Rock Springs, Wyoming Population 2018

Rock Springs, Wyoming's estimated population is 23,350 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Rock Springs, Wyoming is the 5th largest city in Wyoming based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1207.00 people/mi² (466.02 people/km²), with a household density of 204.37 people/km² (529.32 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 32.2 years, 32.4 years for males, and 32.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 112.9 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 10,240 households in the city, with an average size of 2.68 people per household. The vacancy rate was 14.2%, with a median rent of $914/month. The median house has 5.5 rooms, and has a value of $203,800.

The median income for households in Rock Springs, Wyoming is $71,044, while the mean household income is $80,369. The per capita income is $31,279, and 8.5% of families and 11.7% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 15.4% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 7.4% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201723,350-386-1.63%
201623,736-235-0.98%
201523,971100.04%
201423,961-91-0.38%
201324,0521380.58%
201223,9145852.51%
201123,3293441.50%
201022,9854,27722.86%
200018,708-342-1.80%
199019,050-408-2.10%
198019,4587,80166.92%
197011,6571,28612.40%
196010,371-486-4.48%
195010,8571,03010.48%
19409,8271,38716.43%
19308,4401,98430.73%
19206,45667811.73%
19105,7781,41532.43%
19004,36395728.10%
18903,4060.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White21,681
Two or More Races1,155
Some Other Race393
Black or African American304
American Indian and Alaska Native153
Asian144
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander137

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Rock Springs Wy Population Pyramid 2018

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Rock Springs Wy Median Age

32.2


Total

32.4


Male

32.1


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 16,649 adults in Rock Springs Wy.

Rock Springs Wy Age Dependency

59.2

Age Dependency Ratio

13.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Rock Springs Wy Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.5
Houses Without Mortgage
2,761
Houses With Mortgage
3,472
Vacancy Rate
14.2
Median Rent
914
Median Home Value
203,800
Renter-Occupied Units
2,551
Owner-Occupied Units
6,233
Total Housing Units
10,240

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Rock Springs Wy for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 3.6% and the labor force participation rate is 73.1%.

Rock Springs Wy Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.68
Average Family Size
3.28
Total Households
8784
Married Couple Households
4495
Male Householder (no wife) Families
526
Female Householder (no husband) Families
747
Non Family Households
3016
Total Families
5768
Households With Own Children
3046
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
7.2
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.3

Rock Springs Wy Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
401
$10,000 to $14,999
313
$15,000 to $24,999
627
$25,000 to $34,999
595
$35,000 to $49,999
1,184
$50,000 to $74,999
1,535
$75,000 to $99,999
1,347
$100,000 to $149,999
1,985
$150,000 to $199,999
552
Over $200,000
245

Rock Springs Wy Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Rock Springs Wy

Wyoming

$71,044

$59,143

$80,369

$74,667

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.060.120.180.24

Rock Springs Wy Education Data

Rock Springs Wy Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
4402.96%
9th to 12th Grade
1,1547.77%
High School Graduate
4,64931.31%
Some College
3,51923.70%
Associates Degree
1,62510.94%
Bachelors Degree
2,34715.81%
Graduate Degree
1,1137.50%