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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    A+
Albany County is located in Wyoming with a population of 37,944. Albany County is one of the best places to live in Wyoming. In Albany County, most residents rent their homes. Many young professionals live in Albany County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Albany County are highly rated.
Population
37,944

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$223,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$748
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    50%
  • Own
    50%
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Albany County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    46
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    36.8
    40.7
  • Robbery
    9.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    196.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,118.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    61.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    29%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Albany County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$45,816
National
$55,322

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    Albany County Reviews

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    This county is beautiful. Nearing the mountains, it contains various places to hike and explore, as well as the town of Laramie. Laramie is a great place to live and work.
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