Green River is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 11,759 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Green River is the seventh largest community in Wyoming.
When you are in Green River, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.30% of Green River’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Green River is a city of professionals, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Green River who work in office and administrative support (10.85%), teaching (8.38%), and maintenance occupations (7.70%).
In Green River, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Green River is a relatively small city. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The citizens of Green River are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.11% of adults in Green River having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Green River in 2018 was $34,247, which is wealthy relative to Wyoming, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $136,988 for a family of four. However, Green River contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Green River is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Green River home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Green River residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Green River also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.44% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Green River include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Green River is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.