Gillette, WY

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2020 Population
32,513
1.05% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Barrasso
Republican Party
US Senator
Cynthia Lummis
Republican Party
US Representative
Liz Cheney
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
31.5
0.318% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
12.9%
9.51% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$73,867
7.42% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$217,400
0.462% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Gillette, WY had a population of 32.5k people with a median age of 31.5 and a median household income of $73,867. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Gillette, WY declined from 32,857 to 32,513, a −1.05% decrease and its median household income declined from $79,789 to $73,867, a −7.42% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Gillette, WY are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.2%), White (Hispanic) (5.82%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.41%), Other (Hispanic) (1.68%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.13%).

None of the households in Gillette, WY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99% of the residents in Gillette, WY are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Gillette, WY was $217,400, and the homeownership rate was 71.8%.

Most people in Gillette, WY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Gillette, WY was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Gillette, WY is home to a population of 32.5k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.82% of Gillette, WY residents were born outside of the country (592 people).

In 2020, there were 14.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (27.7k people) in Gillette, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.89k White (Hispanic) and 1.11k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99%
2020 Citizenship
97.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99% of Gillette, WY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Gillette, WY was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Gillette, WY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    27.7k ± 403
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.89k ± 576
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.11k ± 305
9.65%
Hispanic Population
3.14k people

In 2020, there were 14.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (27.7k people) in Gillette, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.89k White (Hispanic) and 1.11k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.65% of the people in Gillette, WY are hispanic (3.14k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

1.82%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
592 people
3.79%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.24k people

As of 2020, 1.82% of Gillette, WY residents (592 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Gillette, WY was 3.79%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    641 ± 225
  2. Vietnam
    500 ± 210
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    164 ± 102

Gillette, WY has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.28 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Gillette, WY employs 16k people. The largest industries in Gillette, WY are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3,198 people), Educational Services (1,881 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,640 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($99,577), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($78,603), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($74,078).

Occupations

16k
2020 Value
± 1,105
−4.32%
1 Year decline
± 10%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Gillette, WY declined at a rate of −4.32%, from 16.7k employees to 16k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Gillette, WY, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (2,212 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,620 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,412 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Gillette, WY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

16k
2020 Value
± 1,105
−4.32%
1 Year decline
± 10%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Gillette, WY declined at a rate of −4.32%, from 16.7k employees to 16k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Gillette, WY, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3,198 people), Educational Services (1,881 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,640 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Gillette, WY, though some of these residents may live in Gillette, WY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$60,063
Median earning men ± $3,713
$33,973
Median earning women ± $4,080

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($84,796), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($75,541), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($65,492).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($61,204), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($49,620), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($38,568).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Wyoming. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Wyoming.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Wyoming to other states, or from other states to Wyoming.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $10.3B
  2. $3.74B
  3. $3.55B

In 2020, the top outbound Wyoming product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $10.3B, followed by Crude petroleum ($3.74B) and Basic chemicals ($3.55B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Wyoming products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$36B
2020 Value in Wyoming
$60.8B
Projected 2050 Value in Wyoming
68.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Wyoming trade was $36B. This is expected to increase 68.8% to $60.8B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Wyoming trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Wyoming to other states, or from other states to Wyoming.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $5.28B
  2. $4.66B
  3. $2.66B

In 2020, the top outbound Wyoming domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Colorado with $5.28B, followed by Utah with $4.66B and Nebraska and $2.66B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Wyoming shares with each state (excluding itself).

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John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis are the senators currently representing the state of Wyoming. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Gillette, WY is currently represented by Liz Cheney in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Wyoming

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John Barrasso
Senator from Wyoming1
Assumed office on June 25, 2007
Appointed to the seat following the death of Craig L. Thomas.
Cynthia Lummis
Senator from Wyoming2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis are the senators currently representing Wyoming.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Gillette, WY

Liz Cheney
Wyoming at-large Representative
Republican Party

Gillette, WY is currently represented by Liz Cheney (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Gillette, WY have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.373% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.361% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (132k), Some college (121k), and Bachelors Degree (73.4k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Gillette, WY was $217,400 in 2020, which is 0.946 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $216,400 to $217,400, a 0.462% increase. The homeownership rate in Gillette, WY is 71.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Gillette, WY have an average commute time of 18.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Gillette, WY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Gillette, WY is $73,867. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Gillette, WY was Census Tract 5 with a value of $101,870, followed by Census Tract 2 and Census Tract 4, with respective values of $89,095 and $68,245.

Property

$217,400
Median Property Value 2020
±$9,236
$8,574
Median Property Taxes
±$727

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Gillette, WY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Gillette, WY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

71.8%
Homeownership
2020
69.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 71.8% of the housing units in Gillette, WY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 5
  2. Census Tract 2
  3. Census Tract 4

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Gillette, WY was Census Tract 5 with a value of $101,870, followed by Census Tract 2 and Census Tract 4, with respective values of $89,095 and $68,245.

The following map shows all of the places in Gillette, WY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$73,867
Median Household Income
± $6,114
11.9k
Number of Households
± 965

In 2020, the median household income of the 11.9k households in Gillette, WY declined from $73,867 from the previous year's value of $79,789.

The following chart displays the households in Gillette, WY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Gillette, WY is from Wyoming.
0.446
2020 Wage GINI in Wyoming
0.449
2019 Wage GINI in Wyoming

In 2020, the income inequality in Wyoming was 0.446 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.633% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Wyoming was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wyoming in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81.8%)
  2. Carpooled (11.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.02%)

In 2020, 81.8% of workers in Gillette, WY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.6%) and those who worked at home (3.02%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

18.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Gillette, WY have a shorter commute time (18.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.69% of the workforce in Gillette, WY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Gillette, WY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Gillette, WY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Gillette, WY (4.12k out of 31.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males < 5 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Gillette, WY is White, followed by Hispanic and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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89% of the population of Gillette, WY has health coverage, with 59.9% on employee plans, 8.37% on Medicaid, 6.14% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 2.32% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Wyoming was $8,320 in 2014. This is a 4.51% increase from the previous year ($7,961).

Primary care physicians in Campbell County, WY see 2006 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.249% decrease from the previous year (2011 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2726 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 483 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Wyoming, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,006 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Campbell County, WY

Primary care physicians in Campbell County, WY see an average of 2,006 patients per year. This represents a 0.249% decrease from the previous year (2,011 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Campbell County, WY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Wyoming across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 31.9% under 18 years, 24.4% between 18 and 34 years, 34.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 8.86% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.1% were men and 49.9% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

11%
Uninsured
59.9%
Employer Coverage
8.37%
Medicaid
6.14%
Medicare
12.2%
Non-Group
2.32%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Gillette, WY grew by 16.6% from 9.45% to 11%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Gillette, WY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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