Bear River City, Utah

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Population in 2013: 842 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.3%
 
Males: 442  (52.6%)
Females: 400  (47.4%)
Median resident age:  33.3 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip codes: 84301.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $61,711 (it was $52,212 in 2000)
Bear River City:

$61,711
UT:

$57,049
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,777 (it was $17,296 in 2000)

Bear River City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $155,414 (it was $116,600 in 2000)
Bear River City:

$155,414
UT:

$199,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $157,036; Detached houses: $158,022; Townhouses or other attached units: $120,679; Mobile homes: $95,273

Median gross rent in 2012: $623.

Bear River City races chart
  • White alone - 808 (94.7%)
  • Hispanic - 36 (4.2%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.1%)

Races in Bear River City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bear River City: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (22.0%), German (11.6%), Danish (9.6%), Swedish (9.3%), United States (7.8%), Irish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4253 feet

Land area: 1.57 square miles.

Population density: 536 people per square mile   (low).

Bear River City,UT real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Bear River City:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bear River City town:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 67.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

27 residents are foreign born

This town:  3.0%
Utah:  8.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $952 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $959 (0.6%)

Bear River City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ogden, UT (28.1 miles , pop. 77,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (390.0 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (559.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Honeyville, UT (1.6 miles ), Elwood, UT (2.0 miles ), Corinne, UT (2.2 miles ), Deweyville, UT (2.4 miles ), Tremonton, UT (2.6 miles ), Garland, UT (2.9 miles ), Brigham City, UT (3.0 miles ), Wellsville, UT (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $73,700
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $77,700
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $70,400
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,300
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $224,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $220,400
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $231,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.62 N, Longitude: 112.13 W

Area code: 435

Bear River City household income distribution Bear River City home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.3%
Utah:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +48 (+6.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)

Work and jobs in Bear River City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bear River City, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Bear River City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Utah state average. It is 279% 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 217.2 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 190.3 miles away from Bear River City 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 290.7 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 32.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 381.5 miles away from Bear River City center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 351.5 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 Box Elder County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Landslides: 3, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bear River City topographic map

Birthplace of: Arthur Wallace - Soil scientist.

Hospitals and medical centers near Bear River City:

  • BEAR RIVER VALLEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; TREMONTON, UT)
  • BOX ELDER COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; TREMONTON, UT)
  • BEAR RIVER VALLEY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; TREMONTON, UT)
  • WILLOW GLEN HEALTH AND REHAB, LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BRIGHAM CITY, UT)
  • INTEGRITY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BRIGHAM CITY, UT)
  • PIONEER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BRIGHAM CITY, UT)
  • MEDSHARES NORTHWEST UTAH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BRIGHAM CITY, UT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bear River City:

  • Utah State University (about 19 miles; Logan, UT; Full-time enrollment: 21,131)
  • Weber State University (about 31 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 60 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • University of Utah (about 61 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Westminster College (about 63 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Western Governors University (about 66 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 66 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)

Public elementary/middle school in Bear River City:

  • CENTURY SCHOOL (Students: 525; Location: 5820 NORTH 4800 WEST; Grades: KG - 05)

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Cemetery: Bear River Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Box Elder County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 83.5. This is about average.

City:

83.5
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 12.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.02
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.93. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.93
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.3%
(2.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 88.5% 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:  84.8%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.0%
Whole state:  4.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Bear River City compared to Utah state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Bear River City travel time to work - commute Bear River City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (94%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bear River City town (based on Box Elder County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 85.60%
Here: 85.6%
USA: 50.2%

Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents94.0%3.4%0.7%0.4%0.3%
Congregations87.1%2.0%2.0%1.0%1.0%
NameChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents0.3%0.3%0.2%0.2%0.2%
Congregations1.0%1.0%1.0%1.0%3.0%
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: 4
Box Elder County:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Box Elder County:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.1%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Box Elder County:

27.6%
Utah:

23.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$210
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$668
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$83
Health 0$0 1$22
Sewerage 0$0 1$35
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$208
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$333
Totals for Government 0$0 15$1,559

Bear River City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $418,000 ($496.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $18,000 ($21.38)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $39,000 ($46.32)
    Sewerage: $38,000 ($45.13)
    Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($34.44)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($20.19)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($13.06)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($11.88)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $7,000 ($8.31)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($7.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($5.94)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($4.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($8.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $4,000 ($4.75)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($1.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $76,000 ($90.26)

Bear River City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $45,000 ($53.44)
    All Other: $43,000 ($51.07)
    Sewerage: $29,000 ($34.44)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $17,000 ($20.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $93,000 ($110.45)
    General Revenue, NEC: $24,000 ($28.50)
    Rents: $3,000 ($3.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $175,000 ($207.84)
    Highways: $36,000 ($42.76)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $59,000 ($70.07)
    Property: $13,000 ($15.44)
    NEC: $9,000 ($10.69)

Bear River City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $122,000 ($144.89)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $47,000 ($55.82)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $65,000 ($77.20)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($11.88)

Bear River City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $603,000 ($716.15)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

5.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Utah average:

6.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Weber County, UT  1.43% ($38,071 average AGI)
from Cache County, UT  0.99% ($32,739)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.53% ($28,202)


7.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,874 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
Utah average:

6.46%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Weber County, UT  1.63% ($32,652 average AGI)
to Cache County, UT  1.02% ($28,520)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.66% ($31,384)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bear River City:

  • KSOS (800 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KVNU (610 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO,INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXOL (1660 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KLGN (1390 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KANN (1120 AM; 10 kW; ROY, UT; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KLO (1430 AM; 10 kW; OGDEN, UT; Owner: KLO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZNS (1280 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KNRS (570 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bear River City:

  • KRAR (106.9 FM; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KJQN (100.7 FM; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KBNZ (104.9 FM; TREMONTON, UT; Owner: 3 POINT MEDIA - UTAH, LLC)
  • KYFO-FM (95.5 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KUDD (107.9 FM; ROY, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KUSU-FM (91.5 FM; LOGAN, UT; Owner: UTAH STATE UNIV. OF AGRI. & APP. SCI)
  • K220HI (91.9 FM; CLARKSTON, UT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KVFX (94.5 FM; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO,INC.)
  • KCPX (105.7 FM; CENTERVILLE, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSOP-FM (104.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • KLZX (95.9 FM; WESTON, ID; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO INC)
  • K272DP (102.3 FM; TOOELE, UT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KBZN (97.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRCL (90.9 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: LISTENERS COMMUNITY RADIO OF UTAH)
  • KBER (101.1 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KISN-FM (97.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKAT (101.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSFI (100.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KUBL-FM (93.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOSY-FM (106.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bear River City:

  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • KUTH (Channel 12; LOGAN, UT; Owner: LOGAN 12, INC.)
  • KPNZ (Channel 24; OGDEN, UT; Owner: UTAH COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Bear River City fatal accident list:

Jun 24, 2003 02:37 PM, 6400n5000w, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Bear River City, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary383.0 years
William373.4 years
Carrie289.1 years
Henry282.0 years
Andrea292.5 years
George285.0 years
Florence295.0 years
Boyd267.0 years
Elvira277.0 years
Kenneth269.0 years
Most common last names in Bear River City, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Christensen1582.3 years
Anderson1283.6 years
Hansen1082.4 years
Holmgren878.5 years
Andersen682.7 years
Iverson674.8 years
Jensen681.1 years
Williams472.2 years
Gardner481.0 years
Lewis385.3 years
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