Capital City:
Cheyenne
State FLower:
Indian Paintbrush
State Bird:
Western Meadowlark
State #44 Admitted to Union:
July 10, 1890

People Facts Wyoming USA
Population, 2010 563,626 308,745,538
Population, 2000 493,782 281,421,906
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2011 23.7% 23.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2011 12.7% 13.3%
Female persons, percent, 2011 49.0% 50.8%
White persons, percent, 2011 93.5% 78.1%
Black persons, percent, 2011 1.1% 13.1%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2011 85.5% 63.4%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 91.3% 85.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 23.6% 27.9%
Housing units, 2011 265,528 132,312,404
Homeownership rate, 2006-2010 70.2% 66.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2006-2010 $174,000 $188,400
Households, 2006-2010 217,688 114,235,996
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2010 dollars) 2006-2010 $27,860 $27,334
Median household income 2006-2010 $53,802 $51,914
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2006-2010 9.8% 13.8%
Business Facts
Private nonfarm establishments, 2010 20,231 7,396,628
Private nonfarm employment, 2010 205,046 111,970,095
Nonemployer establishments, 2010 45,614 22,110,628
Total number of firms, 2007 61,179 27,092,908
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 25.5% 28.8%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 8,834,810 5,338,306,501
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 6,352,890 4,174,286,516
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 8,957,553 3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $17,114 $12,990
Geography Facts
Land area in square miles, 2010 97,093.14 3,531,905.43
Persons per square mile, 2010 5.8 87.4




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