Payson, Utah

Submit your own pictures of this city and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2017: 19,892 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +56.4%
Males: 9,983  (50.2%)
Females: 9,909  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

27.0 years
Utah median age:

31.0 years

Zip codes: 84651.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $66,893 (it was $43,539 in 2000)
Payson:

$66,893
UT:

$68,358

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,817 (it was $14,588 in 2000)

Payson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $243,983 (it was $125,800 in 2000)
Payson:

$243,983
UT:

$275,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $243,087; detached houses: $254,701; townhouses or other attached units: $215,480; in 2-unit structures: $266,139; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $207,174; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $220,663; mobile homes: $20,498

Median gross rent in 2017: $911.

March 2019 cost of living index in Payson: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.8%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents, 20.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.5% for American Indian residents, 61.8% for other race residents, 16.4% for two or more races residents)
Business Profiles
Profiles of local businesses
Put your B&M business profile right here for free. 50,000 businesses already created their profiles!
Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Payson, UT (2017)
    • 17,53283.7%White alone
    • 2,96714.2%Hispanic
    • 2191.0%Two or more races
    • 790.4%American Indian alone
    • 280.1%Black alone
    • 150.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 130.06%Asian alone
    • 100.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Utah and other state lists, there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Payson, Utah as of January 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Payson is 682 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Payson by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(6.7)
5
(29.4)
3
(17.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(22.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.4)
3
(15.7)
1
(5.2)
3
(15.5)
4
(20.4)
2
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(14.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(20.0)
3
(17.7)
6
(34.5)
1
(5.6)
3
(16.8)
3
(16.5)
3
(16.1)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(20.7)
2
(10.2)
1
(5.1)
4
(20.0)
1
(5.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(79.8)
8
(47.1)
8
(46.0)
3
(16.9)
8
(44.7)
6
(33.0)
9
(48.3)
10
(52.5)
8
(41.8)
8
(41.4)
5
(25.6)
10
(50.7)
5
(25.0)
6
(29.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
166
(1,104)
113
(665.6)
81
(466.1)
100
(564.9)
90
(503.1)
94
(516.5)
103
(552.4)
82
(430.4)
71
(371.3)
67
(346.5)
50
(255.6)
44
(222.9)
40
(199.9)
54
(268.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
398
(2,648)
353
(2,079)
421
(2,423)
407
(2,299)
465
(2,599)
523
(2,874)
619
(3,320)
477
(2,504)
384
(2,008)
399
(2,063)
308
(1,574)
386
(1,956)
312
(1,559)
254
(1,265)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
37
(246.1)
25
(147.2)
26
(149.6)
37
(209.0)
22
(123.0)
15
(82.4)
23
(123.3)
15
(78.7)
22
(115.1)
16
(82.7)
16
(81.8)
15
(76.0)
18
(90.0)
10
(49.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(6.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)230.2179.8174.9153.3180.9169.2200.1182.2128.1140.3111.9119.794.692.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Click on a table row to update graph
City-data.com crime index in Payson, UT

Crime rate in Payson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 23 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.00
Utah average:

1.51
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Payson, UT forum
Recent posts about Payson, Utah on our local forum with over 2,200,000 registered users. Payson is mentioned 149 times on our forum:
FrontRunner electrification  (4 replies)
Seattle vs. Salt Lake City  (19 replies)
affordable places in Utah next to ATV trails?  (6 replies)
Orange County CA to Salt Lake City- Who has made the move?  (12 replies)
Housing in SLC Area  (7 replies)
Draper/Sandy Area vs Farmington/Kaysville, etc. Area  (17 replies)

Latest news from Payson, UT collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: English (24.1%), American (16.8%), European (10.9%), German (5.0%), Irish (2.9%), Danish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 01/21/1853

Elevation: 4700 feet

Land area: 6.79 square miles.

Population density: 2,928 people per square mile   (average).

Payson, Utah map

1,173 residents are foreign born (5.0% Latin America).

