Being a great place to live also means being a great place to work. A thriving economy helps the tax base (so there’s more money for city improvements) and helps a city attract and retain talent. The median household income in Rock Springs, WY is $69,667, and check out the following articles to get an inside look at its key industries and job opportunities.
While employment opportunities often play a big part in why people move, a city’s unemployment rate also is a major indicator of an economy’s overall health. Regardless of whether personal employment is a factor, lower unemployment rates often mean a region is better able to attract and retain skilled workers, new industries and retailers. The statistics, here, should provide valuable insight into the health and diversity of Rock Springs’s economy.
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting and Mining||18.6%|
|Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities||8.2%|
|Finance and Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing||2.7%|
|Professional, Scientific and Management and Administrative and Waste||5.9%|
|Educational Services and Health Care and Social Assistance||17.1%|
|Arts, Entertainment and recreation and Accommodation and food Services||7.5%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||5%|
|Employment Armed Forces||0%|
|Employment Civilian Labor Force||73.1%|
|Employment Not in Labor Force||26.9%|
|Employment Total in Labor Force||73.1%|