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.

Town of Fort Laramie
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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.

Fort Laramie

Population

Total Population

284

Population
Growth Rate

2.31%

Median Age

52

Diversity Index

18.800

Housing & Income

Households

135

Total Housing Units

174


Owner Occupied

110

Renter Occupied

25

Vacant

39

Median Home Value

$264,474


Average Home Value

$272,973

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

2.14%


Per Capita Income

1.78%

Income Projection

Median Household

$57,053 $63,375


Average Household

$69,435 $77,089


Per Capita

$31,284 $34,161

Workforce

Total Businesses

8

Total Employed

21

Workers 16+

97

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Construction

Businesses

1

Employed

2

Manufacturing

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Some
High School

7

Graduated
High School

55

Associates
Degree

17

Bachelor's
Degree

37

Graduate
Degree

26

Average Commute Time

28 min.



Resident Commuters

40

Non-Resident Commuters

42

Drive Alone

81

Carpooled

11

Public

0

Work At Home

4