Ten Sleep is a tiny town located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 251 people and just one neighborhood, Ten Sleep is the 63rd largest community in Wyoming.
The armed forces are a huge part of the life in Ten Sleep, employing 13.61% of the workforce. While it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy, where the Construction and Education industries employ 45.67% and 20.47% of the civilian workforce, respectively.
Of important note, Ten Sleep is also a town of artists. Ten Sleep has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Ten Sleep’s character.
Ten Sleep’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Ten Sleep spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 14.21 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small town, Ten Sleep does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Ten Sleep citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.75% of adults in Ten Sleep have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Ten Sleep in 2018 was $23,281, which is low income relative to Wyoming, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,124 for a family of four.
The people who call Ten Sleep home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ten Sleep residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ten Sleep include German, English, Irish, Finnish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Ten Sleep is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Japanese.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (1.7%) living in the neighborhood.
In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 6.3% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Wyoming, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Wyoming. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 96.5% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 35.0% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 96.2% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 59.7% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Swiss and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 3.3% have Danish ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Ten Sleep are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 41.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 65.5% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 45.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 20.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.0%), and 13.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Ten Sleep, WY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (34.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.4%), and residents who report French roots (9.8%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (9.8%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (6.9%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (59.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (79.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (10.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.