The City of Rock Springs is the 5th largest city in Wyoming with a population of 25,011 as of July 1, 2016. Rock Springs ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Rock Springs is located at latitude 41.595 and longitude -109.2236 in Sweetwater County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rock Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sweetwater County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,388 feet.
The City of Rock Springs (GNIS ID: 2410976) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Wyoming is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Rock Springs is located within Rock Springs North Division of Sweetwater County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rock Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||24,525|
|Population in Familes||19,435|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||486|
|Average Household Size||2.6|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||10,815 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||6,263 (57.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,176 (29.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,375 (12.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$196,710|
|Average Home Value||$204,020|
|Median Household Income||$70,291|
|Average Household Income||$81,279|
|Per Capita Income||$31,438|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.9%|
|Per Capita Income||1.27%|
The table below compares Rock Springs to the other 204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 5||98th|
|Population Density1||# 25||88th|
|Diversity Index2||# 16||93rd|
|Median Household Income||# 43||79th|
|Per Capita Income||# 76||63rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wyoming Census Data Comparison Tool.