Hatch, Utah

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Population in 2013: 142 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.8%
 
Males: 70  (49.7%)
Females: 72  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip code: 84735

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,835 (it was $37,083 in 2000)
Hatch:

$46,835
UT:

$57,049
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,993 (it was $12,776 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $126,898 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Hatch:

$126,898
UT:

$199,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $158,958; Detached houses: $164,383; Mobile homes: $74,866
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  • White alone - 131 (98.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hatch: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (30.9%), German (12.3%), Danish (7.4%), Scotch-Irish (6.2%), Dutch (5.3%), United States (3.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 01/03/1934

Elevation: 6917 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 527 people per square mile   (low).

Hatch, Utah map

For population 25 years and over in Hatch:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 14.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hatch town:

  • Never married: 8.5%
  • Now married: 78.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $742 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $650 (0.5%)

Hatch satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Flagstaff, AZ (175.4 miles , pop. 52,894).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (184.1 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (285.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Panguitch, UT (3.4 miles ), Alton, UT (3.8 miles) , Bryce Canyon City, UT (3.9 miles) , Tropic, UT (4.4 miles ), Cannonville, UT (4.7 miles) , Brian Head, UT (4.8 miles) , Glendale, UT (4.9 miles ), Paragonah, UT (5.0 miles ).

Latitude: 37.65 N, Longitude: 112.44 W

Area code: 435

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

5.7%
Utah:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+24.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (34%)
  • Utilities (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (22%)
  • Computer specialists (19%)
  • Business operations specialists (13%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (9%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (25%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (20%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (15%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)

Average climate in Hatch, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Hatch-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Utah state average. It is 521% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 331.8 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 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 335.8 miles away from Hatch 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 311.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 409.0 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 313.2 miles away from Hatch center
On 9/2/1992 at 10:26:20, a magnitude 5.9 (5.7 MB, 5.6 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.9 ML, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 71.4 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 Garfield County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Droughts: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hatch topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hatch:

  • GARFIELD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; PANGUITCH, UT)

Airports located in Hatch:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hatch:

  • Southern Utah University (about 35 miles; Cedar City, UT; Full-time enrollment: 6,522)
  • Dixie State University (about 73 miles; Saint George, UT; FT enrollment: 6,485)
  • Snow College (about 128 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 3,224)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 177 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)
  • Coconino Community College (about 178 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,090)
  • Nevada State College (about 181 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 184 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)

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

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

Park in Hatch: Mountain Ridge RV Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: New Bryce Inn & Cafe (227 North Main St Hwy 87), Stage Stop Motel and General Store (177 South Main).

Garfield 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 Hatch and their reported violations in the past:

HATCH TOWN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 260, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 15 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hatch that have no violations reported:

  • PAUNSAUGUNT CLIFFS SSD (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.3%
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  78.0%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  4.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Hatch compared to Utah state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Wood (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Hatch town (based on Garfield County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.27%
Here: 78.3%
USA: 50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Garfield County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Garfield County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Garfield County:

17.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

15.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Garfield County:

24.2%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$400
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$446
Firefighters 0$0 1$46
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$228
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$74
Water Supply 0$0 1$275
Totals for Government 0$0 11$1,469

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $91,000 ($640.85)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($176.06)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($119.72)
    Fire Protection: $11,000 ($77.46)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($77.46)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($21.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($21.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($147.89)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($70.42)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $34,000 ($239.44)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($42.25)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $6,000 ($42.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($21.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($7.04)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $12,000 ($84.51)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($21.13)
    Rents: $1,000 ($7.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($161.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $90,000 ($633.80)
    Highways: $10,000 ($70.42)
    All Other: $7,000 ($49.30)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $14,000 ($98.59)
    Property: $7,000 ($49.30)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $110,000 ($774.65)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $108,000 ($760.56)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($14.08)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $121,000 ($852.11)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,000 ($42.25)

6.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,972 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
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 Washington County, UT  1.03% ($28,647 average AGI)


7.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,481 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.80%
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 Iron County, UT  1.25% ($39,905 average AGI)
to Clark County, NV  0.77% ($38,923)
to Washington County, UT  0.66% ($-2,818)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hatch:

  • KNNZ (940 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KSUB (590 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KDXU (890 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KUNF (1210 AM; 10 kW; WASHINGTON, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • KZNU (1450 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: AM RADIO 1450, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hatch:

  • K282AC (104.3 FM; RURAL GARFIELD COUNT, UT; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • KREC (98.1 FM; BRIAN HEAD, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • K202AW (88.3 FM; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K255AD (98.9 FM; RURAL GARFIELD, ETC., UT; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K203CA (88.5 FM; MILFORD, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KCYQ (93.7 FM; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: MID-UTAH RADIO, INC.)
  • KXFF (92.5 FM; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K208CA (89.5 FM; PAROWAN, UT; Owner: UTAH STATE UNIV. OF AGRI & APP. SCI)
  • K211BU (90.1 FM; PAROWAN, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K243AG (96.5 FM; PAROWAN, UT; Owner: IRON COUNTY)

TV broadcast stations around Hatch:

  • K09MO (Channel 9; HATCH, UT; Owner: HATCH TOWN T.V.)
  • K11NA (Channel 11; HATCH, UT; Owner: HATCH TOWN T.V.)
  • K36FV (Channel 36; HATCH, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K38GQ (Channel 38; HATCH, UT; Owner: HATCH TOWN T. V.)
  • K13NT (Channel 13; HATCH, UT; Owner: HATCH TOWN T.V.)

Hatch fatal accident list:

Oct 15, 2002 03:45 PM, 100n100w, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 7.5 Miles Ne Of Hatch On Wilson Peak (Lat: 37.691083 Lon: -112.305194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 16.2 m, Call Sign: KNKN293
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 468 N Hwy 89 (Lat: 37.657778 Lon: -112.072778), Type: Pole, Structure height: 20 m, Overall height: 26 m, Call Sign: WON50
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.375 MHz, 158.220 MHz, 457.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/29/2012, Expiration Date: 08/21/2022
    Registrant: Garkane Energy Cooperative, 1802 South Highway 89a, Kanab, UT 84741, Phone: (435) 644-5026, Fax: (435) 644-8120, Email:
  • 5 Miles North Of Hatch Utah (Lat: 37.726944 Lon: -112.425556), Type: Upole, Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: WPST257
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/25/2011, Expiration Date: 07/27/2021, Certifier: M Avant
    Registrant: 1802 South Highway 89a, Kanab, UT 84741, Phone: (435) 644-5026, Fax: (435) 644-8120, Email:
  • Lat: 37.650417 Lon: -112.435778, Call Sign: WPYM361
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.412 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2003, Expiration Date: 09/08/2013, Certifier: Rick Sawyer
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2537R , Serial Number: 28-5644, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1969
    Registrant (Corporation): Cherokee Springs Developement Co Inc, Po Box 428, Hatch, UT 84735

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