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
    A-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    A-
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$182,900
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$790
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
    149
    273
  • Murder
    11
    6
  • Rape
    20
    41
  • Robbery
    11
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    454
    525
  • Theft
    2,594
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    157
    263

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$58,219
National
$53,889
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools
  • Colleges

Cheyenne Reviews

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Cheyenne is a very quiet and friendly town that has a lot to offer every person. The people here are always nice and the surrounding area provides many sightseeing excursions that make Cheyenne a great place to live if you're into outdoor activities. The population is small which creates easy commutes throughout town. During the summertime Cheyenne comes to life, embracing its past and heritage through rodeos and festivals which attracts many tourists year after year. If you're looking for a quiet and safe place to live Cheyenne is a wonderful option.
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Cheyenne is a fairly safe and comfortable place to live. Cost of living is slightly higher than expected due to the oil fields and Union Pacific being so close, especially if renting. The school system is decent, but there is a current fight going on to have climate change taught in public schools. School districts and colleges are experiencing reduced funding due to the state budget crisis. There's not much to do with regards to nightlife if you aren't interested in the bar scene. There are some really great mom and pop restaurants though. Diversity is almost nonexistent. Most of the diversity here comes from the Air Force base.
My neighborhood in little Cheyenne Wyoming is ideal for someone looking for small town living. Yes, I had neighbors and kids to play with after school but our houses were a block away from each other. The community was so supportive and nice. It was as though the entire town raised the children not just the parents. Cheyenne was a community full of familiar faces. Everyone was friendly and more than ready to lend a helping hand. The school systems are incredible. All schools that I had the opportunity to attend either met or exceeded the expectations set forth for them. The teachers are all passionate about their job and love seeing their students succeed. There is absolutely no traffic as compared to even a small suburb. As long as you don't live out of town there is no fear of traffic anywhere in Wyoming for that matter.