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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Wyoming is 575,251, which is 16.50% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Wyoming population density is 5.88 people per square mile, which is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Wyoming is white, which represent 90.84% of the total population. The average Wyoming education level is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 575,251. #51

Population Growth Since 2000, #13

Wyoming
16.50%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #50

Wyoming
5.88 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:522,535 (90.84%, #7)
Black:5,958 (1.04%, #48)
Hispanic:54,181 (9.42%, #22)
Asian:5,377 (0.93%, #49)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):13,476 (2.34%, #9)
One Race, Other:12,387 (2.15%, see rank)
Two or More Races:15,518 (2.70%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:40,504 (74.76%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:1,169 (2.16%, see rank)
Cuban:380 (0.70%, see rank)
Central American:1,240 (2.29%, see rank)
South American:1,186 (2.19%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

479,207 (83.30%) out of the total population of 575,251 reported first ancestry.

 Wyoming% of the Total PopulationU.S.
Arab7400.13%, see rank0.56%
Czech4,3770.76%, see rank0.47%
Danish8,3891.46%, see rank0.42%
Dutch12,1422.11%, see rank1.40%
English76,08013.23%, see rank8.02%
French20,2673.52%, see rank3.34%
German147,18325.59%, see rank15.03%
Greek1,7750.31%, see rank0.41%
Hungarian1,9590.34%, see rank0.46%
Irish72,84912.66%, see rank10.80%
Italian18,6673.25%, see rank5.52%
Norwegian19,7773.44%, see rank1.42%
Polish11,4621.99%, see rank3.01%
Portuguese1,0490.18%, see rank0.44%
Russian4,5190.79%, see rank0.92%
Scotch-Irish9,3291.62%, see rank0.99%
Scottish17,8293.10%, see rank1.72%
Subsaharan African1,0230.18%, see rank0.95%
Swedish16,7802.92%, see rank1.27%
Swiss3,1410.55%, see rank0.30%
Ukrainian8110.14%, see rank0.31%
American48,9828.51%, see rank7.12%
Welsh6,0391.05%, see rank0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 293,467 (51.02%, see rank)
Females: 281,784 (48.98%, see rank)

Wyoming
Male: 51.02%
Female: 48.98%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Wyoming
36.80 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Wyoming
35.90 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Wyoming
37.80 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Wyoming% of the Total PopulationU.S.
Under 5 years38,9326.77%, see rank6.36%
5 to 9 years38,3746.67%, see rank6.51%
10 to 14 years37,6636.55%, see rank6.59%
15 to 19 years37,4636.51%, see rank6.85%
20 to 24 years41,7217.25%, see rank7.13%
25 to 34 years80,62414.02%, see rank13.47%
35 to 44 years68,93011.98%, see rank12.96%
45 to 54 years78,03013.56%, see rank14.09%
55 to 64 years78,29113.61%, see rank12.29%
65 to 74 years43,4307.55%, see rank7.64%
75 to 84 22,6913.94%, see rank4.25%
85 years and over9,1021.58%, see rank1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Wyoming%U.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population381,098100%209,056,129
Less Than High School29,3667.71%, see rank13.67%
High School Graduate112,08229.41%, see rank27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree143,90937.76%, see rank29.09%
Bachelor Degree64,01716.80%, see rank18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree31,7248.32%, see rank11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.70, see rank-13.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Wyoming U.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten17,06375.82%24.18%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)60,23693.65%, see rank6.35%, see rank89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)29,31094.96%, see rank5.04%, see rank90.60%9.40%
College34,24691.00%, see rank9.00%, see rank78.37%21.63%
Graduate School6,23179.31%, see rank20.69%, see rank58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Wyoming%U.S.
Total Households225,514100%116,211,092
Average Household Size2.49, see rank-2.63
1 Person Households62,37127.66%, see rank27.57%
2 or More Person Households163,14372.34%, see rank72.43%
Family Households (Families)147,32165.33%, see rank66.22%
Average Family Size3.12, see rank-3.32
Married-Couple Family117,62452.16%, see rank48.42%
Nonfamily Households78,19334.67%, see rank33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Wyoming%U.S.
15 Years and Over Total460,282see rank252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over234,150100%, see rank123,281,364
Never Married70,97230.31%, see rank35.77%
Married128,99855.09%, see rank52.04%
Widowed5,7222.44%, see rank2.57%
Divorced28,45812.15%, see rank9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over226,132100%, see rank129,692,771
Never Married51,54322.79%, see rank29.48%
Married125,35555.43%, see rank49.19%
Widowed18,8228.32%, see rank9.16%
Divorced30,41213.45%, see rank12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Wyoming%U.S.
Native555,91596.64%, see rank86.93%
Born in the State of Residence236,80941.17%, see rank58.73%
Born in Different State314,07454.60%, see rank26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
5,0320.87%, see rank1.42%
Foreign Born19,3363.36%, see rank13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship7,0631.23%, see rank5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship12,2732.13%, see rank7.09%
Born In Europe2,7570.48%, see rank1.53%
Born In Asia3,8050.66%, see rank3.82%
Born In Africa8850.15%, see rank0.55%
Born In Oceania3390.06%, see rank0.07%
Born In Latin America10,5221.83%, see rank6.83%
Born In Northern America1,0280.18%, see rank0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Wyoming%U.S.
English205,89291.30%, see rank79.39%
Spanish13,1825.85%, see rank11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages3,6841.63%, see rank4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages1,5330.68%, see rank3.36%
Other1,2230.54%, see rank0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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