East Carbon, Utah

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Population in 2013: 1,263 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.3%
 
Males: 593  (47.0%)
Females: 670  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  46.8 years
Utah median age:  30.2 years

Zip codes: 84520.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,151 (it was $25,313 in 2000)
East Carbon:

$29,151
UT:

$59,770

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,324 (it was $14,093 in 2000)

East Carbon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $49,770 (it was $52,800 in 2000)
East Carbon:

$49,770
UT:

$211,400

Median gross rent in 2013: $613.

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  • Races in East Carbon, UT (2010)

    East Carbon races chart
    • 1,00076.9%White alone
    • 27421.1%Hispanic
    • 171.3%Two or more races
    • 50.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Black alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in East Carbon: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (18.5%), English (18.2%), Italian (8.3%), Scottish (6.7%), Irish (5.9%), French (4.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 07/23/1973

Elevation: 6300 feet

Land area: 8.93 square miles.

Population density: 141 people per square mile   (very low).

East Carbon,UT real estate house value index trend

East Carbon, Utah map

For population 25 years and over in East Carbon:

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Carbon city:

  • Never married: 16.4%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 24.3%

28 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America).

This city:

2.2%
Utah:

8.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $387 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $375 (0.8%)

East Carbon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (81.9 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (283.2 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (426.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Sunnyside, UT (1.1 miles ), Wellington, UT (4.1 miles ), Price, UT (4.6 miles ), Carbonville, UT (4.8 miles ), Kenilworth, UT (4.8 miles) , West Wood, UT (4.8 miles ), Elmo, UT (4.9 miles ), Spring Glen, UT (4.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $59,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $72,300

Latitude: 39.54 N, Longitude: 110.42 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

East Carbon household income distribution East Carbon home values distribution

Crime rates in East Carbon by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2012 2013
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0003N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.0228.7N/A
Robberies 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 387151
per 100,000 211.9554.0521.21,143.378.8
Burglaries 71464912
per 100,000 494.4969.5446.83,734.8945.6
Thefts 2028188316
per 100,000 1,412.41,939.11,340.36,326.21,260.8
Auto thefts 70170
per 100,000 494.40.074.5533.50.0
Arson 10100
per 100,000 70.60.074.50.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.7) 177.9263.4200.6996.0330.6

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Crime rate in East Carbon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.15
Utah average:

1.50
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Utah:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +141 (+11.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (34%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (32%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (35%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)

Work and jobs in East Carbon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in East Carbon, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

East Carbon-area historical earthquake activity is near Utah state average. It is 354% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 380.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 358.8 miles away from East Carbon center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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 201.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 417.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 501.5 miles away from East Carbon center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 405.9 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 Carbon County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Carbon topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Carbon:

  • Snow College (about 64 miles; Ephraim, UT; Full-time enrollment: 3,224)
  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 82 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 33,525)
  • Utah Valley University (about 86 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Colorado Mesa University (about 106 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 7,671)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 111 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Western Governors University (about 111 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Westminster College (about 112 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)

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Notable location: East Carbon Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in East Carbon include: Good Shepherd Catholic Church (A), Trinity Episcopal Church (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: ABC Learning Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 102 Grassy Trail Drive) (1), St George Tabernacle Visitors Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 18 South Main) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 74.3. This is about average.

City:

74.3
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.81. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.81
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 41.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.8
U.S.:

32.0

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

EAST CARBON CITY (Population served: 1,200, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-17-2009)
  • 25 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.8%
(24.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.4% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.8%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  4.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

East Carbon compared to Utah state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Utah average:

10.5

East Carbon travel time to work - commute East Carbon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for East Carbon city (based on Carbon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other11,37032
Catholic4,0914
Evangelical Protestant1,00214
Mainline Protestant3673
Orthodox2801
None4,293-
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: 5
Carbon County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

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

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Carbon County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Carbon County:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Carbon County:

25.1%
Utah:

23.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,318$39,8160$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 12$9,775
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$2,496
Police Protection - Officers 4$13,030$39,0900$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,576$30,9120$0
Sewerage 1$2,075$24,9000$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$2,389
Water Supply 1$3,097$37,1640$0
Totals for Government 8$24,096$36,14418$14,660

East Carbon government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $353,000 ($279.49)
    Financial Administration: $246,000 ($194.77)
    Police Protection: $208,000 ($164.69)
    Regular Highways: $147,000 ($116.39)
    Sewerage: $91,000 ($72.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $50,000 ($39.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $41,000 ($32.46)
    General - Other: $36,000 ($28.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000 ($12.67)
    Fire Protection: $14,000 ($11.08)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,000 ($3.17)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($1.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $237,000 ($187.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($18.21)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($3.17)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.79)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $465,000 ($368.17)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $202,000 ($159.94)

