Fort Laramie Demographics

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.

 

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

(307) 837-2711, ext. 1 

kcraft@townofftlaramie.org

POPULATION

Total Population - 284

     Population Growth Rate - 2.31%

     Median Age - 52

     Diversity Index - 18.80

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 - $63,373

     Average Household - $69,435 - $77,089

     Per Capita - $31,284 - $34,161

WORKFORCE

Total Businesses - 8

     Total Employed - 21

     Workers 16+ - 97

          Accommodation / Food Service 

               Businesses - 4

               Employed - 11

          Food Service / Drinking Establishment

               Businesses - 3

               Employed - 10

          Prof / Scientific / Tech / Service

               Businesses - 1

               Employed - 4

         Transportation / Warehouse

              Businesses - 1

              Employed - 3

         Construction Businesses

              Businesses - 1

              Employed - 2

         Accommodation Businesses

              Businesses- 1

              Employed - 1

     

     Some High School - 7

     Graduated High School - 55

     Associates Degree - 17

     Bachelor's Degree - 37

     Graduate Degree - 26