Green River, Wyoming

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Population in 2019: 11,759 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.4%
Males: 5,807  (49.4%)
Females: 5,952  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Wyoming median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 82935.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $76,205 (it was $53,164 in 2000)
Green River:

$76,205
WY:

$65,003

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $35,004 (it was $20,398 in 2000)

Green River city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $228,053 (it was $98,500 in 2000)
Green River:

$228,053
WY:

$235,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $239,477; detached houses: $274,158; townhouses or other attached units: $217,201; mobile homes: $21,681

Median gross rent in 2019: $860.

March 2019 cost of living index in Green River: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.0%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.5% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Green River, WY (2019)
    • 9,37178.0%White alone
    • 2,02716.9%Hispanic
    • 2652.2%American Indian alone
    • 1911.6%Two or more races
    • 1431.2%Asian alone
    • 200.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Green River, Wyoming as of May 10, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Green River is 549 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Green River by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(16.8)
2
(16.7)
1
(8.3)
1
(8.2)
6
(46.9)
3
(23.8)
1
(7.8)
7
(54.1)
0
(0.0)
5
(39.4)
1
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.3)
5
(41.0)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.8)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
73
(612.5)
76
(635.6)
86
(710.0)
76
(623.3)
82
(641.0)
74
(586.6)
72
(562.3)
48
(371.1)
31
(241.5)
52
(409.9)
31
(248.5)
20
(162.7)
14
(116.4)
22
(184.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
64
(537.0)
55
(460.0)
46
(379.8)
49
(401.8)
36
(281.4)
41
(325.0)
39
(304.6)
28
(216.5)
23
(179.1)
28
(220.7)
24
(192.4)
22
(179.0)
22
(183.0)
11
(92.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
301
(2,525)
235
(1,965)
250
(2,064)
253
(2,075)
202
(1,579)
194
(1,538)
151
(1,179)
120
(927.9)
125
(973.6)
107
(843.4)
90
(721.3)
93
(756.8)
78
(648.6)
84
(704.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(176.2)
18
(150.5)
19
(156.9)
6
(49.2)
8
(62.5)
14
(111.0)
8
(62.5)
8
(61.9)
14
(109.0)
9
(70.9)
5
(40.1)
7
(57.0)
2
(16.6)
2
(16.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(24.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.8)
1
(7.9)
3
(23.4)
1
(7.7)
1
(7.8)
1
(7.9)
2
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index288.6263.4272.8258.6255.9229.5194.5177.1108.5170.7101.679.963.472.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Green River, WY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 31 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Wyoming average:

2.39
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Ancestries: German (12.4%), American (10.7%), English (8.5%), Italian (6.9%), Irish (3.9%), European (1.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1868

Land area: 13.7 square miles.

Population density: 858 people per square mile   (low).

Green River, Wyoming map

465 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

This city:

3.9%
Wyoming:

3.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,380 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,336 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (243.5 miles , pop. 53,011).

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)

Latitude: 41.51 N, Longitude: 109.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,272 (-18.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,519 (43.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Green River, WY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Green River, WY in 2019
Green River satellite photo by USGS

Green River tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.0%
Wyoming:

5.1%
Historical population in Green River, WY
Historical housing units in Green River, WY
Most common occupations in Green River, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Extraction workers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Engineers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.7%)

Average climate in Green River, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Green River, Wyoming environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 33.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

33.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.363. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.363
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.48. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.48
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

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.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 35.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 2.37. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.37
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Green River-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 1433% 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 the city 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 Green River 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 (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (2057).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Green River topographic map

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)
  • Casper College (about 185 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 202 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 203 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 245 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Sheridan College (about 259 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)

Public high schools in Green River:

Private high school in Green River:

  • GREEN RIVER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 26, Location: 800 HOMESTEAD DR, Grades: KG-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Green River:

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Points of interest:

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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: Coachman Inn Motel (470 East Flaming Gorge Way), Sweet Dreams Inn (1420 Uinta Drive), Super 8 Green River WY (280 West Flaming Gorge), Mustang Motel (550 East Flaming Gorge Way), Oak Tree Inn (1170 West Flaming Gorge Way), Walker's Motel (680 West Railroad Avenue), Super 8 Motel (280 West Flaming Gorge Way), Green River Super 8 Motel (280 W Flaming Gorge Way), Western Inn (890 West Flaming Gorge Way).

Courts: Green River Wyoming - City Court (50 East 2nd North Street), 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).

