Rawlins is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 8,510 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Rawlins is the 12th largest community in Wyoming.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Rawlins is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rawlins is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rawlins who work in sales jobs (9.99%), office and administrative support (9.96%), and food service (8.65%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Rawlins spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 14.70 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small city, Rawlins doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Rawlins is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.59% of adults 25 and older in Rawlins have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Rawlins in 2018 was $28,278, which is middle income relative to Wyoming and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $113,112 for a family of four. However, Rawlins contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Rawlins is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Rawlins home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rawlins residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Rawlins also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.12% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rawlins include German, Irish, English, Swedish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Rawlins is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.