Wyoming: Profile

Government 
Governor:Matt Mead (R)
Treasurer:Mark Gordon (R)
Senators:John Barrasso (R)
Michael Enzi (R)
Entered Union:July 10, 1890
U.S. Representatives:1
Area 
Total Area253,335 km2 / 97,813 mi2
Land Area251,470 km2 / 97,093 mi2
Water Area1,864 km2 / 720 mi2
Water Area Percentage0.74 %
Time Zone  
Standard TimeGMT -7
Daylight-Saving TimeGMT -6
Weather 
Record High Temperature114°F / 46°C , Basin (July 12, 1900)
Record Low Temperature-66°F / -54°C , Riverside (February 9, 1933)
GDP 
Total Gross Domestic Product (USD Billions)$38,624 (2015)
Per Capita Real GDP (USD)$60,231 (2015)
Population 
Population586,107 (2015)
Under 19 Population158,044 / 26.965% (2015)
65 and older Population82,547 / 14.084% (2015)
Male Population295,102 / 50.35% (2015)
Female Population291,005 / 49.65% (2015)
Non-English Speaker (at home) 10,314 (2013)
Net International Immigration 2,844 (2015)
Birth Rate (per 1,000)7,696 per 1,000 (2014)
Percent of People Under Poverty Level (%)11.2% (2014)
Major Cities 
CityPopulation (2015)
Cheyenne63,335
Casper60,285
Gillette32,649
Employment 
Employment 287,200 (2016)
Average Weekly Wage (USD)$775 (2016)
Unemployment Rate (%)5.3% (2016)
Expenditures 
Per Capita State Spending (USD)$13,053 (2014)
Energy Expenditures per Person (USD)$13,053 (2014)
Expenditures of State and Local Government Employee-Retirement Systems (USD Thousands)$501 (2015)
Revenue 
Per Capita Personal Income (USD)$56,081 (2015)
State Internal Revenue Collection (USD Thousands)$5,284 (2015)
Cash and Security Holdings by State Government (USD Thousands)$30,216 (2014)
Per Capita State Tax Collection (USD)$3,881 (2014)
Education 
High School Graduation Rate (%)92.3% (2014)
Percent of Population with a Bachelor's Degree (%)25.1% (2014)
Percent of Population with an Advanced Degree (%)8.3% (2014)
Logistics 
Public Road Length (Miles)29,024 Miles (2015)
Gas Tax Rate (%)24% (2016)
Number of Public Airports 43 (2015)
Main Airports 
CodeNameCity
CODYellowstone RegionalCody
CPRCasper/Natrona County InternationalCasper
GCCGillette-Campbell CountyGillette
JACJackson HoleJackson
RKSRock Springs-Sweetwater CountyRock Springs
Ports 
Natrona County

Sources:
Air Nav (2009)
American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) (2009)
Bureau of Business and Economic Research (2009)
Bureau of Labor Statistics (2009)
Bureau of Transportation (2008)
Education Portal (2010)
Federal Aviation Administration (2009)
Internal Revenue Service (2009)
National Association of State Budget Officers (2008)
National Climatic Data Center (2009)
National Governors Association (2011)
Tax Foundation (2008)
U.S. Census Bureau (2000, 2007, 2008, 2009)
U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis (2009)
U.S. Energy Information Administration (2008)
U.S. House of Representatives (2011)
United States Senate (2011)

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