235 feet

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Map of Fort Laramie, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fort Laramie

  • High school or higher: 73.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Laramie town

  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 19.1%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-3.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Fort Laramie:

  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; TORRINGTON, WY)
  • PLATTE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 39 miles; WHEATLAND, WY)
  • REGIONAL WEST MED CENTER (about 64 miles; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fort Laramie:

  • WESTERN NEB. RGNL/WILLIAM B. HEILIG FIELD (about 69 miles; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; ID: BFF)
  • CHEYENNE (about 76 miles; CHEYENNE, WY; ID: CYS)
  • LARAMIE REGIONAL (about 102 miles; LARAMIE, WY; ID: LAR)

Other public-use airports nearest to Fort Laramie:

  • CAMP GUERNSEY (about 15 miles; GUERNSEY, WY; ID: 7V6)
  • TORRINGTON MUNI (about 28 miles; TORRINGTON, WY; ID: TOR)
  • PHIFER AIRFIELD (about 30 miles; WHEATLAND, WY; ID: EAN)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Laramie:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 95 miles; LARAMIE, WY; Full-time enrollment: 9,665)
  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 113 miles; CHADRON, NE; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 126 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 10,983)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 128 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 3,722)
  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 132 miles; CASPER, WY; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 138 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,684)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 158 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; FT enrollment: 2,002)