Fremont County grew by approx. 875 people from the 2010 Census to July 2013

(Washington, D.C.) – The U.S. Census Bureau has just released the population estimates for cities, counties and states as of July 2013 in comparison with the data collected in the 2010 census.

Wyoming has grown an estimated 19,032 residents compared to total 582,658. In 2010 the population was counted to be 563,626.

Fremont County’s current population estimate is 40,998; this is a growth of 875 over the 2010 census of 10,123.

The majority of the county’s growth came from Riverton, which grew an approximately 3.5 percent to total 10,990. The 2010 total was 10,615. Lander came second with a 3.3 percent increase in population to total an estimated 7,732. Dubois’s current estimate population is 995 and Hudson’s is 466.

According to a news release from the Census Bureau, Wyoming was one of five states to see a decline in the median age. Wyoming’s population’s median age declined from 36.854 to 36.828 from 2012 to 2013. The largest median age decline was in North Dakota with a .6 decrease from 2012.