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Today, most Wyoming residents are of northern European descent.  
 
Today, most Wyoming residents are of northern European descent.  
  
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Several thousand African Americans are located primarily around Cheyenne.
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Several thousand African Americans are located primarily around Cheyenne.  
  
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==== American Indians ====
  
 
Many Arapahoe, Cheyenne, and Shoshoni Indians live on the Wind River Reservation of west-central Wyoming (see [[Indians of Wyoming|Indians of Wyoming]]).  
 
Many Arapahoe, Cheyenne, and Shoshoni Indians live on the Wind River Reservation of west-central Wyoming (see [[Indians of Wyoming|Indians of Wyoming]]).  

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Wyoming Ethnic Groups[edit | edit source]

Today, most Wyoming residents are of northern European descent.

African Americans[edit | edit source]

Several thousand African Americans are located primarily around Cheyenne.

American Indians[edit | edit source]

Many Arapahoe, Cheyenne, and Shoshoni Indians live on the Wind River Reservation of west-central Wyoming (see Indians of Wyoming).

A sizable number of Finns came to work the mines in Uinta and Sweetwater counties in the late 1880s. In 1895, a group of about 600 settlers came from Iowa and Illinois to homestead reclaimed land at a place now called Emblem.

  • Germans
  • Hispanic Americans

There are Hispanic groups around Rock Springs and Cheyenne.

  • Italians

There are small numbers of Italians in Rock Springs.

  • Japanese
  • Irish
  • Norwegians
  • Russians
  • Swedes