Elmo, Utah

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Population in 2014: 417 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.3%
 
Males: 202  (48.6%)
Females: 215  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip codes: 84521.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,594 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Elmo:

$55,594
UT:

$65,977

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,114 (it was $12,861 in 2000)

Elmo town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $118,909 (it was $83,100 in 2000)
Elmo:

$118,909
UT:

$250,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $130,615; Detached houses: $145,441; Mobile homes: $60,442

Median gross rent in 2016: $601.

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  • Races in Elmo, UT (2010)

    Elmo races chart
    • 39193.5%White alone
    • 184.3%Hispanic
    • 30.7%Black alone
    • 30.7%Two or more races
    • 20.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Elmo: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Danish (20.9%), English (20.0%), Scottish (7.8%), Irish (7.0%), European (6.1%), Swiss (5.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5694 feet

Land area: 0.62 square miles.

Population density: 678 people per square mile   (low).

Elmo, Utah map

For population 25 years and over in Elmo:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elmo town:

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.3%
Utah:

7.1%



According to our research of Utah and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Elmo, Utah as of December 16, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Elmo to the number of sex offenders is 368 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $902 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $678 (1.0%)

Elmo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (74.2 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (305.3 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (411.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Cleveland, UT (1.9 miles ), Huntington, UT (3.0 miles ), Wellington, UT (3.4 miles ), Price, UT (3.8 miles ), West Wood, UT (3.9 miles ), Carbonville, UT (4.0 miles ), Castle Dale, UT (4.0 miles ), Orangeville, UT (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $46,500
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $53,100
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,700
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,400
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $235,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $211,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $175,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.39 N, Longitude: 110.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

Elmo household income distribution Elmo home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Utah:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +101 (+37.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (27%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Utilities (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (51%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)

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

Average climate in Elmo, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Elmo-area historical earthquake activity is near Utah state average. It is 381% 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 362.5 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 358.9 miles away from Elmo center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 395.5 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 201.1 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 479.3 miles away from Elmo 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 384.7 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 Emery County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elmo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Elmo:

  • CNS COMMUNITY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; PRICE, UT)
  • CASTLEVIEW DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; PRICE, UT)
  • CASTLE COUNTRY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; PRICE, UT)
  • CASTLEVIEW HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; PRICE, UT)
  • CARBON COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; PRICE, UT)
  • PARKDALE HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; PRICE, UT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elmo:

  • Snow College (about 41 miles; Ephraim, UT; Full-time enrollment: 3,224)
  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 75 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 33,525)
  • Utah Valley University (about 78 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 105 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Western Governors University (about 106 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 107 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Westminster College (about 108 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)

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

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

Emery 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 2013 was 64.3. This is about average.

City:

64.3
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.72. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.72
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 40.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

40.1
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.2%
(16.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.0 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  79.4%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.5%
Whole state:  4.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported
10 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
20 people in nursing homes in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
Utah average:

10.5

Elmo travel time to work - commute Elmo mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elmo town (based on Emery County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other8,48322
Evangelical Protestant4034
Catholic1052
None1,985-
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: 6
Emery County:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Emery County:

14.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Emery County:

28.1%
Utah:

23.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.1%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Elmo:

47.6%
Utah:

45.5%

Average BMI:
Elmo:

29.0
Utah:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.2%
Utah:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Elmo:

9.9%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Utah:

6.8

Overweight people:
Elmo:

34.8%
Utah:

31.6%

General health condition:
Elmo:

57.7%
Utah:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.1%
Utah:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elmo, UT Residents
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$500
Streets and Highways 1$1,000$12,0000$0
Totals for Government 1$1,000$12,0002$500

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $136,000 ($326.14)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $26,000 ($62.35)
    Fire Protection: $20,000 ($47.96)
    General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($40.77)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($31.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($28.78)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($11.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($7.19)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $3,000 ($7.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($23.98)
    General Public Building: $4,000 ($9.59)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($7.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $21,000 ($50.36)

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

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($2.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $15,000 ($35.97)
    All Other: $10,000 ($23.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($16.79)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($2.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($107.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $23,000 ($55.16)
    Housing & Community Development: $9,000 ($21.58)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $30,000 ($71.94)
    Property: $16,000 ($38.37)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.40)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $338,000 ($810.55)

6.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
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 Carbon County, UT  1.28% ($32,558 average AGI)
from Salt Lake County, UT  1.07% ($32,222)
from Utah County, UT  0.48% ($42,563)


7.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,031 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
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 Carbon County, UT  2.03% ($38,478 average AGI)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.79% ($29,000)
to Utah County, UT  0.53% ($27,222)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elmo:

  • 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.)
  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KOVO (960 AM; 5 kW; PROVO, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKDS (1060 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: HOLIDAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elmo:

  • K288AN (105.5 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: CARBON COUNTY)
  • K220ET (91.9 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K208AQ (89.5 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KLGL (97.5 FM; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMXU (105.1 FM; MANTI, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KQMB (102.7 FM; MIDVALE, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KXRK (96.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KTCE (92.3 FM; PAYSON, UT; Owner: MOENKOPI COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWSA (100.9 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: AGAINST THE WIND BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • HORSE CANYON, 2475 West Horse Canyon Road #2 (Lat: 39.420694 Lon: -110.401111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 55.5 m, Call Sign: WQXI650
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHzGrant Date: 03/16/2016, Expiration Date: 03/16/2026, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB7LGF, Grant Date: 06/26/1990, Expiration Date: 06/26/2000, Cancellation Date: 06/27/2002, Registrant: Donald E Jones, Elmo, UT 84521
  • Call Sign: KC7DAV, Licensee ID: L00866346, Grant Date: 04/04/2014, Expiration Date: 06/28/2024, Certifier: Douglas E Ehler, Registrant: Douglas E Ehler, Elmo, UT 84521-0011
  • Call Sign: KC7HPZ, Licensee ID: L00130419, Grant Date: 11/13/2014, Expiration Date: 12/21/2024, Certifier: Nick B Mills, Registrant: Nick B Mills, 1405 North Center Street, Elmo, UT 84521

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Elmo, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles388.0 years
George378.3 years
Emma282.5 years
Fred260.0 years
Ina276.5 years
Earl255.5 years
James284.5 years
John261.0 years
Max287.5 years
Patricia246.0 years
Most common last names in Elmo, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones686.0 years
Brotherson673.5 years
Jensen459.7 years
Erickson486.8 years
Winder480.5 years
Tucker474.7 years
Atwood365.7 years
Cobb358.6 years
Johansen378.9 years
Mortensen371.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)

Elmo compared to Utah state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage 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.
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