Emery, Utah

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Population in 2013: 279 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.4%
 
Males: 149  (53.7%)
Females: 130  (46.3%)
Median resident age:  36.3 years
Utah median age:  30.2 years

Zip codes: 84522.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,582 (it was $40,469 in 2000)
Emery:

$59,582
UT:

$59,770

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,305 (it was $17,195 in 2000)

Emery town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $84,739 (it was $64,100 in 2000)
Emery:

$84,739
UT:

$211,400

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,151.

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  • Races in Emery, UT (2010)

    Emery races chart
    • 27394.8%White alone
    • 93.1%Hispanic
    • 31.0%Asian alone
    • 20.7%Two or more races
    • 10.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Emery: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (26.0%), Welsh (8.9%), Swedish (8.3%), Danish (7.9%), Irish (7.3%), Scottish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6262 feet

Land area: 1.21 square miles.

Population density: 230 people per square mile   (very low).

Emery, Utah map

For population 25 years and over in Emery:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Emery town:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 3.3%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.5%
Utah:

8.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $680 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $595 (0.5%)

Emery satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (94.0 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (288.1 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (375.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Ferron, UT (3.6 miles ), Clawson, UT (4.1 miles) , Orangeville, UT (4.8 miles ), Castle Dale, UT (4.9 miles ), Mayfield, UT (5.3 miles ), Sterling, UT (5.5 miles ), Manti, UT (5.6 miles ), Huntington, UT (5.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $68,900
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $110,400
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $49,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $88,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $69,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $290,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.92 N, Longitude: 111.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

Emery household income distribution Emery home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
Utah:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+3.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (21%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (18%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Emery, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Emery-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Utah state average. It is 419% 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 349.9 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 380.2 miles away from Emery center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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 439.8 miles away from the city 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 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 369.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 418.9 miles away from Emery center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 363.0 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 (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).
Emery topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Emery:

  • EMERY COUNTY CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; FERRON, UT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Emery:

  • Snow College (about 36 miles; Ephraim, UT; Full-time enrollment: 3,224)
  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 95 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 33,525)
  • Utah Valley University (about 98 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 126 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Western Governors University (about 127 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 127 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Westminster College (about 130 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)

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

Church in Emery: 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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.1%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 28.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.0%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.6%
Whole state:  4.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Emery compared to Utah state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.2
Utah average:

10.5

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (40%)
  • Wood (32%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Coal or coke (9%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Emery 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%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2006)
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 7$2,420
Streets and Highways 1$2,670$32,0400$0
Totals for Government 1$2,670$32,0407$2,420

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $64,000 ($229.39)
    Regular Highways: $53,000 ($189.96)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($86.02)
    General Public Buildings: $21,000 ($75.27)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $14,000 ($50.18)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($39.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($32.26)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($32.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($3.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($14.34)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $92,000 ($329.75)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($7.17)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($46.59)
    All Other: $10,000 ($35.84)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000 ($7.17)
    Sewerage: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $6,000 ($21.51)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($17.92)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($10.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $154,000 ($551.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $34,000 ($121.86)
    General Support: $6,000 ($21.51)
    All Other: $1,000 ($3.58)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $29,000 ($103.94)
    Property: $15,000 ($53.76)
    Public Utilities: $7,000 ($25.09)
    NEC: $2,000 ($7.17)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $16,000 ($57.35)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $76,000 ($272.40)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $72,000 ($258.06)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($28.67)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($28.67)
    Other, NEC: $4,000 ($14.34)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $249,000 ($892.47)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

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 Emery:

  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSVC (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: MID-UTAH RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Emery:

  • KLGL (97.5 FM; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KCYQ (93.7 FM; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: MID-UTAH RADIO, INC.)
  • K255AD (98.9 FM; RURAL GARFIELD, ETC., UT; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K288AN (105.5 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: CARBON COUNTY)
  • K220ET (91.9 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMXU (105.1 FM; MANTI, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K208AQ (89.5 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)

TV broadcast stations around Emery:

  • K47HD (Channel 47; EMERY, UT; Owner: EMERY COUNTY)
  • K45GP (Channel 45; EMERY, UT; Owner: EMERY COUNTY)
  • K41GV (Channel 41; EMERY, UT; Owner: EMERY COUNTY)
  • K49GB (Channel 49; EMERY, UT; Owner: EMERY COUNTY)
  • K35DW (Channel 35; EMERY, UT; Owner: EMERY COUNTY)
  • K39DV (Channel 39; EMERY, UT; Owner: EMERY COUNTY)
  • K43EV (Channel 43; EMERY, UT; Owner: EMERY COUNTY)

Emery fatal accident list:

Nov 26, 2006 04:57 PM, Sr-10, Lat: 38.93559, Lon: -111.22772, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 8, 2005 07:00 AM, I-70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 9, 1996 10:10 AM, Sr10, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Emery)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Consolidated Mine 5 Mi Ssw (Lat: 38.859417 Lon: -111.259056), Call Sign: WZW610
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.005 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/24/2004, Expiration Date: 06/23/2014
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Lat: 38.923000 Lon: -111.245000, Call Sign: WQFR326
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.262 MHz, 462.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/14/2006, Expiration Date: 09/14/2016, Certifier: Russell Hardy
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Emery, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Glen285.5 years
Ella285.5 years
Arthur284.0 years
Irene281.0 years
John275.5 years
Eva274.0 years
Maggie284.0 years
Martha269.5 years
Mary290.0 years
Nina279.5 years
Most common last names in Emery, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jensen1184.9 years
Anderson1082.4 years
Brinkerhoff577.2 years
Jacobsen573.0 years
Broderick479.3 years
Hansen483.5 years
Mcbroom473.0 years
Mortensen481.5 years
Sorensen479.8 years
Johnson376.3 years
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