Green River, Wyoming

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Population in 2013: 12,752 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.0%
Males: 6,555  (51.4%)
Females: 6,197  (48.6%)
Median resident age:  33.3 years
Wyoming median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 82935.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $75,772 (it was $53,164 in 2000)
Green River:

$75,772
WY:

$58,752

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,582 (it was $20,398 in 2000)

Green River city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $211,275 (it was $98,500 in 2000)
Green River:

$211,275
WY:

$195,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $184,076; Detached houses: $209,679; Townhouses or other attached units: $169,567; Mobile homes: $25,039

Median gross rent in 2013: $900.

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  • Races in Green River, WY (2010)

    Green River races chart
    • 10,48683.8%White alone
    • 1,68213.4%Hispanic
    • 1381.1%Two or more races
    • 780.6%American Indian alone
    • 580.5%Asian alone
    • 520.4%Black alone
    • 130.1%Other race alone
    • 80.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Green River detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Green River: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.3%), English (13.4%), Irish (9.8%), United States (5.8%), Scottish (3.9%), Swedish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1868

Elevation: 6109 feet

Land area: 13.7 square miles.

Population density: 930 people per square mile   (low).

Green River,WY real estate house value index trend

Green River, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in Green River:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Green River city:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

257 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.8% Latin America, 0.2% Asia).

This city:

2.2%
Wyoming:

2.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,456 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $907 (0.6%)

Green River satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ogden, UT (131.1 miles , pop. 77,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (259.3 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (570.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: James Town, WY (2.2 miles ), Purple Sage, WY (2.7 miles ), Clearview Acres, WY (3.3 miles ), Rock Springs, WY (3.7 miles ), North Rock Springs, WY (3.7 miles ), Arrowhead Springs, WY (4.0 miles) , Reliance, WY (4.1 miles ), Little America, WY (4.6 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 2005: 32 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 2006: 28 buildings, average cost: $200,400
  • 2007: 41 buildings, average cost: $164,600
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $185,300
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $274,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.51 N, Longitude: 109.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,773 (-21.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,089 (47.7%)

Area code: 307

Green River household income distribution Green River home values distribution

Crime rates in Green River by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000122116317
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.08.416.816.78.38.246.923.87.854.1
Robberies 1330000151011
per 100,000 8.525.225.70.00.00.00.08.341.07.80.07.87.7
Assaults 19103543337376867682747248
per 100,000 160.783.9299.5368.7278.0612.5635.6710.0623.3641.0586.6562.3371.1
Burglaries 574754118686455464936413928
per 100,000 482.1394.1462.11,011.7572.8537.0460.0379.8401.8281.4325.0304.6216.5
Thefts 285318312319309301235250253202194151120
per 100,000 2,410.62,666.72,669.62,735.12,603.02,525.41,965.42,063.92,074.81,579.01,537.71,179.2927.9
Auto thefts 81582119211819681488
per 100,000 67.7125.868.5180.1160.1176.2150.5156.949.262.5111.062.561.9
Arson 3205110301131
per 100,000 25.416.80.042.98.48.40.024.80.07.87.923.47.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 178.2176.5222.0280.8229.5302.0275.6285.4270.6267.8240.1203.6185.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Green River detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 31 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
US average:

3.00

Green River tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Wyoming:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (27%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Green River: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Green River, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Green River-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wyoming state average. It is 177% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 219.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 282.6 miles away from Green River center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 425.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 159.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 116.4 miles away from Green River center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 9.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sweetwater County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Green River topographic map

Birthplace of: Amy Jo Martin - Business entrepreneur, Curt Gowdy - (born 1919), sports announcer, Justin Salas - Mixed martial artist.

