Fort Duchesne, Utah

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Population in 2010: 714. Population change since 2000: +15.0%
Males: 303  (42.5%)
Females: 411  (57.5%)
Median resident age:  25.5 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip codes: 84026.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,899 (it was $18,750 in 2000)
Fort Duchesne:

$27,899
UT:

$57,049
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,674 (it was $6,466 in 2000)

Fort Duchesne CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $159,357 (it was $35,900 in 2000)
Fort Duchesne:

$159,357
UT:

$199,700
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $175,845; Detached houses: $175,845

Median gross rent in 2012: $238.

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Fort Duchesne races chart
  • American Indian alone - 656 (91.9%)
  • White alone - 24 (3.4%)
  • Hispanic - 18 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (2.0%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fort Duchesne: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4988 feet

Land area: 7.02 square miles.

Population density: 102 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Fort Duchesne,UT real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Fort Duchesne:

  • High school or higher: 75.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.3%
  • Unemployed: 26.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 7.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Duchesne CDP:

  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 25.3%
  • Separated: 7.3%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 31.3%

55 residents are foreign born

This place:  8.4%
Utah:  8.4%



According to our research of Utah and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Fort Duchesne, Utah as of January 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Fort Duchesne to the number of sex offenders is 238 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $954 (0.8%)

Fort Duchesne satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (94.9 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (254.7 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (483.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Randlett, UT (2.2 miles ), Independence, UT (2.2 miles) , Ballard, UT (2.2 miles ), Roosevelt, UT (2.6 miles ), Myton, UT (3.5 miles ), Whiterocks, UT (3.5 miles ), Neola, UT (3.6 miles ), Maeser, UT (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.29 N, Longitude: 109.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

Fort Duchesne household income distribution Fort Duchesne home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.2%
Utah:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (35%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Educational services (49%)
  • Public administration (32%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Carpenters (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (21%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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

Average climate in Fort Duchesne, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Fort Duchesne-area historical earthquake activity is below Utah state average. It is 197% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 298.3 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 330.4 miles away from Fort Duchesne center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 402.4 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 180.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 181.0 miles away from Fort Duchesne center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 456.2 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 Uintah County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: Ernie Lopez - Boxer, Danny Lopez - Boxer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Fort Duchesne:

  • UINTAH BASIN MED CTR DIALYSIS - ROOSEVELT (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; ROOSEVELT, UT)
  • UINTAH BASIN REHABILITATION AND SENIOR VILLA (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ROOSEVELT, UT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Duchesne:

  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 95 miles; Provo, UT; Full-time enrollment: 33,525)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 96 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Utah Valley University (about 98 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Western Governors University (about 109 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Westminster College (about 110 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • University of Utah (about 110 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Colorado Mesa University (about 110 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 7,671)

Public high school in Fort Duchesne:

  • UINTAH RIVER HIGH (Students: 62; Location: 998 EAST 7500 SOUTH; Grades: 09 - 12)

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Notable locations in Fort Duchesne: Bottle Hollow Resort (A), Indian Agency Headquarters (B), Ute Tribe Ambulance Service (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Uintah and Ouray Indian Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Bottle Hollow Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Uintah 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 73.0. This is about average.

City:

73.0
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.52. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.52
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.84. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.84
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 40.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.5 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  81.5%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.7%
Whole state:  4.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported
17 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Fort Duchesne compared to Utah state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Fort Duchesne travel time to work - commute Fort Duchesne mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fort Duchesne CDP (based on Uintah County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.96%
Here: 71.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents86.8%3.8%2.9%1.7%1.4%
Congregations70.4%3.7%3.7%5.6%3.7%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchUnited Church of ChristChurches of ChristOther
Adherents0.9%0.9%0.4%0.4%0.8%
Congregations1.9%1.9%1.9%1.9%5.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Uintah County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

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

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Uintah County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Uintah County:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Uintah County:

25.9%
Utah:

23.6%

8.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200539,737 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.86%
Utah average:

8.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Salt Lake County, UT  1.02% ($37,321 average AGI)
from Duchesne County, UT  0.98% ($39,852)
from Utah County, UT  0.58% ($34,604)


6.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200649,299 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Utah average:

7.46%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Salt Lake County, UT  1.07% ($85,092 average AGI)
to Duchesne County, UT  0.85% ($42,029)
to Mesa County, CO  0.49% ($63,675)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Duchesne:

  • KNEU (1250 AM; 5 kW; ROOSEVELT, UT; Owner: COUNTRY GOLD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVEL (920 AM; 5 kW; VERNAL, UT; Owner: ASHLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Duchesne:

  • KXRQ (94.3 FM; ROOSEVELT, UT; Owner: UINTA BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • KIFX (98.5 FM; ROOSEVELT, UT; Owner: EVANS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLCY-FM (105.9 FM; VERNAL, UT; Owner: ASHLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Duchesne:

  • K25EE (Channel 25; MOUNTAIN VIEW, ETC., UT; Owner: DAGGETT COUNTY TELEVISION DEPT.)
  • K23DR (Channel 23; ROOSEVELT, UT; Owner: DUCHESNE COUNTY)
Fort Duchesne, Utah:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 29
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Utah average:
  • Fatal accident count: 90
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 139
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 98
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 250
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13
See more detailed statistics of Fort Duchesne fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 20
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 24

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Butcher Knife Ridge (Lat: 40.329667 Lon: -110.160417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 11 m, Overall height: 16.1 m, Call Sign: KNIL283
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.890 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/23/2005, Expiration Date: 10/13/2015, Certifier: Raymond Morriss
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Fort Duchesne, 0.5 Km Sw Of Fort Duchesne (Lat: 40.282167 Lon: -109.868694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: WQIC377
    Assigned Frequencies: 11595.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/31/2007, Expiration Date: 12/31/2017, Certifier: Boyd K Webb
    Registrant: State Of Utah, Department Of Technology Services, 1 State Office Building, Flr 6, Salt Lake City, UT 84114, Phone: (801) 538-3700, Fax: (801) 965-4519, Email:

Most common first names in Fort Duchesne, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John462.7 years
Francis377.0 years
Elsie390.7 years
Fred360.9 years
Henry387.0 years
Robert362.3 years
Rose368.6 years
Thelma366.4 years
Thomas374.3 years
Vincent370.3 years
Most common last names in Fort Duchesne, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cuch1074.7 years
Cesspooch654.5 years
Mccook660.3 years
Serawop564.7 years
Chapoose461.7 years
Jenkins448.0 years
Appawoo459.3 years
Larose367.7 years
Taveapont358.0 years
Jenks349.3 years

Fort Duchesne on our top lists:

  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #1 (84026) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2004 taxes (pop 1,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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