Laramie, WY – Wyoming is still the nation's least
populous state, but it's growing faster than most. The Cowboy State added more than 6,200 residents so far this year. The latest report from the US Census Bureau says Wyoming grew by 1.2 percent this year. That's slightly faster than the national average increase of 1 percent. But Wyoming remains the nation's smallest in terms of population. Census Bureau numbers released today show just over 515,000 people living in Wyoming. Wyoming is one of seven states, plus the District of Columbia, with fewer than a million residents. The others are Vermont, North Dakota, Alaska, South Dakota, Delaware and Montana.