Hospitals and medical centers in Green River:

  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOME CARE (535 UINTA DRIVE)
  • CASTLE ROCK CONVALESCENT CENTER (1445 UINTA DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Green River:

  • YOUNG AT HEART SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)
  • MEM HOSP OF SWEETWATER COUNTY/DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SWEETWATER COUNTY Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)
  • SWEETWATER COUNTY COMMUNITY NURSING SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)
  • HOSPICE OF SWEETWATER COUNTY (Hospital, about 14 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)
  • SAGE VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)

Airports located in Green River:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Green River:

  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 13 miles; Rock Springs, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • Utah State University (about 123 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Weber State University (about 131 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • University of Utah (about 135 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Westminster College (about 136 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 137 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Western Governors University (about 138 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)

Public high schools in Green River:

Public elementary/middle schools in Green River:

Private elementary/middle school in Green River:

  • GREEN RIVER BIBLE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 22; Location: 800 HOMESTEAD DR; Grades: KG - 11)
See full list of schools located in Green River, School District: SWEETWATER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 02

Library in Green River:

  • SWEETWATER COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $3,578,597; Location: 300 N. 1ST STREET; 222,920 books; 338 e-books; 19,606 audio materials; 21,526 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 39 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 620 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Green River: Old Stage Station (A), Granger Volunteer Fire Department (B), Green River Fire Department (C), Castle Rock Ambulance Services (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Hutton Heights Shopping Center (1), Flaming Gorge Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Riverview Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Bitter Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Green River: Island Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Sweetwater County Museum (3 East Flaming Gorge Way).

Hotels: Green River Super 8 Motel (280 W Flaming Gorge Way), Western Inn (890 West Flaming Gorge Way), Super 8 Green River WY (280 West Flaming Gorge), Walker's Motel (680 West Railroad Avenue), Super 8 Motel (280 West Flaming Gorge Way), Mustang Motel (550 East Flaming Gorge Way), Oak Tree Inn (1170 West Flaming Gorge Way), Sweet Dreams Inn (1420 Uinta Drive), Flaming Gorge Motel (316 East Flaming Gorge Way).

Courts: Sweetwater County - Circuit Court (Courthouse), Sweetwater County Government - Passport- Civil- Criminal- Clerk Of District Court- Pro (Courthouse), Sweetwater County Government - Clerk Of District Court- Child Support (Courthouse), Sweetwater County Wyoming - Clerk Of District Court- Green River Office- Child Sup (Courthouse), Green River Wyoming - City Court (50 East 2nd North Street).

Sweetwater County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 104. This is worse than average.

City:

104
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.362. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.362
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.03. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.03
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.584. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.584
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.06
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Green River and their reported violations in the past:

PIONEER MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 1,500, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-29-2008)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-11-2008 to DEC-29-2008)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
FMC CORPORATION (Address: 580 Westvaco Road , Population served: 900, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-10-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-03-2014)
TATA CHEMICALS (SODA ASH) PARTNERS (Population served: 701, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2013. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (JUN-21-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (JUN-21-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (JUN-21-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-26-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2009. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-03-2009), Fed FAO issued (JUN-21-2012)
OCI WYOMING, L.P. (Population served: 450, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FMC GRANGER (Population served: 80, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In AUG-2008. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2009), Fed FAO issued (MAY-10-2012)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In AUG-2007. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2007), Fed FAO issued (DEC-28-2007), Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2010)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2007. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2007), Fed FAO issued (DEC-28-2007), Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2010)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-28-2007), Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAY-10-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAY-10-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2007. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2007), Fed FAO issued (DEC-28-2007), Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2010), Fed FAO issued (MAY-10-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2007. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2007), Fed FAO issued (DEC-28-2007), Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2010)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2007. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2007), Fed FAO issued (DEC-28-2007), Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2010)
  • One regular monitoring violation
ROCK SPRINGS/GREEN RIVER JP (Address: #3 TELEPHONE CANON ROAD , Population served: 25, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2005)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-13-2005), St Public Notif requested (APR-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2005)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Green River that have no violations reported:

