Cheyenne, WY Population

By | January 12, 2019

Population: 53,011. Estimated population in 2021: 55,731 (+5.1% change)
Males: 25,870 (48.8%), Females: 27,141 (51.2%)

Laramie County

Zip codes: 82001, 82007, 82009.

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $38,856
Median house value: $102,400

Races in Cheyenne:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.4%)
  • Hispanic (12.5%)
  • Other race (4.4%)
  • Black (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)

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

Ancestries: German (25.2%), Irish (14.4%), English (13.6%), United States (6.0%), French (3.7%), Italian (3.4%).

Elevation: 6067 feet

Land area: 21.1 square miles

Map of Cheyenne, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Cheyenne

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 24.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cheyenne city

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

3.3% Foreign born (1.1% Europe, 1.0% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,814 (+5.6%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Cheyenne:

  • UNITED MEDICAL CENTER (21 EAST 23RD STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Cheyenne:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cheyenne:

  • CHEYENNE (about 1 miles; CHEYENNE, WY; Abbreviation: CYS)
  • FORT COLLINS-LOVELAND MUNI (about 50 miles; FORT COLLINS/LOVELAND, CO; Abbreviation: FNL)
  • LARAMIE REGIONAL (about 61 miles; LARAMIE, WY; Abbreviation: LAR)

Other public-use airports nearest to Cheyenne:

  • FORT COLLINS DOWNTOWN (about 42 miles; FORT COLLINS, CO; Abbreviation: 3V5)
  • PINE BLUFFS MUNI (about 48 miles; PINE BLUFFS, WY; Abbreviation: 82V)
  • GREELEY-WELD COUNTY (about 51 miles; GREELEY, CO; Abbreviation: GXY)
Amtrak station:
CHEYENNE (120 N. GREELEY HWY.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Cheyenne:

  • LARAMIE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,994; Location: 1400 E COLLEGE DR; Public)
  • WRIGHT BEAUTY ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 33; Location: 207 W 18 ST; Private, for-profit; Website: [email protected])

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cheyenne:

  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 52 miles; GREELEY, CO; Full-time enrollment: 10,983)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; GREELEY, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,722)
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; Fort Collins, CO; Full-time enrollment: 22,684)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 80 miles; LARAMIE, WY; Full-time enrollment: 9,665)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER (about 83 miles; BOULDER, CO; Full-time enrollment: 25,355)
  • FRONT RANGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 90 miles; WESTMINSTER, CO; Full-time enrollment: 6,858)
  • REGIS UNIVERSITY (about 93 miles; DENVER, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,898)

Schools

Public high schools in Cheyenne:

  • EAST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,576; Location: 2800 EAST PERSHING BOULEVARD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,214; Location: 5500 EDUCATION DRIVE; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • TRIUMPH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 286; Location: 2201 MORRIE AVENUE; Grades: 08 – 12)

Private high school in Cheyenne:

  • LIGHT OF THE WORLD CHRISTIAN (Students: 35; Location: PO BOX 546; Grades: KG – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Cheyenne:

  • CAREY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,114; Location: 1780 EAST PERSHING BOULEVARD; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • MCCORMICK JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,086; Location: 6000 EDUCATION DR.; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • JOHNSON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 969; Location: 1236 WEST ALLISON ROAD; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • AFFLERBACH ELEMENTARY (Students: 521; Location: 400 WEST WALLICK ROAD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • DILDINE ELEMENTARY (Students: 500; Location: 4312 VAN BUREN AVENUE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • HOBBS ELEMENTARY (Students: 498; Location: 5710 SYRACUSE ROAD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • PIONEER PARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 483; Location: 1407 COSGRIFF COURT; Grades: KG – 06)
  • ANDERSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 379; Location: 2204 PLAIN VIEW ROAD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • JESSUP ELEMENTARY (Students: 337; Location: 6113 EVERS BOULEVARD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • GOINS ELEMENTARY (Students: 331; Location: 201 SOUTH CRIBBON AVENUE; Grades: KG – 06)

Private primary/middle schools in Cheyenne:

  • ST MARY S SCHOOL (Students: 369; Location: 112 E 24TH ST; Grades: PK – 9)
  • NOAH WEBSTER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 113; Location: PO BOX 5415; Grades: KG – 10)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL-CHEYENNE (Students: 85; Location: 5401 YELLOWSTONE RD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 84; Location: 1111 E 22ND ST; Grades: PK – 6)
  • LIGHTHOUSE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 16; Location: 810 S COLLEGE DR; Grades: KG – 8)
  • CHEYENNE SDA SCHOOL (Students: 9; Location: 723 STOREY BLVD; Grades: 1 – 7)
  • REDEEMER LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: 1906 GARRETT AVENUE; Grades: KG – 6)

Libraries

Library in Cheyenne:

  • LARAMIE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $2,128,631; Location: 2800 CENTRAL AVE; 254,009 books; 11,684 audio materials; 12,232 video materials; 417 serial subscriptions)

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