2020 census

Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Weston County and 13 other counties across the state experienced a decrease in population between 2010 and 2020, according to the U.S. Census Bureau breakdown that was released last month.  The loss of 5.1% of the county’s population, or 371 people, leaves Weston...
Census shows Wyo population up 2.3%   By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — America’s least populated state is growing, though much slower than most of the nation. The U.S. Census Bureau released population data from the 2020 census count Thursday, revealing that...
Analysis: Four Wyoming takeaways from new census numbers   By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile.com   As the Mountain West experienced a population boom over the last decade, Wyoming’s growth lagged, according to U.S. Census numbers released this week, with the Equality State among the slowest-growing states...
Bob Bonnar NLJ Publisher   When the U.S. Census Bureau released preliminary figures from its 2020 census on Monday, it officially signaled the start of the debate in the Wyoming State Legislature over legislative redistricting. Lawmakers tasked with redrawing the boundaries of the state’s...
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,...
Almost one-fifth of Wyoming still  uncounted   By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — The federal government’s once-a-decade effort to count every person living in the United States is nearly complete.  It’s been a tumultuous year; the U.S. Census Bureau launched...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The 2020 census is encouraging people in rural communities to “Shape Your Future” as part of Rural Week of Action, according to a release from Jennifer Hillmann, media specialist for Colorado, Wyoming and Kansas at the Dallas Regional Census Office for the U.S....
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   As of May 17, 41.9% of Weston County residents had responded to the 2020 Census in one form or another, according to the U.S. Census Bureau media specialist for Colorado, Wyoming and Kansas, Jennifer Hillmann.  “We officially resume field operation in Wyoming this...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The 2020 census is on time, on budget and on track with its mission to count every person living in the country once, only once, and in the right place despite the coronavirus outbreak, according to Tammi Hanshaw, Wyoming partnership specialist. Although adjustments...
Legislators look at redistricting   By Nick Reynolds Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — At the close of the 2020 census, Wyoming’s lawmakers — like those in half the states around the nation — will sink their teeth into the arduous task of drawing up the legislative districts...

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