Hanksville, Utah

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Population in July 2007: 355.
Males: 178  (50.3%)
Females: 177  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
Utah median age:  27.1 years

Zip code: 84734

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,070 (it was $29,167 in 2000)
Hanksville:

$40,070
UT:

$57,049
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,306 (it was $13,224 in 2000)

Hanksville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $131,585 (it was $84,200 in 2000)
Hanksville:

$131,585
UT:

$199,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $175,335; Detached houses: $217,018; In 2-unit structures: $208,974; Mobile homes: $69,456
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  • White alone - 335 (92.5%)
  • Other race alone - 13 (3.6%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.3%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hanksville: 161.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 01/06/1999

Elevation: 4125 feet

Land area: 1788.1 square miles.

Population density: 0.2 people per square mile   (very low).

Hanksville, Utah map

For population 25 years and over in Hanksville:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hanksville CCD:

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 66.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Hanksville CCD:  0.3% ($260)
Utah:  0.7% ($956)
Hanksville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (142.0 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (290.7 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (341.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Hite, UT (5.5 miles) , Torrey, UT (6.4 miles) , Teasdale, UT (6.6 miles) , Bicknell, UT (6.9 miles ), Lyman, UT (7.0 miles ), Boulder, UT (7.1 miles) , Emery, UT (7.1 miles ), Fremont, UT (7.2 miles) .

Latitude: 38.34 N, Longitude: 110.68 W

Area code: 435

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

7.0%
Utah:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Repair and maintenance (10%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (29%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Extraction workers (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)

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

Average climate in Hanksville, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Hanksville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Utah state average. It is 396% 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 393.9 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 434.7 miles away from Hanksville 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 415.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 401.4 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 428.9 miles away from Hanksville center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 516.0 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Airports located in Hanksville:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hanksville:

  • Snow College (about 86 miles; Ephraim, UT; Full-time enrollment: 3,224)
  • Colorado Mesa University (about 127 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 7,671)
  • Southern Utah University (about 139 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 6,522)
  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 143 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 33,525)
  • Utah Valley University (about 146 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 171 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 174 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)

Public elementary/middle school in Hanksville:

  • HANKSVILLE SCHOOL (Students: 39; Location: 42 SOUTH CENTER; Grades: PK - 10)

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Notable locations in Hanksville: BLM Office-Hanksville (A), Hanksville Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: Bull Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Best Value Inn Motel (322 East 100 North), Hanksville Special Service District (68 East 100 North).

Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

HANKSVILLE TOWN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 270, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • 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 JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-11-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAR-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2011), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2010)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 85 regular monitoring violations
HOLLOW MOUNTAIN (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-10-2005 to NOV-10-2005), St Public Notif requested (2 times from NOV-10-2005 to NOV-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2010)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
RED ROCK CAFE (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.9%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.0%
Whole state:  4.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

16.0%
Whole state:

9.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.9%
Whole state:

3.9%

Hanksville compared to Utah state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Coal or coke (17%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 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 Hanksville CCD (based on Wayne County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.31%
Here: 81.3%
USA: 50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Wayne County:

7.95 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Wayne County:

11.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

23.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

22.8%
Utah:

23.6%
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$800
Water Supply 1$1,409$16,9080$0
Totals for Government 1$1,409$16,9082$800

6.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,847 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
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 Salt Lake County, UT  1.65% ($46,786 average AGI)


8.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,534 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.46%
Utah average:

6.46%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Hanksville:

  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOAL (750 AM; 10 kW; PRICE, UT; Owner: EASTERN UTAH BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSLL (1080 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PRICE, UT; Owner: AGAINST THE WIND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • 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.)
  • KSVC (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: MID-UTAH RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hanksville:

  • K248AJ (97.5 FM; MONTICELLO, UT; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • K255AD (98.9 FM; RURAL GARFIELD, ETC., UT; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • KCYQ (93.7 FM; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: MID-UTAH RADIO, INC.)
  • K220FC (91.9 FM; HANKSVILLE, UT; Owner: UTAH STATE UNIV. OF AGRI/APP SCIENCE)
  • K280EA (103.9 FM; HANKSVILLE, UT; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY)
  • K285BA (104.9 FM; HANKSVILLE, UT; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY)
  • K292EE (106.3 FM; HANKSVILLE, UT; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY)

