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.
Population
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Population

Population2000201020192024
Fort Laramie249230284293

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

Population by Age

Population201020192024
0-4151515
5-9101717
10-1481719
15-19131117
20-24797
25-2912129
30-34121214
35-3951514
40-44171316
45-49171613
50-54242316
55-59152324
60-64192824
65-69142327
70-74212222
75-79101719
80-848914
85+368
18+188232232
Median Age505252

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

Population by Race

Fort Laramie2019
Total284.000
White Alone94.350
Black Alone0.350
American Indian Alone0.350
Asian Alone0.000
Pacific Islander Alone0.000
Some Other Race2.120
Two or More Races2.830
Hispanic Origin4.230
Diversity Index18.800

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

Growth Rate

Fort Laramie2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population2%1%
Households2%1%
Families4%1%
Median Household Income%2%
Per Capita Income%2%

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020192024
Households110111135139
Housing Units143143174178
Owner Occupied Units110114
Renter Occupied Units2525
Vacant Units3939

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

Home Value

Fort Laramie20192024
Median Home Value$264,474$292,105
Average Home Value$272,973$340,789
<$50,00086
$50,000 - $99,999118
$100,000 - $149,9991613
$150,000 - $199,99998
$200,000 - $249,99966
$250,000 - $299,9991919
$300,000 - $399,9992731
$400,000 - $499,999912
$500,000 - $749,99934
$1,000,000 +36

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later5
2000-20090
1990-199919
1980-198922
1970-197910
1960-196922
1950-195912
1940-19495
1939 or Before35

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

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Income
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Income

Fort Laramie20192024
Median Household$57,053$63,375
Average Household$69,435$77,089
Per Capita$31,284$34,161

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

Household Income Base

Fort Laramie2019
<$15,0009
$15,000 - $24,99915
$25,000 - $34,99910
$35,000 - $49,99926
$50,000 - $74,99922
$75,000 - $99,99915
$100,000 - $149,99932
$150,000 - $199,9997
$200,000+0

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+97
In-County Residents40
Out-of-County Residents42
Drive Alone81
Carpooled11
Public Transport0
Work at Home4
Less than 5 minutes8
5-9 minutes7
10-14 minutes12
15-19 minutes19
20-24 minutes10
25-29 minutes7
30-34 minutes18
35-39 minutes1
40-44 minutes3
45-59 minutes0
60-89 minutes4
90+ minutes4
Average Travel Time28

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees21
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt0
Mining0
Utilities0
Construction2
Manufacturing0
Wholesale Trade0
  
Retail Trade0
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers0
Furn & Home Furnish Str0
Electronics & Appl Store0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip0
Food & Beverage Stores0
Health/Pers Care Stores0
Gasoline Stations0
Clothing/Accessory Store0
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music0
General Merchandise Str0
Misc Store Retailers0
Nonstore Retailers0
  
Transportation/Warehouse3
Information0
  
Finance & Insurance0
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn0
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other0
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing0
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv4
Legal Services0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt0
Educational Services0
HealthCare/Social Assist0
Arts/Entertainment/Rec0
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs11
Accommodation1
Food Srv/Drinking Places10
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin1
Auto Repair/Maintenance0
Public Administration Emp0

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

Educational Attainment (25+)

Fort Laramie2019
Some High School7
Graduated High School55
Associates Degree17
Bachelor's Degree37
Graduate Degree26

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses8
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus0
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus0
Construction Bus1
Manufacturing Bus0
Wholesale Trade Bus0
  
Retail Trade Bus0
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus0
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus0
Electronics & Appl Store Bus0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus0
Food & Beverage Stores Bus0
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus0
Gasoline Stations Bus0
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus0
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus0
General Merchandise Str Bus0
Misc Store Retailers Bus0
Nonstore Retailers Bus0
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus1
Information Bus0
  
Finance & Insurance Bus0
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus0
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus0
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus0
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus1
Legal Services Bus0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus0
Educational Services Bus0
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus0
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus0
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus4
Accommodation Bus1
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus3
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus1
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus0
Public Administration Bus0

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

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