Facts & Resources

Downtown Cheyenne

Quick Facts About Cheyenne

  • Cheyenne Population Within City Limits: 65,051
  • County Population: 100,863
  • Average Commute Time: 14 Minutes
  • Unemployment Rate: 4% (Q1 2023)
  • Climate: Semi-arid
  • Elevation: 6,100 ft.
  • Sales Tax: 6% (State 4% – County 2%)
  • Sewer Rates for Industrial Per 1,000 Gallons: $5.82 (2023)
  • Water Rates for Commercial/Industrial Users Per 1,000 Gallons: $5.60 (2023) 
Proximity to Major Population Centers

500,000 45 mi. south (Ft. Collins & Greeley, CO)
2,500,000 90 mi. south (Metro Denver & Boulder, CO)


Laramie County Community College is located in Cheyenne, with 10 additional colleges/universities located within 50 miles of Cheyenne. 
Student population of over 55,000

Tax Rates
  • Individual Income Tax: 0%
  • Personal Income Tax: 0%
  • Corporate Income Tax: 0%
  • Sales Tax: 0%
  • Manufacturing Equipment Sales Tax: 0%
Recent Locations to Cheyenne
  • Microsoft Data Center
  • TBC Mfg. Inc.
  • Precious Cat
Shovel-Ready Sites
  • Bison Business Park
  • Campstool Business Park Heavy Industrial
  • Cheyenne Business Parkway – East Interstate 80 Heavy Industrial
  • Niobrara Energy Park Light Industrial
  • North Range Business Park – West Interstate 80 PUD with Technology Emphasis
  • Cheyenne Logistics Hub – South Interstate 25 PUD with Industrial Emphasis (rail)
Workforce Development Training
  • Up to $4,000 per year for new position
  • Up to $2,000 per year for existing employees

Economic Development Resources

Business Development Links

The Wyoming Business Council

The State of Wyoming created the Wyoming Business Council to focus public and private efforts to build a strong job creation base in the new economy. The WBC is working hard to develop a strong structure to provide communities with the necessary tools to expand existing businesses, attract new businesses to their area and develop their infrastructure.



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WEDA – Wyoming Economic Development Association

WEDA is a state­wide non­profit professional association representing nearly 200 economic development members and organizations. We support our members through our membership benefits, lobbying efforts and educational tools.