This city:

5.6%
Utah:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,273 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,206 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (14.7 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (326.7 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (450.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Spring Lake, UT (1.7 miles ),
West Mountain, UT (1.8 miles ),
Elk Ridge, UT (1.8 miles ),
Salem, UT (1.8 miles ),
Benjamin, UT (1.9 miles ),
Woodland Hills, UT (2.1 miles ),
Santaquin, UT (2.3 miles ),
Lake Shore, UT (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 40.04 N, Longitude: 111.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,380 (-11.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,265 (25.0%)

Area code: 801

Distribution of median household income in Payson, UT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Payson, UT in 2017
Payson satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Utah:

3.0%
Historical population in Payson, UT
Historical housing units in Payson, UT

Population change in the 1990s: +2,825 (+28.6%).
Most common industries in Payson, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.4%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.5%)
  • Chemicals (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.8%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Chemicals (4.1%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Food (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Chemicals (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Payson, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Child care workers (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)

Average climate in Payson, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Payson, Utah environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.7. This is about average.

City:

80.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.0825. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0825
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.04. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.04
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 19.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.70
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Payson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Utah state average. It is 274% 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 317.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 306.0 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 298.8 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 141.9 miles away from Payson center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 356.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 338.8 miles away from Payson 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 Utah County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Payson:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 1000 EAST 100 NORTH)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL CONTINUING CARE CENTER (1000 EAST 100 NORTH)
  • PARKWAY HEALTH CENTER (55 SOUTH PROFESSIONAL WAY)
  • PAYSON REGIONAL DIALYSIS (15 S 1000 E STE 50)
  • ABSOLUTE COMPASSION HOME HEALTH (1172 EAST 100 NORTH #10)
  • MEDSHARES CENTRAL UTAH (39 PROFESSIONAL WAY #2)

Heliports located in Payson:

Amtrak station near Payson:

  • 14 miles: PROVO (600 SOUTH & 3OO WEST) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Payson:

  • American Beauty Academy (Full-time enrollment: 67; Location: 61 S 100 W; Private, for-profit; Website: www.americanbeauty.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Payson:

  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 16 miles; Provo, UT; Full-time enrollment: 33,525)
  • Utah Valley University (about 17 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 44 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 46 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Western Governors University (about 46 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Snow College (about 48 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 3,224)
  • Westminster College (about 49 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)

Public high schools in Payson:

Public elementary/middle schools in Payson:

See full list of schools located in Payson

Library in Payson:

  • PAYSON CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $291,019; Location: 66 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 31,916 books; 3,840 audio materials; 3,024 video materials; 39 state licensed databases; 61 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear city borders

Notable locations in Payson: Payson Station (A), Payson Ambulance Association (B), Payson Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Payson include: First Baptist Chapel (A), Payson Bible Chapel (B), San Andres Catholic Church (C), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Payson City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Peteetneet Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Payson: L and J RV Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Fantasy Acres Miniatures Museum & Model Shop (96 South Main Street), Peteetneet Academy & Museum (10 South 600 East), Avon Sales Representative (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 643 East 400 North).

Hotel: Comfort Inn Payson (830 North Main Street).

Court: Court Supportive Services (22 South Main Street).

Birthplace of: Jewel (singer) - Singer-songwriter, Jay E. Jensen - Mormon missionary, Lynn G. Robbins - Businessman, Brandon Jarvis - College football player (Southern Utah Thunderbirds), Craig Hansen - College football player (Southern Utah Thunderbirds), Red Peery - Baseball player.

Utah 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 Payson and their reported violations in the past:

SPRING LAKE (Population served: 475, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In DEC-12-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2014)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CHRISTIAN LIFE ASSEMBLY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (4 times from NOV-10-2005 to NOV-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
JEHOVAHS WITNESS CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
GOOSENEST WATER COMPANY (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-19-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2000, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
MAPLE LAKE ACADEMY (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-02-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-02-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

3.6 people
Utah:

3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

84.2%
Whole state:

75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.9%
Whole state:

4.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Payson in 2010:

  • 61 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
40 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Payson (2011 data):

