Best Place to Raise Your Kids: Wyoming

Best Place to Raise Your Kids: Wyoming

Cheyenne

Nearest city: Cheyenne
Population: 54,872
Median family income: $60,832
Runners-up: Casper

Cheyenne, the state's capital and largest city, plays on its western roots, particularly with the annual Cheyenne Frontier Days celebration, which includes one of the world's biggest outdoor rodeos. But it also has a symphony orchestra, theater companies, and a botanical garden.