Rock Springs Sweetwater County, Wyoming

Rock Springs: City in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, United States

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About

Rock Springs is a city located in the county of Sweetwater in the U.S. state of Wyoming. Its population at the 2010 census was 23,036 and a population density of 460 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 22,653 inhabitants.

The city was created 133 years ago in 1887.

Geography

Rock Springs is located at 41°35'15"N 109°12'10"W (41.5874600, -109.2029000).

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Rock Springs Quick Facts

Population : 22,653 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Wyoming (United States)
County : Sweetwater County
Postal code : 82901, 82902, 82942
Phone Area Codes : 307
Area : 50.1 km2
Altitude : 6,388 feet / 1947 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1888 (133 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 19:12:26 (14th June 2021)
Density : 452 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -1.69% (2010-2019)

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Rock Springs decreased by 1.69% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 23,036 - census
2011 23,339 1.3% estimation process
2012 23,911 2.39% estimation process
2013 24,070 0.66% estimation process
2014 23,949 -0.51% estimation process
2015 23,964 0.06% estimation process
2016 23,718 -1.04% estimation process
2017 23,294 -1.82% estimation process
2018 22,927 -1.6% estimation process
2019 22,653 -1.21% estimation process

Rock Springs zip code is 82901. County name: Sweetwater, County fips: 56037

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People born in Rock Springs (31)

People born in Rock Springs, including politician Edward D. Crippa, football player Boyd Dowler, film actor Mickey Daniels, you can see a list of people who born in Rock Springs.

Schools

College & universities near Rock Springs

Code Name City ZIP
240693 Western Wyoming Community College Rock Springs (WY) 82901

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Sweetwater County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Sweetwater County , WY.

City Name Population Title
Green River 11,759 River in Wyoming, Utah, and Colorado, in the United States, that is a tributary of the Colorado River
Wamsutter 467 Town of the United States
Superior 312 Town of the United States
Granger 128 Town in Wyoming
Bairoil 97 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Rock Springs distances to largest Wyoming cities

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