Fort Laramie

The town of Fort Laramie is located near one of the most significant forts of the American Frontier. Its rich history of westward expansion draws tourists from all over the world.

Fort Laramie is a welcoming town with abundant recreational opportunities, festive annual events and great amenities for residents. Though its main industry is agriculture, tourism and oil also contribute to the town’s economy.

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pioneer centerPioneer Community Center

The Pioneer Community Center, formerly the Fort Laramie elementary school, is newly renovated as a community center. The Center features a computer training lab, a used bookstore, a conference meeting room, and private office suites. The Community Hall will seat 300+ for receptions, convents, private and public functions; additional features are a complete theater stage, a commercial catering kitchen, private lounge, spacious lobby entry, and ample private parking.

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The Pioneer Community Center Hosts Several Annual Events:

  • Pioneer Center Craft and Artisan Show held in June each year. Vendor spaces regularly sell out quickly to artisans from throughout Wyoming, Colorado, and Nebraska. The show features hand-made wood furniture, butcher block, and scroll saw art, fiber crafts and quilts, homemade soap, jewelry, oil and watercolor art, gourmet jams and jellies, and wildlife photography. 
  • Pioneers Playhouse Dinner Theatre puts on dinner and a show each summer. The show features local actors and actresses and has been wildly successful.

 

Demographics

Total Population

261

Households

125

Median Age

52

Population Growth Rate

2%

Source:

ESRI, 2017-11-19

Housing

Total Housing Units

151

Owner Occupied

95

Renter Occupied

30

Vacant

26

Median Home Value

$155,000


Average Home Value

$221,011

Source:

ESRI, 2017-11-19

Income

Median Household

2017

$51,078

2022

$53,871

Average Household

2017

$61,649

2022

$67,608

Per Capita

2017

$27,557

2022

$30,495

Cost of living

85.80

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2017-11-19

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Commute

Average Commute Time

0 min.

Drive Alone

60

Carpooled

10

Public

0

Work At Home

3

Source:

ESRI, 2017-11-19

Workforce

Workers 16+

76

Graduates

High School

60

Associates

9

Bachelor's

40

Graduate

22

Total Employed

44

Total Businesses

8

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Construction

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Manufacturing

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Source:

ESRI, 2017-11-19