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Sheridan, Buffalo Show Population Increases From 2022 to 2023

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The Cities of Sheridan and Buffalo saw increases in population from 2022 to 2023, according to a report released by Wenlin Liu, Chief Economist in the Economic Analysis Division of the Wyoming Department of Administration and Information.

The report showed Sheridan with a population of 19,543 as of July of 2023 increasing by 338 individuals, or 1.8%.

Sheridan is the sixth largest city in the state behind Cheyenne, Casper, Gillette, Laramie, and Rock Springs.

Buffalo’s population as of July 2023 was 4,621 and is ranked 18th in size.

Buffalo grew by 26 people, or 0.6% from 2022 to 2023.

Three cities, Rawlins, who lost 138 people, Wheatland, who lost 66, and Kemmerer, losing 43, experienced population declines of more than 1.0 percent.

Rawlins is the only place that lost more than 100 residents during the year.

The state’s population as a whole was 584,057 which is an increase of 0.42% over 2022.

In Wyoming, 401,086 people, or 68.7%, lived in incorporated places as of July 2023.

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