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ZIP Code 82901

Post Office City:Rock Springs, WY (View All Cities)
County: Sweetwater County
Timezone: Mountain (7:16pm)
Area code: 307 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.6, -108.9
ZIP (~59 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 82901

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 82901. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 82901 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Rock Springs, WY
Acceptable:
Bitter Creek, Quealy

Stats and Demographics for the 82901 ZIP Code

ZIP code 82901 is located in southwest Wyoming and covers an extremely large land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 82901 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 82901 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,971
Population Density 20 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,943
Median Home Value $167,700
Land Area 1,388.52 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,498
Median Household Income $69,276

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 32


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,2341,1632,397
5-91,1171,0162,133
10-141,0119021,913
15-199679111,878
20-241,1381,0932,231
25-291,4141,1552,569
30-341,1791,0312,210
35-399378851,822
40-448507401,590
45-491,0188491,867
50-541,1039672,070
55-599328771,809
60-646865761,262
65-69401381782
70-74256234490
75-79178218396
80-84120162282
85 Plus83187270

Gender

 Male 14,624 52%
 Female 13,347 48%
Gender

Race

 White 24,191 86.5%
 Black Or African American 367 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 278 1.0%
 Asian 263 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 32 0.1%
 Other Race 2,128 7.6%
 Two Or More Races 712 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24233480713
25-341,3199752,294
35-441,2386041,842
45-541,7455072,252
55-641,5873081,895
65-74709119828
75-8441671487
85 Plus15631187

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,334 51%
 Single Guardian 1,779 17%
 Singles 2,580 25%
 Singles With Roommate 805 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,679 64%
 Households with Kids 3,819 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1253224477
2242242484
3258243501
4238238476
5220213433
6239208447
7258206464
8211190401
9189199388
10216194410
11229168397
12187185372
13200200400
14179155334
15157169326
16202162364
17187148335
18203197400
19218235453
20225211436

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 82901 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 82901 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 82901 real estate data, the median home value of $167,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 82901. Rentals in 82901 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 82901 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Rock Springs, WY rent prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,351 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 132 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 65 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 363 1.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 51 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,731 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,672 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,095 26%
 Households Vacant 1,445 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 718 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 1%
 For Sale Only 220 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 104 7%
 For Migrant Workers 32 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 330 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 44 1%
 1 Bedroom 564 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,409 44%
 3+ Bedroom 1,151 36%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $69,276 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 82901 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 82901 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,815 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,805 27%
 No Earnings 4,927 23%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,815 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,805 27%
 No Earnings 4,927 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,424 93.1%
 Public transportation 385 2.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 16 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 347 2.4%
 Worked at Home 251 1.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,715 9.6%
 High School Graduate 11,180 62.6%
 Associate's degree 1,800 10.1%
 Bachelor's degree 2,093 11.7%
 Master's degree 764 4.3%
 Professional school degree 75 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 228 1.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,060 79.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 559 8.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 727 11.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 82901

ZIP Code 82901 is in the following school districts: Sweetwater County School District #1 and Private. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 82901.

Pilot Butte Elementary
1003 Summit Dr.
Rock Springs, WY 82901
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sweetwater County School District #1
Desert View Elementary
1900 Desert Boulevard
Rock Springs, WY 82901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sweetwater County School District #1
Overland Elementary
3400 Foothill Boulevard
Rock Springs, WY 82901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sweetwater County School District #1
Walnut Elementary
1115 Walnut
Rock Springs, WY 82901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sweetwater County School District #1
Eastside Elementary
305 G Street
Rock Springs, WY 82901
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sweetwater County School District #1
Northpark Elementary
500 Northpark Drive
Rock Springs, WY 82901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sweetwater County School District #1
Westridge Elementary
3501 Dewar Drive
Rock Springs, WY 82901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sweetwater County School District #1
Sage Elementary
903 Summit Dr.
Rock Springs, WY 82901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sweetwater County School District #1
Lincoln Elementary
915 Edgar
Rock Springs, WY 82901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sweetwater County School District #1
Rock Springs High School
1375 James Drive
Rock Springs, WY 82901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sweetwater County School District #1
Rock Springs Junior High School
3500 Foothill Blvd
Rock Springs, WY 82901
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Sweetwater County School District #1
Black Butte High School
2410 College Drive
Rock Springs, WY 82901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sweetwater County School District #1
Holy Spirit Catholic School
210 a St
Rock Springs, WY 82901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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