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Wyoming's Population continued to age fast from July 2017 to July 2018


CHEYENNE – The elderly population (age 65 and over) in the state grew 3.9 percent between July 2017 and July 2018, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates. The median age (half of the population is younger, and the other half older) rose 0.3 to 38.0 years, while it increased from 38.0 to 38.2 during the same period for the U.S. The figure indicates that the aging of Wyoming’s population has slowed down, but the pace was still one of the fastest in the country. Though the impact from Baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964) aging was the main reason, Wyoming’s economic performanc...

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