Laramie, Wy – Two of the top ten places to live in the United States are in Wyoming. Bizjournals, a national publication, looked at towns with populations between 10 thousand and 50 thousand for standard of living and picked out Laramie and Jackson as two of the best. Project Editor, Scott Thomas, says Jackson had a terrible score for cost of housing, but still made the list because there is a lot of small businesses in the community and the per capita income is very high.
Laramie scored high marks for having so many residents with college degrees and for having one of the shortest commuting times in the nation. Its negative is that the city is losing population.