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Wyoming Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

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Wyoming Ethnic GroupsEdit

Today, most Wyoming residents are of northern European descent.

African AmericansEdit

Several thousand African Americans are located primarily around Cheyenne.

American IndiansEdit

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

BasqueEdit

ChineseEdit

DanesEdit

FinnsEdit

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.

GermansEdit

Hispanic AmericansEdit

There are Hispanic groups around Rock Springs and Cheyenne.

ItaliansEdit

There are small numbers of Italians in Rock Springs.

JapaneseEdit

IrishEdit

NorwegiansEdit

RussiansEdit

SwedesEdit