Wyoming Economic Analysis Division

Wyoming population continues to gray   By Victoria Eavis Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER —Wyoming is getting older — and it’s happening fast. The state’s elderly population — 65 and over — grew 3.6% between July 2020 and July 2021, while the state’s total population only grew...
CASPER —  Wyoming’s senior population grew by over 40% from 2010 to 2020 — the second-fastest rate in the nation, according to research from AginginPlace.org, an online resource hub for seniors.  The group compared 2010 and 2020 demographic statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau to figure out how...
CASPER — Price increases driven by the coronavirus pandemic last year brought a state inflation measure to its highest point in four decades. The Wyoming Cost of Living Index is a twice-a-year publication done by the Wyoming Economic Analysis Division that studies changes in inflation. The latest...
Weston County was one of the eight counties in Wyoming that experienced a decrease in population from July of 2020 to July of 2021, according to a March 24 report from the Wyoming Economic Analysis Division. Fifteen counties, and Wyoming as a whole, saw an increase in population during the same...

Gov. Mark Gordon explains his proposed $2.3 billion budget for the upcoming 2023-24 biennium during a news conference Monday at the state Capitol. The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee will begin considering the proposal in detail on Dec. 1. (Photo by Jasmine Hall, Wyoming Tribune Eagle) 

Gordon unveils proposed $2.3 billion budget   By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Gov. Mark Gordon proposed a balanced general fund budget of nearly $2.3 billion for the 2023-24 biennium Monday that will be considered by the Wyoming Legislature during the...
Wyoming sees highest inflation increase since early 2000s   By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Economic Analysis Division recently reported that through the second quarter of this year, the state experienced the highest rise in the average...
Wyoming population up by 2.3% from 2010   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Despite losing many people to out-of-state opportunities, Wyoming’s population grew by roughly 2.3% from 2010 to 2020, marking the slowest growth rate in the state since the 1980s,...
Coal production drop hurt other industries   By Jonathan Gallardo Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — The year-over-year decline in taxable sales in the third quarter in Campbell County was the largest in four years, and the Energy Capital of the Nation is recovering more...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Taxable sales were up 16.2% in the first quarter of 2019, compared with the same period in 2018, according to an economic summary report released by the Wyoming Economic Analysis Division of the Department of Administration and Information.  Overall, the state of...
By Nick Reynolds Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Wyoming enjoyed its largest one-year rebound in sales, lodging and use tax collections in more than a decade this year, according to a new report from Wyoming’s Economic Analysis Division.  Despite this recovery, however,...

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