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-Small-town atmosphere
-Outdoor recreation
-Cost of living


-Low ethnic diversity
-Wind and cold

What Bert Has To Say About Casper Metro Area

Casper is a somewhat remote town supported mainly by the oil and gas industries (exploration, production, and refinement), and more recently by low-sulfur coal in the Powder River Basin to the north and east. Ranching and agriculture are also present. Employment is steady but not oriented towards growth. The city has a distinctly Western, almost boom-town feel, with a traditional downtown and suburban development encroaching upon the grasslands. In clear contrast to the surrounding bluffs, downtown and most residential areas have lots of trees. The area is noted for its wide-open spaces and friendliness.

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Quick Facts About Casper

    The unemployment rate in Casper is 6.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Casper jobs have Decreased by 2.03 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Casper's cost of living is 0.50% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Casper's population is 60,285 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 28.97 percent.
    Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Casper is $185,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 38.36 percent.
    Casper public schools spend $15,948 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.3 students per teacher in Casper.

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It is a small town easy to navigate. Its more suitable to Caucasians with interest in skiing and... (read more)
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Casper is a nice town. The people are friendly for the most part and are very accepting of outsiders. They do not care where you are from as long as you work hard and... (read more)
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I have been here for over 8 years. I have a good job and have been with it long enough that I am locked in financially and cannot move now. I will be the ONLY person... (read more)
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