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Rock River, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Town of Rock River had a population of 257 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Rock River is located at latitude 41.7414 and longitude -105.9747 in Albany County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rock River encompass a land area of 2.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Albany County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,896 feet.

The Town of Rock River 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 Town of Rock River is located within Rock River Division of Albany County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rock River: Rock Creek Station, Rock River Station.

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Rock River, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 257 (100%)
Population in Households 257 (100.0%)
Population in Families 203 (79.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 111
Diversity Index2 18


Median Household Income $63,610
Average Household Income $80,178
% of Income for Mortgage4 20%
Per Capita Income $37,770
Wealth Index5 91


Total HU (Housing Units) 132 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (24.2%)
Median Home Value $308,333
Average Home Value $536,986
Housing Affordability Index3 135


Total Households 100
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 65
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.43% 0.61%
Households 0.55% 0.59%
Families -0.91% 0.61%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
Owner Occupied HU   0.81%

Rock River, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rock River to the other 203 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 117 43rd
Population Density # 130 36th
Median Household Income # 94 54th
Housing Affordability Index # 99 49th
Per Capita Income # 44 79th
Diversity Index # 139 32nd

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