  • GREEN RIVER, CITY OF (Population served: 10,500, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • JAMESTOWN-RIO VISTA W & SEWER (Population served: 560, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • DESERT TRAILS MHC (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • SOLVAY CHEMICALS, INC. (Population served: 415, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • ROLLING GREEN COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater under infl of surface water)
  • WILLIAMS FIELD SERVICES-OPAL (Population served: 41, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.4%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.4%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  7.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
55 people in nursing homes in 2000
44 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Green River, Wyoming environmental map by EPA

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Green River compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Banks with branches in Green River (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Green River Branch at 285 Uinta Drive, branch established on 1935/06/10. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • State Bank: at #30 Shoshone Avenue, branch established on 1997/08/18. Info updated 2007/07/03: Bank assets: $38.9 mil, Deposits: $34.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Bank of the West: Green River Branch at 10 Shoshone Avenue, branch established on 1982/06/10. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Green River Branch at 125 West Flaming Gorge Way, branch established on 1883/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Green River, Wyoming:

  • Super 8 Motel, 280 N Flaming Gorge, Green River, WY 82935 , Phone: (307) 875-9330, Fax: (307) 875-7636
  • Oak Tree Inn, 1070 W Flaming George Way, Green River, WY 82935 , Phone: (307) 875-3500
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 1055 Wild Horse Canyon Rd, Green River, WY 82935 , Phone: (307) 875-5300, Fax: (307) 875-6800
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Green River, Wyoming

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Wyoming average:

9.3

Green River travel time to work - commute Green River mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Green River city (based on Sweetwater County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other7,99317
Catholic7,0075
Evangelical Protestant4,34235
Mainline Protestant1,3688
Orthodox1951
None22,901-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Sweetwater County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Sweetwater County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Sweetwater County:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.1%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Sweetwater County:

28.7%
Wyoming:

24.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$49,751$66,3353$7,860
Other Government Administration 3$18,748$74,9920$0
Judicial and Legal 3$18,086$72,3442$3,195
Police Protection - Officers 27$159,370$70,8310$0
Police - Other 4$22,399$67,19716$6,144
Fire - Other 3$19,660$78,6401$1,238
Streets and Highways 6$28,802$57,6040$0
Health 2$8,674$52,0442$3,062
Solid Waste Management 11$42,338$46,1875$6,908
Parks and Recreation 21$97,066$55,46691$52,490
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$20,796$62,3880$0
Water Supply 8$45,431$68,1470$0
Other and Unallocable 9$50,864$67,8191$560
Totals for Government 110$581,985$63,489121$81,457

Green River government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,042,000 ($238.55)
    Sewerage: $566,000 ($44.39)
    Water Utilities: $356,000 ($27.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $318,000 ($24.94)
    Central Staff Services: $237,000 ($18.59)
    Police Protection: $63,000 ($4.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($1.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($0.31)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,313,000 ($259.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,846,000 ($223.18)
    General - Other: $2,245,000 ($176.05)
    Central Staff Services: $2,098,000 ($164.52)
    Water Utilities: $1,938,000 ($151.98)
    Sewerage: $1,152,000 ($90.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,008,000 ($79.05)
    Financial Administration: $995,000 ($78.03)
    Regular Highways: $777,000 ($60.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $501,000 ($39.29)
    Housing and Community Development: $349,000 ($27.37)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $292,000 ($22.90)
    Health - Other: $290,000 ($22.74)
    General Public Buildings: $222,000 ($17.41)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $178,000 ($13.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $157,000 ($12.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $229,000 ($17.96)
    Police Protection: $206,000 ($16.15)
    Regular Highways: $160,000 ($12.55)
    General Public Building: $153,000 ($12.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $138,000 ($10.82)
    Sewerage: $87,000 ($6.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $77,000 ($6.04)
    Central Staff Services: $45,000 ($3.53)
    Financial Administration: $42,000 ($3.29)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($1.10)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($0.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,624,000 ($597.87)

