Rock Springs is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 23,196 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Rock Springs is the fifth largest community in Wyoming.
One of the benefits of Rock Springs is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.11 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The education level of Rock Springs citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.30% of adults in Rock Springs have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Rock Springs in 2018 was $36,504, which is upper middle income relative to Wyoming and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $146,016 for a family of four. However, Rock Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Rock Springs is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Rock Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rock Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Rock Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.19% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rock Springs include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Rock Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.