Laketown, Utah

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Population in 2014: 256 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +36.2%
Males: 132  (51.7%)
Females: 124  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  45.1 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip code: 84038

Estimated median household income in 2016: $65,518 (it was $60,893 in 2000)
Laketown:

$65,518
UT:

$65,977

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,809 (it was $23,519 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $289,751 (it was $86,400 in 2000)
Laketown:

$289,751
UT:

$250,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $283,715; Detached houses: $280,958

Median gross rent in 2016: $918.

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  • Races in Laketown, UT (2010)

    Laketown races chart
    • 23695.2%White alone
    • 62.4%Two or more races
    • 31.2%Hispanic
    • 20.8%Other race alone
    • 10.4%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Laketown: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: European (49.0%), English (35.0%), American (3.5%), Swedish (3.5%), Danish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5988 feet

Land area: 1.01 square miles.

Population density: 254 people per square mile   (very low).

Laketown, Utah map

For population 25 years and over in Laketown:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 62.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Laketown town:

  • Never married: 6.9%
  • Now married: 82.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.4%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.5%
Utah:

8.3%



According to our research of Utah and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Laketown, Utah as of December 09, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Laketown to the number of sex offenders is 209 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $781 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,089 (0.4%)

Laketown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ogden, UT (52.9 miles , pop. 77,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (355.7 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (575.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Garden, UT (2.4 miles) , Garden City, UT (2.9 miles ), Randolph, UT (3.6 miles ), St. Charles, ID (4.5 miles) , Wasatch, UT (4.5 miles) , Woodruff, UT (4.7 miles) , Taylor, WY (4.9 miles) , Hyde Park, UT (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 41.82 N, Longitude: 111.32 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

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

2.8%
Utah:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -80 (-29.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (30%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Educational services (31%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (35%)
  • Management occupations (30%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (25%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (25%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Average climate in Laketown, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Laketown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Utah state average. It is 246% 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 192.6 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 200.1 miles away from Laketown 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 334.4 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 60.8 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 68.4 miles away from Laketown center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 199.2 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 Rich County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
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).
Laketown topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Laketown:

  • Utah State University (about 27 miles; Logan, UT; Full-time enrollment: 21,131)
  • Weber State University (about 55 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • University of Utah (about 79 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 79 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Westminster College (about 81 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Western Governors University (about 84 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 87 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)

Public elementary/middle schools in Laketown:

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Notable locations in Laketown: Laketown Fire Department (A), Rich County Ambulance Mobile Unit (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Rich 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 2016: 2.5%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  82.6%
Whole state:  75.2%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Utah average:

10.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Laketown town (based on Rich County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other1,9926
None272-
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: 1
Rich County:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

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

14.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

9.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Rich County:

23.7%
Utah:

23.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.1%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.7%
Utah:

45.5%

Average BMI:
Laketown:

28.8
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Laketown:

23.6%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Laketown:

5.0%
Utah:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Utah:

6.8

Overweight people:
Laketown:

33.1%
Utah:

31.6%

General health condition:
Here:

57.1%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Laketown:

73.6%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Laketown, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$1,072
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$650
Totals for Government 0$0 12$1,722

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

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($39.06)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($27.34)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($7.81)
  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $19,000 ($74.22)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($58.59)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($19.53)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($11.72)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $20,000 ($78.13)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($31.25)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $16,000 ($62.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($23.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($125.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $200,000 ($781.25)
    Highways: $16,000 ($62.50)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $22,000 ($85.94)
    Property: $9,000 ($35.16)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $130,000 ($507.81)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $100,000 ($390.63)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $118,000 ($460.94)
    Other, NEC: $100,000 ($390.63)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($46.88)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $100,000 ($390.63)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $315,000 ($1230.47)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $16,000 ($62.50)

8.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,544 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.46%
Utah average:

6.32%

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

8.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,339 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.73%
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 Cache County, UT  1.48% ($16,800 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Laketown:

  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KVNU (610 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO,INC.)
  • KSOS (800 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KLGN (1390 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • KMER (950 AM; 5 kW; KEMMERER, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXOL (1660 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KANN (1120 AM; 10 kW; ROY, UT; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KBRV (790 AM; 5 kW; SODA SPRINGS, ID; Owner: CARIBOU BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KLO (1430 AM; 10 kW; OGDEN, UT; Owner: KLO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Laketown:

