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Wyoming saw population influx from Colorado during pandemic, data shows

CHEYENNE — Data from the early pandemic years shows that more people migrated into Wyoming than left the state, and most came to the Equality State from Colorado.

An influx of people from the Front Range means potential new businesses and additional workforce, but also puts a strain on the Capital City’s already stretched-thin housing market, experts say.

“I would say that this is a wonderful, terrible thing. As we look for economic growth and business growth, Colorado is a good market for us,” said Dale Steenbergen, president and CEO of the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce.

“People moving...

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