Rock Springs, Wyoming is known as “Home of 56 Nationalities” because of the influx of immigrants from all over the world who came to work in the coal mines that supplied the fuel to power the communities along the steam engines of the Union Pacific Railroad. Rock Springs is now economically diversified and has something to offer to everyone.
Located in Sweetwater County, Rock Springs has cold, snowy winters and warm summers. The town’s population is approximately 27,000 and has an average household income of $69,616. For those interested in homes for sale in Rock Springs, WY, the average home price is $238,673.00. Schools in the city are Desert View Elementary, Lincoln Elementary, Northpark Elementary, Overland Elementary, Pilot Butte Elementary, Sage Elementary, Walnut Elementary, Westridge Elementary, Eastside Elementary, Rock Springs Junior High School, and Rock Springs High School. There are also two alternative campuses.
Rock Springs hosts a fun annual event called Wyoming’s Big Show. This event includes a carnival and concerts which are held at the Sweetwater County Events Complex.
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