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STATEWIDE FRAMEWORK PLAN: Updated Data Tables
UPDATED: Data Table

Table 6-7 Actual and Projected Populations
River Basin Population1 30 Year Projections
High Scenario Mid Scenario Low Scenario
number of people
 Bear   14,550   29,400   21,500   15,100 
 Green   54,760   91,400   75,000   62,500 
 Northeast   45,600   75,900   60,700   55,600 
 Platte   227,330   402,000   343,000   322,000 
 Powder/Tongue   38,420   52,400   49,100   45,000 
 Snake/Salt   27,480   75,100   46,700   29,300 
 Wind/Bighorn   86,050   114,400   94,600   90,400 
Total  494,190  840,600  690,600  619,900
Source: Wyoming Department of Administration and Information, Economic Analysis Division. Profile of General Housing Characteristics by County and Place, 2000. Census Tracts from 2000 Census of Population and Housing, Census 2000, U.S. Census Bureau.
  1. Individual basin numbers do not total to 493,782, the 2000 census population, due to differences experienced in disaggregation and assignment of census block data to the river basin areas.