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Wyoming Ethnic Groups

Today, most Wyoming residents are of northern European descent.

  • African Americans
  • American Indians
  • Basque
  • Chinese
  • Danes
  • Finns

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
  • Italians

There are small numbers of Italians in Rock Springs.

  • Japanese
  • Irish
  • Norwegians
  • Russians
  • Swedes

 

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