Rock Springs SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9

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Rock Springs, Wyoming Info Snack

Rock Springs is a city in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 23,036 at the 2010 census, making it the 5th most populated city in the state of Wyoming. Rock Springs is the principal city of the Rock Springs micropolitan statistical area, which has a population of 37,975. Rock Springs is known as the Home of 56 Nationalities because of the influx of immigrants from all over the world who came to work in the coal mines that supplied the fuel to power the steam engines of the Union Pacific Railroad. The city's rich cultural heritage is celebrated each summer on International Day, a festival where the foods, costumes, and traditions of residents' ancestors are recreated and enjoyed at Bunning Park in downtown Rock Springs.
Population
23,820
Unemployment
5.2%
Poverty
11.8%
Median Home
$209,200
Median Income
$74,542
Median Rent
$906

Rankings for Rock Springs in Wyoming

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Map Of Rock Springs, WY

Population over time in Rock Springs

Year Population % Change
2017 23,820 -0.6%
2016 23,967 0.4%
2015 23,869 0.8%
2014 23,684 0.6%
2013 23,534 1.8%
2012 23,125 2.4%
2011 22,576 2.5%
2010 22,017 -

Crime in Rock Springs Per 100k

Crime Rock Springs WY USA
Violent Crime 464.7 237.5 382.9
Murder 0.0 2.6 5.3
Robbery 8.4 13.1 98.0
Aggravated Assault 326.6 176.4 248.9
Property Crime 1992.8 1830.4 2362.0
Burglary 259.6 275.0 430.4
Larceny 1628.6 1421.0 1694.0
Car Theft 104.7 134.5 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Rock Springs

White
77.7% (18,519)
African American
1.3% (314)
American Indian
0.8% (191)
Asian
0.5% (113)
Hawaiian
0.9% (205)
Other
0.1% (12)
Two Or More
2.8% (675)
Hispanic
15.9% (3,791)
Race Rock Springs WY USA
White 77.7% 84.3% 61.5%
African American 1.3% 1.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.8% 2.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 0.8% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.9% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 2.0% 2.3%
Hispanic 15.9% 9.7% 17.6%

Household Income For Rock Springs, Wyoming

Less than $10,000
6.3% (150,066)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.2% (76,224)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.1% (192,942)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.7% (159,594)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.3% (245,346)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.8% (376,356)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.7% (373,974)
$100,000 to $149,999
24.4% (581,208)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.9% (140,538)
$200,000 or more
3.5% (83,370)
Income Rock Springs WY USA
Less than $10,000 6.3% 5.0% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.2% 4.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.1% 9.5% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.7% 9.4% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.3% 13.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.8% 18.9% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.7% 14.1% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 24.4% 16.9% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.9% 5.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.5% 3.8% 6.3%

Gender in Rock Springs

Female
48.0% (11,432)
Male
52.0% (12,387)
Gender Rock Springs WY USA
Female 48.0% 48.9% 50.8%
Male 52.0% 51.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Rock Springs for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.5% (597)
9-12th Grade
7.4% (1,758)
High School / GED
31.8% (7,581)
Some College
23.5% (5,591)
Associate's Degree
10.1% (2,408)
Bachelor's Degree
17.1% (4,078)
Master's Degree
5.3% (1,264)
Professional Degree
1.2% (277)
Doctorate Degree
1.1% (262)
Education Rock Springs WY USA
< 9th Grade 2.5% 1.8% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 7.4% 5.4% 7.2%
High School / GED 31.8% 28.7% 27.3%
Some College 23.5% 26.4% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 10.1% 10.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 17.1% 17.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.3% 6.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.2% 1.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.1% 1.2% 1.4%

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