Sweetwater County, Wyoming Population 2018

Sweetwater County, Wyoming's estimated population is 43,534 with a growth rate of -2.85% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sweetwater County, Wyoming is the 4th largest county in Wyoming.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201743,534-1,278-2.85%
201644,8125671.28%
201644,245-487-1.09%
201544,732-249-0.55%
201444,981-164-0.36%
201345,1451030.23%
201245,0421,0292.34%
201144,0134441.02%
201043,5694,74612.22%
199038,823-2,900-6.95%
198041,72323,332126.87%
197018,3914712.63%
196017,920-4,097-18.61%
195022,0172,61013.45%
194019,4071,2426.84%
193018,1654,52533.17%
192013,6402,06517.84%
191011,5753,12036.90%
19008,4553,51471.12%
18904,9412,38092.93%
18802,56164533.66%
18701,9160.00%

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White41,314
Two or More Races1,532
Some Other Race750
Black or African American405
American Indian and Alaska Native398
Asian276
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander137

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

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Median Age

33.8


Total

33.9


Male

33.6


Female

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Adults

There are 32,489 adults, (4,212 of which are seniors) in Sweetwater County, Wyoming.

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Age Dependency

58.6

Age Dependency Ratio

14.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Sex Ratio

Female

21,431

47.82%

Male

23,381

52.18%

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Households and Families

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All72.5%27.5%
Non Family62.6%37.4%
Male52.8%47.2%
Female52.4%47.6%

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,5332.6772.5
Married8,7373.3484.3
Non Family5,3331.2562.6
Female1,5853.4352.4
Male8783.2352.8

3.25

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Households

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Education

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7312.57%
9th to 12th Grade1,9156.74%
High School Graduate9,68934.11%
Some College7,08024.92%
Associates Degree2,92110.28%
Bachelors Degree4,20514.80%
Graduate Degree1,8666.57%

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,83622,3495,576
Hispanic3,7652,658267
Multiple Races560405102
Other Race53042065
Native American283210
Asian195195107
Black11011019
Islander4949

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 54.87%.

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,611$62,592$26,365
Less Than High School$30,659$41,051$15,293
High School Grad$36,344$60,808$20,386
Some College$41,682$70,174$26,147
Bachelors Degree$52,472$68,134$46,815
Graduate Degree$61,053$68,631$53,339

$42,611

Average Earnings

$62,592

Average Male

$26,365

Average Female

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Language

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Language by Age

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Language

89.11% of Sweetwater County, Wyoming residents speak only English, while 10.89% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.67% of the population.

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Poverty

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White35,2793,1578.95%
Hispanic7,0301,34819.17%
Native38425466.15%
Black36423163.46%
Multiple1,5111469.66%
Other7508010.67%
Asian260186.92%

11.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.96%

Male Poverty Rate

13.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sweetwater County, Wyoming

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sweetwater County, Wyoming is Native, with 66.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sweetwater County, Wyoming is Asian, with 6.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.35%.

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.44%
High School10.77%
Some College7.03%
Bachelors or Greater3.60%

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.24%
Male Unemployed21.20%
Female Employed9.20%
Male Employed5.14%

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Income

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$68,233$79,436
Families$83,086$90,018
Married Families$94,926$101,474
Non Families$42,865$53,548

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Marital Status

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Married by Age and Sex

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Marital Status by Race

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Veterans

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Veterans by War

2,828

Number of Veterans

2,609

Male Veterans

219

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,300
First Gulf War587
Second Gulf War410
Korea273
World War II64

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74870
55 to 64594
35 to 54566
75+512
18 to 34286

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7048.91%
Hispanic2736.05%
Black4629.87%
Indian4515.00%
Other234.02%
2 or More101.38%

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Veterans by Education

5.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Employment Status

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Employment by Age

72.5%

Labor Force Participation

68.7%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Employment by Race

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Sweetwater County, Wyoming

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Rock Springs23036237557193.12%
Green River1251512305-210-1.68%
Wamsutter451484337.32%
Superior334317-17-5.09%
Granger139137-2-1.44%
Bairoil106104-2-1.89%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990