Laramie County ranked 8th in state for resident earnings in 2017


Laramie County ranked 8th among counties in Wyoming by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

The median income of Laramie County residents was an inflation-adjusted $31,835 per year. Laramie County had 38,447 households in 2017, with a population of 97,031.

The county with the highest median resident income in the state was Teton County. Teton County's median income was $40,656 per year after adjusting for inflation – $8,821 more than Laramie County. It had 8,795 households in 2017 and a population of 22,923.

Albany County had the lowest annual resident income among counties in Wyoming, with a median income of only $21,510 per year. That was $10,325 less than the median income in Laramie County at the time. Albany County had 16,009 households in 2017 and a population of 37,944.

The table below shows the state's counties ranked by median annual resident earnings in 2017.

Wyoming counties ranked by earnings per resident (2017)
Rank
County
Earnings per resident ($$$)
1
Teton County
40,656
2
Campbell County
40,104
3
Crook County
35,170
4
Sweetwater County
33,995
5
Sheridan County
32,411
6
Carbon County
32,042
7
Converse County
31,864
8
Laramie County
31,835
9
Sublette County
31,590
10
Natrona County
31,518
11
Lincoln County
30,537
12
Weston County
29,678
13
Park County
28,997
14
Johnson County
28,896
15
Hot Springs County
28,548
16
Washakie County
28,330
17
Uinta County
27,350
18
Fremont County
26,854
19
Goshen County
26,453
20
Platte County
24,852
21
Big Horn County
24,124
22
Niobrara County
22,586
23
Albany County
21,510
* All values are inflation-adjusted

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