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Wyoming Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

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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).

Basque[edit | edit source]

Chinese[edit | edit source]

Danes[edit | edit source]

Finns[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Hispanic Americans[edit | edit source]

There are Hispanic groups around Rock Springs and Cheyenne.

Italians[edit | edit source]

There are small numbers of Italians in Rock Springs.

Japanese[edit | edit source]

Irish[edit | edit source]

Norwegians[edit | edit source]

Russians[edit | edit source]

Swedes[edit | edit source]