Rock Springs, WY

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Living in Rock Springs

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.

When you are in Rock Springs, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.48% 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 (12.07%), management occupations (8.63%), and sales jobs (8.47%).

The population of Rock Springs 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 Rock Springs, 24.70% 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.

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