Rawlins, WY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 8,538. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,658 (+1.4% change)
Males: 4,501 (52.7%), Females: 4,037 (47.3%)

Carbon County

Zip code: 82301

Median resident age: 36.1 years
Median household income: $36,600 (year 2000)
Median house value: $73,700 (year 2000)

Races in Rawlins:

  • White Non-Hispanic (74.6%)
  • Hispanic (21.0%)
  • Other race (8.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • American Indian (2.2%)
  • Black (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (20.0%), English (11.8%), Irish (11.4%), United States (8.0%), Swedish (3.7%), Scottish (3.2%).

Elevation: 6769 feet

Land area: 7.4 square miles

Map of Rawlins, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rawlins

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rawlins city

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

3.6% Foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -952 (-10.0%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Rawlins:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF CARBON COUNTY (2221 ELM ST PO BOX 460)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Rawlins:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, THE – CAH (about 89 miles; CRAIG, CO)
  • YAMPA VALLEY MEDICAL CTR (about 92 miles; STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO)
  • WYOMING BEHAVIORAL INSTITUTE (about 99 miles; CASPER, WY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rawlins:

  • YAMPA VALLEY (about 91 miles; HAYDEN, CO; ID: HDN)
  • NATRONA COUNTY INTL (about 94 miles; CASPER, WY; ID: CPR)
  • LARAMIE REGIONAL (about 114 miles; LARAMIE, WY; ID: LAR)

Other public-use airports nearest to Rawlins:

  • RAWLINS MUNI (about 4 miles; RAWLINS, WY; ID: RWL)
  • SHIVELY FIELD (about 38 miles; SARATOGA, WY; ID: SAA)
  • DIXON (about 55 miles; DIXON, WY; ID: 9U4)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rawlins:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 100 miles; LARAMIE, WY; Full-time enrollment: 9,665)
  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 100 miles; CASPER, WY; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 153 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,684)
  • COLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE (about 157 miles; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; FT enrollment: 3,400)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER (about 174 miles; BOULDER, CO; FT enrollment: 25,355)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 197 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 3,722)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 200 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 10,983)

Schools

Public high schools in Rawlins:

  • RAWLINS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 469; Location: 1401 COLORADO; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • COOPERATIVE HIGH (Students: 37; Location: 615 RODEO STREET; Grades: 08 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Rawlins:

  • RAWLINS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 374; Location: BROOKS & HARSHMAN; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HIGHLAND HILLS ELEMENTARY (Students: 254; Location: DARNLEY & INVERNESS; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW ELEMENTARY (Students: 222; Location: ELEVENTH & BIRCH; Grades: KG – 05)
  • PERSHING ELEMENTARY (Students: 170; Location: DAVIS & PERSHING; Grades: KG – 05)

Libraries

Library in Rawlins:

  • CARBON COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $303,727; Location: 215 WEST BUFFALO; 97,813 books; 2,080 audio materials; 2,640 video materials; 96 serial subscriptions)