Oak City, Utah

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Population in 2012: 584 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.2%
 
Males: 321  (55.1%)
Females: 263  (44.9%)
Median resident age:  35.1 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip codes: 84649.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,011 (it was $47,375 in 2000)
Oak City:

$57,011
UT:

$57,049
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,351 (it was $13,283 in 2000)

Oak City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $123,323 (it was $84,100 in 2000)
Oak City:

$123,323
UT:

$199,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $132,428; Detached houses: $136,895; Mobile homes: $54,268

Median gross rent in 2012: $768.

Oak City races chart
  • White alone - 550 (95.2%)
  • Hispanic - 23 (4.0%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oak City: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (51.7%), Danish (8.3%), German (4.1%), Irish (3.2%), Swiss (3.0%), Swedish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5105 feet

Land area: 0.67 square miles.

Population density: 874 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Oak City:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oak City town:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 69.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.6%
Utah:  8.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $747 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $600 (0.5%)

Oak City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (70.0 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (270.7 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (404.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Lynndyl, UT (3.2 miles) , Leamington, UT (3.3 miles ), Delta, UT (3.6 miles ), Scipio, UT (3.9 miles ), Sutherland, UT (4.0 miles) , Oasis, UT (4.1 miles) , Deseret, UT (4.2 miles ), Hinckley, UT (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $64,900
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $69,900
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $135,800
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $132,300
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $207,100
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $235,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.38 N, Longitude: 112.34 W

Area code: 435

Oak City household income distribution Oak City home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.3%
Utah:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +64 (+10.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (21%)
  • Utilities (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Construction laborers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (14%)
  • Registered nurses (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Art and design workers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Oak City, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Oak City, Utah average temperatures Oak City, Utah average precipitation Oak City, Utah humidity Oak City, Utah wind speed Oak City, Utah snowfall Oak City, Utah sunshine Oak City, Utah clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Oak City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Utah state average. It is 470% 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 284.5 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 333.8 miles away from Oak City center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 314.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 303.3 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 427.6 miles away from Oak 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 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 405.3 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 Millard 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, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oak City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Oak City:

  • DELTA COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; DELTA, UT)
  • MILLARD COUNTY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DELTA, UT)
  • WEST MILLARD CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DELTA, UT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oak City:

  • Snow College (about 41 miles; Ephraim, UT; Full-time enrollment: 3,224)
  • Utah Valley University (about 71 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 71 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 33,525)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 92 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 93 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Western Governors University (about 94 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Westminster College (about 98 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)

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

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

Millard 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 Oak City and their reported violations in the past:

OAK CITY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 700, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In NOV-20-2013, 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)
  • 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 and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-16-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-16-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-16-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-16-2014)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MATERION NATURAL RESOURCES (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
OAK MEADOWS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.6%
(3.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.2 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  82.2%
Whole state:  75.2%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Oak City compared to Utah state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Oak City travel time to work - commute Oak City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Coal or coke (5%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oak City town (based on Millard County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 83.36%
Here: 83.4%
USA: 50.2%

Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Free Church of AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelOther
Adherents96.0%1.2%0.8%0.7%1.2%
Congregations78.8%3.0%3.0%3.0%12.1%
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: 5
Millard County:

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

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

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Millard County:

10.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Millard County:

22.3%
Utah:

23.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$744
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$246
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$50
Electric Power 0$0 1$186
Local Libraries 0$0 1$150
Totals for Government 0$0 5$1,376

Oak City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $71,000 ($121.58)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $197,000 ($337.33)
    Central Staff Services: $51,000 ($87.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $26,000 ($44.52)
    Fire Protection: $20,000 ($34.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($32.53)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($23.97)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($20.55)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $2,000 ($3.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $5,000 ($8.56)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $21,000 ($35.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $66,000 ($113.01)

Oak City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($34.25)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($17.12)
    All Other: $6,000 ($10.27)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000 ($3.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($37.67)
    General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($18.84)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $158,000 ($270.55)
    Water Utilities: $98,000 ($167.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $30,000 ($51.37)
    All Other: $22,000 ($37.67)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $45,000 ($77.05)
    Property: $16,000 ($27.40)
    NEC: $3,000 ($5.14)

Oak City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,105,000 ($1892.12)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,067,000 ($1827.05)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $38,000 ($65.07)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $91,000 ($155.82)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $303,000 ($518.84)

6.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
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 Utah County, UT  1.23% ($28,860 average AGI)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.66% ($28,435)
from Washington County, UT  0.66% ($31,348)


