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 6 years. These start from the latest figures from the Census Bureau for , back to -5.

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 2020
White 527,763 531,851 532,394 532,008 531,304 525,246
Hispanic or Latino 55,698 56,386 56,681 56,966 57,341 58,854
German 50,419 48,753 46,405 43,024 41,976 42,303
American 43,089 38,831 31,627 26,710 24,409 23,825
Mexican 41,808 42,915 43,339 44,704 45,005 45,354
English 26,995 24,810 24,625 23,041 21,832 21,907
Irish 17,028 15,935 15,653 15,729 14,601 14,488
Some Other Race 11,885 10,403 10,247 9,361 8,832 9,707
American Indian 11,241 11,748 11,836 12,042 12,047 11,042
Norwegian 7,624 7,167 6,758 6,758 7,082 6,540
European 6,606 7,402 8,177 8,990 9,900 11,220
African American 6,142 6,435 6,121 5,540 5,582 5,079
Asian 5,319 5,385 5,102 4,756 5,025 4,892
Italian 5,248 5,516 5,305 5,140 4,976 4,904
Scottish 4,812 4,580 4,666 4,985 4,780 4,746
All other Hispanic or Latino 4,570 3,971 3,716 3,253 3,803 3,496
Swedish 4,254 3,893 3,698 3,269 3,098 3,429
Scotch-Irish 3,336 3,294 3,113 3,063 2,814 2,702
Polish 3,275 2,946 2,856 3,113 3,039 2,812
French 2,964 2,706 2,671 2,106 2,020 2,065
Dutch 2,796 2,615 2,302 2,032 1,954 1,998
Spanish 2,599 2,884 2,837 2,372 2,426 2,813
Spaniard 2,194 2,209 2,414 2,391 2,295 2,357
Danish 2,045 1,969 1,882 1,828 1,975 1,695
Scandinavian 1,482 1,532 1,549 1,488 1,691 1,752
British 1,357 1,412 1,447 1,673 1,801 1,875
Czech 1,344 1,316 1,015 888 829 740
Welsh 1,323 1,267 1,440 1,252 1,146 1,063
Puerto Rican 1,304 1,086 1,166 1,260 1,042 1,302
Filipino 1,168 1,313 1,462 1,260 1,098 963
French Canadian 1,069 1,027 1,051 1,082 1,251 910
Subsaharan African 1,060 1,495 1,114 983 954 867
Chinese 1,028 1,047 1,091 988 1,079 1,343
Guatemalan 881 1,019 1,276 1,113 1,025 684
Greek 842 760 633 570 507 365
Swiss 795 857 791 669 585 478
African 789 1,162 648 547 488 527
Japanese 717 594 473 404 383 427
Finnish 699 682 526 526 524 769
Russian 690 758 836 841 628 742
Asian Indian 672 704 468 447 600 667
Salvadoran 582 544 539 631 493 298
Hungarian 568 449 415 538 481 495
Northern European 551 577 612 811 841 791
Korean 502 508 430 595 646 555
Ukrainian 442 447 408 286 298 455
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 423 391 470 539 596 589
Pennsylvania German 379 385 300 236 221 136
Basque 360 259 262 279 250 213
Yugoslavian 353 358 384 315 231 139
Czechoslovakian 349 455 453 495 409 446
Cuban 335 398 310 115 75 191
Total Arab 327 409 380 343 256 251
Austrian 300 274 332 324 277 306
Canadian 283 235 284 321 373 486
Thai 260 192 229 226 267 195
Chilean 259 182 84 106 69 102
Belgian 220 241 245 259 335 469
Portuguese 220 182 198 203 223 202
Lithuanian 213 281 249 201 163 186
Iranian 203 200 147 127 96 104
Venezuelan 191 96 74 95 102 379
Colombian 186 150 63 84 118 408
Croatian 157 164 131 97 138 125
Peruvian 156 245 281 239 341 531
Spanish American 156 186 114 103 83 345
Slovak 132 106 99 96 88 105
Slavic 131 159 115 117 171 142
Eastern European 124 202 361 543 680 790
Honduran 123 45 51 36 16 35
Brazilian 121 52 24 21 28 29
Pakistani 119 165 93 156 157 126
Australian 115 141 79 101 24 63
Slovene 111 140 112 106 108 95
Romanian 105 159 126 126 216 168
West Indian (except Hispanic groups) 105 280 291 221 198 126
Lebanese 99 110 71 49 20 32
Nicaraguan 96 92 42 31 40 35
Egyptian 90 95 99 97 59 31
Two or more Asian 89 128 133 122 78 48
Celtic 73 80 98 107 36 50
Somali 69 67 64 61 0 0
Haitian 69 105 104 92 6 6
Other Arab 68 126 160 135 145 146
Cambodian 61 51 55 65 50 21
Nepalese 56 65 66 80 74 30
Panamanian 51 98 63 76 105 159
Zimbabwean 51 46 45 55 84 0
Dominican 50 54 65 99 93 106
Israeli 47 70 74 21 20 12
New Zealander 47 47 40 8 9 8
Ethiopian 46 149 186 121 101 44
Serbian 44 45 82 63 156 157
German Russian 43 62 105 115 59 61
Other South American 42 78 82 102 77 88
Macedonian 42 25 43 33 0 0
Bulgarian 39 41 41 47 51 5
Nigerian 37 37 39 92 96 129
Ecuadorian 36 46 41 49 13 15
Argentinean 35 54 80 60 78 122
Other Asian, not specified 33 42 28 24 46 70
Bolivian 33 21 10 8 4 13
Indonesian 31 54 114 107 122 147
Armenian 31 17 22 27 29 26
Latvian 30 26 26 2 3 44
Icelander 29 33 23 30 70 86
Turkish 27 17 9 13 0 0
Jamaican 27 48 23 19 55 20
Arab 26 4 4 0 0 0
Hmong 25 34 28 11 8 7
Palestinian 23 15 0 0 0 0
Alaska Native tribes 21 10 65 109 115 49
Albanian 21 0 0 0 0 1
Syrian 21 40 30 48 17 25
Kenyan 21 1 25 17 34 49
South African 20 7 0 0 0 0
Other Subsaharan African 19 17 13 3 2 0
Cajun 16 17 75 61 96 156
Taiwanese 15 21 28 27 16 19
Other Central American 11 9 10 11 8 0
Sri Lankan 7 4 6 3 10 50
Laotian 6 6 6 3 0 0
Senegalese 6 6 91 77 77 44
West Indian 6 7 7 0 0 0
Bangladeshi 3 23 28 36 57 70
Luxembourger 3 0 0 0 0 0
Bahamian 3 3 3 2 2 0
Sierra Leonean 2 3 3 0 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 .

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