Fayette, Utah

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Population in 2014: 245 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.1%
Males: 111  (45.3%)
Females: 134  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  19.0 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip codes: 84630.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $79,369 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Fayette:

$79,369
UT:

$65,977

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,792 (it was $17,459 in 2000)

Fayette town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $189,675 (it was $97,900 in 2000)
Fayette:

$189,675
UT:

$250,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $215,365; Detached houses: $213,272

Median gross rent in 2016: $739.

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  • Races in Fayette, UT (2010)

    Fayette races chart
    • 20785.5%White alone
    • 187.4%Hispanic
    • 93.7%Two or more races
    • 52.1%American Indian alone
    • 31.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fayette: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: European (32.0%), English (22.5%), Dutch (16.6%), Danish (10.1%), Italian (1.2%), Scandinavian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5050 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 506 people per square mile   (low).

Fayette, Utah map

For population 25 years and over in Fayette:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fayette town:

  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 73.0%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 1.5%

7 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America).

This town:

2.0%
Utah:

8.3%



According to our research of Utah and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Fayette, Utah as of December 18, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Fayette to the number of sex offenders is 344 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,166 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,757 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (71.3 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (279.0 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (394.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Gunnison, UT (2.3 miles ), Centerfield, UT (2.7 miles ), Sterling, UT (3.0 miles ), Mayfield, UT (3.3 miles ), Manti, UT (3.5 miles ), Scipio, UT (3.7 miles ), Redmond, UT (3.9 miles ), Ephraim, UT (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 39.22 N, Longitude: 111.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

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

3.9%
Utah:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +20 (+10.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (51%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Utilities (2%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (47%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (32%)
  • Management occupations (25%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (18%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Fayette, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Fayette-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Utah state average. It is 447% 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 312.3 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 350.3 miles away from Fayette 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 339.0 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 434.4 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 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 329.2 miles away from Fayette 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 412.6 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 Sanpete County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Fayette:

  • GUNNISON VALLEY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; GUNNISON, UT)
  • GUNNISON VALLEY HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; GUNNISON, UT)
  • COMMUNITY LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CENTERFIELD, UT)
  • MAYFIELD COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MAYFIELD, UT)
  • MAYFIELD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MAYFIELD, UT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fayette:

  • Snow College (about 18 miles; Ephraim, UT; Full-time enrollment: 3,224)
  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 72 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 33,525)
  • Utah Valley University (about 74 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 100 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 101 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Western Governors University (about 101 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Westminster College (about 105 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)

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

Sanpete County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.1%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.3 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  85.1%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.1%
Whole state:  4.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Utah average:

10.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Fayette town (based on Sanpete County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other21,95866
Evangelical Protestant2134
Catholic762
Mainline Protestant251
None5,550-
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
Sanpete County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

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

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Sanpete County:

6.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

2.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sanpete County:

25.7%
Utah:

23.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.5%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fayette:

39.5%
Utah:

45.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Utah:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

26.6%
Utah:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.5%
Utah:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fayette:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fayette:

35.1%
Utah:

31.6%

General health condition:
This city:

50.3%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Fayette:

73.7%
Utah:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fayette, 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 1$1,090
Totals for Government 0$0 1$1,090

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $57,000 ($232.65)
    Water Utilities: $28,000 ($114.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($69.39)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($48.98)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($40.82)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($16.33)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $4,000 ($16.33)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,000 ($16.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($4.08)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $64,000 ($261.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($134.69)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($69.39)
    All Other: $8,000 ($32.65)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($16.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($36.73)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($8.16)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $89,000 ($363.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $42,000 ($171.43)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $39,000 ($159.18)
    Property: $25,000 ($102.04)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $552,000 ($2253.06)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $528,000 ($2155.10)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($97.96)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $24,000 ($97.96)
    Beginning: $24,000 ($97.96)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $193,000 ($787.76)

6.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,407 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
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 Utah County, UT  1.91% ($39,361 average AGI)
from Salt Lake County, UT  1.09% ($41,658)
from Sevier County, UT  0.37% ($20,923)


8.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,902 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.23%
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 Utah County, UT  1.61% ($32,035 average AGI)
to Salt Lake County, UT  1.47% ($22,279)
to Washington County, UT  0.44% ($31,581)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fayette:

  • 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.)
  • KSVC (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: MID-UTAH RADIO, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING 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.)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNAK (540 AM; 1 kW; DELTA, UT; Owner: SAM BUSHMAN)
  • KKDS (1060 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: HOLIDAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOVO (960 AM; 5 kW; PROVO, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fayette:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • K288AN (105.5 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: CARBON COUNTY)
  • K264AC (100.7 FM; RURAL UTAH COUNTY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KENZ (107.5 FM; OREM, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZHT (94.9 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K208BZ (89.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • K208AQ (89.5 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KMDG (103.9 FM; NEPHI, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Fayette:

  • KUPX (Channel 16; PROVO, UT; Owner: PAXSON SALT LAKE CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • K29EM (Channel 29; MANTI & EPHRAIM, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY)
  • K31FN (Channel 31; MANTI & EPHRAIM, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY)
  • K25GS (Channel 25; MANTI & EPHRAIM, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Nw 1/4 Ne 1/4 S 23, T 17 S, R 1 E (108617) (Lat: 39.322389 Lon: -111.772250), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 24.7 m, Overall height: 28.4 m, Call Sign: KNKQ383
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 09/17/2013, Expiration Date: 10/01/2023, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Yuba State Park, Near (Lat: 39.376056 Lon: -112.028000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPLF556
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.775 MHzGrant Date: 12/29/2011, Expiration Date: 03/26/2022, Certifier: Jake HuntRegistrant: Utah Communications Authority, 461 Stewart Drive, Box A-1, Ogden, UT 84404, Phone: (801) 633-2387, Fax: (801) 393-3414, Email:
  • Yuba State Park, Near (Lat: 39.376056 Lon: -112.028000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPKL926
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.625 MHzGrant Date: 01/20/2012, Expiration Date: 04/11/2022, Certifier: Jake HuntRegistrant: Utah Communications Authority, 461 Stewart Drive, Box A-1, Ogden, UT 84404, Phone: (801) 633-2387, Fax: (801) 393-3414, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N7YXP, Grant Date: 06/09/1992, Expiration Date: 06/09/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2004, Registrant: Alan C Gardner, Fayette, UT 84630

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

FAYETTE TOWN (Population served: 242, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-05-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-14-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 9 regular monitoring violations
WARM CREEK RANCH CAFE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
Most common first names in Fayette, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Elaine269.5 years
Milton285.5 years
Norval274.5 years
Sarah292.5 years
Warren274.0 years
Wendell277.0 years
Most common last names in Fayette, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mellor2176.5 years
Bartholomew582.8 years
Hammond582.6 years
Bown475.7 years
Hill479.8 years
James368.7 years
Lyman382.0 years
Barney269.0 years
Dorius288.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Fayette compared to Utah state average:

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