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

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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Green River:

Marital status in Green River, WY
  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Green River:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Wyoming average:

9.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Green River
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

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

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.1%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Sweetwater County:

28.7%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Green River:

47.5%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.4%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Green River:

29.0
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.7%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Green River:

9.7%
Wyoming:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Green River:

6.7
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.0%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
Green River:

55.3%
Wyoming:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Green River:

78.9%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Green River, WY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 26$158,771$73,2790$0
Parks and Recreation 22$109,687$59,82984$42,853
Other Government Administration 15$61,867$49,4940$0
Solid Waste Management 10$39,233$47,0804$6,497
Financial Administration 9$53,291$71,0551$97
Other and Unallocable 8$49,852$74,7780$0
Sewerage 8$45,703$68,5551$1,798
Streets and Highways 7$42,286$72,4900$0
Police - Other 6$29,344$58,68815$7,367
Judicial and Legal 3$16,968$67,8721$2,332
Firefighters 3$22,732$90,9280$0
Water Supply 2$11,880$71,2800$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$5,476$65,7120$0
Totals for Government 120$647,090$64,709106$60,944

Green River government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,446,000 ($122.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,373,000 ($116.76)
    Central Staff Services: $523,000 ($44.48)
    Sewerage: $306,000 ($26.02)
    Water Utilities: $122,000 ($10.38)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,373,000 ($371.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,949,000 ($250.79)
    Water Utilities: $2,447,000 ($208.10)
    Central Staff Services: $2,107,000 ($179.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,336,000 ($113.62)
    Sewerage: $1,234,000 ($104.94)
    Regular Highways: $965,000 ($82.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $790,000 ($67.18)
    Housing and Community Development: $562,000 ($47.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $424,000 ($36.06)
    General Public Buildings: $402,000 ($34.19)
    Health - Other: $367,000 ($31.21)
    Financial Administration: $327,000 ($27.81)
    General - Other: $161,000 ($13.69)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $157,000 ($13.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $180,000 ($15.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $121,000 ($10.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $119,000 ($10.12)
    Central Staff Services: $37,000 ($3.15)
    Police Protection: $27,000 ($2.30)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($0.68)

Green River government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,536,000 ($130.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,147,000 ($97.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $484,000 ($41.16)
    Other: $90,000 ($7.65)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $38,000 ($3.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $460,000 ($39.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,854,000 ($667.91)
    Other: $196,000 ($16.67)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $403,000 ($34.27)
    Sale of Property: $401,000 ($34.10)
    Fines and Forfeits: $112,000 ($9.52)
    Interest Earnings: $47,000 ($4.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,838,000 ($241.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,173,000 ($610.00)
    Other: $1,806,000 ($153.58)
    Sewerage: $882,000 ($75.01)
    Highways: $274,000 ($23.30)
  • Tax - Property: $1,042,000 ($88.61)
    Public Utilities Sales: $401,000 ($34.10)
    Other License: $135,000 ($11.48)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $54,000 ($4.59)

Green River government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $835,000 ($71.01)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $782,000 ($66.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $253,000 ($21.52)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $200,000 ($17.01)

Green River government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,349,000 ($2325.79)

5.71% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Wyoming average:

7.08%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Natrona County, WY  0.24% ($44,000 average AGI)
from Uinta County, WY  0.22% ($66,447)
from Carbon County, WY  0.18% ($48,633)


7.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,905 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
Wyoming average:

7.86%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Uinta County, WY  0.37% ($78,200 average AGI)
to Laramie County, WY  0.25% ($50,000)
to Albany County, WY  0.21% ($29,838)
Businesses in Green River, WY
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Curves1McDonald's1
FedEx2Super 81
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Kroger4UPS1

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
See more detailed statistics of Green River fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 410ft / 125mTotal length
  • $3,000Total costs
  • 133,117Total average daily traffic
  • 33,072Total average daily truck traffic
  • 166,391Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Green River, WY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Green River, WY
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Green River)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Green River, WY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Green River)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 31. The highest number of fires - 56 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Green River, WY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (35.5%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (30.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Green River, WY
    • 18835.5%Outside Fires
    • 16130.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 16030.2%Structure Fires
    • 203.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Green River, WY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Green River, WY
  • 90.5%Utility gas
  • 7.0%Electricity
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Green River, WY
  • 59.9%Utility gas
  • 38.1%Electricity
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Green River compared to Wyoming state average:

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

Green River on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on highway construction per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time park and recreation workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #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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