Rock Springs Sweetwater County, Wyoming

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

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 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 22,943 inhabitants.

The city was created 134 years ago in 1887.

Rock Springs Quick Facts

Population : 22,943 (2020)
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 (134 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 20:17:41 (16th May 2022)
Density : 458 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.41% (2010-2020)
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Geography

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

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Rock Springs decreased by 0.41% in 10 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
2020 22,943 1.26% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 40,913
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 34,763
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 17.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 42,602
April 1, 2010 Population : 34,691
People under 5 years old, percentage : 10.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 38.4%
People over 65 (%) : 6.5%
Female persons, % : 49.0%
White only, percent : 94.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 0.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.9%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 11.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 84.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,118
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 5.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 75.9%

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

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 75.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $273,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,473
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $383
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,128
2015-2019 Households : 10,223
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.75
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 92.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 32.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 28,372
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 671,811
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 204,442
2012 total retail sales per capita : $5,636
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $78,490
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,333
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,759
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,420
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 847
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 290
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,376
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 160
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,405
2010 population per square mile : 2,253.8
2010 land area in square miles : 15.39
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $215,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,251
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $342
2015-2019 median gross rent : $794
2015-2019 Households : 10,959
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.88
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 78.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 84.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 34.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 57,472
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 126,396
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 639,757
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 505,289
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,353
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $48,346
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,355
Percentage of people living in poverty : 20.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,979
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,462
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 691
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 184
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,603
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 295
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,381
2010 population per square mile : 783.5
2010 land area in square miles : 36.83

People born in Rock Springs (31)

People born in Rock Springs, including politician Edward D. Crippa, football player Boyd Dowler, film actor Mickey Daniels, .

List

  • Paul Gosar (American politician and dentist) he was born in 22/11/1958
  • Teno Roncalio (American politician) he was born in 23/03/1916
  • Adam Archuleta (American football player) he was born in 27/11/1977
  • Abby Norman (Beauty contestant) she was born in 11/01/1984
  • Florabel Muir (American journalist) she was born in 06/05/1889
  • Jack Snow (American football player (1943-2006)) he was born in 25/01/1943
  • Joe Legerski (American basketball coach) he was born in 24/07/1957
  • John Frullo (Certified Public Accountant) he was born in 01/08/1962
  • Lloyd Jones Mills (US Navy officer) he was born in 03/07/1917
  • Paul Kos (American conceptual artist, sculptor, video artist) he was born in 23/12/1942
  • Rae Lynn Job (American politician) she was born in 02/05/1948
  • Todd Parr (American writer (born 1962)) he was born in 09/07/1962
  • Tony Berti (American football player) he was born in 21/06/1972
  • Joe Aguirre (American football player (1918-1985)) he was born in 17/10/1918
  • John Bugas (American automotive industry executive) he was born in 26/04/1908
  • Joseph M. Barbuto (American politician) he was born in 15/08/1983
  • Don Kopp (American politician) he was born in 19/04/1942
  • Paul Brothers (American football player) he was born in 18/04/1945

Schools in Rock Springs

College & universities near Rock Springs, WY

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

Post offices near Rock Springs

Post Office Name City ZIP
Rock Spring Post Office Rock Springs (WY) 82901
Green River Post Office Green River (WY) 82935
Superior Post Office Superior (WY) 82945
Little America Post Office Little America (WY) 82929
Farson Post Office Farson (WY) 82932

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Sweetwater County

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

City Name Population Title
Green River 11,788 River in Wyoming, Utah, and Colorado, in the United States, that is a tributary of the Colorado River
North Rock Springs 2,207 Census-designated place in Sweetwater County, Wyoming
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