Rock Springs, WY
Community & Region
-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Rock Springs WY General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||24,138||582,658|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||23,036||563,626|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||4.8%||3.4%|
|Population, 2010 ||23,036||563,626|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||8.7%||7.1%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||26.4%||24.0%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||8.1%||12.4%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||47.9%||49.0% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||86.4%||90.7%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.4%||0.8%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.8%||2.4%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.1%||0.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||2.6%||2.2%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||16.4%||8.9%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||79.1%||85.9% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||76.9%||81.8%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||5.6%||3.3%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||10.2%||6.8%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||90.9%||92.4%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||18.9%||24.7%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||1,976||50,852|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||19.6||18.3|
|Housing units, 2010 ||10,070||261,868|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||68.3%||70.1%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||22.2%||16.0%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$177,100||$185,900|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||8,998||222,846|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.56||2.50|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$30,630||$28,902|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$72,376||$57,406|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||13.0%||11.5%|
|Business Attributes||Rock Springs||Wyoming|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||2,424||61,179|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.2%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.8%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||1.2%||0.7%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||2.1%||2.8%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||22.6%||25.5% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||0||8,834,810|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||269,484||6,352,890|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||636,441||8,957,553|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$32,424||$17,114|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||77,952||1,469,008|
|Geographic Attributes||Rock Springs||Wyoming|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||19.34||97,093.14|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||1,191.2||5.8|
|FIPS Code ||67235||56|
|Counties ||Sweetwater County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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