Ballard, Utah

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Population in 2019: 1,093 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +93.1%
Males: 531  (48.6%)
Females: 562  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

35.5 years
Utah median age:

31.2 years

Zip codes: 84026, 84066.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $68,245 (it was $35,278 in 2000)
Ballard:

$68,245
UT:

$75,780

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,446 (it was $12,620 in 2000)

Ballard town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $193,730 (it was $73,500 in 2000)
Ballard:

$193,730
UT:

$330,300

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $224,544; detached houses: $244,531; mobile homes: $116,163

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,174.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ballard: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.9%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.9% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Ballard, UT (2019)
    • 88981.6%White alone
    • 14313.1%Hispanic
    • 242.2%Two or more races
    • 151.4%American Indian alone
    • 141.3%Black alone

Races in Ballard detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Utah and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ballard, Utah as of August 18, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ballard is 875 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: English (31.7%), American (12.1%), German (8.3%), European (3.4%), Irish (1.6%), Norwegian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5054 feet

Land area: 14.0 square miles.

Population density: 78 people per square mile   (very low).

Ballard, Utah map

37 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America).

This town:

3.4%
Utah:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,317 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,006 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (89.9 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (259.7 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (482.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Roosevelt, UT (1.4 miles ),
Independence, UT (1.9 miles),
Fort Duchesne, UT (2.2 miles ),
Randlett, UT (2.9 miles ),
Myton, UT (3.0 miles ),
Neola, UT (3.2 miles ),
Whiterocks, UT (3.5 miles ),
Bluebell, UT (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.30 N, Longitude: 109.96 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

Distribution of median household income in Ballard, UT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Ballard, UT in 2019
Ballard satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.1%
Utah:

3.9%
Most common industries in Ballard, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (13.3%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.6%)
  • Health care (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (19.9%)
  • Construction (13.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.4%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (4.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (27.8%)
  • Public administration (14.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (9.3%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (7.2%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Ballard, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Extraction workers (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.9%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Extraction workers (9.0%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (13.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.3%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)

Average climate in Ballard, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 79.0. This is about average.

City:

79.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.92. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.92
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 37.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.85. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.85
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Ballard-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Utah state average. It is 1688% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 297.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 327.4 miles away from Ballard center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 397.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 176.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2020 at 13:09:31, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 7.4 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 115.8 miles away from Ballard center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 179.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Uintah County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ballard topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ballard:

  • UINTAH BASIN MED CTR DIALYSIS - ROOSEVELT (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; ROOSEVELT, UT)
  • UINTAH BASIN REHABILITATION AND SENIOR VILLA (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ROOSEVELT, UT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ballard:

  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 90 miles; Provo, UT; Full-time enrollment: 33,525)
  • Utah Valley University (about 93 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 98 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Western Governors University (about 105 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Westminster College (about 105 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • University of Utah (about 105 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 106 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)

Points of interest:

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Church in Ballard: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Uintah County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ballard and their reported violations in the past:

BALLARD WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT (Population served: 950, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-25-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2010)
Average household size:
This town:

3.2 people
Utah:

3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

81.0%
Whole state:

75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.5%
Whole state:

4.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Ballard:

Marital status in Ballard, UT
  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in Ballard:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Utah average:

10.2

Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Ballard
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ballard, UT (based on Uintah County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other20,35848
Evangelical Protestant1,31111
Catholic1,2092
Mainline Protestant4504
None9,260-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Uintah County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Uintah County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Uintah County:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.0%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Uintah County:

25.9%
Utah:

23.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.7%
Utah:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ballard:

40.1%
Utah:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Ballard:

28.7
Utah:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.8%
Utah:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.3%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ballard:

6.7
Utah:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.4%
Utah:

31.9%

General health condition:
Here:

53.0%
Utah:

57.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Ballard:

77.0%
State:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ballard, UT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 1$7,198$86,3761$2,704
Other Government Administration 1$3,367$40,40413$2,700
Totals for Government 2$10,566$63,39614$5,404

Ballard government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $97,000 ($88.75)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $404,000 ($369.62)
    Regular Highways: $47,000 ($43.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($5.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($1.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.91)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $81,000 ($74.11)

Ballard government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $20,000 ($18.30)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $42,000 ($38.43)
    Rents: $3,000 ($2.74)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($2.74)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $114,000 ($104.30)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $269,000 ($246.11)
    Property: $248,000 ($226.90)
    Other Selective Sales: $23,000 ($21.04)
    Other License: $12,000 ($10.98)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($4.57)

