Wyoming, state, United States: Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures

Area, 97,914 sq mi (253,597 sq km). Pop. (2020) 576,851, a 2.7% increase since the 2010 census. As of the 2020 census, the state's population was: White alone, 92.5%; Black alone, 1.3%; Hispanic or Latino, 10.1%; American Indian and Alaska native alone, 2.8%; Asian alone, 1.1%; Two or More Races, 2.2%. Capital and largest city, Cheyenne. Statehood, July 10, 1890 (44th state). Highest pt., Gannett Peak, 13,804 ft (4,207 m); lowest pt., Belle Fourche River, 3,100 ft (946 m). Nickname, Equality State. Motto, Equal Rights. State bird, meadowlark. State flower, Indian paintbrush. State tree, cottonwood. Abbr., Wyo.; WY

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