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Wyoming Population 2024

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Wyoming (U.S. abbreviation WY) is the mountain region state of the United States, borders Nebraska and South Dakota to the east, Colorado to the south, Utah to the south west and Montana to the east. Wyoming population in 2024 is expected to be 584,430 inhabitants, its holds on 50th rank in the US. its area is 97,914 square miles(253,600 sq km), ranking tenth largest in the United States. Wyoming is losing population and is decreased by more than half a million since from the last census of 2020. Wyoming is known as 'The Equality State', is the first state to give women the right to vote in 1869. The population in Wyoming is least population in the country due to its geographical factors like lack of water and mountains and is decreasing every decade.

According to U.S. 2020 Census Results, WY population in 2020 is expected to be 576,851 inhabitants living in the state. Wyoming population in 2023 is expected to be 583,269 inhabitants, population in 2022 is expected to be 584,309 inhabitants, and in 2021 is expected to be 578,803 inhabitants.
YearPopulation% Change
2020576,851census updated
July 1, 2020
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018, last census by July 1, 2020

Wyoming Population by Race

According to 2017 demographics estimates population of Wyoming by race are: 91% are White Americans, 1% are Black Americans, 2.3% are AIAN Natives, 0.87% are Asian population, .08% are NHPI, 9.2% are Hispanic/Latinos.

White Population

White population in Wyoming are 532,394, percentage wise 91.29 percent are whites. Whites, also called White Americans or European American, having origins in the original peoples of Europe (numbers include hispanic whites).

Black Population

Black population in Wyoming are 6,121, percentage wise 1.05 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Wyoming, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Wyoming are 5,102, percentage wise 0.87 percent are asians, out of these 468 are Asian Indians, 1,119 are Chinese, 1,462 are Filipinos, 473 are Japanese, 430 are Korean, 344 are Vietnamese and 806 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Wyoming are 56,681. Percentage wise 9.72 percent are hispanics, out of these 43,339 are Mexican people, 1,166 are Puerto Ricans, 310 are Cubans, and 11,866 are other Hispanic or Latinos. Hispanics may be of any race, included in applicable race categories.

40 are Native Hawaiians, 211 are Samoans, 181 are Guamanian/Chamorros, 179 are Cherokee tribals, 136 are Chippewa tribals, 539 are Navajo tribals, 842 are Sioux tribals.

Total Population583,200Percent
Black or African American6,1211.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native13,5492.323%
Cherokee tribal grouping1790.031%
Chippewa tribal grouping1360.023%
Navajo tribal grouping5390.092%
Sioux tribal grouping8420.144%
Asian Population5,1020.87%
Asian Indian4680.08%
Other Asian Population806
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4700.08%
Native Hawaiian400.007%
Guamanian or Chamorro1810.031%
Other Pacific Islander38
Some other race10,247
Hispanic or Latino56,6819.72%
Puerto Rican1,1660.20%
Other Hispanic or Latino11,866

Source: US Census 2017(Table B03002)

Top Cities of Wyoming

The top populated cities of Wyoming as on 2017 are Cheyenne with 63,957 and Casper with 57,461.


Population Pyramid

Wyoming population pyramid chart according to 2021 census estimates as per below.

Source: 2021 US Census Estimates: Population In Five Year Age-Group

Wyoming Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Wyoming by age is 583,200, out of these 298,301 are male, 284,899 are female, The sex ratio of Wyoming is 1,047. The Wyoming population by age are, under 15 years is 116,423, 15 years and over is 466,777, 30 years and over is 348,262, 65 years and over is 84,239 and 85 years and over is 9,808. 51.15 percent are male, 48.85 percent are female, 19.96 percent are under 15 years old, 80.04 percent are 15 years and over, 59.72 percent are 30 years and over, 14.44 percent are 65 years and over, 1.68 percent are 85 years and over.

Languages spoken in WY

English is the official language of Wyoming, 92.73 of people speak only English, 5% speak Spanish language, 1% speak European languages and 0.6% speak Asian languages.
Speak only English506,06092.73
Spanish Language27,3025.00
European Language5,6221.03
Asian Languages3,2820.60
Other Languages3,4770.64
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1601)

Wyoming Education

Wyoming education stats of High school/University.

Population 18 to 24 years56,22529,90526,320
Less than high school graduate7,5134,3273,186
High school graduate (includes equivalency)18,60711,0437,564
Some college or associates degree26,42313,03713,386
Bachelors degree or higher3,6821,4982,184
Population 25 years and over388,617196,522192,095
Less than 9th grade7,1664,0643,102
9th to 12th grade, no diploma20,96411,0719,893
High school graduate (includes equivalency)111,59461,70849,886
Some college, no degree102,72049,84652,874
Associates degree42,21919,08623,133
Bachelors degree67,79832,91234,886
Graduate or professional degree36,15617,83518,321
High school graduate or higher321,451161,419160,032
Bachelors degree or higher95,89747,01848,879
Black or African3,4522,2051,247
High school graduate or higher3,2162,1461,070
Bachelors degree or higher817496321
American Indian or Alaska Native alone7,5573,8283,729
High school graduate or higher6,4273,1923,235
Bachelors degree or higher846384462
High school graduate or higher3,2151,3591,856
Bachelors degree or higher1,633855778
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1278740
High school graduate or higher1278740
Bachelors degree or higher251213
Hispanic or Latino Origin29,97815,90714,071
High school graduate or higher22,12711,52410,603
Bachelors degree or higher3,5631,4072,156
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1501)


The disable population of Wyoming state as per type of Hearing/Vision/Cognitive/ambulatory problems.

Total civilian non-institutionalized population74,131
Black or African American635
American Indian and Alaska Native alone1,905
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander19
Some other race687
With a hearing difficulty28,904
With a vision difficulty13,815
With a cognitive difficulty24,389
With an ambulatory difficulty34,857
With a self-care difficulty10,993
With an independent living difficulty19,606

Counties of Wyoming

Wyoming is divided into 23 counties, Laramie is the most populous county with 98,976 people, followed by Natrona County with 79,115, Campbell County with 46,140, Sweetwater County with 43,051, Fremont County with 39,531. The least populous county is Niobrara County with 2,388.

CountyPopulation 2017Population 2018% ChangeRank 2017Rank 2018
Albany County38,43038,6010.466
Big Horn County11,87911,88101515
Campbell County46,25146,140-0.233
Carbon County15,24214,971-1.81212
Converse County13,74413,640-0.81313
Crook County7,4247,4500.42020
Fremont County39,83439,531-0.855
Goshen County13,40413,376-0.21414
Hot Springs County4,6864,555-2.82222
Johnson County8,4428,4600.21818
Laramie County98,46098,9760.511
Lincoln County19,25919,4340.91111
Natrona County79,55679,115-0.622
Niobrara County2,3972,388-0.42323
Park County29,18929,3240.588
Platte County8,5618,5660.11717
Sheridan County30,13230,2330.377
Sublette County9,7599,8130.61616
Sweetwater County43,54743,051-1.144
Teton County23,26123,081-0.899
Uinta County20,45620,299-0.81010
Washakie County8,0357,885-1.91919
Weston County6,9866,967-0.32121


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