Helper, Utah

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Population in 2014: 2,144 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.9%
 
Males: 1,042  (48.6%)
Females: 1,102  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  33.9 years
Utah median age:  30.2 years

Zip codes: 84526.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,860 (it was $30,052 in 2000)
Helper:

$45,860
UT:

$59,770

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,938 (it was $15,762 in 2000)

Helper city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $105,700 (it was $76,600 in 2000)
Helper:

$105,700
UT:

$211,400

Median gross rent in 2013: $520.

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  • Races in Helper, UT (2010)

    Helper races chart
    • 1,82683.0%White alone
    • 29613.4%Hispanic
    • 331.5%Two or more races
    • 311.4%American Indian alone
    • 70.3%Black alone
    • 60.3%Asian alone
    • 20.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Helper: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (17.3%), German (13.4%), Italian (12.8%), Irish (8.0%), Danish (4.1%), United States (3.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1907

Elevation: 5830 feet

Land area: 1.79 square miles.

Population density: 1,199 people per square mile   (low).

Helper,UT real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Helper:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Helper city:

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

55 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.5% Latin America, 0.3% Asia, 0.3% North America, 0.3% Africa).

This city:

2.4%
Utah:

8.2%



According to our research of Utah and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Helper, Utah as of May 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Helper to the number of sex offenders is 365 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $699 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $689 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (57.4 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (305.9 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (431.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Spring Glen, UT (1.4 miles ), Kenilworth, UT (1.7 miles) , Carbonville, UT (2.2 miles ), West Wood, UT (2.4 miles ), Price, UT (2.6 miles ), Wellington, UT (3.5 miles ), Clear Creek, UT (4.0 miles) , Scofield, UT (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 39.69 N, Longitude: 110.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

Helper household income distribution Helper home values distribution

Crime rates in Helper by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000700
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0315.50.00.0
Rapes 0010010000020
per 100,000 0.00.051.50.00.053.50.00.00.00.00.091.50.0
Robberies 0020000000100
per 100,000 0.00.0103.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.045.10.00.0
Assaults 8507563111020
per 100,000 381.0256.10.0354.8257.9321.0161.054.054.344.60.091.50.0
Burglaries 1914141577123209112418
per 100,000 904.8717.2720.9760.3361.0374.5644.1162.01,087.0401.2495.71,098.4831.8
Thefts 18162522181113184129414229
per 100,000 857.1819.71,287.31,115.1928.3588.6697.8971.92,228.31,292.91,847.71,922.21,340.1
Auto thefts 4544432330041
per 100,000 190.5256.1206.0202.7206.3160.5107.4162.0163.00.00.0183.146.2
Arson 1010001212111
per 100,000 47.60.051.50.00.00.053.7108.054.389.245.145.846.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 194.7159.3196.2190.5134.4174.7117.276.2194.891.4775.5267.7119.0

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Crime rate in Helper detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
Utah average:

1.66
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Utah:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -237 (-10.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Helper, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Helper-area historical earthquake activity is near Utah state average. It is 375% 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 355.8 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 339.2 miles away from Helper center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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 181.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 396.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 382.9 miles away from Helper 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 493.1 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
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carbon 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).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Helper:

  • CASTLEVIEW HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; PRICE, UT)
  • CASTLEVIEW DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; PRICE, UT)
  • CASTLE COUNTRY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PRICE, UT)
  • CNS COMMUNITY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; PRICE, UT)

Amtrak station:

HELPER (1 DEPOT ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Helper:

  • Snow College (about 45 miles; Ephraim, UT; Full-time enrollment: 3,224)
  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 58 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 33,525)
  • Utah Valley University (about 62 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 87 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Western Governors University (about 88 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 89 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Westminster College (about 90 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)

Public elementary/middle schools in Helper:

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Library in Helper:

  • HELPER CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $50,509; Location: 19 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 10,468 books; 315 audio materials; 95 video materials; 39 state licensed databases; 17 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • it is the birthplace of the helper arts festival, which i believe everone should check out. It also has a beutiful park by the price river. added by Nick
  • The College of Eastern Utah has 3,195 students and it was not listed in your colleges over 2,000 students added by Amber

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

Churches in Helper include: New Life Ministries Church (A), Saint Anthony Catholic Church (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mountain View Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Helper City - Museum (294 South Main Street), Gateway Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 94 South Main Street).

Hotel: Riverside Motel (99 N Main St).

Court: Helper City - Municipal Court (73 South Main Street).

Carbon 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 64.3. This is about average.

