Rock Springs is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 23,962 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Rock Springs is the fifth largest community in Wyoming.
When you are in Rock Springs, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 39.09% of Rock Springs’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Rock Springs is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rock Springs who work in office and administrative support (12.01%), sales jobs (7.99%), and management occupations (7.05%).
The percentage of adults in Rock Springs who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.49% of the adults in Rock Springs have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Rock Springs in 2010 was $30,396, which is upper middle income relative to Wyoming and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $121,584 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 Asian. 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 16.53% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rock Springs include English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Rock Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.