Rock Springs, WY : What you need to know

An outdoor lover's paradise, Rock Springs is just three hours from Salt Lake City. The nearby Green River and Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area in Sweetwater County earned the city a spot on Livability.com's Top 10 Awesome Water Cities list. Home of Wyoming’s Big Show and several rodeo events, the city also has thriving energy industry that is a major contributor to its growing job market.


Rock Springs, WY City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 23869
Latest Population Increase 96.35
Median age 32.1
Median Household Income $69667
Median Home Price $199600
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Rock Springs, WY Rankings

Rock Springs , Health and Healt Care

From meditation and exercise to balanced nutrition and cutting-edge healthcare, Rock Springs caters to all aspects of a healthy lifestyle.

Rock Springs, WY Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 52.5%
  Population Women 47.5%

 
7% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Rock Springs

Median Population

Median age 32.1
Age 18 Over 73.1
Age 21 Over 69.3
Age 62 Over 12
Age 65 Over 9

Race

  Ethnicity White 90.5%
  Ethnicity Black 1.2%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.4%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 16.5%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Other 1.5%

Economics

  Median Household Income 69667
  Median Home Price 199600
  Homes Owned 32.3
  Homes Rent 67.7
  Median Property Rent 893

The fishing here is absolutely phenomenal. We’ve got lake trout, brown trout, rainbow trout, all sorts of fish. It is absolutely a fisherman’s paradise.
Dave Hanks, Executive Director, Rock Springs Chamber of Commerce

Language

  English Only 88.6
  English Other 11.4
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 19 MINUTES
in Rock Springs

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Rock Springs

Commute Types

  Walked 1.8
  Worked at Home 1.9
  Public Transportation 2
  Other Means 0.9
  Drove Alone 75.3
  Carpooled 18.1

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WALK SCORE
for Rock Springs