Wyoming / Sheridan County Demographics

Population Updates

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Wyoming’s Economic Analysis Division have just updated their population statistics for the country, states, and counties. 

As Wyoming’s chief state economist explains, there are two components for population change – natural increases (births less deaths) and net migration (in-migration less outmigration). 

The July 2015 estimated population for the United States is now 321 million (up 0.8% from last year). And the new population estimate for Wyoming is 586,107 (up 0.3%).  [more]

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Wyoming’s Economic Analysis Division also just released its demographic profiles of each Wyoming county, based on estimates for 2014. The population estimate for Sheridan County, announced earlier this year, is 30,032 (2014 estimate) – crossing over the 30,000 mark for the first time. With our county’s land area of 2,524 square miles, this is an average of 11.9 people per square mile.

The new data profiles for Sheridan County provide other interesting detail as well, e.g., we’re an even 50% male, 50% female, our median age is 42.5 years, and 41.9% of us were born in Wyoming. And we have 47,682 registered vehicles! [more about Sheridan County

 

 

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