7.87% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,329 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.87%
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 Utah County, UT  1.74% ($33,435 average AGI)
to Salt Lake County, UT  1.27% ($22,911)
to Washington County, UT  0.93% ($29,879)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oak City:

  • KNAK (540 AM; 1 kW; DELTA, UT; Owner: SAM BUSHMAN)
  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSVC (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: MID-UTAH RADIO, INC.)
  • KOAL (750 AM; 10 kW; PRICE, UT; Owner: EASTERN UTAH BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKDS (1060 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: HOLIDAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSLL (1080 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PRICE, UT; Owner: AGAINST THE WIND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOVO (960 AM; 5 kW; PROVO, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oak City:

  • KLGL (97.5 FM; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K201BY (88.1 FM; DELTA, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K208AJ (89.5 FM; DELTA, UT; Owner: UTAH ST UNIV. OF AGRI. & APPLIED SCI)
  • K288AE (105.5 FM; DELTA, UT; Owner: MILLARD COUNTY)
  • K296AB (107.1 FM; DELTA, UT; Owner: MILLARD COUNTY)
  • KCYQ (93.7 FM; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: MID-UTAH RADIO, INC.)
  • KQMB (102.7 FM; MIDVALE, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KXRK (96.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • K255AD (98.9 FM; RURAL GARFIELD, ETC., UT; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • KMXU (105.1 FM; MANTI, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K203CA (88.5 FM; MILFORD, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KENZ (107.5 FM; OREM, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZHT (94.9 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTCE (92.3 FM; PAYSON, UT; Owner: MOENKOPI COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K264AC (100.7 FM; RURAL UTAH COUNTY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KSOP-FM (104.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • KUUU (92.1 FM; TOOELE, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K208BZ (89.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • KMDG (103.9 FM; NEPHI, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Oak City:

  • K44EA (Channel 44; FILLMORE, ETC., UT; Owner: UTAH STATE BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K47HM (Channel 47; DELTA & OAK CITY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K60EK (Channel 60; DELTA, ETC., UT; Owner: MILLARD COUNTY)
  • K62ED (Channel 62; DELTA, ETC., UT; Owner: MILLARD COUNTY)
  • K66EH (Channel 66; DELTA, OAK CITY, ETC, UT; Owner: MILLARD COUNTY)
  • K68BQ (Channel 68; DELTA, ETC., UT; Owner: MILLARD COUNTY)
  • K40DR (Channel 40; DELTA, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K31FG (Channel 31; DELTA, ETC., UT; Owner: KUTV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K54DW (Channel 54; DELTA, OAK CITY, ETC, UT; Owner: MILLARD COUNTY)
  • KUPX (Channel 16; PROVO, UT; Owner: PAXSON SALT LAKE CITY LICENSE, INC.)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KB7QYR, Licensee ID: L00566406
    Grant Date: 10/15/2012, Expiration Date: 12/01/2022, Certifier: Sidney A Ogden
    Registrant: Sidney A Ogden, Oak City, UT 84649
  • Call Sign: KB7WQC, Licensee ID: L00691530
    Grant Date: 05/28/2003, Expiration Date: 08/24/2013
    Registrant: Phil R Finlinson, Box 6, Oak City, UT 84649
  • Call Sign: KC7COF
    Grant Date: 05/31/1994, Expiration Date: 05/31/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2006
    Registrant: Shaun Finlinson, 145 E 700 S, Oak City, UT 84649
  • Call Sign: KC7COG, Licensee ID: L00828733
    Grant Date: 03/11/2004, Expiration Date: 05/31/2014, Certifier: Leslie B Lovell
    Registrant: Leslie B Lovell, 11 0e 200 S Box 126, Oak City, UT 84649
  • Call Sign: KE7HOP, Licensee ID: L01144222
    Grant Date: 04/25/2006, Expiration Date: 04/25/2016, Certifier: Levi J Pratt
    Registrant: Levi J Pratt, 310 N 80w, Oak City, UT 84649
  • Call Sign: KF7GFU, Licensee ID: L01532656
    Grant Date: 11/25/2009, Expiration Date: 11/25/2019, Certifier: David M Lyman
    Registrant: David M Lyman, Oak City, UT 84649

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Oak City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oak City, UT
Most common first names in Oak City, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary379.0 years
Ann275.0 years
Marvin271.5 years
Melvin281.5 years
Ray277.5 years
Thomas276.0 years
William280.5 years
Most common last names in Oak City, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson2481.3 years
Lovell1280.9 years
Finlinson1283.4 years
Nielson1078.1 years
Jacobson679.5 years
Roper684.8 years
Christensen472.7 years
Densley377.0 years
Dutson377.4 years
Alldredge272.5 years
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