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Population in 2012: 12,801 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.4%
Males: 6,691  (52.3%)
Females: 6,110  (47.7%)

Median resident age:  33.9 years
Wyoming median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 82935.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $71,392 (it was $53,164 in 2000)
Green River:

$71,392
WY:

$54,901
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,796

Green River city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $207,420 (it was $98,500 in 2000)
Green River:

$207,420
WY:

$187,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $190,446; Detached houses: $219,770; Townhouses or other attached units: $140,071; Mobile homes: $31,667

Median gross rent in 2012: $876.

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  • White alone - 10,416 (83.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1,740 (13.9%)
  • Two or more races - 331 (2.6%)
  • Black alone - 22 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 11 (0.09%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.07%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.04%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Green River: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (17.5%), English (14.8%), Irish (9.8%), United States (4.9%), Scottish (3.8%), Swedish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1868

Elevation: 6109 feet

Land area: 13.7 square miles.

Population density: 934 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Green River:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Green River city:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

519 residents are foreign born (0.5% Europe).

This city:  4.1%
Wyoming:  2.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,333 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $978 (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+: Denver, CO (266.6 miles , pop. 554,636).

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

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.51 N, Longitude: 109.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,695 (-21.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,552 (41.8%)

Area code: 307

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Crime rates in Green River by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000012211631
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.08.416.816.78.38.246.923.87.8
Robberies 0133000015101
per 100,000 0.08.525.225.70.00.00.00.08.341.07.80.07.8
Assaults 14191035433373768676827472
per 100,000 105.5160.783.9299.5368.7278.0612.5635.6710.0623.3641.0586.6562.3
Burglaries 545747541186864554649364139
per 100,000 407.0482.1394.1462.11011.7572.8537.0460.0379.8401.8281.4325.0304.6
Thefts 374285318312319309301235250253202194151
per 100,000 2818.82410.62666.72669.62735.12603.02525.41965.42063.92074.81579.01537.71179.2
Auto thefts 98158211921181968148
per 100,000 67.867.7125.868.5180.1160.1176.2150.5156.949.262.5111.062.5
Arson 2320511030113
per 100,000 15.125.416.80.042.98.48.40.024.80.07.87.923.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 175.6178.2176.5222.1280.9229.6302.1275.7285.5270.7267.9240.2203.6

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Crime rate in Green River detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 33 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
US average:

3.00

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Green River, Wyoming accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.8%
Wyoming:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (25%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Extraction workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Green River-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wyoming state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 9.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/30/2000 at 14:46:51, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 11.6 miles away from Green River center
On 4/6/1999 at 00:41:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/20/1995 at 12:46:16, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/25/2007 at 03:52:20, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MW, 3.8 ML, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.3 miles away from Green River center
On 10/21/1996 at 13:51:39, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.3 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).
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Birthplace of: Amy Jo Martin - Business entrepreneur, Curt Gowdy - (born 1919), sports announcer, Justin Salas - Mixed martial artist.


Hospitals/medical centers in Green River:

  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 535 UINTA DRIVE)
  • CASTLE ROCK CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 1445 UINTA DRIVE)

Other hospitals/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 (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, about 14 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)

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Airports located in Green River:


Local government website: WWW.CITYOFGREENRIVER.ORG.

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

  • Utah State University (about 123 miles; Logan, UT; Full-time enrollment: 12,584)
  • Utah State University-Regional Campuses and Distance Education (about 123 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 3,048)
  • Weber State University (about 131 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 10,838)
  • University of Utah (about 135 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,534)
  • Westminster College (about 136 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,451)
  • Western Governors University (about 138 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 15,870)
  • University of Phoenix-Utah Campus (about 141 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 3,097)

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
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AQI  PM10 Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.7. This is about average.
City:

28.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.0
U.S.:

22.1
Ozone [ppb] level in 2009 was 37.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

37.9
U.S.:

29.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.01
U.S.:

9.59

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

GREEN RIVER, CITY OF (Population served: 11808, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform
FMC CORPORATION (Population served: 838, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-2002. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2002), St Public Notif received (AUG-12-2002), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2002)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-1997
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2005)
GENERAL CHEMICAL CORPORATION (Population served: 781, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • 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)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In OCT-2003. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2004)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In SEP-2003. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2004)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-1997
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAR-1997
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2005)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1995 and MAY-23-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-1999)
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
SOLVAY CHEMICALS, INC. (Population served: 392, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-2003. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2003)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-1999
Past monitoring violations:
  • 27 regular monitoring violations
SWEETWATER COUNTY PICNIC GRNDS (Population served: 100, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform
SWEETWATER CO.PIONEER TRAIL PK (Population served: 100, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-2004. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ROLLING GREEN COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 65, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In OCT-2001. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2001), St Public Notif received (DEC-26-2001), Fed FAO issued (JUN-25-2003), Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2004. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2004)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2001. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2001), St Public Notif received (DEC-26-2001), Fed FAO issued (JUN-25-2003), Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2003)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
FMC GRANGER (Population served: 63, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAR-2002. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-02-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-17-2002)

