Rocky Ridge, Utah

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Population in 2014: 761 (72% urban, 28% rural). Population change since 2000: +88.8%
Males: 367  (48.3%)
Females: 394  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  16.3 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip codes: 84645.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,735 (it was $31,944 in 2000)
Rocky Ridge:

$55,735
UT:

$65,977

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $11,213 (it was $6,180 in 2000)

Rocky Ridge town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $224,891 (it was $187,500 in 2000)
Rocky Ridge:

$224,891
UT:

$250,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $218,869; Detached houses: $219,045; Townhouses or other attached units: $405,983; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $226,498; Mobile homes: $57,290

Median gross rent in 2016: $549.

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  • Races in Rocky Ridge, UT (2010)

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    • 71096.9%White alone
    • 233.1%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rocky Ridge: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (61.3%), European (11.9%), American (6.4%), Swedish (2.6%), Austrian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 1.88 square miles.

Population density: 406 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Rocky Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rocky Ridge town:

  • Never married: 59.6%
  • Now married: 35.7%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 2.5%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Utah:

8.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Rocky Ridge town:  0.0% ($0)
Utah:  0.7% ($956)
Rocky Ridge satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (23.8 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (317.4 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (442.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Santaquin, UT (2.0 miles ), Goshen, UT (2.1 miles ), Genola, UT (2.2 miles ), Spring Lake, UT (2.6 miles ), Elberta, UT (2.8 miles ), Mona, UT (2.8 miles ), Payson, UT (3.0 miles ), West Mountain, UT (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.92 N, Longitude: 111.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 801

Rocky Ridge household income distribution Rocky Ridge home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Utah:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (44%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (33%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Rocky Ridge, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Rocky Ridge-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Utah state average. It is 421% 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 302.3 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 304.6 miles away from Rocky Ridge 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 349.2 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 148.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 332.9 miles away from Rocky Ridge 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 474.3 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 Juab County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
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).
Rocky Ridge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rocky Ridge:

  • PARKWAY HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PAYSON, UT)
  • MEDSHARES CENTRAL UTAH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; PAYSON, UT)
  • PAYSON REGIONAL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; PAYSON, UT)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; PAYSON, UT)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL CONTINUING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PAYSON, UT)
  • ABSOLUTE COMPASSION HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; PAYSON, UT)
  • CANYON HILLS HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; NEPHI, UT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rocky Ridge:

  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 25 miles; Provo, UT; Full-time enrollment: 33,525)
  • Utah Valley University (about 26 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Snow College (about 42 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 3,224)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 51 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 53 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Western Governors University (about 53 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Westminster College (about 56 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)

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

Juab 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 92.6. This is worse than average.

City:

92.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.451. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.451
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 17.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

6.4

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 26.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 37.5%
(38.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  6.3 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  94.0%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.6%
Whole state:  4.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Utah average:

10.5

Rocky Ridge travel time to work - commute Rocky Ridge mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Rocky Ridge town (based on Juab County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other8,37419
Catholic1451
Mainline Protestant321
None1,695-
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: 2
Juab County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Juab County:

6.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Juab County:

24.5%
Utah:

23.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rocky Ridge:

46.0%
Utah:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rocky Ridge:

44.2%
Utah:

45.5%

Average BMI:
Rocky Ridge:

28.0
Utah:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rocky Ridge:

10.8%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.6%
Utah:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rocky Ridge:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rocky Ridge:

17.3%
Utah:

31.6%

General health condition:
Rocky Ridge:

59.9%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

86.9%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rocky Ridge, 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 1$350
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$585
Totals for Government 0$0 2$935

Rocky Ridge government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($85.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $19,000 ($24.97)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($22.34)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($19.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($11.83)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($5.26)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($1.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $1,000 ($1.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $22,000 ($28.91)

Rocky Ridge government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($14.45)
    All Other: $7,000 ($9.20)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($2.63)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($1.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $33,000 ($43.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($3.94)
    All Other: $1,000 ($1.31)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $50,000 ($65.70)
    Property: $9,000 ($11.83)
    NEC: $2,000 ($2.63)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $40,000 ($52.56)

6.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
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 Utah County, UT  2.55% ($38,707 average AGI)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.82% ($47,500)
from Sanpete County, UT  0.68% ($41,200)


6.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,086 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
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 Utah County, UT  2.86% ($37,179 average AGI)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.71% ($49,095)
to Sanpete County, UT  0.48% ($30,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rocky Ridge:

  • 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)
  • KOVO (960 AM; 5 kW; PROVO, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING 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)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHQN (1480 AM; 1 kW; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: SACE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOAL (750 AM; 10 kW; PRICE, UT; Owner: EASTERN UTAH BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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.)
  • KSLL (1080 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PRICE, UT; Owner: AGAINST THE WIND BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rocky Ridge:

  • 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)
  • KMXU (105.1 FM; MANTI, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • K217CL (91.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: STOCKTON CHRISTIAN LIFE COLLEGE, INC)
  • KMDG (103.9 FM; NEPHI, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KLGL (97.5 FM; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Rocky Ridge:

  • 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)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Rocky Ridge Dairy, Lat: 39.916806 Lon: -111.821611, Type: Bant, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQLY676
    Assigned Frequencies: 3661.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/28/2010, Expiration Date: 05/28/2020, Certifier: Omni H FluxRegistrant: Jc Mickelson Inc., 656 N Main #7, Nephi, UT 84648, Phone: (435) 623-7010, Email:
  • SANTAQUIN, Highway 91 (Lat: 39.937556 Lon: -111.819278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.6 m, Call Sign: WQMD568
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHzGrant Date: 07/07/2010, Expiration Date: 07/07/2020, 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:
  • Rocky Ridge Relay, 190 E Gravel Pit Road (Lat: 39.937472 Lon: -111.819583), Type: Building, Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 6.4 m, Call Sign: WQUB730
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz... (+3 more)Grant Date: 05/29/2014, Expiration Date: 05/29/2024, Certifier: Omni H FluxRegistrant: Jc Mickelson Inc., 656 North Main Ste 7, Nephi, UT 84648, Phone: (435) 623-7010, Email:

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

ROCKY RIDGE TOWN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 582, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-27-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-11-2011)
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Wood (6%)

Rocky Ridge compared to Utah state average:

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

Rocky Ridge on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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