Stay tuned for The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Wyoming 2020!

A 2020 update to The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Wyoming will be released by the Wyoming Women’s Foundation (WYWF), in partnership with the Wyoming Council for Women (WCW), on Tuesday, February 18th. A press conference announcing the release of The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Wyoming 2020 will be held in the rotunda of the Wyoming State Capitol Building, located in Cheyenne, from 9:30 – 10:30 am.

Space is limited so please RSVP if you are interested in attending.

Read The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Wyoming 2020 Coming Soon to learn more.

Are you interested in presenting The Self-Sufficiency Standard to your organization?

Invite WYWF to speak at your next event now!

Please contact with any questions.

The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Wyoming 2016

The Self-Sufficiency Standard calculates how much income families of various sizes and compositions need to make ends meet at a minimally adequate level without public or private assistance.

Overlooked and Undercounted

Struggling to make ends meet in Wyoming

Explore the demographics of people in Wyoming living below the Self-Sufficiency Standard.

On the Road

Exploring Economic Security Pathways in Wyoming:

The Self-Sufficiency Standard approach to economic security consists of three elements: 1) securing the costs of daily basic needs, 2) creating an emergency savings fund, and 3) choosing the appropriate asset-building Economic Security Pathway(s).

Mapping the Self-Sufficiency Standard for Wyoming 2016

Quickly view county-level data on the Self-Sufficiency Standard compared to other measures of economic self-sufficiency and the change in Self-Sufficiency Standard between 2005 and 2016 in your county.

Self-Sufficiency Calculator

What does it take to be self-sufficient? Enter your county and family composition into our calculator to find out.