A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Real Estate
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C-
  12. Commute
    A

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$182,800
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$832
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    96
    273
  • Murder
    2
    6
  • Rape
    13
    41
  • Robbery
    28
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    346
    525
  • Theft
    2,275
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    101
    263

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$57,790
National
$53,889
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    43%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools
  • Colleges

Casper Reviews

74 reviews
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Casper is a peaceful place to live with lots of open spaces, Casper college is a high ranking community college that offers cooperation with the university of Wyoming allowing for a very wide range of degree and certificate programs. The town is small compared to other larger cities but still offers alot of entertainment, if you spend skittle time to go out and look for it. I would recommend this town to anyone who wants to raise a child of participate in college without the congestion of a larger university setting.
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Casper provides a plethora of activities and resources for my family. I do quite a bit of grocery shopping in Casper, because it is financially a better choice for us. Casper also offers a variety of restaurants and shopping for me family to enjoy. Recently, I have noticed Casper having art shows, home and garden shows, more plays, concerts and stand-up comedy. I'd like to see Casper advertise these things more to surrounding communities via Facebook, radio, etc.
I love living in casper there is alot of places to go and things to do no matter what the season or what you like doing. If you love the outdoors there is plenty of places to go hiking or fishing, as well as hunting and camping. If movies and restaurants are your thing, well casper has got more of those then you can count. Of couse there is also two great shopping districts, one that consist of the mall and some small strip malls and the local shops of downtown.