City:

64.3
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.72. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.72
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 40.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

40.1
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.4%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 9.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 42.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.8%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  4.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
35 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Helper, Utah environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Helper (2011 data):

  • KeyBank National Association: Helper Branch at 136 South Main Street, branch established on 1925/08/23. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Helper Branch at 58 South Main Street, branch established on 1975/12/05. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Utah average:

10.5

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Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Helper city (based on Carbon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other11,37032
Catholic4,0914
Evangelical Protestant1,00214
Mainline Protestant3673
Orthodox2801
None4,293-
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
Carbon County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

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

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Carbon County:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Carbon County:

25.1%
Utah:

23.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.6%
Utah:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.7%
Utah:

45.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Utah:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.5%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Utah:

6.8

Overweight people:
Helper:

36.8%
Utah:

31.6%

General health condition:
This city:

55.8%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.6%
Utah:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Helper, UT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
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$1,134
Other Government Administration 2$6,208$37,2486$1,300
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,553
Police Protection - Officers 6$16,778$33,5560$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$888
Firefighters 0$0 16$3,470
Streets and Highways 4$11,776$35,3280$0
Water Supply 2$5,570$33,4200$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$2,075
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,654
Totals for Government 14$40,332$34,57030$12,074

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $463,000 ($215.95)
    Water Utilities: $388,000 ($180.97)
    Police Protection: $373,000 ($173.97)
    Sewerage: $186,000 ($86.75)
    Regular Highways: $182,000 ($84.89)
    General Public Buildings: $136,000 ($63.43)
    Central Staff Services: $119,000 ($55.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $98,000 ($45.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $90,000 ($41.98)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $51,000 ($23.79)
    Fire Protection: $39,000 ($18.19)
    Libraries: $18,000 ($8.40)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $14,000 ($6.53)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $10,000 ($4.66)
    Housing & Community Development: $5,000 ($2.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $46,000 ($21.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $345,000 ($160.91)
    Police Protection: $107,000 ($49.91)
    Regular Highways: $75,000 ($34.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($2.33)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.93)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $2,000 ($0.93)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.47)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,038,000 ($484.14)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($9.79)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $234,000 ($109.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $124,000 ($57.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $104,000 ($48.51)
    All Other: $83,000 ($38.71)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $17,000 ($7.93)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $20,000 ($9.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $174,000 ($81.16)
    Rents: $15,000 ($7.00)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($4.66)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $645,000 ($300.84)
    Water Utilities: $266,000 ($124.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $217,000 ($101.21)
    Highways: $98,000 ($45.71)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $296,000 ($138.06)
    Property: $106,000 ($49.44)
    Public Utilities: $39,000 ($18.19)
    NEC: $15,000 ($7.00)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $387,000 ($180.50)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $761,000 ($354.94)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $659,000 ($307.37)
    Water Utilities: $332,000 ($154.85)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $102,000 ($47.57)
    Water Utilities: $55,000 ($25.65)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $843,000 ($393.19)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $113,000 ($52.71)

5.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
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  1.22% ($31,388 average AGI)
from Emery County, UT  0.99% ($38,478)
from Utah County, UT  0.55% ($34,105)


6.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,218 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
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 Salt Lake County, UT  1.41% ($26,616 average AGI)
to Emery County, UT  0.61% ($32,558)
to Utah County, UT  0.60% ($43,643)

Strongest AM radio stations in Helper:

  • 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.)
  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED 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)
  • KKDS (1060 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: HOLIDAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNEU (1250 AM; 5 kW; ROOSEVELT, UT; Owner: COUNTRY GOLD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Helper:

  • K208AQ (89.5 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K288AN (105.5 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: CARBON COUNTY)
  • K244AE (96.7 FM; HELPER, UT; Owner: CARBON COUNTY)
  • KMXU (105.1 FM; MANTI, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLGL (97.5 FM; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KQMB (102.7 FM; MIDVALE, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KXRK (96.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • K220ET (91.9 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KTCE (92.3 FM; PAYSON, UT; Owner: MOENKOPI COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KENZ (107.5 FM; OREM, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K264AC (100.7 FM; RURAL UTAH COUNTY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KZHT (94.9 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K208BZ (89.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • KWSA (100.9 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: AGAINST THE WIND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KARB (98.3 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: EASTERN UTAH BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Helper:

