Economic Indicators

Statistical data showing general trends in the economy of Goshen County.
 
 
Population                                   13,650
(54% urban, 46% rural)                                                     
Households                                    5,952 
Avg. Household Size                        2.35   
Housing Units                                 5,972 
Owner Occupied                              75% 
Renter Occupied                           25.2% 
Median Home Value                 $147,600
Median Family Income              $45,287
Avg. Annual Wage                      $24,900
Rental                                              $672
*www.census.gov

 

County & Places 2015

County Total-13,650
Torrington-6,800
Lingle-484
LaGrange-456
Fort Laramie-230
Yoder-159
Unincorporated Area 5,483
*www.census.gov

 

Largest Employers by Industry

Education
Healthcare & Social Assistance
Agriculture 
Government 
*www.census.gov
                             
Labor Force                   7,092
Employment                  6,816
Unemployment                276             
Unemployment Rate      3.9%         
*doe.state.wy.us/lmi/news.htm
 

Goshen County Sales Tax Collections

 
FY 2012
Total Taxes ($)
FY 2012
4% Taxes ($)
FY 2013
Total Taxes ($)
FY 2013
4% Taxes ($)
Retail Trade                       
3,276,161     
2,494,394       
3,318,282         
2,522,578
Mining                                           
1,143,695     
871,256           
776,592           
591,293
Leisure & Hospitality                     
834,363         
635,477        
810,469            
616,401
Wholesale Trade                              
659,235       
501,768           
650,693            
494,119
Public Administration                         
641,043         
488,413        
590,851           
450,172
Other services                                    
592,869         
451,475        
582,338           
442,815
Utilities
530,106       
404,047            
528,071           
401,485
Information                                        
329,058        
250,666          
316,430           
240,918
Financial Activities                            
211,964        
161,334          
214,409          
162,922
Manufacturing                                 
209,066       
159,118           
173,940             
132,136
Construction                                     
151,783       
115,453            
200,390           
152,477
Professional & Business Services       
88,898          
67,609           
94,182              
71,481
Agr, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting       
22,495          
17,139             
23,752             
18,097
Transportation & Warehousing          
13,814          
10,515              
9,376                
7,121
Educational & Health Services            
13,308          
10,132             
8,901                
6,762
TOTAL                                             
$8,717,858    
$6,638,797   
$8,298,676      
$6,310,777
*http://eadiv.state.wy.us/s&utax/Report_FY13.pdf
 
School Enrollment
Goshen County School District #1-1755 students                
Eastern Wyoming College-
Frontier Bible School-