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Rock Springs Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Rock Springs Area is 44,595. The Rock Springs Area population density is 4.25 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 5.88 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Rock Springs Area is white, which represent 91.86% of the total population. The average Rock Springs Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 44,595. #622

Population Density, #865

Rock Springs Area
4.25 per square mile
5.88 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:40,965 (91.86%, #263)
Black:413 (0.93%, #707)
Hispanic:6,990 (15.67%, #175)
Asian:315 (0.71%, #548)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):392 (0.88%, #242)
One Race, Other:751 (1.68%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,759 (3.94%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:5,825 (83.33%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:67 (0.96%, see rank)
Cuban:64 (0.92%, see rank)
Central American:342 (4.89%, see rank)
South American:85 (1.22%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

38,188 (85.63%) out of the total population of 44,595 reported first ancestry.

 Rock Springs Area% of the Total PopulationWyomingU.S.
Arab10.00%, see rank0.13%0.56%
Czech2030.46%, see rank0.76%0.47%
Danish9422.11%, see rank1.46%0.42%
Dutch9482.13%, see rank2.11%1.40%
English7,68217.23%, see rank13.23%8.02%
French1,4533.26%, see rank3.52%3.34%
German8,68819.48%, see rank25.59%15.03%
Greek2450.55%, see rank0.31%0.41%
Hungarian2040.46%, see rank0.34%0.46%
Irish5,51812.37%, see rank12.66%10.80%
Italian2,4665.53%, see rank3.25%5.52%
Norwegian1,0072.26%, see rank3.44%1.42%
Polish1,0912.45%, see rank1.99%3.01%
Portuguese340.08%, see rank0.18%0.44%
Russian4080.91%, see rank0.79%0.92%
Scotch-Irish5391.21%, see rank1.62%0.99%
Scottish1,9354.34%, see rank3.10%1.72%
Subsaharan African720.16%, see rank0.18%0.95%
Swedish1,1922.67%, see rank2.92%1.27%
Swiss1090.24%, see rank0.55%0.30%
Ukrainian140.03%, see rank0.14%0.31%
American2,4935.59%, see rank8.51%7.12%
Welsh5831.31%, see rank1.05%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 23,283 (52.21%, see rank)
Females: 21,312 (47.79%, see rank)

Rock Springs Area
Male: 52.21%
Female: 47.79%
Male: 51.02%
Female: 48.98%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Rock Springs Area
33.30 years old
36.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Rock Springs Area
33.40 years old
35.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Rock Springs Area
33.30 years old
37.80 years old
38.80 years old

 Rock Springs Area% of the Total PopulationWyomingU.S.
Under 5 years3,4697.78%, see rank6.77%6.36%
5 to 9 years3,0476.83%, see rank6.67%6.51%
10 to 14 years3,7688.45%, see rank6.55%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,9726.66%, see rank6.51%6.85%
20 to 24 years3,0706.88%, see rank7.25%7.13%
25 to 34 years7,08615.89%, see rank14.02%13.47%
35 to 44 years5,69712.77%, see rank11.98%12.96%
45 to 54 years5,90013.23%, see rank13.56%14.09%
55 to 64 years5,69312.77%, see rank13.61%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,2945.14%, see rank7.55%7.64%
75 to 84 1,1992.69%, see rank3.94%4.25%
85 years and over4000.90%, see rank1.58%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Rock Springs AreaWyomingU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population28,269, 100%381,098209,056,129
Less Than High School2,674, 9.46%, see rank7.71%13.67%
High School Graduate10,132, 35.84%, see rank29.41%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree10,359, 36.64%, see rank37.76%29.09%
Bachelor Degree3,665, 12.96%, see rank16.80%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,439, 5.09%, see rank8.32%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.23, see rank13.7013.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Rock Springs Area WyomingU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,48763.55%36.45%75.82%24.18%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)5,31895.90%, see rank4.10%, see rank93.65%6.35%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,57094.24%, see rank5.76%, see rank94.96%5.04%90.60%9.40%
College2,15787.20%, see rank12.80%, see rank91.00%9.00%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School21781.57%, see rank18.43%, see rank79.31%20.69%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Rock Springs AreaWyomingU.S.
Total Households16,687, 100%225,514116,211,092
Average Household Size2.63, see rank2.492.63
1 Person Households4,140, 24.81%, see rank27.66%27.57%
2 or More Person Households12,547, 75.19%, see rank72.34%72.43%
Family Households (Families)11,529, 69.09%, see rank65.33%66.22%
Average Family Size3.23, see rank3.123.32
Married-Couple Family9,097, 54.52%, see rank52.16%48.42%
Nonfamily Households5,158, 30.91%, see rank34.67%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Rock Springs Area%WyomingU.S.
15 Years and Over Total34,311see rank460,282252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over17,916100%, see rank234,150123,281,364
Never Married5,31729.68%, see rank30.31%35.77%
Married9,84254.93%, see rank55.09%52.04%
Widowed2751.53%, see rank2.44%2.57%
Divorced2,48213.85%, see rank12.15%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over16,395100%, see rank226,132129,692,771
Never Married3,41120.81%, see rank22.79%29.48%
Married9,77059.59%, see rank55.43%49.19%
Widowed1,1086.76%, see rank8.32%9.16%
Divorced2,10612.85%, see rank13.45%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Rock Springs Area%WyomingU.S.
Native42,14294.50%, see rank96.64%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence19,01942.65%, see rank41.17%58.73%
Born in Different State22,66450.82%, see rank54.60%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
4591.03%, see rank0.87%1.42%
Foreign Born2,4535.50%, see rank3.36%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship5731.28%, see rank1.23%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,8804.22%, see rank2.13%7.09%
Born In Europe700.16%, see rank0.48%1.53%
Born In Asia1700.38%, see rank0.66%3.82%
Born In Africa90.02%, see rank0.15%0.55%
Born In Oceania20.00%, see rank0.06%0.07%
Born In Latin America2,0974.70%, see rank1.83%6.83%
Born In Northern America1050.24%, see rank0.18%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Rock Springs Area%WyomingU.S.
English14,86789.09%, see rank91.30%79.39%
Spanish1,4828.88%, see rank5.85%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages2211.32%, see rank1.63%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages1020.61%, see rank0.68%3.36%
Other150.09%, see rank0.54%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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