Wyoming Ancestry and Population Demographic Data

On this page, you'll find details on the largest ethnic ancestries in Wyoming, with links to ancestry pages to research more data.

Below, we'll show you the full list of different ancestries reported in Wyoming for the past 5 years. These start from the latest figures from the Census Bureau for 2019, back to 2015.

To make the surfacing of this data easier, we've listed it in descending order based on the most recent year of data available, which means that past years may not be in the correct descending order.

All ancestry labels below are the grouping terms used by the U.S. Census Bureau and are not labels that Name Census has provided.

Wyoming Ancestry Data

Ancestry 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
White 527,763 531,851 532,394 532,008 531,304
Hispanic or Latino 55,698 56,386 56,681 56,966 57,341
German 50,419 48,753 46,405 43,024 41,976
American 43,089 38,831 31,627 26,710 24,409
Mexican 41,808 42,915 43,339 44,704 45,005
English 26,995 24,810 24,625 23,041 21,832
Irish 17,028 15,935 15,653 15,729 14,601
Some Other Race 11,885 10,403 10,247 9,361 8,832
American Indian 11,241 11,748 11,836 12,042 12,047
Norwegian 7,624 7,167 6,758 6,758 7,082
European 6,606 7,402 8,177 8,990 9,900
African American 6,142 6,435 6,121 5,540 5,582
Asian 5,319 5,385 5,102 4,756 5,025
Italian 5,248 5,516 5,305 5,140 4,976
Scottish 4,812 4,580 4,666 4,985 4,780
All other Hispanic or Latino 4,570 3,971 3,716 3,253 3,803
Swedish 4,254 3,893 3,698 3,269 3,098
Scotch-Irish 3,336 3,294 3,113 3,063 2,814
Polish 3,275 2,946 2,856 3,113 3,039
French 2,964 2,706 2,671 2,106 2,020
Dutch 2,796 2,615 2,302 2,032 1,954
Spanish 2,599 2,884 2,837 2,372 2,426
Spaniard 2,194 2,209 2,414 2,391 2,295
Danish 2,045 1,969 1,882 1,828 1,975
Scandinavian 1,482 1,532 1,549 1,488 1,691
British 1,357 1,412 1,447 1,673 1,801
Czech 1,344 1,316 1,015 888 829
Welsh 1,323 1,267 1,440 1,252 1,146
Puerto Rican 1,304 1,086 1,166 1,260 1,042
Filipino 1,168 1,313 1,462 1,260 1,098
French Canadian 1,069 1,027 1,051 1,082 1,251
Subsaharan African 1,060 1,495 1,114 983 954
Chinese 1,028 1,047 1,091 988 1,079
Guatemalan 881 1,019 1,276 1,113 1,025
Greek 842 760 633 570 507
Swiss 795 857 791 669 585
African 789 1,162 648 547 488
Japanese 717 594 473 404 383
Finnish 699 682 526 526 524
Russian 690 758 836 841 628
Asian Indian 672 704 468 447 600
Salvadoran 582 544 539 631 493
Hungarian 568 449 415 538 481
Northern European 551 577 612 811 841
Korean 502 508 430 595 646
Ukrainian 442 447 408 286 298
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 423 391 470 539 596
Pennsylvania German 379 385 300 236 221
Basque 360 259 262 279 250
Yugoslavian 353 358 384 315 231
Czechoslovakian 349 455 453 495 409
Cuban 335 398 310 115 75
Total Arab 327 409 380 343 256
Austrian 300 274 332 324 277
Canadian 283 235 284 321 373
Thai 260 192 229 226 267
Chilean 259 182 84 106 69
Portuguese 220 182 198 203 223
Belgian 220 241 245 259 335
Lithuanian 213 281 249 201 163
Iranian 203 200 147 127 96
Venezuelan 191 96 74 95 102
Colombian 186 150 63 84 118
Croatian 157 164 131 97 138
Peruvian 156 245 281 239 341
Spanish American 156 186 114 103 83
Slovak 132 106 99 96 88
Slavic 131 159 115 117 171
Eastern European 124 202 361 543 680
Honduran 123 45 51 36 16
Brazilian 121 52 24 21 28
Pakistani 119 165 93 156 157
Australian 115 141 79 101 24
Slovene 111 140 112 106 108
Romanian 105 159 126 126 216
West Indian (except Hispanic groups) 105 280 291 221 198
Lebanese 99 110 71 49 20
Nicaraguan 96 92 42 31 40
Egyptian 90 95 99 97 59
Two or more Asian 89 128 133 122 78
Celtic 73 80 98 107 36
Somali 69 67 64 61 0
Haitian 69 105 104 92 6
Other Arab 68 126 160 135 145
Cambodian 61 51 55 65 50
Nepalese 56 65 66 80 74
Panamanian 51 98 63 76 105
Zimbabwean 51 46 45 55 84
Dominican 50 54 65 99 93
Israeli 47 70 74 21 20
New Zealander 47 47 40 8 9
Ethiopian 46 149 186 121 101
Serbian 44 45 82 63 156
German Russian 43 62 105 115 59
Other South American 42 78 82 102 77
Macedonian 42 25 43 33 0
Bulgarian 39 41 41 47 51
Nigerian 37 37 39 92 96
Ecuadorian 36 46 41 49 13
Argentinean 35 54 80 60 78
Other Asian, not specified 33 42 28 24 46
Bolivian 33 21 10 8 4
Armenian 31 17 22 27 29
Indonesian 31 54 114 107 122
Latvian 30 26 26 2 3
Icelander 29 33 23 30 70
Jamaican 27 48 23 19 55
Turkish 27 17 9 13 0
Arab 26 4 4 0 0
Hmong 25 34 28 11 8
Palestinian 23 15 0 0 0
Alaska Native tribes 21 10 65 109 115
Kenyan 21 1 25 17 34
Albanian 21 0 0 0 0
Syrian 21 40 30 48 17
South African 20 7 0 0 0
Other Subsaharan African 19 17 13 3 2
Cajun 16 17 75 61 96
Taiwanese 15 21 28 27 16
Other Central American 11 9 10 11 8
Sri Lankan 7 4 6 3 10
Senegalese 6 6 91 77 77
West Indian 6 7 7 0 0
Laotian 6 6 6 3 0
Bahamian 3 3 3 2 2
Bangladeshi 3 23 28 36 57
Luxembourger 3 0 0 0 0
Sierra Leonean 2 3 3 0 0

Data Source(s)

All of the data on this page is sourced from the latest American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates, from the United States Census Bureau. The latest year for the ACS is currently 2019.

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