CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming is becoming more ethnically diverse as minorities account for most of the state's population growth, according to new census data.
WASHINGTON — Montana is among five states whose population has gotten younger, thanks to the oil and gas boom.
Billings, it may be time to loosen your belt. Again.
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.
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.
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.
HELENA - Montana's population topped the 1 million mark for the first time in late 2011, state officials have estimated.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — It’s becoming clear that realigning Wyoming’s legislative districts in light of Wyoming population changes won’t be a simple matter.
An oil rig at work near Sidney may promise a brighter future for the population in Eastern Montana.
HELENA — New census data shows that Montana has gotten grayer.
The sign along the highway by Lost Springs, Wyo., is due to be replaced to indicate the four residents living there.
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.
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.
The setting sun reflects off Highway 5 between Plentywood and Westby.
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.
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.
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.
CODY, Wyo. — Five of the six counties comprising north-central Wyoming saw modest population growth over the last decade, while one of the counties lost residents, according to figures released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.