Rock Springs, Wyoming

Population 23,486

Rock Springs is located in Sweetwater County, WY. The population is 23,486, making Rock Springs the largest city in Sweetwater County and the 5th largest city in the state of Wyoming.

There are 13 public schools in Rock Springs with an average Homefacts rating of C. The total crime rate for Rock Springs is very low , and there are 62 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Rock Springs is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Rock Springs property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Rock Springs include Clearview Acres, Reliance and Purple Sage.

Rock Springs Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 10.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 65.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 23.3%

Crime Rate

39.09% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 61
  • Violent Crimes: 191
  • Robbery: 4
  • Burglary: 156
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

48.71% Higher than national avg.
  • 62 offenders in Rock Springs
  • 26.40 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

164 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 8
  • Superfunds: 9
  • Tanks & Spills: 147


Moderate 3.9%
  • Wyoming unemployment average: 3.1%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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13 Public Schools view public schools

There are 13 K-12 public schools in Rock Springs, WY and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Rock Springs's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.
1 Private School

Holy Spirit Catholic School

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1 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Rock Springs, WY

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188 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Rock Springs, WY issued 188 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 188 permits, 76 were issued for single family homes and 112 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Rock Springs, WY issued 66 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $692
  • 1 Bedroom: $704
  • 2 Bedrooms: $802
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,139
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,373

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Environmental Hazards

164 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (156/156)
    Rock Springs, WY has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.59 Average
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 21.06°
  • February 23.68°
  • March 34.02°
  • April 39.67°
  • May 49.96°
  • June 61.67°
  • July 70.13°
  • August 67.94°
  • September 58.77°
  • October 44.68°
  • November 33.22°
  • December 23.17°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Rock Springs, WY

Rock Springs, WY has a low risk of earthquakes.
Rock Springs, WY has no risk of hurricanes.
Rock Springs, WY has a very low risk of hail storms.
Rock Springs, WY has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Rock Springs, WY: $71,044


Unemployment in Rock Springs is 3.9%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.1% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 51.02%
White Collar - 48.98%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Matthew Mead
  • Sen. John Barrasso
  • Sen. Michael B. Enzi

City Representatives

  • Cynthia M. Lummis

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

7 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

2 Police Stations view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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