North Rock Springs, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 2,207. Population change since 2000: +11.8%
Males: 1,243  (56.4%)
Females: 964  (43.6%)
Median resident age:  31.8 years
Wyoming median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 82901.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $77,658 (it was $53,649 in 2000)
North Rock Springs:

$77,658
WY:

$59,882

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $39,149 (it was $20,029 in 2000)

North Rock Springs CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $242,932 (it was $98,300 in 2000)
North Rock Springs:

$242,932
WY:

$209,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $230,369; Detached houses: $345,072; Mobile homes: $49,229

Median gross rent in 2016: $977.

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  • Races in North Rock Springs, WY (2010)

    North Rock Springs races chart
    • 1,92287.1%White alone
    • 23210.5%Hispanic
    • 261.2%American Indian alone
    • 160.7%Two or more races
    • 90.4%Black alone
    • 10.05%Asian alone
    • 10.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in North Rock Springs detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in North Rock Springs: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (27.9%), German (16.6%), Italian (13.5%), French (4.3%), Eastern European (2.6%), Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 25.5 square miles.

Population density: 87 people per square mile   (very low).

North Rock Springs,WY real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in North Rock Springs:

  • High school or higher: 97.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Rock Springs CDP:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

26 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.2%
Wyoming:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

North Rock Springs CDP:  0.8% ($748)
Wyoming:  0.7% ($627)
North Rock Springs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ogden, UT (142.9 miles , pop. 77,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (254.6 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (582.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Reliance, WY (1.7 miles ), Rock Springs, WY (2.1 miles ), Clearview Acres, WY (2.2 miles ), Purple Sage, WY (2.8 miles ), Arrowhead Springs, WY (3.3 miles) , Green River, WY (3.7 miles ), James Town, WY (3.9 miles ), Superior, WY (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 41.65 N, Longitude: 109.26 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

North Rock Springs household income distribution North Rock Springs home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (41%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (30%)
  • Transportation occupations (20%)
  • Material moving occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in North Rock Springs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in North Rock Springs, Wyoming

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Earthquake activity:

North Rock Springs-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wyoming state average. It is 168% 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 213.6 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 284.8 miles away from North Rock Springs 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 436.6 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 167.4 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 117.0 miles away from North Rock Springs 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 21.2 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 (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
North Rock Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near North Rock Springs:

  • YOUNG AT HEART SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)
  • MEM HOSP OF SWEETWATER COUNTY/DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SWEETWATER COUNTY Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)
  • SWEETWATER COUNTY COMMUNITY NURSING SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)
  • HOSPICE OF SWEETWATER COUNTY (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)
  • SAGE VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ROCK SPRINGS, WY)
  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; GREEN RIVER, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Rock Springs:

  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 5 miles; Rock Springs, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • Utah State University (about 132 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Weber State University (about 143 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • University of Utah (about 148 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Westminster College (about 150 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 151 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Western Governors University (about 152 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)

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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 2013 was 63.9. This is about average.

City:

63.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 2.73. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.73
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.2%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.0%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.8%
Whole state:  7.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Wyoming average:

9.5

North Rock Springs travel time to work - commute North Rock Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for North Rock Springs CDP (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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
North Rock Springs:

44.3%
Wyoming:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
North Rock Springs:

39.5%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
North Rock Springs:

29.0
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
North Rock Springs:

25.1%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
North Rock Springs:

9.0%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
North Rock Springs:

34.4%
State:

34.9%

General health condition:
North Rock Springs:

52.5%
Wyoming:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of North Rock Springs, WY Residents

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 North Rock Springs:

  • KRKK (1360 AM; 5 kW; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: BIG THICKET B/CING CO. OF WY, INC.)
  • KUGR (1490 AM; 1 kW; GREEN RIVER, WY; Owner: WAGONWHEEL COMMUNICATION CORP.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KMER (950 AM; 5 kW; KEMMERER, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, 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)
  • KVEL (920 AM; 5 kW; VERNAL, UT; Owner: ASHLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Rock Springs:

  • K299AG (107.7 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)
  • 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)
  • K217DY (91.3 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K204EC (88.7 FM; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around North Rock Springs:

  • K25EE (Channel 25; MOUNTAIN VIEW, ETC., UT; Owner: DAGGETT COUNTY TELEVISION DEPT.)
  • KGWR-TV (Channel 13; ROCK SPRINGS, WY; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CASPER, LLC)
  • K35CN (Channel 35; GREEN RIVER, WY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 2,417Total average daily traffic
  • 435Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,511Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

North Rock Springs compared to Wyoming state average:

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

North Rock Springs on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 500+"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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