Green River government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,472,000 ($115.43)
    Sewerage: $752,000 ($58.97)
    All Other: $580,000 ($45.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $419,000 ($32.86)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $11,000 ($0.86)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $245,000 ($19.21)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,698,000 ($446.83)
    All Other: $351,000 ($27.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $347,000 ($27.21)
    Sale of Property: $314,000 ($24.62)
    General Revenue, NEC: $160,000 ($12.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,459,000 ($192.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,034,000 ($630.02)
    All Other: $1,230,000 ($96.46)
    Highways: $160,000 ($12.55)
  • Tax - Property: $381,000 ($29.88)
    Public Utilities Sales: $282,000 ($22.11)
    Motor Vehicle License: $267,000 ($20.94)
    Other License: $96,000 ($7.53)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $54,000 ($4.23)

Green River government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,925,000 ($307.79)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,725,000 ($292.11)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $200,000 ($15.68)

Green River government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,240,000 ($97.24)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,159,000 ($1580.85)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,725,000 ($292.11)

8.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.27%
Wyoming average:

8.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Uinta County, WY  0.37% ($45,032 average AGI)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.34% ($36,759)
from Albany County, WY  0.24% ($30,925)


8.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,008 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.15%
Wyoming average:

8.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.41% ($33,943 average AGI)
to Natrona County, WY  0.30% ($42,720)
to Laramie County, WY  0.24% ($51,225)

Strongest AM radio stations in Green River:

  • KUGR (1490 AM; 1 kW; GREEN RIVER, WY; Owner: WAGONWHEEL COMMUNICATION CORP.)
  • KRKK (1360 AM; 5 kW; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG THICKET B/CING CO. OF WY, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KMER (950 AM; 5 kW; KEMMERER, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVEL (920 AM; 5 kW; VERNAL, UT; Owner: ASHLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Green River:

  • K232CU (94.3 FM; GREEN RIVER, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KUWZ (90.5 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KYCS (95.1 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFRZ (92.1 FM; GREEN RIVER, WY; Owner: WAGONWHEEL COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • KSIT (104.5 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG TICKET BROADCASTING COMPANY OF W)
  • KQSW (96.5 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG THICKET BROADCASTING CO OF WY)
  • K299AG (107.7 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)

TV broadcast stations around Green River:

  • K25EE (Channel 25; MOUNTAIN VIEW, ETC., UT; Owner: DAGGETT COUNTY TELEVISION DEPT.)
  • K35CN (Channel 35; GREEN RIVER, WY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K22BK (Channel 22; ROCK SPRINGS, ETC., WY; Owner: CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE)
  • KGWR-TV (Channel 13; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CASPER, LLC)
  • K18ER (Channel 18; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: LOFLIN CHILDREN'S TRUST - TWO)
  • K20FA (Channel 20; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: LOFLIN CHILDREN'S TRUST - TWO)
  • K30EQ (Channel 30; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: LOFLIN CHILDREN'S TRUST - TWO)
  • K48FE (Channel 48; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: LOFLIN CHILDREN'S TRUST - ONE)
  • K56FV (Channel 56; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: LOFLIN CHILDREN'S TRUST - ONE)
  • K58EW (Channel 58; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: LOFLIN CHILDREN'S TRUST - ONE)
  • K64EP (Channel 64; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: LOFLIN CHILDREN'S TRUST - ONE)
  • K07PJ (Channel 7; DRY LAKE, ETC., WY; Owner: UPPER BEAR RIVER TV SERVICE)
  • K09MJ (Channel 9; DRY LAKE, ETC., WY; Owner: UPPER BEAR RIVER TV SERVICE)
  • K11MR (Channel 11; DRY LAKE, ETC., WY; Owner: UPPER BEAR RIVER TV SERVICE)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Green River fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 195m640ftTotal length
  • 84,479Total average daily traffic
  • 15,833Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 61990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Green River, WY

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 56
  • Hazardous Condition: 20
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Green River

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Green River, WY
Businesses in Green River, WY
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Curves1McDonald's1
FedEx2Super 81
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Kroger4UPS1

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