Rock Springs is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 23,350 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Rock Springs is the fifth largest community in Wyoming.
Rock Springs is a blue-collar town, with 36.48% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. 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 (12.07%), management occupations (8.63%), and sales jobs (8.47%).
The education level of Rock Springs citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.70% of adults in Rock Springs have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Rock Springs in 2010 was $32,421, which is wealthy relative to Wyoming, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $129,684 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 15.92% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rock Springs include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Rock Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.