Lander is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 7,458 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lander is the 13th largest community in Wyoming.
Lander is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lander is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lander who work in food service (10.19%), teaching (9.74%), and sales jobs (9.18%).
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.
One of the benefits of Lander is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 14.10 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, Lander does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Lander are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.36% of adults in Lander have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lander in 2018 was $30,528, which is middle income relative to Wyoming, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $122,112 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, Norwegian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Lander is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.