Lander is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 7,550 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lander is the 13th largest community in Wyoming.
Of important note, Lander is also a city of artists. Lander has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Lander’s character.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Lander spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 14.98 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The education level of Lander ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Lander, 40.96% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Lander in 2018 was $31,175, which is middle income relative to Wyoming and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $124,700 for a family of four. However, Lander contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lander is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lander home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lander residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Lander include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Lander is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.