Rock River, WY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 235. Estimated population in July 2005: 214 (-8.9% change)
Males: 127 (54.0%), Females: 108 (46.0%)

Albany County

Zip code: 82083

Median resident age: 41.1 years
Median household income: $24,306 (year 2000)
Median house value: $53,800 (year 2000)

Races in Rock River:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.6%)
  • Hispanic (5.5%)
  • American Indian (3.4%)

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

Ancestries: German (39.6%), English (32.3%), Irish (31.9%), Scotch-Irish (11.1%), Scottish (6.0%), Welsh (4.7%).

Elevation: 6891 feet

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Map of Rock River, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rock River

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 21.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rock River town

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 60.1%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+5.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rock River:

  • IVINSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 39 miles; LARAMIE, WY)
  • PLATTE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 68 miles; WHEATLAND, WY)
  • WYOMING BEHAVIORAL INSTITUTE (about 79 miles; CASPER, WY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rock River:

  • LARAMIE REGIONAL (about 38 miles; LARAMIE, WY; ID: LAR)
  • NATRONA COUNTY INTL (about 87 miles; CASPER, WY; ID: CPR)
  • CHEYENNE (about 91 miles; CHEYENNE, WY; ID: CYS)

Other public-use airports nearest to Rock River:

  • MEDICINE BOW (about 16 miles; MEDICINE BOW, WY; ID: 80V)
  • SHIVELY FIELD (about 62 miles; SARATOGA, WY; ID: SAA)
  • WALDEN-JACKSON COUNTY (about 73 miles; WALDEN, CO; ID: 33V)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rock River:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 13 miles; LARAMIE, WY; Full-time enrollment: 9,665)
  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 83 miles; CASPER, WY; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 96 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,684)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER (about 121 miles; BOULDER, CO; FT enrollment: 25,355)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 126 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 3,722)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 128 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 10,983)
  • FRONT RANGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 145 miles; WESTMINSTER, CO; FT enrollment: 6,858)

Schools

Public high school in Rock River:

  • ROCK RIVER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 48; Location: 262 NORTH MORRIS; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Rock River:

  • ROCK RIVER ELEMENTARY (Students: 45; Location: 262 NORTH MORRIS; Grades: PK – 06)
  • ROCK RIVER JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 23; Location: 262 NORTH MORRIS; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • RIVER BRIDGE ELEMENTARY (Students: 2; Location: GARRETT ROUTE; Grades: KG – 08)
  • COZY HOLLOW ELEMENTARY (Students: 1; Location: 666 ALBANY COUNTY ROAD #727; Grades: KG – 08)