Cheyenne has the 438th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 6.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the Cheyenne area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting worse. Cheyenne has the 290th largest local economy in the US, and a average cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Cheyenne is below average at $45,270, and the median cost of a home in Cheyenne is $179,600, which is the same as the national average. 27% of workers in Cheyenne hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 93% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Cheyenne. 83% of Cheyenne workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Cheyenne spend an average of 13 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.