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North Rock Springs, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The North Rock Springs Census Designated Place had a population of 2,379 as of July 1, 2017. North Rock Springs ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wyoming. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for North Rock Springs is located at latitude 41.6691 and longitude -109.2879 in Sweetwater County. The formal boundaries for the North Rock Springs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Sweetwater County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,486 feet.

The North Rock Springs Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408946) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Wyoming is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The North Rock Springs Census Designated Place is located within Rock Springs North Division of Sweetwater County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with North Rock Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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North Rock Springs, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,379
Daytime Population: Workers 652
Daytime Population: Residents 930
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,582
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 2,379
Population in Familes 1,980
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 161
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $68,607
Average Household Income $83,689
Per Capita Income $30,220


Total Housing Units 931 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 731 (78.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 128 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $273,539
Average Home Value $280,832


Total Households 859
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 633
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.04% 0.11%
Households 0.99% 0.07%
Families 0.56% -0.19%
Median Household Income   0.1%
Per Capita Income   1.19%

North Rock Springs, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Rock Springs to the other 204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 32 85th
Population Density # 116 44th
Diversity Index # 38 82nd
Median Household Income # 64 69th
Per Capita Income # 105 49th

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