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.
Green River is a blue-collar town, with 35.30% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. 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%).
Even though Green River is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The education level of Green River citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.11% of adults in Green River have at least a bachelor's 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.