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Wyoming wage gap narrows slightly; state now second to last

CASPER, Wyo. — A study of new U.S. Census data shows that Wyoming’s gender wage gap, which last year was the largest in the country, has closed slightly, moving the state up one spot on the list.

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Census shows Wyoming getting more diverse

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming is becoming more ethnically diverse as minorities account for most of the state's population growth, according to new census data.

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Montana, Wyoming, Dakotas getting younger thanks to energy boom

Montana, Wyoming, Dakotas getting younger thanks to energy boom

WASHINGTON — Montana is among five states whose population has gotten younger, thanks to the oil and gas boom.

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Billings' population shows growth again

Billings' population shows growth again

Billings, it may be time to loosen your belt. Again. 

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Census numbers show Wyoming has third-fastest growth of state, local employees

Despite the recession and a plunge in natural gas prices, the number of Wyoming state and local government employees grew at a faster rate than all but two other states in the nation, according to new U.S. Census Bureau data.

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Energy boom spurs growth west of the Mississippi

WASHINGTON — America's cities are still growing, with the population boom fueled by people picking up and moving to find jobs in energy production across the oil- and gas-rich areas west of the Mississippi River.

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Beulah's boundaries

Beulah's boundaries

After Beulah’s boundaries were adjusted for the 2010 U.S. Census, the unincorporated community surged from a longtime population of 33 to an official count of 73.

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Montana's population tops 1 million

HELENA - Montana's population topped the 1 million mark for the first time in late 2011, state officials have estimated.

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Wyoming redistricting panel faces challenge

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — It’s becoming clear that realigning Wyoming’s legislative districts in light of Wyoming population changes won’t be a simple matter.

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Sidney oil rigs

Sidney oil rigs

An oil rig at work near Sidney may promise a brighter future for the population in Eastern Montana.

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Montana residents getting grayer, new census data shows

HELENA — New census data shows that Montana has gotten grayer.

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Lost Springs population 1

Lost Springs population 1

The sign along the highway by Lost Springs, Wyo., is due to be replaced to indicate the four residents living there.

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Lost Springs postmaster

Lost Springs postmaster

Postmaster Rona Bruegger is seen taking down the flag from inside the Lost Springs Store and Post Office on Friday afternoon in Lost Springs, Wyo. The tiny town had become somewhat famous for having only one resident, according to the 2000 census. The 2010 census has the total population at four.

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Census finally counts all 4 of Wyoming town residents

LOST SPRINGS — Some towns might object if the Census Bureau told them their population was only four, but for Lost Springs, Wyo., it's a big improvement.

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McCone County Commissioner Connie Eissinger

McCone County Commissioner Connie Eissinger

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Monty Sealey

Monty Sealey

Sealey

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Highway 5

Highway 5

The setting sun reflects off Highway 5 between Plentywood and Westby.

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Census 2010: Urban areas gain, rural areas lose population

Census 2010: Urban areas gain, rural areas lose population

HELENA — Most of Montana's urban counties continued to grow from 2000 to 2010, while many of its rural counties kept losing people, the U.S. Census Bureau said Wednesday.

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Alfonso Hernandez, owner of Tacos El Taconazo

Alfonso Hernandez, owner of Tacos El Taconazo

Alfonso Hernandez, owner of Tacos El Taconazo in Cody, Wyo., prepares the day's menu on Wednesday morning. A Wyoming resident originally from Mexico, Hernandez has also worked as a meat processor, construction worker and utility man in the state.

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Hispanics gain ground in northern Wyoming's population

Hispanics gain ground in northern Wyoming's population

CODY, Wyo. — Northern Wyoming is more racially diverse than it was a decade ago, seeing slight to modest growth among the Hispanic population, recent U.S. Census data show.

March 10, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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