Best Places to Live in Wyoming

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What you need to know about Wyoming

The landscape of Wyoming is diverse, with the western two thirds graced with mountains, and the eastern third with elevated prairies known as the High Plains. Best places to live in Wyoming include Cheyenne, Casper, Rock Springs, Laramie, Gillette and Green River. The state's strong economy continues to advance with sectors like mineral extraction and energy. Outdoor recreation spots are majestic, led by Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park and Devils Tower National Monument.

Population

575,251
Up by 9%
White Mountain Mall in Rock Springs, WY.
Shopping at White Mountain Mall in Rock Springs, WY
White Mountain Mall draws shoppers from around the region
Bunning Hall at the Freight Station, 603 South Main Street, Rock Springs, WY. Exterior View.
New Amenities Enhance Sweetwater County Communities
Community adds amenities, re-habs historic buildings
Three staff members at Sweetwater Memorial Hospital. One is on the phone, the others are looking at a folder.
Sweetwater County, WY Health Overview
Hospital, spas, fitness centers contribute to overall wellness
Children gather for a ski lesson at White Pines Ski Resort
Skiing at White Pine Resort near Rock Springs, WY
Head for the hills all 12 months of the year at White Pine Ski Resort.
Jason Medler talks to customers at the Bike and Trike, which houses a coffee shop.
Best Restaurants in Rock Springs and Sweetwater County, WY
Top choices include coffee shops, classic diners, brewery
Cambell County Public Library
Mom's Picks for Family Fun in Gillette
Gillette's abundance of places to play and learn ensures families never run out of things to do

Housing

Homes Owned 69%
69% Complete
Homes Rented 31%
31% Complete

Median Home Price

$189,300
Higher than the national average
Hunting in Gillette, WY
Coal Companies in Gillette, WY Take Stewardship to Heart
Gillette, WY focuses on environmental responsibility with companies like Cloud Peak and Peabody Energy.

Hunting in Gillette, Wyoming
Hunting in Campbell County Hits the Mark
Hunters flock to Campbell County

Featured Cities

Shopping Shines in Gillette, WY
The Gillette, WY, shopping scene combines a variety of national retailers with locally owned stores and shops.
Simplot Fertilizer Plant at night
Sweetwater County, WY Sees Multimillions in Investment
Simplot, Tronox, Tata, Bridger Power Plant invest in major projects
The CCSD Science Center and Adventurarium in Gillette, WY
Gillette Has Great Schools, Kids' Activities
Campbell County caters to its kids with its excellent schools, organized sports and recreation options, and lots to do.

Median Household Income

$58,252
Higher than the national average

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 25%
25% Complete
Graduated High School 92%
92% Complete

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

Wyoming Top 100 City Rankings

More About Wyoming Cities

Shopping at White Mountain Mall in Rock Springs, WY
White Mountain Mall draws shoppers from around the region

New Amenities Enhance Sweetwater County Communities
Community adds amenities, re-habs historic buildings

Sweetwater County, WY Health Overview
Hospital, spas, fitness centers contribute to overall wellness

Skiing at White Pine Resort near Rock Springs, WY
Head for the hills all 12 months of the year at White Pine Ski Resort.

Best Restaurants in Rock Springs and Sweetwater County, WY
Top choices include coffee shops, classic diners, brewery

Mom's Picks for Family Fun in Gillette
Gillette's abundance of places to play and learn ensures families never run out of things to do

Coal Companies in Gillette, WY Take Stewardship to Heart
Gillette, WY focuses on environmental responsibility with companies like Cloud Peak and Peabody Energy.

Hunting in Campbell County Hits the Mark
Hunters flock to Campbell County

Shopping Shines in Gillette, WY
The Gillette, WY, shopping scene combines a variety of national retailers with locally owned stores and shops.

Sweetwater County, WY Sees Multimillions in Investment
Simplot, Tronox, Tata, Bridger Power Plant invest in major projects

Campbell County Recreation Center in Gillette, WY
Campbell County Recreation Center is top-notch when it comes to family fun.

Gillette Has Great Schools, Kids' Activities
Campbell County caters to its kids with its excellent schools, organized sports and recreation options, and lots to do.

Nightlife in Gillette, WY
Gillette, WY offers an assortment nightlife options, from live music and dancing to craft beer, steakhouse dining and sushi.

Great BBQ Spots in Gillette, WY
Gillette is becoming a hotbed for BBQ, thanks in part to competitions like the Smokin' on the Prairie Charity Barbeque Cookoff.

Places to Eat in Gillette, WY
Gillette, WY's restaurant scene is headlined by its steak houses. But save room for a trip to one of the city's enticing dessert shops.

Campbell County: Energy Capital
Oil companies in Campbell County help make it the energy capital of the nation.

Gillette Area Creates New Jobs, Welcomes New Business
New and expanding businesses lead to bustling economic progress in Campbell County.

Gillette's Strong Economy Attracts New Companies, Helps Others Expand
The economy in Gillette, WY has helped local businesses grow

Gillette's Rodeo Events
Gillette is the Rodeo Capital of Wyoming with the CAMP-LEX hosting many rodeo events for kids and adults.

Businesses in Gillette, WY
Gillette, WY is referred to as the “energy capital of the nation.” Mining and energy production are major business sectors here.

Gillette, WY Senior Living Options
Gillette, WY provides seniors plenty of opportunities not only to find quality retirement communities, but also live life to the fullest.

Recreation Options in Gillette, WY
Opportunities include sports leagues, parks, golf and youth activities