  • AmericanWest Bank: Payson Branch at 818 S. Hwy 198, branch established on 1997/06/25. Info updated 2011/12/12: Bank assets: $2,274.6 mil, Deposits: $1,889.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Skbhc Holdings Llc
  • Zions First National Bank: Payson Branch at 80 East 1st North, branch established on 1971/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $17,531.3 mil, Deposits: $14,905.3 mil, headquarters in Salt Lake City, UT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 151 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Payson Smiths Branch at 632 South 100 West, branch established on 2004/04/26. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Central Bank: Payson Branch at 182 North Main Street, branch established on 1980/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $662.1 mil, Deposits: $508.4 mil, headquarters in Springville, UT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancorporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Payson Branch at 95 North Main Street, branch established on 1948/07/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Payson:

Marital status in Payson, UT
  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

For population 25 years and over in Payson:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Utah average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Payson
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Payson, UT (based on Utah County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other459,8471,303
Catholic6,7924
Evangelical Protestant2,54026
Mainline Protestant4236
Black Protestant2111
None46,751-
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: 43
Here:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Utah County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 90
This county:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 146
Utah County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Utah County:

5.4%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Utah County:

24.5%
Utah:

23.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.4%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Payson:

44.4%
Utah:

45.5%

Average BMI:
Payson:

28.5
Utah:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Payson:

22.2%
Utah:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Payson:

10.3%
Utah:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Payson:

6.8
Utah:

6.8

Overweight people:
Payson:

32.2%
Utah:

31.6%

General health condition:
This city:

55.9%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.6%
Utah:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Payson, UT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 18$89,598$59,7320$0
Electric Power 14$81,356$69,7340$0
Parks and Recreation 14$78,323$67,13432$17,235
Other Government Administration 9$59,718$79,6246$4,419
Solid Waste Management 8$33,673$50,5101$617
Sewerage 6$25,615$51,2300$0
Other and Unallocable 6$27,690$55,3804$4,847
Financial Administration 5$24,066$57,7583$2,215
Water Supply 5$17,405$41,7720$0
Judicial and Legal 4$22,549$67,6472$3,761
Streets and Highways 3$13,778$55,1121$1,325
Police - Other 3$11,495$45,9807$7,446
Local Libraries 2$10,408$62,44811$8,447
Firefighters 1$7,607$91,28425$26,780
Welfare 1$3,314$39,7686$2,924
Fire - Other 1$3,112$37,34425$4,109
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$4,413$52,9560$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 101$514,120$61,084123$84,125

Payson government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $208,000 ($10.46)
    Natural Resources - Other: $185,000 ($9.30)
    Electric Utilities: $160,000 ($8.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $115,000 ($5.78)
    Water Utilities: $91,000 ($4.57)
    Sewerage: $68,000 ($3.42)
    Police Protection: $18,000 ($0.90)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($0.65)
    Libraries: $7,000 ($0.35)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $10,391,000 ($522.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,325,000 ($167.15)
    Central Staff Services: $2,687,000 ($135.08)
    Police Protection: $2,512,000 ($126.28)
    Sewerage: $1,744,000 ($87.67)
    Water Utilities: $1,495,000 ($75.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $991,000 ($49.82)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $569,000 ($28.60)
    Health - Other: $527,000 ($26.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $442,000 ($22.22)
    Regular Highways: $410,000 ($20.61)
    Libraries: $380,000 ($19.10)
    General Public Buildings: $310,000 ($15.58)
    Public Welfare - Other: $233,000 ($11.71)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $226,000 ($11.36)
    Natural Resources - Other: $202,000 ($10.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $112,000 ($5.63)
    Sewerage: $45,000 ($2.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $21,000 ($1.06)
    Electric Utilities: $20,000 ($1.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($0.25)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($0.20)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $4,000 ($0.20)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($0.20)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.15)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,769,000 ($340.29)

Payson government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $4,143,000 ($208.27)
    Sewerage: $3,423,000 ($172.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,007,000 ($100.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,382,000 ($69.48)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $79,000 ($3.97)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $112,000 ($5.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $131,000 ($6.59)
    Public Welfare: $7,000 ($0.35)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($0.25)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $579,000 ($29.11)
    Fines and Forfeits: $345,000 ($17.34)
    Rents: $271,000 ($13.62)
    Royalties: $139,000 ($6.99)
    Sale of Property: $89,000 ($4.47)
    Donations From Private Sources: $29,000 ($1.46)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $12,743,000 ($640.61)
    Water Utilities: $1,884,000 ($94.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $641,000 ($32.22)
    General Local Government Support: $46,000 ($2.31)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,939,000 ($147.75)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,276,000 ($64.15)
    Property: $1,149,000 ($57.76)
    Other License: $111,000 ($5.58)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $42,000 ($2.11)
    Other Selective Sales: $9,000 ($0.45)

