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Laramie is a city in Albany County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after the Laramie River, named for fur trapper Jacques Laramie (or La Ram?e).
The latitude of Laramie is 41.311N. The longitude is -105.59W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 7,165 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 26,956.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Laramie demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Albany County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 82072 ZIP code.
23% of Laramie residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Laramie ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Laramie was $16,036, compared with $21,587 nationally.
47% of Laramie residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Laramie, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $431. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $905.
Libraries in Laramie include Albany County Library System ... View libraries
Newspapers in Laramie include Laramie Boomerang
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KUWR.
Albany County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Laramie political report.
The average commute time for Laramie workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Laramie between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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