Green River, Wyoming Population 2024

11,365

Green River is a city located in Sweetwater County Wyoming. Green River has a 2024 population of 11,365. It is also the county seat of Sweetwater County.Green River is currently declining at a rate of -0.74% annually and its population has decreased by -3.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,803 in 2020.

The average household income in Green River is $102,064 with a poverty rate of 7.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Green River is 37.8 years, 38.3 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.

Green River Demographics

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

  • White: 86.83%
  • Two or more races: 8.34%
  • Other race: 2.74%
  • Native American: 1.17%
  • Asian: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.39%
  • Black or African American:
State
Wyoming
Land Area (mi²)
13.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
829.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.71% (-438)
The current population of Green River, Wyoming is 11,365 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,803.

Green River, Wyoming Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,22286.83%
Two or more races9828.34%
Other race3232.74%
Native American1381.17%
Asian610.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander460.39%
Black or African American
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Green River Population by Race

Green River Population Pyramid 2024

Green River Median Age

37.8

Total

38.3

Male

37.6

Female

Green River Adults

There are 8,447 adults, (1,744 of whom are seniors) in Green River.

Green River Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Green River Sex Ratio

Female5,82349.46%
Male5,94950.54%

Green River Population by Age

Green River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,4312.6474.125.9
Married2,6043.2883.216.8
Non Family1,3471.1562.737.3
Female3743.1148.751.3
Male1064.384.915.1
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3.22

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Green River Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Green River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Green River Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.66%.

Green River Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$63,908

Average Earnings

$80,822

Average Male

$38,253

Average Female

Green River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Green River Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Green River Language

92.48% of Green River residents speak only English, while 7.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.65% of the population.

Green River Language

Green River Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9,4675926.25%
Hispanic1,71422313.01%
Other32318256.35%
Multiple982464.68%
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7.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.13%

Male Poverty Rate

9.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Green River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Green River is Other, with 56.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Green River is Multiple, with 4.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.1%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.99%.

Green River Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.8%
High School5.96%
Some College5.72%
Bachelors or Greater1.92%
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Green River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed49.64%
Female Employed4.94%
Male Employed4.7%
Male Unemployed
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Green River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Green River Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Green River Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.8%

Male Marriage Rate

58.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Green River Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Green River Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Green River Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

678

Number of Veterans

641

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

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Green River Veterans by War

count

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Green River Veterans by Age

count

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Green River Veterans by Race

Green River Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Green River Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Green River Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Green River Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Green River Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

43.4%

Born in Green River

96.27%

Native Born

3.73%

Foreign Born

2.32%

Non Citizen

1.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.27% of Green River residents were born in the United States, with 43.4% having been born in Wyoming. 2.32% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,940-85-0.77%
202811,025-85-0.77%
202711,110-85-0.76%
202611,195-85-0.75%
202511,280-85-0.75%
202411,365-85-0.74%
202311,450-85-0.74%
202211,535-85-0.73%
202111,620-183-1.55%
202011,803-80-0.67%
201911,883-143-1.19%
201812,026-84-0.69%
201712,110-167-1.36%
201612,277-164-1.32%
201512,441-149-1.18%
201412,590-76-0.6%
201312,666-44-0.35%
201212,7102672.15%
201112,443370.3%
201012,4065985.06%
200011,808-903-7.1%
199012,711-96-0.75%
198012,8078,611205.22%
19704,19669919.99%
19603,4973109.73%
19503,18754720.72%
19402,640511.97%
19302,5891,18984.93%
19001,400
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Green River Population by Year