Green River, Wyoming Population 2021

11,439
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Green River is a city located in Sweetwater County Wyoming. It is also the county seat of Sweetwater County. With a 2020 population of 11,439, it is the 8th largest city in Wyoming and the 2830th largest city in the United States . Green River is currently declining at a rate of -1.38% annually and its population has decreased by -8.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,515 in 2010. Green River reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 14 miles, Green River has a population density of 835 people per square mile.

The average household income in Green River is $89,497 with a poverty rate of 8.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $895 per month, and the median house value is $213,800. 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: 91.54%
  • Other race: 2.57%
  • Native American: 2.35%
  • Two or more races: 2.10%
  • Asian: 1.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.16%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
The current population of Green River, Wyoming is 11,439 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,759.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,515.

Green River, Wyoming Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,04891.54%
Some Other Race3102.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native2842.35%
Two or More Races2532.10%
Asian1551.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.16%
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Green River Population by Race

Green River Population Pyramid $2021

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Green River Median Age

37.3


Total

36.7


Male

38.6


Female

Green River Adults

There are 9,053 adults, (1,518 of whom are seniors) in Green River.

Green River Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Green River Sex Ratio

Female

6,128

50.77%

Male

5,941

49.23%

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
Female60.6%39.4%
Non Family63%37%
All77.2%22.8%
Male83.2%16.8%
Married87.7%12.3%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Green River Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3032.7977.2
Married2,4353.2587.7
Non Family1,0501.2963
Female6813.2760.6
Male1373.6683.2

3.2

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Green River Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1391.72%
9th to 12th Grade2953.66%
High School Graduate2,53731.46%
Some College2,33929.01%
Associates Degree97012.03%
Bachelors Degree1,28815.97%
Graduate Degree4956.14%
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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
White6,5976,2881,562
Hispanic1,071958161
Native American2112116
Other Race16315310
Asian13212054
2+ Races60608
Islander1919

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 40.91%.

Green River Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,580$71,573$25,707
Less Than 9th Grade$16,569$$16,667
High School Graduate$30,613$51,219$19,116
Some College$50,378$80,156$23,425
Bachelors Degree$58,512$84,194$50,804
Graduate Degree$62,452$61,346$63,427

$49,580

Average Earnings

$71,573

Average Male

$25,707

Average Female

Green River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Green River Language by Age

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Green River Language

90.01% of Green River residents speak only English, while 9.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.21% of the population.

Green River Language

Green River Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,3617908.44%
Hispanic1,98427513.86%
Other3107925.48%
Asian155127.74%

8.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.20%

Male Poverty Rate

11.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Green River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Green River is Other, with 25.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Green River is Asian, with 7.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.97%.

Green River Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.60%
High School9.59%
Some College7.50%
Bachelors or Greater1.29%

Green River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed31.03%
Female Unemployed23.19%
Female Employed10.07%
Male Employed3.52%

Green River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Green River Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,087$89,497
Families$89,967$102,052
Married Families$104,523-
Non Families$39,318$46,656
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Income by Household Type

Green River Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

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 55-64.

Green River Marital Status by Race

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Green River Marital Status

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873

Number of Veterans

848

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam339
Second Gulf War207
First Gulf War131
Korea30
World War II15

Green River Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74346
35 to 54170
18 to 34162
75+106
55 to 6489

Green River Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White86010.30%
Hispanic443.18%
Native American136.16%

Green River Veterans by Race

Green River Veterans by Education

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12.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Green River Veterans by Education

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67%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

5%

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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41.52%

Born in Green River

96.22%

Native Born

3.78%

Foreign Born

2.00%

Non Citizen

1.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.22% of Green River residents were born in the United States, with 41.52% having been born in Wyoming. 2.00% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,439-160-1.38%
202011,599-160-1.36%
201911,759-160-1.34%
201811,919-123-1.02%
201712,042-195-1.59%
201612,237-176-1.42%
201512,413-154-1.23%
201412,567-80-0.63%
201312,647-46-0.36%
201212,6932612.10%
201112,432320.26%
201012,4005920.49%
200011,808-903-0.73%
199012,711-96-0.08%
198012,8078,61111.80%
19704,1966991.84%
19603,4973100.93%
19503,1875471.90%
19402,640510.20%
19302,5891,1892.07%
19001,4000.00%

Green River Population by Year