Ferron, Utah

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Population in 2014: 1,603 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.2%
 
Males: 780  (48.7%)
Females: 823  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  33.2 years
Utah median age:  30.2 years

Zip codes: 84523.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,062 (it was $38,625 in 2000)
Ferron:

$56,062
UT:

$59,770

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,791 (it was $15,034 in 2000)

Ferron city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $115,833 (it was $81,000 in 2000)
Ferron:

$115,833
UT:

$211,400

Median gross rent in 2013: $708.

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  • Races in Ferron, UT (2010)

    Ferron races chart
    • 1,54495.0%White alone
    • 422.6%Hispanic
    • 171.0%American Indian alone
    • 120.7%Two or more races
    • 80.5%Black alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ferron: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (31.3%), German (15.0%), Danish (11.5%), Irish (10.8%), Scottish (4.4%), Welsh (3.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5949 feet

Land area: 2.23 square miles.

Population density: 720 people per square mile   (low).

Ferron, Utah map

For population 25 years and over in Ferron:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ferron city:

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 67.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

26 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Utah:

8.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $809 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $787 (0.8%)

Ferron satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (84.6 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (300.4 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (388.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Clawson, UT (1.8 miles) , Orangeville, UT (3.2 miles ), Castle Dale, UT (3.2 miles ), Emery, UT (3.6 miles ), Huntington, UT (4.3 miles ), Cleveland, UT (4.8 miles ), Elmo, UT (5.2 miles ), Manti, UT (5.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $84,800
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $73,500
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $103,300
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $110,500
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $169,200
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $162,400
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $186,200
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $196,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.09 N, Longitude: 111.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

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

5.8%
Utah:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-1.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (31%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (39%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)

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

Average climate in Ferron, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Ferron-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Utah state average. It is 408% 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 352.0 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 371.4 miles away from Ferron 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 376.7 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 452.6 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 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 431.6 miles away from Ferron center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 368.4 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).
Ferron topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ferron:

  • EMERY COUNTY CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (455 WEST MILL ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Ferron:

  • CARBON COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PRICE, UT)
  • PARKDALE HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PRICE, UT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ferron:

  • Snow College (about 31 miles; Ephraim, UT; Full-time enrollment: 3,224)
  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 85 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 33,525)
  • Utah Valley University (about 88 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 116 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Western Governors University (about 117 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 118 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Westminster College (about 120 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)

Public high school in Ferron:

Public elementary/middle school in Ferron:

  • FERRON SCHOOL (Students: 283, Location: 115 W MILL RD, Grades: PK-6)
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Notable locations in Ferron: Ferron District Ranger Station (A), Cattle Country Mobile Home Campground (B), Ferron Fire Department (C), Emery County Home (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ferron include: First Baptist Church (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Ferron City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Gilly's Inn & Conveniencestore (15 North State).

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: 8.3%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  80.0%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.1%
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
33 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
54 people in nursing homes in 2000

Ferron, Utah environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Utah average:

10.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ferron city (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:
Ferron:

48.9%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.6%
Utah:

45.5%

Average BMI:
Ferron:

28.7
Utah:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.2%
Utah:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ferron:

7.6%
Utah:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ferron:

28.7%
Utah:

31.6%

General health condition:
Here:

57.9%
Utah:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Ferron:

75.0%
Utah:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ferron, 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
Financial Administration 1$2,037$24,4440$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,459$29,5086$1,399
Streets and Highways 1$2,543$30,5161$361
Parks and Recreation 2$6,397$38,3826$4,162
Totals for Government 5$13,436$32,24613$5,922

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $226,000 ($140.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $214,000 ($133.50)
    Water Utilities: $168,000 ($104.80)
    General - Other: $76,000 ($47.41)
    Regular Highways: $74,000 ($46.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $41,000 ($25.58)
    Sewerage: $25,000 ($15.60)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($10.61)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $16,000 ($9.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($6.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $13,000 ($8.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $404,000 ($252.03)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $134,000 ($83.59)
    All Other: $87,000 ($54.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000 ($32.44)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($16.84)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000 ($1.87)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($4.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($6.86)
    General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($4.37)
    Rents: $6,000 ($3.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $185,000 ($115.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $96,000 ($59.89)
    All Other: $6,000 ($3.74)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $164,000 ($102.31)
    Property: $77,000 ($48.03)
    Public Utilities: $11,000 ($6.86)
    NEC: $4,000 ($2.50)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $181,000 ($112.91)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $167,000 ($104.18)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $14,000 ($8.73)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $450,000 ($280.72)
  • 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 Ferron:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KSVC (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: MID-UTAH RADIO, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ferron:

  • KLGL (97.5 FM; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K288AN (105.5 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: CARBON COUNTY)
  • K220ET (91.9 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • 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)
  • K208AQ (89.5 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K244BB (96.7 FM; WEST EMERY COUNTY, UT; Owner: EMERY COUNTY A PUBLIC BODY CORPORATE)

TV broadcast stations around Ferron:

  • K20GP (Channel 20; ORANGEVILLE, UT; Owner: EMERY COUNTY)
  • K16EW (Channel 16; ORANGEVILLE, UT; Owner: EMERY COUNTY)
  • K18FZ (Channel 18; ORANGEVILLE, UT; Owner: EMERY COUNTY)
  • K24FI (Channel 24; ORANGEVILLE, UT; Owner: EMERY COUNTY)
  • K26EM (Channel 26; ORANGEVILLE, UT; Owner: EMERY COUNTY)
  • K28GZ (Channel 28; ORANGEVILLE, UT; Owner: EMERY COUNTY)
  • K32FR (Channel 32; ORANGEVILLE, UT; Owner: EMERY COUNTY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 5,369Total average daily traffic
  • 3,041Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,707Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Ferron Central Office 300 North 300 West (Lat: 39.094944 Lon: -111.139056), Call Sign: KNKO304
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.780 MHzExpiration Date: 11/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 10/26/1999Registrant: Emery Telephone, 150 S Main-P.O. 629, Orangeville, UT

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ferron)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 14-19-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 152 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1252R , Serial Number: 4342, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 05/04/1968
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Steven H Ault, Po Box 536, Ferron, UT 84523, Other Owners: Connie H Ault

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Ferron

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ferron, UT
Most common first names in Ferron, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John974.0 years
Ruth782.0 years
George775.7 years
Florence680.3 years
Mary688.4 years
William583.0 years
Joseph481.7 years
Irene475.5 years
Charles383.3 years
Oscar374.0 years
Most common last names in Ferron, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nelson1679.7 years
Jensen1278.6 years
Behling1277.3 years
Larsen882.8 years
Anderson779.1 years
Olsen780.2 years
Thompson675.9 years
Huntsman675.2 years
Killpack680.5 years
Ralphs680.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Coal or coke (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Businesses in Ferron, UT

  • True Value: 1

Ferron compared to Utah state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are no pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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