Population

Census Data Shows Continued Growth for Wyoming
Recent census estimates show that Wyoming is still growing at an impressive rate. Census officials and state economists say central, southwest and northeast Wyoming towns and cities are growing the fastest. Between July of 2011 and July of 2012, six towns and cities in Wyoming grew by two percent or…
Census: U.S. Population Growth Rising Again
WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s population is increasing a bit faster thanks to an improving economy, but not enough to lift growth above its lowest level since the Great Depression. New 2012 census estimates offer the latest snapshot of the U.S. population. As a whole, the population grew…
Health Dept. Notes Wyoming Population Aging
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Department of Health is calling attention to the aging of the state’s population and says residents should consider how to address that trend. The 2010 census found that 12 percent of Wyoming’s population was 65 years old or older. By the year 2…
Japan Population To Shrink By One-Third By 2060
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s rapid aging means the national population of 128 million will shrink by one-third by 2060 and seniors will account for 40 percent of people, placing a greater burden on the shrinking work force population to support the social security and tax systems. The populati…
Wyo Gets More Crowded, Diverse, Old [AUDIO]
The Wyoming Economic Analysis Division has compiled a summary for Wyoming from the 2010 Census. Dr. Wenlin Liu (wunlin leeoo), senior economist with the division, said that Wyoming’s population increased by 14.1 percent, some 40 thousand more people, the third fastest increase in the nation. …