Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the western United States. The state is the tenth largest by area, the least populous and the second least densely populated state in the country. Wyoming is bordered on the north by Montana, on the east by South Dakota and Nebraska, on the south by Colorado, on the southwest by Utah, and on the west by Idaho. Cheyenne is the capital and the most populous city in Wyoming, with a population estimate of 63,335 in 2015.[7] The state population was estimated at 586,107 in 2015, which is less than the population of 31 of the largest U.S. cities.

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Census Data

Population estimates, July 1, 2016, (V2016)585,501
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2016)563,767
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2016, (V2016)3.90
Population, Census, April 1, 2010563,626
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent, April 1, 20107.10
Persons under 18 years, percent, April 1, 201024.00
Persons 65 years and over, percent, April 1, 201012.40
Female persons, percent, April 1, 201049.00
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent, April 1, 201090.70
Black or African American alone, percent, April 1, 20100.80
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, April 1, 20102.40
Asian alone, percent, April 1, 20100.80
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, April 1, 20100.10
Two or More Races, percent, April 1, 20102.20
Hispanic or Latino, percent, April 1, 2010 (b)8.90
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, April 1, 201085.90
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2011-201548,505
Foreign born persons, percent, 2011-20153.60
Housing units, April 1, 2010261,868
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2011-201569.10
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2011-2015194,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2011-20151,348
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2011-2015386
Median gross rent, 2011-2015789
Families and Living Arrangements
Households, 2011-2015226,865
Persons per household, 2011-2015249.00
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2011-201581.90
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2011-20157.10
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2011-201592.30
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2011-201525.70
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2011-20158.50
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent13.40
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2011-201567.70
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2011-201562.70
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000) (c)1,644,844
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000) (c)3,291,478
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000) (c)10,783,794
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000) (c)5,597,891
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000) (c)9,446,043
Total retail sales per capita, 2012 (c)16,388
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2011-201518
Income and Poverty
Median household income (in 2015 dollars), 2011-201558,840
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2015 dollars), 2011-201529,803
Persons in poverty, percent11.10
All firms, 201262,427
Men-owned firms, 201230,039
Women-owned firms, 201219,344
Minority-owned firms, 20124,077
Nonminority-owned firms, 20124,077
Veteran-owned firms, 20126,470
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201251,353
Population per square mile, 20106
Land area in square miles, 201097,093