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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B+

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$203,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$914
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Rock Springs Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    166
    283
  • Murder
    8
    6
  • Rape
    127
    41
  • Robbery
    8
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    240
    500
  • Theft
    1,680
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    112
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$71,044
National
$55,322
Children
26%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%
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Rock Springs Reviews

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I enjoy living in Rock Springs, the town is small enough, but large enough to have the amenities needed for basic necessities. The town has a rich history that is quite impressive, the historical tour of downtown is fun to take and learn about the town. I love the history museum, I love the old pictures of everything! The town has worked hard to clean up and make downtown nice again and I think the efforts have really paid off. The people are friendly and always out to lend a helping need when people need it, usually no questions asked, which I find wonderful. We are all just good hearted people looking out for our neighbors and loving living in the great state of Wyoming and being so close to all the wonderful outdoor amenities it has to offer.
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I moved to Rock Springs when I was 3 years old and have lived here most of my life, with the exception of, a 0 year period I lived in the Denver. Rock Springs is what is called a "Boom Bust" town.I have been here through both insanely fast growth, (known as a 'boom times" and I have been here when all the business were closed up and no work of any kind was available. The Oil field is the driving industry in Rock Springs. We are home to 56 different nationalities. This is nice because we have variety of culture here. One thing that seems to be true of all locals is that they are proud of their statehood and always willing to help thier neighbor. I chose to move hoje andraise my family here hoping to instill the same hard work ethic and compassion that I learned while growing up here.
It's a nice medium between a bigger city and a smaller town. I wish I had the food options of bigger cities. Driving is much easier than bigger cities. And I love the farmers market and humane society!