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Migration boosts county population

Wyoming is getting more crowded – and Crook has been welcoming more new residents than almost any other county.

According to new data from the Wyoming Department of Administration and Information, Crook County gained the second most newcomers during 2023, leading to a population increase of 2.3%.

This percentage represents a total of 173 new people now residing in the county, bringing the population estimate to 7592.

Sublette County beat this percentage only slightly at 2.5%. A total of 17 counties saw population increases, while six saw decreases between -0.2% in Washakie County and -1.4% in...

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