Top 5 ‘Best’ and ‘Worst’ Places to Live in Wyoming
Living in Wyoming has is 'pros and cons' just like everywhere else! But if you're looking for the best place to live in Wyoming - according to statistics - here are the top 5 and bottom 5 in the state.
The website roadsnacks.net took a look at multiple statistical categories and created lists on the best and worst places to live in Wyoming.
Their opinion post bases their findings on multiple factors including - economic situations, crime rates and school ratings. One thing not considered in their statistics is the weather, which some might consider a wash across our great state.
Interesting to note that according to their findings, Casper ranks as the 12th worst, Cheyenne the 10th worst, while Laramie ranks in the middle at 34th worst place to live in the state.
Here are your top 5 worst places to live:
5 - Arapahoe (population 1,496) - High crime rate and unemployment.
4 - Jackson (population 9,068) - 7% unemployment and 2nd lowest annual per capita income in the state.
3 - Wilson (population 1,173) - Highest unemployment rate in the state, 4th lowest in income and 10th worst crime rate.
2 - Mills (population 7,447) - Worst school funding and teacher-student ratio, 2nd lowest property value and 4th highest crime rate.
1 - Riverton (population 10,646) - Statistically Riverton is a mess! 2nd highest crime rate, above average unemployment and low per capita income make Riverton the worst place to live in our state - statistically speaking.
Want to know who tops the list? Here are the top 5 places to live in Wyoming according to their findings:
5 - Glenrock (Pop. 2,548)
4 - Ranchettes (Pop. 6,263)
3 - Rafter J Ranch (Pop. 1,307)
2 - Marbleton (Pop. 1,074)
1 - Gillette (Pop. 29,472)
See how your city rates - check out their statistical data sheet