Logistics (Transportation and Warehousing)
Northeastern Wyoming’s centralized location and strategic transit connections expedite shipping, and our industrial and high-tech infrastructure enable collaboration across multiple industries. The region has convenient access to two railroads, two interstates, and air transit with daily flights to Salt Lake City and Denver. Without the major congestion found in large cities, businesses can move goods freely and without costly delays. Wyoming is centrally located, making it easy to reach major cities from coast to coast.
Northeastern Wyoming benefits from the state’s strong commitment to education. Northeastern Wyoming has a long tradition of high-quality educational options and technical training.
The percentage of residents in Wyoming with a bachelor’s degree is 25.1 percent. The region is well-served by two institutions, Sheridan and Gillette community colleges, which together make up the Northern Wyoming Community College District. The 4,000 students who attend each year can choose from degree-preparation, online graduate programs, or specialized technical training in industry-specific skills. Both colleges provide outstanding, industry-driven technical education and training and have demonstrated the commitment, facilities, support and flexibility to support a diversification and growth strategy for the region.
Wyoming residents enjoy clean air, with the lowest air pollution levels in the nation. Wyoming has the fewest children living in poverty, and ranks in the top 10 for fewer cancer deaths and low diabetes prevalence.
According to a study by Boston College, 29 percent of Wyoming's GDP comes from mining.
The unique requirements of data centers — redundant bandwidth and abundant energy— are readily available in Northeastern Wyoming. Northeast Wyoming is invested in infrastructure suited for build-ready sites.