Ballard government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,000 ($47.58)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,000 ($47.58)

5.46% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,586 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Utah average:

7.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Duchesne County, UT  1.29% ($47,507 average AGI)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.56% ($40,017)
from Utah County, UT  0.37% ($43,450)


10.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,989 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.46%
Utah average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Salt Lake County, UT  1.44% ($36,294 average AGI)
to Duchesne County, UT  1.11% ($40,810)
to Utah County, UT  0.77% ($45,966)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ballard:

  • KNEU (1250 AM; 5 kW; ROOSEVELT, UT; Owner: COUNTRY GOLD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVEL (920 AM; 5 kW; VERNAL, UT; Owner: ASHLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOAL (750 AM; 10 kW; PRICE, UT; Owner: EASTERN UTAH BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSLL (1080 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PRICE, UT; Owner: AGAINST THE WIND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ballard:

  • KXRQ (94.3 FM; ROOSEVELT, UT; Owner: UINTA BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • KIFX (98.5 FM; ROOSEVELT, UT; Owner: EVANS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLCY-FM (105.9 FM; VERNAL, UT; Owner: ASHLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ballard:

  • K23DR (Channel 23; ROOSEVELT, UT; Owner: DUCHESNE COUNTY)
  • K25EE (Channel 25; MOUNTAIN VIEW, ETC., UT; Owner: DAGGETT COUNTY TELEVISION DEPT.)

Ballard fatal accident list:

Jun 21, 2008 04:26 AM, Us-40, Lat: 40.303090, Lon: -109.954610, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.5mTotal length
  • 252Total average daily traffic
  • 5Total average daily truck traffic
  • 307Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • KCUA Studio, 800 South And 2000 East (Lat: 40.287778 Lon: -109.959167), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQCG991,
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.500 MHz, Grant Date: 03/02/2005, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Kevin D Terry, Registrant: 3 Point Media - Coalville, LLC, 2835 E 3300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84109, Phone: (801) 412-6080, Fax: (801) 412-6041, Email:
  • KIFX Studio, 800 South And 2000 East (Lat: 40.287778 Lon: -109.959167), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQCG996,
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.500 MHz, Grant Date: 03/02/2005, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Joe Evans, Registrant: Millcreek Broadcasting, LLC, 2835 E 3300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84109, Phone: (801) 412-6080, Fax: (801) 412-6041, Email:
  • BALLARD, Lat: 40.298611 Lon: -109.998000, Call Sign: WQIP485,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.331 MHz, Grant Date: 04/04/2008, Expiration Date: 04/04/2018, Cancellation Date: 06/09/2018, Certifier: Meris Secrest, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N. Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • Call Out 20 AP1, Lat: 40.379278 Lon: -110.148472, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WQOJ483,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/18/2011, Expiration Date: 10/18/2021, Certifier: Daniel Helderman, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Call Out 20 AP2, Lat: 40.379278 Lon: -110.148472, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WQOJ483,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/18/2011, Expiration Date: 10/18/2021, Certifier: Daniel Helderman, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Call Out 20 AP3, Lat: 40.379278 Lon: -110.148472, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WQOJ483,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/18/2011, Expiration Date: 10/18/2021, Certifier: Daniel Helderman, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KE7RDU, Licensee ID: L01362517, Grant Date: 11/07/2017, Expiration Date: 01/25/2028, Certifier: Veredale Ware, Registrant: Veredale Ware, 3571 E. 375 S., Ballard, UT 84066
  • Call Sign: KF7AVD, Licensee ID: L01473651, Grant Date: 01/22/2021, Expiration Date: 01/22/2031, Certifier: Shaun D Murray, Registrant: Shaun D Murray, 1593 S 1500 E, Ballard, UT 84066
  • Call Sign: KF7ETR, Licensee ID: L01520747, Grant Date: 12/24/2020, Expiration Date: 12/24/2030, Certifier: Andrea R Ware, Registrant: Andrea R Ware, 3571 East 375 South, Ballard, UT 84066

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ballard, UT
  • 54.0%Utility gas
  • 16.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.8%Wood
  • 9.6%Electricity
  • 9.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ballard, UT
  • 40.9%Utility gas
  • 20.5%Electricity
  • 18.2%Other fuel
  • 15.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.5%Coal or coke


Ballard compared to Utah state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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