East Carbon government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $65,000 ($51.46)
    Sewerage: $41,000 ($32.46)
    All Other: $9,000 ($7.13)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,000 ($5.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $32,000 ($25.34)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $435,000 ($344.42)
    Interest Earnings: $38,000 ($30.09)
    Rents: $37,000 ($29.30)
    General Revenue, NEC: $24,000 ($19.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $473,000 ($374.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $61,000 ($48.30)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.79)
  • Tax - Property: $285,000 ($225.65)
    Total General Sales: $110,000 ($87.09)
    Public Utilities: $29,000 ($22.96)
    NEC: $5,000 ($3.96)

East Carbon government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $4,356,000 ($3448.93)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,754,000 ($3764.05)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,717,000 ($3734.76)
    Water Utilities: $4,286,000 ($3393.51)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $70,000 ($55.42)
    Other, NEC: $37,000 ($29.30)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $853,000 ($675.38)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,065,000 ($843.23)

5.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
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 Salt Lake County, UT  1.22% ($31,388 average AGI)
from Emery County, UT  0.99% ($38,478)
from Utah County, UT  0.55% ($34,105)


6.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,218 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
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 Salt Lake County, UT  1.41% ($26,616 average AGI)
to Emery County, UT  0.61% ($32,558)
to Utah County, UT  0.60% ($43,643)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Carbon:

  • 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.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KNEU (1250 AM; 5 kW; ROOSEVELT, UT; Owner: COUNTRY GOLD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVEL (920 AM; 5 kW; VERNAL, UT; Owner: ASHLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Carbon:

  • KWSA (100.9 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: AGAINST THE WIND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K220ET (91.9 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K208AQ (89.5 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K288AN (105.5 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: CARBON COUNTY)
  • KLGL (97.5 FM; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMXU (105.1 FM; MANTI, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, LLC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 39.613611 Lon: -110.440000, Call Sign: WQEQ552
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.337 MHz, 452.125 MHz, 452.325 MHz, 457.125 MHz, 461.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/24/2006, Expiration Date: 03/24/2016, Certifier: Renji Gregersen
    Registrant: Mcintosh Communications, Inc., 2698 S. Redwood Rd., Ste. A, Salt Lake City, UT 84119, Phone: (801) 908-8808, Fax: (801) 908-7680, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KB7BDV, Licensee ID: L00239931
    Grant Date: 12/23/2002, Expiration Date: 03/23/2013
    Registrant: Terry L Fredrickson, East Carbon, UT 84520
  • Call Sign: KB7TUC
    Grant Date: 04/13/1993, Expiration Date: 04/13/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2005
    Registrant: Willem A Dinkelman, Box 256, East Carbon, UT 84520
  • Call Sign: KB8NPV
    Grant Date: 09/27/1994, Expiration Date: 06/23/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/24/2004
    Registrant: Ronnie P Laney, 131 6th W, East Carbon, UT 84520
  • Call Sign: KE7KEV, Licensee ID: L01226114
    Grant Date: 12/21/2006, Expiration Date: 12/21/2016, Certifier: Barbara M Ashley
    Registrant: Barbara A Long, 106 4th Street, East Carbon, UT 84520-0572
  • Call Sign: KF7MGR, Licensee ID: L01598286
    Grant Date: 10/19/2010, Expiration Date: 10/19/2020, Cancellation Date: 04/05/2011, Certifier: Kimberly F Long
    Registrant: Kimberly F Long, 106 4th West, East Carbon, UT 84520
  • Call Sign: N7KIM, Previous Call Sign: KF7MGR, Licensee ID: L01598286
    Grant Date: 04/05/2011, Expiration Date: 04/05/2021, Certifier: Kimberly F Long
    Registrant: Kimberly F Long, 106 4th West, East Carbon, UT 84520

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in East Carbon, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1580.7 years
James1076.5 years
Charles1066.5 years
William969.2 years
George871.9 years
Mary874.4 years
Anna685.0 years
Albert672.3 years
Frank676.2 years
Donald556.2 years
Most common last names in East Carbon, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez976.9 years
Jones779.8 years
Anderson678.3 years
Lopez671.0 years
Gallegos581.6 years
Trujillo578.4 years
Wilcox570.8 years
Carrillo466.8 years
Collins469.0 years
Smith480.0 years
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