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Cheyenne is a city in Laramie County.
It is the state capital and the county seat.
The community was named for the Cheyenne Pass, which was named for the Cheyenne tribe.
The latitude of Cheyenne is 41.14N. The longitude is -104.819W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 6,089 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 54,374.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cheyenne demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Laramie County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Cheyenne area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 82007 ZIP code.
22% of Cheyenne residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cheyenne ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cheyenne was $19,809, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Cheyenne residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Cheyenne include Capitol North Historic District, Downtown Cheyenne Historic District, Lakeview Historic District, Rainsford Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Cheyenne, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $421. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $878.
Libraries in Cheyenne include Laramie County Library System, Wyoming State Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Cheyenne include Wyoming Tribune-Eagle
TV stations in Cheyenne include KDEV, KGWN, KLWY.
Laramie County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cheyenne political report.
The average commute time for Cheyenne workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 13 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Cheyenne between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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