Sweetwater County, Wyoming
Sweetwater County is in southwestern Wyoming. This area is big on oil, gas and coal production. This is also the home of the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area.
Sweetwater County is the largest county in Wyoming, and 8th largest in the 48 contiguous states.
Officially formed in 1867, Sweetwater County contains 10,425 square miles of land and 66 square miles of water. The county seat is at Green River.
Private Sector, wages or salary: 77%
Government Sector: 18%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 6%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Population Density: 4 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Sweetwater County: 84.1
Median Resident Age: 34.2 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $64,700
Estimated Median Home Value: $174,900
Educational Services, Mining, Lodging & Food Services, Construction, Health Care, Chemicals, Utilities, Social Services, Retail Services, Government, Finance & Insurance Services
Population Demographics: 2010
|Population by Age|
|18 & over||31,937|
|65 & over||3,643|
|Population by Ethnicity|
|Hispanic or Latino||6,689|
|Non Hispanic or Latino||37,117|
|Population by Race|
|Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||42|
|Two or more||1,020|