Just the Facts

Campbell County Top Industries

  1. Mining
  2. Construction
  3. Government
  4. Retail Trade
  5. Accommodations & Food Service  

Climate and Geography

Wyoming

  • Normal Mean Temperature: 45 degrees
  • Precipitation: 15.45
  • Average Wind Speed: 12.9 mph
  • Sunny days: 66%

Elevation

  • Wyoming Mean Elevation: 6,700 feet
  • Gillette Elevation: 4,554 feet
  • Wright Elevation: 5,121 feet

Campbell County
Campbell County averages 275 days of sunshine. The average relative humidity is quite low providing pleasant summer weather and dry winters.

  • July Average High: 83.2 F
  • January Average Low: 11 F
  • Annual Rain Fall: 15.66 inches
  • Annual Snow Fall: 56.1 inches

Crime Rate

Wyoming (2009)

  • Total Crimes: 15,596
  • Murders per 100,000 Persons: 2.4
  • Violent Crimes per 100,000 Persons: 228
  • Aggravated Assault per 100,000 Persons: 178
  • Robberies per 100,000 Persons: 14.1
  • Burglaries per 100,000 Persons: 410
  • Larcenies & Thefts per 100,000 Persons: 2,086
  • Motor Vehicle Thefts per 100,000 Persons: 142

Gillette (2010)

  • Violent Crimes total: 29
  • Property Crimes total: 893
  • Murder total: 0
  • Robbery total: 2
  • Assault total: 21
  • Burglary total: 127
  • Theft total: 747
  • Motor Vehicle Theft total: 19

Demographics

State Population (2010)

  • Wyoming: 568,158
  • Per Square Mile: 59,466
  • Total Male: 287,946
  • Total Female: 276,514
  • Median Age: 36.8

County Population (2010)

  • Campbell County: 46,133
  • Gillette: 29,087
  • Wright: 1,550

Population by Age Group in Campbell County

  • 0-45 years old: 68.80%
  • 46-64 years old: 25.50%
  • 65 and older: 5.70%

Cost of Living

Wyoming

  • Homeownership rate: 73.4%
  • Median Household Income: $53,512
  • Median Home Price: $180,100
  • Median Rent for a Two-Bedroom Apartment: $656
  • Taxes: 4%
  • No state tax

Campbell County

  • Median Household Income: $78,975
  • Median Home Price: $208,800
  • Median Rent for a Two-Bedroom Apartment: $717
  • Taxes: 6%

Unemployment Rate

  • Campbell County: 4.1%
  • Wyoming: 5.3%
  • National: 8.1%

Education

  • High School Graduate or Higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher: 24.10%
  • Pupil to Teacher Ratio in Public Schools: 12.5


Sources: National Education Association, Onboard Informatics, Western Regional Climate Center, Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Wyoming Economic Analysis Division, U.S. Census Bureau—2010 Census, U.S. Department of the Interior