Ophir, Utah

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Population in 2014: 48 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +108.7%
Males: 28  (58.8%)
Females: 20  (41.2%)
Median resident age:  63.6 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip code: 84071

Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,617 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Ophir:

$35,617
UT:

$65,977

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,085 (it was $29,906 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $157,914 (it was $112,500 in 2000)
Ophir:

$157,914
UT:

$250,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $145,773; Detached houses: $144,357
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  • Races in Ophir, UT (2010)

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    • 3592.1%White alone
    • 25.3%Asian alone
    • 12.6%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ophir: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (50.0%), American (16.7%), Australian (16.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6498 feet

Land area: 0.16 square miles.

Population density: 298 people per square mile   (very low).

Ophir, Utah map

For population 25 years and over in Ophir:

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ophir town:

  • Never married: 6.5%
  • Now married: 74.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 18.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,568 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,848 (0.9%)

Ophir satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: West Jordan, UT (22.1 miles , pop. 68,336).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (330.5 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (473.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Stockton, UT (2.8 miles ), Cedar Fort, UT (2.9 miles ), Rush Valley, UT (3.2 miles ), Fairfield, UT (3.4 miles) , Tooele, UT (3.4 miles ), Onaqui, UT (3.6 miles ), Eagle Mountain, UT (3.7 miles ), Herriman, UT (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $375,000

Latitude: 40.37 N, Longitude: 112.26 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

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

3.7%
Utah:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-8.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Ophir, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Ophir-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Utah state average. It is 294% 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 276.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 301.6 miles away from Ophir 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 268.4 miles away from the city 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 114.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 336.6 miles away from Ophir center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 315.6 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 Tooele County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Landslides: 3, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ophir topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ophir:

  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN CARE - TOOELE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; TOOELE, UT)
  • TOOELE VALLEY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; TOOLE, UT)
  • MOUNTAIN WEST MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; TOOELE, UT)
  • TOOELE VALLEY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; TOOELE, UT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ophir:

  • Salt Lake Community College (about 27 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; Full-time enrollment: 20,797)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 28 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Utah Valley University (about 30 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Western Governors University (about 30 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Westminster College (about 33 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 34 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 33,525)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 34 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 68.5. This is about average.

City:

68.5
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.21. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.21
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 6.3%
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  55.6%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.1%
Whole state:  4.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 5.6% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.9
Utah average:

10.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ophir town (based on Tooele County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other38,89588
Catholic10,7062
Evangelical Protestant1,25014
Mainline Protestant2932
None7,074-
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: 7
Tooele County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

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

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Tooele County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

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

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tooele County:

28.6%
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

6.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,023 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Utah average:

6.32%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($861 average AGI)
Tooele County:

0.11%
Utah average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Salt Lake County, UT  2.80% ($37,262 average AGI)
from Utah County, UT  0.37% ($41,870)
from Davis County, UT  0.26% ($40,354)


7.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Utah average:

6.46%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($619 average AGI)
Tooele County:

0.10%
Utah average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Salt Lake County, UT  2.74% ($37,908 average AGI)
to Utah County, UT  0.42% ($41,705)
to Davis County, UT  0.28% ($49,038)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ophir:

  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKDS (1060 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: HOLIDAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWDZ (910 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLLB (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WEST JORDAN, UT; Owner: UNITED SECURITY FINANCIAL, INC.)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMRI (1550 AM; 10 kW; WEST VALLEY CITY, UT; Owner: KMRI RADIO, LLC)
  • KBJA (1640 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • KNRS (570 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZNS (1280 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KFNZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ophir:

  • KXRK (96.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KQMB (102.7 FM; MIDVALE, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KSOP-FM (104.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • K272DP (102.3 FM; TOOELE, UT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KODJ (94.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRCL (90.9 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: LISTENERS COMMUNITY RADIO OF UTAH)
  • KBZN (97.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOSY-FM (106.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRSP-FM (103.5 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KBER (101.1 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KISN-FM (97.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKAT (101.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSFI (100.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KUBL-FM (93.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUER-FM (90.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KBYU-FM (89.1 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • KURR (99.5 FM; BOUNTIFUL, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBEE-FM (98.7 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K248AK (97.5 FM; DRAPER, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KENZ (107.5 FM; OREM, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Ophir:

  • KUTV (Channel 2; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KUTV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KUED (Channel 7; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KULC (Channel 9; OGDEN, UT; Owner: UTAH STATE BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KEJT-LP (Channel 48; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBYU-TV (Channel 11; PROVO, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • KSL-TV (Channel 5; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KUWB (Channel 30; OGDEN, UT; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF UTAH, LLC)
  • KTVX (Channel 4; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KJZZ-TV (Channel 14; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: LARRY H. MILLER COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KSTU (Channel 13; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KCBU (Channel 32; PROVO, UT; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST, GARY M. COCOLA TRUSTEE)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Wood (30%)

Ophir compared to Utah state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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.
  • 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 significantly below state average.
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