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

  • PIONEER MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 1500, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • JAMESTOWN-RIO VISTA W & SEWER (Population served: 600, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)
  • OCI WYOMING, L.P. (Population served: 450, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.8%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 6.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 13.3% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Green River, WY

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 compared to Wyoming state average:

Green River, Wyoming environmental map by EPA

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


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Green River travel time to work - commute


Green River mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.33%
Here56.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents47.6%27.8%7.8%2.6%2.3%
Congregations8.3%30.0%11.7%3.3%3.3%
NameEvangelical Free Church of AmericaEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents1.8%1.7%1.4%1.4%5.5%
Congregations5.0%3.3%5.0%1.7%28.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$39,604$52,8054$5,929
Other Government Administration 16$58,237$43,6784$2,593
Judicial and Legal 3$8,019$32,0761$1,716
Police Protection - Officers 30$136,154$54,4620$0
Police - Other 9$33,250$44,33314$7,211
Firefighters 2$12,427$74,5620$0
Fire - Other 0$0 2$1,605
Streets and Highways 7$25,713$44,0790$0
Solid Waste Management 9$31,000$41,3333$2,429
Sewerage 7$35,911$61,5620$0
Parks and Recreation 20$80,552$48,33169$29,183
Water Supply 3$10,959$43,8360$0
Other and Unallocable 10$47,997$57,5964$3,168
Totals for Government 125$519,823$49,903101$53,834

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,042,000 ($237.64)
    Sewerage: $566,000 ($44.22)
    Water Utilities: $356,000 ($27.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $318,000 ($24.84)
    Central Staff Services: $237,000 ($18.51)
    Police Protection: $63,000 ($4.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($1.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($0.31)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,313,000 ($258.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,846,000 ($222.33)
    General - Other: $2,245,000 ($175.38)
    Central Staff Services: $2,098,000 ($163.89)
    Water Utilities: $1,938,000 ($151.39)
    Sewerage: $1,152,000 ($89.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,008,000 ($78.74)
    Financial Administration: $995,000 ($77.73)
    Regular Highways: $777,000 ($60.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $501,000 ($39.14)
    Housing and Community Development: $349,000 ($27.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $292,000 ($22.81)
    Health - Other: $290,000 ($22.65)
    General Public Buildings: $222,000 ($17.34)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $178,000 ($13.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $157,000 ($12.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $229,000 ($17.89)
    Police Protection: $206,000 ($16.09)
    Regular Highways: $160,000 ($12.50)
    General Public Building: $153,000 ($11.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $138,000 ($10.78)
    Sewerage: $87,000 ($6.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $77,000 ($6.02)
    Central Staff Services: $45,000 ($3.52)
    Financial Administration: $42,000 ($3.28)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($1.09)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($0.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,624,000 ($595.58)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,472,000 ($114.99)
    Sewerage: $752,000 ($58.75)
    All Other: $580,000 ($45.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $419,000 ($32.73)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $11,000 ($0.86)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $245,000 ($19.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,698,000 ($445.12)
    All Other: $351,000 ($27.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $347,000 ($27.11)
    Sale of Property: $314,000 ($24.53)
    General Revenue, NEC: $160,000 ($12.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,459,000 ($192.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,034,000 ($627.61)
    All Other: $1,230,000 ($96.09)
    Highways: $160,000 ($12.50)
  • Tax - Property: $381,000 ($29.76)
    Public Utilities Sales: $282,000 ($22.03)
    Motor Vehicle License: $267,000 ($20.86)
    Other License: $96,000 ($7.50)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $54,000 ($4.22)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,925,000 ($306.62)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,725,000 ($290.99)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $200,000 ($15.62)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,240,000 ($96.87)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,159,000 ($1574.80)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,725,000 ($290.99)

9.57% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,173 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.57%
Wyoming average:

9.04%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($226 average AGI)
Sweetwater County:

0.08%
Wyoming average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Uinta County, WY  0.44% ($42,545 average AGI)
from Natrona County, WY  0.40% ($38,230)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.37% ($34,982)


8.28% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,704 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.28%
Wyoming average:

8.50%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($324 average AGI)
Sweetwater County:

0.07%
Wyoming average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Uinta County, WY  0.36% ($47,815 average AGI)
to Albany County, WY  0.35% ($21,731)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.34% ($35,000)

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 - 2011 here



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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Green River on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #34 (82935) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Basque first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • James D. Phillip (5)
  • Ronald O. Hughes (3)
  • David M. Hansen (3)
  • Donald M. Robertson (2)
  • Alain Vandendoren (2)
  • Kurt Allen (2)
  • William E. Stuble (2)
  • Joseph A. Vendetti (2)
  • Duane S. Halverson (1)
  • Ronald Hughes (1)

Total of 24 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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