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Cheyenne, Wyoming
Rochester, New York
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Cheyenne is 133% less densely populated than Rochester.
People are 23% more likely to be married in Rochester.
The Median Age is 3.6 years older in Cheyenne.

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PEOPLE
 Cheyenne, WYRochester, NYUnited States
 Population63,335209,802321,418,820
 Population - 201057,935211,977308,745,538
 Population - 200053,011219,773285,036,114
 Population - 199050,008231,636251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now26.65%-9.43%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now19.48%-4.54%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,5165,86591
 Land Area25363,531,905
 Water Area01264,837
 Median Age34.831.237.4
 Female Population51.15%51.53%50.81%
 Male Population48.85%48.47%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Cheyenne, WYRochester, NYUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.03%7.04%6.36%
 Age 5 to 97.05%6.73%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.57%6.70%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.82%3.73%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.81%5.71%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.70%7.67%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3416.31%17.62%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4411.81%12.21%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5411.85%12.49%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.59%5.53%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.66%4.83%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.23%5.68%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.47%2.61%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.10%1.45%1.85%
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 RACE
 Cheyenne, WYRochester, NYUnited States
 White76.74%36.64%62.77%
 Black3.44%38.91%12.24%
 Asian1.46%3.44%4.95%
 Native American1.10%0.20%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.01%0.01%0.16%
 Other0.06%0.62%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.19%2.96%2.13%
 Hispanic15.00%17.23%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic85.00%82.77%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Cheyenne, WYRochester, NYUnited States
 Households25,00786,025116,211,000
 Family Households15,49342,80576,958,100
 Non Family Households9,51443,22039,253,000
 Household Size2.422.342.63
 Married Population51.94%29.31%50.58%
 Single Population48.06%70.69%49.42%
 Now Married49.80%25.14%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.14%4.16%2.17%
 Never Married27.71%54.37%32.55%
 Widowed6.15%5.52%5.95%
 Divorced14.20%10.81%10.92%
 Married, w/children30.36%17.02%31.68%
 Married, no children44.05%25.42%41.44%
 Single, w/children17.87%39.92%16.94%
 Single, no children7.73%17.64%9.95%
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