Casper, WY Population

By | January 13, 2019

Population: 49,644. Estimated population in July 2020: 51,738 (+4.2% change)
Males: 24,191 (48.7%), Females: 25,453 (51.3%)

The city of Casper is located in Natrona County, Wyoming. See Countryaah.com for alphabetical list of all cities in Wyoming, including top 10 cities by population and area of Wyoming.

Zip codes: 82601, 82604, 82609.

Median resident age: 36.1 years
Median household income: $36,567
Median house value: $84,500

Races in Casper:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.3%)
  • Hispanic (5.4%)
  • Other race (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Black (0.9%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (24.9%), Irish (14.8%), English (13.7%), United States (7.9%), Norwegian (5.0%), French (4.1%).

Elevation: 5140 feet

Land area: 23.9 square miles

Map of Casper, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Casper

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Casper city

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

2.0% Foreign born (0.7% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,812 (+6.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Casper:

  • WYOMING BEHAVIORAL INSTITUTE (2521 EAST 15TH STREET)
  • WYOMING MEDICAL CENTER (1233 EAST 2ND ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Casper:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF CONVERSE COUNTY (about 67 miles; DOUGLAS, WY)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF CARBON COUNTY (about 90 miles; RAWLINS, WY)
  • JOHNSON CO MEMORIAL HOSP (about 104 miles; BUFFALO, WY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Casper:

  • NATRONA COUNTY INTL (about 10 miles; CASPER, WY; Abbreviation: CPR)
  • LARAMIE REGIONAL (about 115 miles; LARAMIE, WY; Abbreviation: LAR)
  • GILLETTE-CAMPBELL COUNTY (about 117 miles; GILLETTE, WY; Abbreviation: GCC)

Other public-use airports nearest to Casper:

  • HARFORD FIELD (about 6 miles; CASPER, WY; Abbreviation: HAD)
  • CONVERSE COUNTY (about 66 miles; DOUGLAS, WY; Abbreviation: DGW)
  • MEDICINE BOW (about 68 miles; MEDICINE BOW, WY; Abbreviation: 80V)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Casper:

  • CASPER COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,564; Location: 125 COLLEGE DR; Public; Website: www.cc.whecn.edu)
  • SAGE TECHNICAL SERVICES (Full-time enrollment: 9; Location: 2368 OIL DR; Private, for-profit; Website: www.sageschools.com)
  • COSMETIC ARTS AND SCIENCES (Location: PO BOX 1933; Private, for-profit)
  • CASPER AIR SERVICE (Location: 7956 FULLER; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Casper:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 86 miles; LARAMIE, WY; Full-time enrollment: 9,665)
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 174 miles; Fort Collins, CO; Full-time enrollment: 22,684)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER (about 200 miles; BOULDER, CO; Full-time enrollment: 25,355)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 201 miles; GREELEY, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,722)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 202 miles; GREELEY, CO; Full-time enrollment: 10,983)
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 205 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,190)
  • FRONT RANGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 223 miles; WESTMINSTER, CO; Full-time enrollment: 6,858)

Schools

Public high schools in Casper:

  • NATRONA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,449; Location: 930 SOUTH ELM; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • KELLY WALSH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,266; Location: 3500 EAST 12TH; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 223; Location: 140 EAST K STREET; Grades: 07 – 12)

Private high school in Casper:

  • PARADISE VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHO (Students: 127; Location: 3041 PARADISE DRIVE; Grades: PK – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Casper:

  • DEAN MORGAN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 999; Location: 1440 SOUTH ELM; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • CENTENNIAL JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 795; Location: 1421 SOUTH WATERFORD; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • C Y JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 649; Location: 2211 ESSEX; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • VERDA JAMES ELEMENTARY (Students: 443; Location: 701 CARRIAGE LANE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • PARADISE VALLEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 392; Location: 22 MAGNOLIA; Grades: PK – 06)
  • FT CASPER ACADEMY (Students: 364; Location: 2000 CASPER AVENUE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • CREST HILL ELEMENTARY (Students: 359; Location: 4445 SOUTH POPLAR; Grades: KG – 06)
  • PARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 310; Location: 140 WEST 9TH; Grades: KG – 06)
  • WILLARD ELEMENTARY (Students: 302; Location: 129 NORTH ELK; Grades: PK – 06)
  • OREGON TRAIL ELEMENTARY (Students: 299; Location: 6332 BUCKBOARD ROAD; Grades: KG – 06)

Private primary/middle schools in Casper:

  • ST ANTHONY SCHOOL (Students: 192; Location: 218 E 7TH; Grades: KG – 9)
  • MOUNT HOPE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 55; Location: 2300 S HICKORY; Grades: PK – 2)
  • THE GOOD SHEPARD MONTESSORI (Students: 16; Location: 731 W 54TH; Grades: PK – KG)
  • APPLETREE LEARNING (Students: 9; Location: 60 MAGNOLIA; Grades: KG – KG)
  • SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 6; Location: 2857 CASPER MTN RD; Grades: KG – 7)

Libraries

Library in Casper:

  • NATRONA COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $979,173; Location: 307 EAST 2ND; 204,922 books; 4,312 audio materials; 4,264 video materials; 352 serial subscriptions)