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By Don Ogle
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Census Shows Cheyenne County Growth Stops

 

April 24, 2019

Census figures released last week show Cheyenne County's growth rate reversed to net losses in the last decade.

For a number of years Cheyenne County had been one of the areas in the state that had regularly shown growth. But according to the latest figures, the area is now in decline, while Banner County is the lone Panhandle county to show slight growth.

According to the report, Cheyenne County is estimated to have had a population decline of 347 people in the latest year, the largest loss for any Nebraska County. Cheyenne is estimated to have lost 387 people in the prior year (2016-17) a...



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