  • K07NS (Channel 7; HELPER, UT; Owner: CARBON COUNTY)
  • K09BQ (Channel 9; HELPER, UT; Owner: CARBON COUNTY)
  • K11BV (Channel 11; HELPER, UT; Owner: CARBON COUNTY)
  • K13BZ (Channel 13; HELPER, UT; Owner: CARBON COUNTY)
  • KUTF (Channel 3; PRICE, UT; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K05GX (Channel 5; EAST PRICE, UT; Owner: CARBON COUNTY)
  • K07OQ (Channel 7; EAST PRICE, UT; Owner: CARBON COUNTY)
  • K29CM (Channel 29; RURAL CARBON COUNTY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K41FX (Channel 41; SPRING GLEN, UT; Owner: KUTV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K47GP (Channel 47; PRICE, UT; Owner: CARBON COUNTY)
  • K66AA (Channel 66; DUCHESNE, ETC., UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K49BO (Channel 49; COLUMBIA, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K04IW (Channel 4; EAST PRICE, UT; Owner: CARBON COUNTY)
Helper fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Helper fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 23m75ftTotal length
  • 28,582Total average daily traffic
  • 6,192Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Helper, UT

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3
  • UT05 Ford Ridge, Sw 1/4 Ne 1/4 S 26, T 12 S, R 8 E (108570) (Lat: 39.756333 Lon: -110.989722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 22 m, Overall height: 23.2 m, Call Sign: KNKN218
    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: 11/16/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, 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:
  • Soldier Site Section 26, T12s, R8e (Lat: 39.757194 Lon: -110.989694), Type: Mast, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN237
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Helper 3 Miles Southwest Of (Lat: 39.688611 Lon: -110.870833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 34.4 m, Call Sign: KNKN237
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Gene DeJordy, Indian Canyon Cell, 24.0 Km North Northeast Of (Lat: 39.885000 Lon: -110.745000), Type: 36.6, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: 2022612165, , 2300 M STREET, N.W., SUITE 900
  • Thomas J McGovern, 21946 E Homestead Rd (Lat: 39.900583 Lon: -111.120444), Type: 60.3, Structure height: 49049 m, Overall height: 60.3 m, Registrant: 4025441777, Uplicensing@up.Com, 1400 DOUGLAS ST. STOP 0640
  • THOMAS J MCGOVERN, 21946 E Homestead Rd (Lat: 39.900583 Lon: -111.120444), Type: 60.3, Structure height: 49049 m, Overall height: 60.3 m, Registrant: 4025441777, Uplicensing@up.Com, 1400 DOUGLAS ST. STOP 0640
  • Indian Canyon Cell, 24.0 Km North Northeast Of (Lat: 39.885000 Lon: -110.745000), Type: 36.6, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: 8017220444, , 80 SOUTH MAIN STREET

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Helper, UT)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Helper)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1118Q , Serial Number: 28-7716083, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 02/22/1977
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Melvin A Coonrod, 31 N Main St, Helper, UT 84526, Other Owners: Michael A Coonrod
  • Aircraft: BEECH F35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 131 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3829B , Serial Number: D-4100, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 04/09/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Gary E Burnham, 31 S 400 E, Helper, UT 84526
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 17-30 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4934V , Serial Number: 30142, Year manufactured: 1968
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald K Berneche, 258 Roosevelt St, Helper, UT 84526
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5270T , Serial Number: 28R-7235211, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Jason Llewelyn, 275 Dodge St, Helper, UT 84526
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9141B , Serial Number: 36741, Year manufactured: 1958
    Registrant (Individual): Gary Burnham, 31 S 400 E, Helper, UT 84526

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

HELPER CITY (Population served: 2,000, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In DEC-15-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (2 times from JAN-30-2014 to JAN-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (3 times from JAN-30-2014 to JAN-30-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2009)
SPRING GLEN WATER COMPANY (Population served: 645, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-17-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-20-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2009)
  • 15 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
FILLMORE SUBDIVISION - JOES VALLEY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SCOFIELD TOWN (Population served: 20, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-01-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-09-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-09-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In APR-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-05-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2010)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 6

Incident types - Helper

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Helper, UT
Most common first names in Helper, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5577.1 years
Mary4581.2 years
Frank2279.1 years
Joseph2179.9 years
James1970.1 years
Joe1877.4 years
William1876.3 years
Robert1668.7 years
George1373.3 years
Rose1379.2 years
Most common last names in Helper, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Marshall1172.9 years
Wilson1072.8 years
Olsen971.3 years
Jones973.9 years
Kirkwood862.0 years
Skerl883.5 years
Martinez771.9 years
Johnson773.6 years
Perri684.7 years
Hamilton673.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Helper compared to Utah state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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