Payson government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,543,000 ($278.65)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,543,000 ($278.65)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $220,000 ($11.06)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $160,000 ($8.04)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $60,000 ($3.02)

Payson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $160,000 ($8.04)

6.91% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,447 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Utah average:

7.04%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($636 average AGI)
Utah County:

0.04%
Utah average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Salt Lake County, UT  1.84% ($57,427 average AGI)
from Davis County, UT  0.31% ($54,501)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.23% ($90,684)


7.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.05%
Utah average:

6.65%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,213 average AGI)
Utah County:

0.12%
Utah average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Salt Lake County, UT  2.26% ($50,623 average AGI)
to Davis County, UT  0.30% ($49,422)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.21% ($47,713)
Businesses in Payson, UT
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Big O Tires1Payless1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Budget Car Rental1Quality1
Cricket Wireless1Rite Aid1
Curves1T-Mobile1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS2
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Payson:

  • KHQN (1480 AM; 1 kW; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: SACE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOVO (960 AM; 5 kW; PROVO, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • 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)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKDS (1060 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: HOLIDAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLLB (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WEST JORDAN, UT; Owner: UNITED SECURITY FINANCIAL, INC.)
  • KWDZ (910 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KEYY (1450 AM; 1 kW; PROVO, UT; Owner: BIBLICAL MINISTRIES WORLDWIDE)
  • KOAL (750 AM; 10 kW; PRICE, UT; Owner: EASTERN UTAH BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Payson:

  • KTCE (92.3 FM; PAYSON, UT; Owner: MOENKOPI COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K264AC (100.7 FM; RURAL UTAH COUNTY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • K208BZ (89.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • KQMB (102.7 FM; MIDVALE, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KXRK (96.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KENZ (107.5 FM; OREM, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZHT (94.9 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXU (105.1 FM; MANTI, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K217CL (91.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: STOCKTON CHRISTIAN LIFE COLLEGE, INC)
  • KSOP-FM (104.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • K272DP (102.3 FM; TOOELE, UT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Payson:

  • KUPX (Channel 16; PROVO, UT; Owner: PAXSON SALT LAKE CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KUTV (Channel 2; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KUTV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K34DW (Channel 34; PROVO, UT; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Payson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 121ft / 37.5mTotal length
  • 293,845Total average daily traffic
  • 74,984Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Payson, UT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 141960-1969
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Payson, UT
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED84$170,52825$146,764402$160,63711$69,45614$115,5922$126,925
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$141,5475$116,67858$170,1981$3,5403$112,8470$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED18$159,5968$121,396121$169,0158$84,17410$124,6193$54,490
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$191,0574$138,97588$162,2644$24,9055$121,2260$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$86,0700$018$176,7620$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0034.01 , 0034.02, 0034.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$181,62017$183,5380$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$160,8406$255,9650$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$06$175,6830$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$134,1551$108,880
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0034.01 , 0034.02, 0034.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Payson, UT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Payson, UT - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 57
  • Hazardous Condition: 72
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 3
Fire incident types in Payson, UT

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Payson, UT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Payson, UT
  • 92.1%Utility gas
  • 6.2%Electricity
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Payson, UT
  • 84.8%Utility gas
  • 14.0%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Payson compared to Utah state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 42 pilots and 24 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Lloyd Leon Burch (88)
  • Ronald B. Crockett (42)
  • Ronald Crockett (29)
  • Thomas Larry Biggs (6)
  • D. Clark Turner (5)
  • Robert Skousen Stilmar (4)
  • Steve W. Larsen (4)
  • Jacob Hannon (3)
  • Michael Warner (3)
  • Mike Warner (3)

Total of 235 patent applications in 2008-2020.