The Cities of Sheridan and Buffalo showed an increase in population in the latest figures released by the State of Wyoming.
According to a report from Wenlin Liu, Chief Economist in the Economic Analysis Division in the State Department of Administration & Information, as of July of 2022, Sheridan’s estimated population was 19,235.
That is 195 more residents over the previous period, or a 1% increase in population.
Buffalo showed an estimated population of 4,601 residents which was an addition of 78 persons, or a 1.7% increase.
Wyoming’s largest cities, Cheyenne and Casper both lost population, with Cheyenne losing 456 residents to sit at 64,610.
Casper lost 220 residents for a population of 58,543.
As of July 1, 2022, nearly 69% of Wyoming residents, or roughly 400,000 out of about 581,000 people live in incorporated areas within the state, according to the report.
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It is good to see Sheridan and Buffalo increasing in population. I’ve lived here since1963, and can remember the population being around 10,000 in the 1970’s.