  • KOTB (106.1 FM; EVANSTON, WY; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KRAR (106.9 FM; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLZX (95.9 FM; WESTON, ID; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO INC)
  • KJQN (100.7 FM; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KNYN (99.1 FM; FORT BRIDGER, WY; Owner: M. KENT FRANDSEN)
  • K209DC (89.7 FM; EVANSTON, WY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KCPX (105.7 FM; CENTERVILLE, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KVFX (94.5 FM; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO,INC.)
  • KCUA (92.5 FM; COALVILLE, UT; Owner: COMMUNITY WIRELESS OF PARK CITY, INC)
  • K240CP (95.9 FM; EVANSTON, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KBZN-FM1 (97.9 FM; PARK CITY, UT; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K201AE (88.1 FM; COALVILLE, ETC., UT; Owner: COMMUNITY WIRELESS OF PARK CITY, INC)
  • KZHT-FM1 (94.9 FM; PARK CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYFO-FM (95.5 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KUSU-FM (91.5 FM; LOGAN, UT; Owner: UTAH STATE UNIV. OF AGRI. & APP. SCI)
  • KDWY (105.3 FM; DIAMONDVILLE, WY; Owner: JERROLD T. LUNDQUIST)
  • K220HI (91.9 FM; CLARKSTON, UT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBNZ (104.9 FM; TREMONTON, UT; Owner: 3 POINT MEDIA - UTAH, LLC)
  • KAOX (107.3 FM; KEMMERER, WY; Owner: JERROLD T. LUNDQUIST)
  • K207AH (89.3 FM; LAKETOWN, ETC., UT; Owner: UTAH STATE UNIV. OF AGRICULTURE)

TV broadcast stations around Laketown:

  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K08JR (Channel 8; LAKETOWN, ETC., UT; Owner: RICH COUNTY)
  • K10LM (Channel 10; LAKETOWN, ETC., UT; Owner: RICH COUNTY)
  • K36DZ (Channel 36; LAKETOWN-GARDEN CITY, UT; Owner: RICH COUNTY)
  • K38AL (Channel 38; LAKETOWN, ETC., UT; Owner: RICH COUNTY)
  • K46GD (Channel 46; LAKETOWN, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K41GS (Channel 41; SUMMIT COUNTY, UT; Owner: SUMMIT COUNTY)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • East Side Of Bear Lake On Bear Mountain 3.2 Km Ne Of (Lat: 41.882444 Lon: -111.269639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 10.4 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: KNKQ405
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 08/27/2013, Expiration Date: 10/01/2023Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Rendezvous State Park (Lat: 41.845222 Lon: -111.346028), Call Sign: KLM677
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.070 MHz, 155.505 MHzGrant Date: 06/02/2011, Expiration Date: 07/22/2021, Certifier: Jake HuntRegistrant: Utah Communications Authority, 461 Stewart Drive, Box A-1, Ogden, UT 84404, Phone: (801) 633-2387, Fax: (801) 393-3414, Email:
  • Laketown Ofc 65 N Bear Lake Blvd (Lat: 41.831889 Lon: -111.323528), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WNBT522
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.265 MHzGrant Date: 08/08/2012, Expiration Date: 09/15/2022, Cancellation Date: 09/05/2012, Certifier: Fred C GaileyRegistrant: Phone: (503) 813-6915
  • Laketown Mountain 6 Mi Ne (Lat: 41.882444 Lon: -111.269917), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPDS648, Licensee ID: L00007703
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHzGrant Date: 09/30/2003, Expiration Date: 11/04/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2009Registrant: Pacificorp, 825 Ne Multnomah St. 700 Lct, Portland, OR 97232-2149, Phone: (503) 813-6915, Fax: (503) 813-6434, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KE7FJE, Licensee ID: L01082146, Grant Date: 11/12/2015, Expiration Date: 11/09/2025, Certifier: Eric D Wamsley, Registrant: Eric D Wamsley, Laketown, UT 84038

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

LAKETOWN (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In DEC-23-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (2 times from JAN-30-2014 to JAN-30-2014), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2014), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2014)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In DEC-23-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (2 times from JAN-30-2014 to JAN-30-2014), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2014), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2014)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In DEC-23-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2014)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In DEC-23-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (2 times from JAN-30-2014 to JAN-30-2014), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2014), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-19-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2012)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 29 regular monitoring violations
  • 7 other older monitoring violations
SOUTH BEAR LAKE (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In APR-02-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2010)
  • One regular monitoring violation

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (68%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Other fuel (4%)
  • Wood (3%)

Laketown compared to Utah state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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