Why people really want to move to Idaho but are fleeing its neighbor, Wyoming

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Why people really want to move to Idaho but are fleeing its neighbor, Wyoming

Post by oneopinion » Tue Dec 26, 2017 9:20 am

Idaho is the fastest-growing state in the union.

Half of its neighbors are in the top five. All but one are in the top 13.

The “but one” is Wyoming. It’s dead last. 51st out of a possible 51 (our ranking is adjusted for population and includes Washington, D.C.). Wyoming lost 1.0 percent of its population in 2017 even as Idaho was gaining 2.2 percent.


On the surface, the two states appear to have much in common. They share a border, a birth month (July 1890) and even — for a few brief heady months in 1863 — membership in the “Idaho Territory.”

So why are so many people leaving Wyoming while Idaho booms?

For clues, look at the full ranking. The Pacific Northwest and Mountain West are extremely well represented at the top of the chart...

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/won ... cb4e453a31


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Re: Why people really want to move to Idaho but are fleeing its neighbor, Wyoming

Post by treehousegirl » Tue Dec 26, 2017 12:17 pm

I would much more welcome Wyoming than California. just sayin.....

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Re: Why people really want to move to Idaho but are fleeing its neighbor, Wyoming

Post by justhinkn » Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:50 pm

Whose turn is it to rehang the sign...Welcome to Idaho, now go home!(!)
Be safe and wear your nerdy cardboard glasses my friends! :justhinkn

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