Introduction to Wyoming, Ohio

Wyoming, Ohio, in Hamilton county, is 4 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio. About 8,261 people live in Wyoming.

Wyoming History

Before the 1800s, Wyoming was was comprised of only woods and creeks that fed Mill Creek, a tributary of the Ohio River. The first settlers arrived after 1794, in 1861, Colonel Robert Reily held a meeting to name Wyoming, which was a village at that point. It was named after an area in Pennsylvania known as Wyoming. Wyoming became a village officially in 1874, and in 1949, when the population of the village expanded, it received the status of a city.

Wyoming and Nearby Attractions

  • East Fork State Park
  • Railway Museum of Greater Cincinnati
  • Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
  • Newport Aquarium
  • Fort Ancient
  • Miami Whitewater Forest

Things To Do In Wyoming

The city is home to numerous parks which offer facilities for recreation. Some of the parks are Crescent Park, Centennial Park, Oak Park, and Foster Memorial Park. Nature preserves such as Stearns Woods and North Park are also located in Wyoming. Popular museums near the city include Cincinnati Fire Museum, Contemporary Arts Center, Krohn Conservatory, and Taft Museum of Art. Little Miami State Park, which is located along Little Miami River, has a 50 mile long trail corridor, and offers opportunities for activities such as canoeing, hiking, fishing, and picnicking.

Wyoming Transportation

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International airport is the nearest major airport.

Wyoming Higher Education

University of Cincinnati-Raymond Walters College, Xavier University, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, and Miami University - Hamilton are colleges located near Wyoming.


Total Population 8,404
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 15.8%
Employed Population 16+ 3,952
Age of the Population 43


% of people married 60.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 72%
Median Earnings25+ $56,059
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $44,297
Median Earnings With High School Degree $41,028


Median Family Income $117,949
% Above Poverty Level 96.1%
% Below Poverty Level 3.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%


People Living Alone 14.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,068
Median House Value $304,000


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.2%
US/American 0.1%
English 12.4%
Irish 10.7%

Wyoming Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 4 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Hamilton
Standard Zip Codes 45215, 45231
Phone Area Codes 513
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.231
Longitude -84.465

Wyoming Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 6.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arlington Heights 985 $44,000
Glendale 2,219 $122,750
Lincoln Heights 3,348 $24,063
Lockland 3,444 $45,143
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Student/teacher ratio: 14.2

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