Rock Springs, WY Micropolitan Statistical Area WY Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Rock Springs, WY Micropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Rock Springs, WY Micropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 46,203
Population in Households 45,472
Population in Familes 36,770
Population in Group Qrtrs 731
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 17,320
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 11,795
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,710 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,941 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,379 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,390 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $201,674
Average Home Value $208,760


Median Household Income $68,180
Average Household Income $80,857
Per Capita Income $30,868
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 0.43%
Households 0.8% 0.41%
Families 0.54% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.