Green River is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 12,070 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Green River is the seventh largest community in Wyoming.
Unlike some cities, Green River isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Green River are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Green River is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Green River who work in office and administrative support (12.43%), teaching (9.98%), and sales jobs (8.38%).
The population of Green River overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Green River, 22.02% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Green River in 2010 was $32,579, which is wealthy relative to Wyoming, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $130,316 for a family of four. However, Green River contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Green River is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Green River home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Green River residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Green River also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.73% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Green River include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Green River is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.