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Population in 2012: 868 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +53.4%
Males: 462  (53.3%)
Females: 406  (46.7%)

Median resident age:  28.4 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip codes: 84026, 84066.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $74,788 (it was $35,278 in 2000)
Ballard:

$74,788
UT:

$57,049
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,722

Ballard town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $147,070 (it was $73,500 in 2000)
Ballard:

$147,070
UT:

$199,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $162,158; Detached houses: $183,532; Mobile homes: $109,353

Median gross rent in 2012: $983.

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  • White alone - 712 (88.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 38 (4.7%)
  • Hispanic - 35 (4.4%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ballard: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (34.5%), Danish (10.5%), German (8.0%), United States (7.3%), Irish (5.1%), Swedish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5054 feet

Land area: 14.0 square miles.

Population density: 62 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Ballard:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ballard town:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

22 residents are foreign born (0.6% Europe).

This town:  3.5%
Utah:  8.4%



According to our research of Utah and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Ballard, Utah as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ballard to the number of sex offenders is 145 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $979 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $829 (0.5%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (267.4 miles , pop. 554,636).

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $159,700
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $98,000
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $219,100

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.30 N, Longitude: 109.96 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.7%
Utah:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -81 (-12.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (39%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Extraction workers (9%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)

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Earthquake activity:

Ballard-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Utah state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 87.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/7/2000 at 02:16:04, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.2 ML, Depth: 1.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.0 miles away from Ballard center
On 1/30/2000 at 14:46:51, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/20/1995 at 12:46:16, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/6/1996 at 12:55:58, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.2 MD, Depth: 0.4 mi) earthquake occurred 94.9 miles away from Ballard center
On 8/6/2007 at 08:48:40, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 3.9 ML, Depth: 1.0 mi) earthquake occurred 88.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Uintah County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Landslide: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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 (about 90 miles; Provo, UT; Full-time enrollment: 30,109)
  • Utah Valley University (about 93 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 15,072)
  • Western Governors University (about 105 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 15,870)
  • Westminster College (about 105 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,451)
  • University of Utah (about 105 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,534)
  • University of Phoenix-Utah Campus (about 106 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 3,097)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 108 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 11,080)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 7.52. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.52
U.S.:

25.42


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.5%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.2% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ballard, UT

Ballard compared to Utah state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ballard travel time to work - commute


Ballard mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ballard town (based on Uintah County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.96%
Here71.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents86.8%3.8%2.9%1.7%1.4%
Congregations70.4%3.7%3.7%5.6%3.7%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchUnited Church of ChristChurches of ChristOther
Adherents0.9%0.9%0.4%0.4%0.8%
Congregations1.9%1.9%1.9%1.9%5.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,826
Streets and Highways 1$3,602$43,2240$0
Totals for Government 1$3,602$43,2241$1,826

Ballard government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($5.76)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $101,000 ($116.36)
    Regular Highways: $75,000 ($86.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000 ($51.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($8.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $13,000 ($14.98)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $106,000 ($122.12)

Ballard government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $47,000 ($54.15)
    All Other: $1,000 ($1.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($10.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $75,000 ($86.41)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $118,000 ($135.94)
    Property: $27,000 ($31.11)
    NEC: $12,000 ($13.82)

Ballard government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $111,000 ($127.88)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $107,000 ($123.27)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,000 ($4.61)

Ballard government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $356,000 ($410.14)

8.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.86%
Utah average:

8.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Salt Lake County, UT  1.02% ($37,321 average AGI)
from Duchesne County, UT  0.98% ($39,852)
from Utah County, UT  0.58% ($34,604)


6.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($49,299 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Utah average:

7.46%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Salt Lake County, UT  1.07% ($85,092 average AGI)
to Duchesne County, UT  0.85% ($42,029)
to Mesa County, CO  0.49% ($63,675)

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.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 252
Total average daily truck traffic: 5
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 307


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 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: 10/01/2013, 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: 10/01/2013, 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, Certifier: Meris Secrest
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N. Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:


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