Rush Valley, Utah

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Population in 2014: 468 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.3%
 
Males: 215  (46.0%)
Females: 253  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  48.1 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip codes: 84069.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $57,779 (it was $46,875 in 2000)
Rush Valley:

$57,779
UT:

$65,977

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,998 (it was $14,661 in 2000)

Rush Valley town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $194,022 (it was $126,700 in 2000)
Rush Valley:

$194,022
UT:

$250,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $214,455; Detached houses: $230,833; Mobile homes: $63,738

Median gross rent in 2016: $862.

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  • Races in Rush Valley, UT (2010)

    Rush Valley races chart
    • 42996.0%White alone
    • 102.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.9%Hispanic
    • 20.4%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rush Valley: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (28.0%), American (19.2%), European (10.9%), German (8.8%), British (3.6%), Irish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 18.3 square miles.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (very low).

Rush Valley,UT real estate house value index trend

Rush Valley, Utah map

For population 25 years and over in Rush Valley:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rush Valley town:

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 62.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Utah:

7.1%



According to our research of Utah and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Rush Valley, Utah as of January 17, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Rush Valley to the number of sex offenders is 457 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $917 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $809 (0.5%)

Rush Valley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: West Jordan, UT (30.4 miles , pop. 68,336).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (324.9 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (472.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Stockton, UT (2.8 miles ), Ophir, UT (3.2 miles) , Onaqui, UT (3.6 miles ), Tooele, UT (3.8 miles ), Grantsville, UT (4.0 miles ), Dugway, UT (4.2 miles ), Vernon, UT (4.3 miles ), Cedar Fort, UT (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $180,000

Latitude: 40.36 N, Longitude: 112.45 W

Area code: 435

Rush Valley household income distribution Rush Valley home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Utah:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +122 (+36.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Work and jobs in Rush Valley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Rush Valley, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Rush Valley-area historical earthquake activity is near Utah state average. It is 302% 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 265.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 305.1 miles away from Rush Valley 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 266.2 miles away from the 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 326.7 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 114.3 miles away from Rush Valley center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 305.4 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).
Rush Valley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rush Valley:

  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN CARE - TOOELE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; TOOELE, UT)
  • TOOELE VALLEY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; TOOLE, UT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rush Valley:

  • Salt Lake Community College (about 35 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; Full-time enrollment: 20,797)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 36 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Western Governors University (about 39 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Utah Valley University (about 40 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Westminster College (about 41 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 41 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • University of Utah (about 43 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)

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

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

Cemeteries: Clover Cemetery (1), Saint John Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations 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 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.21
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 6.3%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.1%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.0%
Whole state:  4.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% 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:

8.7
Utah average:

10.5

Rush Valley travel time to work - commute Rush Valley mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rush Valley 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

54.0%
Utah:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rush Valley:

52.5%
Utah:

45.5%

Average BMI:
Rush Valley:

27.4
Utah:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
Utah:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.2%
Utah:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Utah:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.4%
Utah:

31.6%

General health condition:
This city:

59.1%
Utah:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Rush Valley:

78.5%
Utah:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rush Valley, 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

Rush Valley government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $87,000 ($185.90)
    General - Other: $24,000 ($51.28)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($8.55)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($6.41)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($6.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $58,000 ($123.93)

Rush Valley government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($19.23)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $29,000 ($61.97)
    All Other: $5,000 ($10.68)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $28,000 ($59.83)
    Property: $13,000 ($27.78)
    NEC: $6,000 ($12.82)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $13,000 ($27.78)

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 Rush Valley:

  • 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)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED 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.)
  • 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 Rush Valley:

  • KUUU (92.1 FM; TOOELE, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • KODJ (94.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • KXRK (96.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KQMB (102.7 FM; MIDVALE, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • K248AK (97.5 FM; DRAPER, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Rush Valley:

  • KUTV (Channel 2; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KUTV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KEJT-LP (Channel 48; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE CORP.)
  • KUED (Channel 7; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KULC (Channel 9; OGDEN, UT; Owner: UTAH STATE BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KUWB (Channel 30; OGDEN, UT; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF UTAH, LLC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Rush Valley, 2.9 Km Ssw Of (Lat: 40.338611 Lon: -112.461278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 16.2 m, Call Sign: WPYU932
    Assigned Frequencies: 17915.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 5945.20 MHzGrant Date: 10/29/2013, Expiration Date: 11/04/2023, Certifier: James MccownRegistrant: Intelpath, 111 Fuller Road, Hinsdale, IL 60521, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • Big Hollow, Alongside Big Hollow Road (Lat: 40.357722 Lon: -112.532833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQPR221
    Assigned Frequencies: 19375.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/24/2012, Expiration Date: 07/24/2022, Certifier: Jeff HodgesRegistrant: Intelpath, 50 E 26th St., #404, Chicago, IL 60616, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KD7FXW, Licensee ID: L00147325, Grant Date: 06/21/1999, Expiration Date: 06/21/2009, Cancellation Date: 09/17/1999, Registrant: Mark D Walker, 380 W Hwy 199, Rush Valley, UT 84069
  • Call Sign: KK7UH, Previous Call Sign: KD7FXW, Licensee ID: L00147325, Grant Date: 06/02/2009, Expiration Date: 06/21/2019, Certifier: Mark D Walker, Registrant: Mark D Walker, 380 W Hwy 199, Rush Valley, UT 84069

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$191,9901$246,99015$197,079
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$172,855
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$04$207,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$200,833
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1307.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$162,820
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1307.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rush Valley, UT
Most common first names in Rush Valley, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William487.0 years
Arthur285.5 years
Elmer285.0 years
George272.1 years
John274.0 years
Most common last names in Rush Valley, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Russell1082.9 years
Sagers986.0 years
Ahlstrom679.0 years
Stookey585.2 years
Bush483.7 years
Johnson486.0 years
Caldwell373.0 years
Arthur277.5 years
Davis264.5 years
Bracken278.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (39%)
  • Wood (26%)
  • Other fuel (13%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Rush Valley 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.
  • 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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