Coal and petroleum production are the top products produced in Wyoming. They represent nearly 65 percent of all output produced in the state. Chemicals are the second largest product produced in Wyoming, with fabricated metals ranking third.Know More
Wyoming is second from the bottom when it comes to states with a heavy manufacturing footprint. Hawaii is the state with the fewest manufacturing jobs. Rounding out the bottom five are Maryland, Nevada and New Mexico.
The manufacturing sector in Wyoming only employs 3.1 percent of the total workforce. However, the compensation in the manufacturing sector is nearly 50 percent higher than that of other industries in the state.Learn more about The West
Devils Tower is a large rock formation in Wyoming. It is is a popular climbing location. More than 4,000 climbers visit each year. However, some tribes consider recreational climbing disrespectful to the sacred tower. Devils Tower is considered sacred by several native tribes, including the Lakota, Cheyenne and Crow, who each have legends about its history.Full Answer >
Ninety-six percent of Yellowstone National Park's 3,972 square miles is in Wyoming. Three percent of Yellowstone is in Montana, and 1 percent is in Idaho.Full Answer >
Children, pregnant women, families with children and people with certain health issues who meet eligibility requirements can qualify for Medicaid in Wyoming. The Wyoming Department of Health bases Medicaid eligibility on citizenship status, residency, family income and size, available resources and health care needs as of 2015.Full Answer >
A list of the best places to live in Wyoming includes: Casper, Cheyenne, Cody, Gillette, Rock Springs and Sheridan. Livability and MarketWatch confirm the lure of these Wyoming cities. Casper, the second largest city with 55,000 residents, is a cultural center with attractions including the Nicolaysen Art Museum, the Tate Geological Museum and the Casper Planetarium. Casper is within easy driving distance of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks.Full Answer >