Green River, Wyoming Population 2022

11,279
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Green River is a city located in Sweetwater County Wyoming. Green River has a 2020 population of 11,279. It is also the county seat of Sweetwater County. Green River is currently declining at a rate of -1.40% annually and its population has decreased by -9.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,400 in 2010.

The average household income in Green River is $89,497 with a poverty rate of 6.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $854 per month, and the median house value is $221,800. The median age in Green River is 37.3 years, 36.7 years for males, and 38.6 years for females.

Green River Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Green Riverwas:

  • White: 91.51%
  • Two or more races: 2.71%
  • Native American: 2.56%
  • Other race: 1.75%
  • Asian: 1.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.27%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
The current population of Green River, Wyoming is 11,279 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,279.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,400.

Green River, Wyoming Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,00491.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native3082.56%
Asian1441.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander330.27%
Some Other Race2101.75%
Two or More Races3262.71%
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Green River Population by Race

Green River Population Pyramid 2022

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Green River Median Age

37.9


Total

36.5


Male

39.4


Female

Green River Adults

There are 9,001 adults, (1,568 of whom are seniors) in Green River.

Green River Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Green River Sex Ratio

Female

6,110

50.81%

Male

5,915

49.19%

Green River Population by Age

Green River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Green River Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male96.5%3.5%
Married86.3%13.7%
All74.9%25.1%
Non Family59%41%
Female51.9%48.1%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Green River Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3702.7474.9
Married2,4893.2686.3
Male1423.6896.5
Female5653.3151.9
Non Family1,1741.2359

3.18

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

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Green River Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1331.63%
9th to 12th Grade2332.85%
High School Graduate2,59531.74%
Some College2,39329.27%
Associates Degree1,04312.76%
Bachelors Degree1,26815.51%
Graduate Degree5116.25%
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Green River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Green River Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian12310958
White6,9056,6321,570
Hispanic838759139
2+ Races10310310
Native American22622612
Islander3333
Other Race131121

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.15%.

Green River Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,228$74,087$32,013
Less Than 9th Grade$16,516$$16,368
High School Graduate$36,746$60,380$23,333
Some College$53,888$85,436$27,412
Bachelors Degree$58,542$80,781$53,201
Graduate Degree$65,688$75,833$63,750

$53,228

Average Earnings

$74,087

Average Male

$32,013

Average Female

Green River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Green River Language by Age

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Green River Language

92.60% of Green River residents speak only English, while 7.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.80% of the population.

Green River Language

Green River Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,51617711.68%
Asian144149.72%
White9,7575555.69%
Other43NaN%

6.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.30%

Male Poverty Rate

8.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Green River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Green River is Hispanic, with 11.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Green River is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.28%.

Green River Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.80%
High School7.00%
Some College3.53%
Bachelors or Greater1.18%

Green River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.52%
Male Unemployed13.60%
Female Employed6.86%
Female Unemployed45.00%

Green River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Green River Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$80,871$96,140
Families$96,000$107,824
Married Families$110,331-
Non Families$49,922$58,311
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Income by Household Type

Green River Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Green River Married by Age and Sex

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Green River Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Green River Marital Status by Race

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Green River Marital Status

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768

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War210
First Gulf War151
Vietnam264
Korea17
World War II14

Green River Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34147
35 to 54181
55 to 6474
65 to 74278
75+88

Green River Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7428.96%
Native American83.54%
2+ Races1811.76%
Hispanic363.44%

Green River Veterans by Race

Green River Veterans by Education

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7.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Green River Veterans by Education

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69%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Green River Employment by Age

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Green River Employment by Race

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Green River Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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43.99%

Born in Green River

96.85%

Native Born

3.15%

Foreign Born

1.98%

Non Citizen

1.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.85% of Green River residents were born in the United States, with 43.99% having been born in Wyoming. 1.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Green River Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19001,4000.00%
19302,5891,1892.07%
19402,640510.20%
19503,1875471.90%
19603,4973100.93%
19704,1966991.84%
198012,8078,61111.80%
199012,711-96-0.08%
200011,808-903-0.73%
201012,4005920.49%
201112,432320.26%
201212,6932612.10%
201312,647-46-0.36%
201412,567-80-0.63%
201512,413-154-1.23%
201612,237-176-1.42%
201712,042-195-1.59%
201811,919-123-1.02%
201911,759-160-1.34%
202011,599-160-1.36%
202111,439-160-1.38%
202211,279-160-1.40%

Green River Population by Year