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ZIP Code 82072

Primary City:Laramie, WY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Laramie
County: Albany County
Timezone: Mountain (3:27pm)
Area code: 307 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.5, -105.5
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 82072

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 82072. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 82072. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 82072, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Laramie, WY
Acceptable:
Bosler, Foxpark, Jelm, Mountain Home

Stats and Demographics for the 82072 ZIP Code

ZIP code 82072 is located in southeast Wyoming and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 82072 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 82072 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,533
Population Density 72 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,665
Median Home Value $190,500
Land Area 215.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,160
Median Household Income $35,446

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 26Male Median Age: 25Female Median Age: 26

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4263283325942,287998516391350301383372304181124856862
Female4163032886351,92774742132232532235839531518014412689118
Total8426316201,2294,2141,745937713675623741767619361268211157180

Gender

 Male 8,102 52%
 Female 7,431 48%
Gender

Race

 White 13,689 88.1%
 Black Or African American 234 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 109 0.7%
 Asian 642 4.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 425 2.7%
 Two Or More Races 428 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner17939346456870735920671
Renter2,1611,107348242152735575
Total2,3401,500812810859432261146

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,252 31%
 Single Guardian 729 10%
 Singles 2,660 37%
 Singles With Roommate 1,519 21%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,815 81%
 Households with Kids 1,345 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9583877174735767576061797062476756125299483
Female888184686357665958645544636269475397369541
Total1831641711391371301231261151241161231331241161141092226681,024

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 82072 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 82072 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 82072 real estate data, the median home value of $190,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 82072. Rentals in 82072 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 82072 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,287 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 221 1.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 25 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,893 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,054 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,213 55%
 Households Vacant 505 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 176 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 3%
 For Sale Only 65 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 56 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 180 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 165 4%
 1 Bedroom 975 25%
 2 Bedroom 1,596 41%
 3+ Bedroom 1,161 30%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $35,446 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 82072 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 82072 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 82072 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,712 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,813 45%
 No Earnings 2,405 19%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,712 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,813 45%
 No Earnings 2,405 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,553 79.0%
 Public transportation 119 1.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 56 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,280 15.4%
 Worked at Home 282 3.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 82072 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 113 3%
 High School Graduate 1,346 33%
 Associate's degree 500 12%
 Bachelor's degree 1,197 29%
 Master's degree 494 12%
 Professional school degree 134 3%
 Doctorate degree 346 8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,403 82.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 154 9.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 154 9.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 82072

ZIP Code 82072 is in the Albany County School District #1. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 82072.

Laramie Junior High School
1355 North 22nd
Laramie, WY 82072
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Albany County School District #1
Indian Paintbrush Elementary
1653 North 28th St
Laramie, WY 82072
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Albany County School District #1
Laramie High School
1275 North 11th
Laramie, WY 82072
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Albany County School District #1
Mae Olson Education Center
4849 N 3rd St
Laramie, WY 82072
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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