Rock Springs, WY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 8,394 housing units in Rock Springs. This represents a 4.2% growth from 8,056 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 8,375 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 19 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Rock Springs is about 72.3%. Rock Springs's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 11.7%. Average household size is 2.5 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Rock Springs were built after 1973.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1%
One Bedroom11.30%
Two Bedrooms32.20%
Three Bedrooms33.40%
Four Bedrooms16.90%
Five Bedrooms or more5.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.7
Median year structure was built1975
Median Value of occupied units$103,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$79,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.98
Median year structure was built1970
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$375

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.50%
Second Mortgage8.90%
Home Equity Loan5.40%
Simple Mortgage53.30%
Debt Free31.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.9%