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.Continue Reading
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
The capital of Wyoming is Cheyenne, which is located in the south-easternmost county in the state, Laramie County. It is the most-populous city in Wyoming.Full Answer >
As of the 2010 census, the top five Wyoming cities are Cheyenne, Casper, Laramie, Gillette and Rock Springs. Wyoming is the least populous state in the United States, so it stands to reason that the size of each of its major cities pales in comparison to many other states.Full Answer >
Yellowstone National Park is a large national park in the United States, located in the most northwestern part of Wyoming. It has a total area of over 3,400 square miles, which is approximately 9,000 square kilometers.Full Answer >
The Rocky Mountains, commonly known as the Rockies, pass through the states of New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. Extending between the United States and northwestern Canada, the Rockies contain more than 40 separate mountain ranges. The width of the Rocky Mountain system varies between 70 and 300 miles.Full Answer >