Sweetwater County, Wyoming Population 2018

Sweetwater County, Wyoming's estimated population is 43,534 with a growth rate of -1.61% 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
201744,5279932.28%
201743,534-711-1.61%
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
White41,349
Two or More Races1,101
Some Other Race796
American Indian and Alaska Native455
Black or African American362
Asian259
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander205

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Median Age

34


Total

34.1


Male

33.9


Female

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Adults

There are 32,571 adults, (4,339 of whom are seniors) in Sweetwater County, Wyoming.

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Age Dependency

57.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Sex Ratio

Female

21,546

48.39%

Male

22,981

51.61%

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Households and Families

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All73.8%26.2%
Non Family62.3%37.7%
Male61.9%38.1%
Female58.4%41.6%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,2692.773.8
Married8,7753.3684.3
Non Family5,0451.2862.3
Female1,5613.3158.4
Male8883.1761.9

3.25

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

6.1%

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 Grade5902.08%
9th to 12th Grade1,8916.66%
High School Graduate9,52333.54%
Some College7,39626.05%
Associates Degree2,6879.46%
Bachelors Degree4,34815.31%
Graduate Degree1,9586.90%

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,79322,2555,664
Hispanic3,8132,890406
Other Race57551181
Multiple Races31531566
Native American305234
Asian17816893
Black16616586
Islander6565

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 52.25%.

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,248$63,424$26,068
Less Than High School$31,766$41,034$
High School Grad$33,997$58,264$20,894
Some College$41,407$69,904$24,674
Bachelors Degree$55,079$71,214$48,609
Graduate Degree$60,788$66,731$53,777

$42,248

Average Earnings

$63,424

Average Male

$26,068

Average Female

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Language

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Language by Age

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Language

89.39% of Sweetwater County, Wyoming residents speak only English, while 10.61% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.28% of the population.

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Poverty

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White34,9723,50610.03%
Hispanic7,0621,47220.84%
Native44025758.41%
Multiple1,09413111.97%
Black32910030.40%
Other796486.03%
Asian248197.66%

12.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.78%

Male Poverty Rate

14.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sweetwater County, Wyoming

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sweetwater County, Wyoming is Native, with 58.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sweetwater County, Wyoming is Other, with 6.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.18%.

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.11%
High School11.14%
Some College7.68%
Bachelors or Greater2.86%

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed32.01%
Female Unemployed31.60%
Female Employed9.01%
Male Employed4.89%

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Income

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$71,083$81,763
Families$84,902$92,436
Married Families$95,329$
Non Families$40,376$53,871

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Marital Status

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Veterans

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Veterans by War

2,777

Number of Veterans

2,627

Male Veterans

150

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,247
First Gulf War538
Second Gulf War422
Korea219
World War II84

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74889
35 to 54593
55 to 64500
75+497
18 to 34298

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7058.90%
Hispanic3136.90%
Indian5115.36%
Other132.16%
2 or More81.53%

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Veterans by Education

6.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Employment Status

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Employment by Age

71.1%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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