Scofield, Utah

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Population in 2013: 23 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.9%
 
Males: 13  (59.5%)
Females: 10  (40.5%)
Median resident age:  61.7 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip code: 84526

Estimated median household income in 2012: $63,448 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Scofield:

$63,448
UT:

$57,049
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $39,361 (it was $10,764 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,228 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Scofield:

$80,228
UT:

$199,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $181,731; Detached houses: $181,731
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  • White alone - 17 (70.8%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (25.0%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (4.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Scofield: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (33.9%), Welsh (10.7%), Russian (5.4%), Dutch (3.6%), Irish (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7702 feet

Land area: 0.50 square miles.

Population density: 46 people per square mile   (very low).

Scofield, Utah map

For population 25 years and over in Scofield:

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scofield town:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $350 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,250 (1.9%)

Scofield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (44.6 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (321.9 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (431.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Clear Creek, UT (2.4 miles) , Fairview, UT (4.0 miles ), Helper, UT (4.0 miles ), Soldier Summit, UT (4.0 miles) , Spring Glen, UT (4.1 miles ), Carbonville, UT (4.3 miles ), West Wood, UT (4.3 miles ), Kenilworth, UT (4.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $102,800

Latitude: 39.73 N, Longitude: 111.16 W

Area code: 435

Scofield household income distribution Scofield home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Utah:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -15 (-34.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (38%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (45%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (36%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)

Average climate in Scofield, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Scofield-area historical earthquake activity is near Utah state average. It is 391% 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 339.5 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 330.2 miles away from Scofield 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 172.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 380.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 367.0 miles away from Scofield 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 484.7 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 Carbon County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Scofield topographic map

Amtrak station near Scofield:

  • 17 miles: HELPER (1 DEPOT ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scofield:

  • Snow College (about 34 miles; Ephraim, UT; Full-time enrollment: 3,224)
  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 45 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 33,525)
  • Utah Valley University (about 49 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 76 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Western Governors University (about 77 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 78 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Westminster College (about 79 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)

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Notable location: Scofield Fire Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Carbon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 74.3. This is about average.

City:

74.3
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.81. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.81
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 41.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.8
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  1.7 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  50.0%
Whole state:  75.2%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Scofield compared to Utah state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (84%)
  • Electricity (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Scofield town (based on Carbon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.89%
Here: 71.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian and Missionary AllianceGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
Adherents68.8%19.2%2.6%2.5%2.4%
Congregations57.4%6.4%6.4%4.3%2.1%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.1%0.7%0.5%0.5%1.8%
Congregations2.1%2.1%2.1%4.3%12.8%
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
Carbon County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

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

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Carbon County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Carbon County:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Carbon County:

25.1%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$200
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,092
Totals for Government 0$0 7$1,292

Scofield government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $22,000 ($956.52)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($608.70)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($304.35)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($130.43)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($130.43)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($130.43)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($86.96)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $14,000 ($608.70)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($434.78)

Scofield government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,000 ($304.35)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($260.87)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($43.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($1739.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($304.35)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $4,000 ($173.91)
    Property: $3,000 ($130.43)

Scofield government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $163,000 ($7086.96)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $152,000 ($6608.70)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($478.26)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $86,000 ($3739.13)

5.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
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 Salt Lake County, UT  1.22% ($31,388 average AGI)
from Emery County, UT  0.99% ($38,478)
from Utah County, UT  0.55% ($34,105)


6.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,218 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
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 Salt Lake County, UT  1.41% ($26,616 average AGI)
to Emery County, UT  0.61% ($32,558)
to Utah County, UT  0.60% ($43,643)

Strongest AM radio stations in Scofield:

  • KOAL (750 AM; 10 kW; PRICE, UT; Owner: EASTERN UTAH BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSLL (1080 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PRICE, UT; Owner: AGAINST THE WIND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KOVO (960 AM; 5 kW; PROVO, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKDS (1060 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: HOLIDAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLLB (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WEST JORDAN, UT; Owner: UNITED SECURITY FINANCIAL, INC.)
  • KNRS (570 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Scofield:

  • K208AQ (89.5 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K288AN (105.5 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: CARBON COUNTY)
  • KMXU (105.1 FM; MANTI, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLGL (97.5 FM; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTCE (92.3 FM; PAYSON, UT; Owner: MOENKOPI COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQMB (102.7 FM; MIDVALE, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KXRK (96.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • K264AC (100.7 FM; RURAL UTAH COUNTY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • K208BZ (89.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • KENZ (107.5 FM; OREM, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZHT (94.9 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSOP-FM (104.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • K272DP (102.3 FM; TOOELE, UT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCPX (105.7 FM; CENTERVILLE, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Scofield:

  • K08CF (Channel 8; SCOFIELD, UT; Owner: CARBON COUNTY)
  • K10CL (Channel 10; SCOFIELD, UT; Owner: CARBON COUNTY)
  • K12CE (Channel 12; SCOFIELD, UT; Owner: CARBON COUNTY)
  • KUTF (Channel 3; PRICE, UT; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUPX (Channel 16; PROVO, UT; Owner: PAXSON SALT LAKE CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • K41FX (Channel 41; SPRING GLEN, UT; Owner: KUTV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K47GP (Channel 47; PRICE, UT; Owner: CARBON COUNTY)
  • K66AA (Channel 66; DUCHESNE, ETC., UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K29CM (Channel 29; RURAL CARBON COUNTY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3 Mi Sw (Lat: 39.685250 Lon: -111.204889), Type: Building, Structure height: 2 m, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPPE246
    Assigned Frequencies: 913.000 MHz, 918.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/08/1999, Expiration Date: 11/08/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/25/2004, Certifier: Gary E Taylor
    Registrant: Kanawha Scales & Systems, Poca, WV 25159, Fax: (304) 755-3327

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • MP 16.78, Mp 16.78,Pleasantvalleysub-Ded (Lat: 39.706333 Lon: -111.160194), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: KNNS598
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.455 MHz, 160.320 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/2011, Expiration Date: 04/26/2021, Certifier: Roberta J Howard
    Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505 N, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (888) 956-8345, Email:
  • Scofield 245 East Ivy Street (Lat: 39.729222 Lon: -111.157750), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.3 m, Overall height: 9.3 m, Call Sign: WQGW426
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.61000 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/04/2007, Expiration Date: 05/04/2017, Certifier: Steve Burge
    Registrant: Information Station Specialists, Zeeland, MI 49464, Phone: (616) 772-2300

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • SCOFIELD, 115 Center Street (Lat: 39.723556 Lon: -111.160722), Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WAH470
    Assigned Frequencies: 2112.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/14/1994, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/05/1997
    Registrant: Central Utah Telephone Inc, Fairview, UT 84629
  • STATION, Skyline Mine 5 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 39.692722 Lon: -111.203778), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WEG608
    Assigned Frequencies: 2142.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/04/2001, Expiration Date: 01/09/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/05/2011
    Registrant: Lockard & White, Inc., 14511 Falling Creek, Ste. 507, Houston, TX 77014, Phone: (979) 220-6996, Fax: (281) 586-0044, Email:

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