TV broadcast stations around Hanksville:

  • K07KM (Channel 7; HANKSVILLE, UT; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY)
  • K09LC (Channel 9; HANKSVILLE, UT; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY)
  • K11LJ (Channel 11; HANKSVILLE, UT; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY)
  • K13LS (Channel 13; HANKSVILLE, UT; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY)
  • K46FU (Channel 46; HANKSVILLE, UT; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY)
  • K48GR (Channel 48; HANKSVILLE, UT; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY)
  • K50FZ (Channel 50; HANKSVILLE, UT; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY)

Hanksville fatal accident list:

Nov 3, 1975 06:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hanksville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Goblin Valley St Pk 21 Km Nnw (Lat: 38.574139 Lon: -110.711833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WNMH640
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.775 MHz, 159.075 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/13/2011, Expiration Date: 10/10/2021, Certifier: Robert T Marz
    Registrant: State Of Utah, Department Of Technology Services, 4501 S. 2700 W., Salt Lake City, UT 84119, Phone: (801) 603-2387, Fax: (801) 965-4519, Email:
  • Goblin Valley State Park, 21km Nnw Of (Lat: 38.574139 Lon: -110.711833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WQH323
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.505 MHz, 155.655 MHz, 155.700 MHz, 158.940 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 05/01/2023, Certifier: Norman L Johnson
    Registrant: State Of Utah, Information Technology Services, 4501 S. 2700 W., Salt Lake City, UT 84119, Phone: (801) 633-2387, Fax: (801) 393-3414, Email:
  • Lat: 38.377750 Lon: -110.714861, Call Sign: WPBD262
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.810 MHz, 160.155 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2012, Expiration Date: 11/24/2022
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 38.372917 Lon: -110.713389, Call Sign: WQCD977
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/09/2005, Expiration Date: 02/09/2015, Certifier: Lamiya Morrill
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Hanksville Airport (Lat: 38.413528 Lon: -110.699167), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQIM899
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.762 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/21/2008, Expiration Date: 03/21/2018, Certifier: Pat Morley
    Registrant: Execusist, 13809 Pembroke Lane, Leawood, KS 66224, Phone: (913) 742-9090, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • HANKSVILLE, Radio Facility Hill (Lat: 38.373194 Lon: -110.700111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQPA548, Licensee ID: L00000934
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/20/2012, Expiration Date: 03/20/2022, Certifier: Chuck Mccown
    Registrant: Beehive Telephone Company Inc, 2000 E Sunset Rd, Lakepoint, UT 84074, Phone: (435) 837-6000, Email:
  • HANKSVILLE, 0.8 Mile East Of (Lat: 38.373861 Lon: -110.699583), Overall height: 7.9 m, Call Sign: WGX545
    Assigned Frequencies: 6111.36 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/06/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/02/2010, Certifier: Greg Killpack
    Registrant: Hanksville Telcom, Inc., 455 E. Highway 29, Orangeville, UT 84537, Phone: (435) 748-2223, Fax: (435) 748-5001, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Hanksville Airport (Lat: 38.413333 Lon: -110.699167), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQIV239
    Assigned Frequencies: 120.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/22/2008, Expiration Date: 05/22/2018, Certifier: Pat Morley
    Registrant: Execusist, 13809 Pembroke, Leawood, KS 66224, Phone: (913) 742-9090, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KE7ION, Licensee ID: L00099944
    Grant Date: 07/20/2006, Expiration Date: 07/20/2016, Certifier: Donald G Lusko
    Registrant: Donald G Lusko, Hanksville, UT 84734


FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hanksville)

Hanksville on our top lists:

  • #59 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #9 (84734) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Carpatho Rusyn first ancestries"
  • #39 (84734) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Romanian first ancestries"
  • #99 (84734) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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