Census http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming sees an increase in its population rate http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-sees-increase-its-population-rate <p>Wyoming has the fourth fastest-growing population in the nation. That’s according to recent U.S. Census estimates from July 2011 to July 2012.</p><p>Statewide, Wyoming's numbers are up 1.6% after a couple years of slow growth following the&nbsp;recession. Senior State Economist&nbsp;Wenlin Liu says&nbsp;Wyoming is experiencing two types of growth.</p><p>"That 1.6 percent was over 9 thousand people," says Liu, "And that 9 thousand people, about 1/3 or 3,000 people, was from natural change."</p> Mon, 27 May 2013 23:50:42 +0000 Sara Hossaini 41368 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming sees an increase in its population rate Laramie County shows diverse growth in latest census http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/laramie-county-shows-diverse-growth-latest-census <p>Recent US Census numbers show that Wyoming’s energy industry has helped increase population.&nbsp; But the same report shows that Laramie County’s economic diversity is creating sustainable growth.</p><p>Wyoming’s population from July 2011 to July 2012 grew by 1.6%. &nbsp;While much of that growth is energy-related, Laramie County saw an increase of nearly 2,000 residents.&nbsp;</p><p>Senior economist of the Wyoming Division of Economic Analysis, Wenlin Liu says while the energy based counties could see a drop in population, he predicts that Laramie County’s growth will remain. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 00:23:57 +0000 Chelsea Biondolillo 38227 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Laramie County shows diverse growth in latest census Wyoming census numbers have leveled off http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-census-numbers-have-leveled <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Wyoming&rsquo;s census numbers have leveled off.&nbsp;&nbsp; After seeing a net annual migration that was near 10-thousand people a year from 2006 to 2009, Wyoming saw about 45-hundred new people move into the state last year.&nbsp;</p><p>Economist Wenlin Liu&nbsp; of the Wyoming Economic Analysis Division says economic improvement elsewhere has reduced the number of people coming to Wyoming looking for work.</p> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 19:33:39 +0000 Bob Beck 22647 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming census numbers have leveled off Census Data Shows Wyoming's American Indian Population Growing http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/census-data-shows-wyomings-american-indian-population-growing <p>New numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show that people in Wyoming reporting to be American Indian in combination with one or more races grew 24%.</p><p>In 2010 over 13-thousand people in Wyoming reported American Indian as their only race. However, those who chose multiple races - American Indian in combination with something else – was nearly 19-thousand. That’s up from 15-thousand a decade ago.</p> Fri, 27 Jan 2012 23:27:53 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 18807 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Census Data Shows Wyoming's American Indian Population Growing