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Population in 2010: 289. Population change since 2000: -15.2%
Males: 109  (37.9%)
Females: 180  (62.1%)

Median resident age:  25.5 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip codes: 84085.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,544 (it was $10,417 in 2000)
Whiterocks:

$26,544
UT:

$57,049
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $10,507

Whiterocks CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $9,168 (it was $17,900 in 2000)
Whiterocks:

$9,168
UT:

$199,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $198,355; Detached houses: $198,276; Townhouses or other attached units: $365,927; Mobile homes: $33,266

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  • American Indian alone - 266 (92.0%)
  • White alone - 10 (3.5%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (2.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Whiterocks: 113.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6025 feet

Land area: 2.35 square miles.

Population density: 123 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Whiterocks:

  • High school or higher: 47.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Whiterocks CDP:

  • Never married: 77.5%
  • Now married: 22.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (92.5 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (267.6 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (494.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Neola, UT (2.4 miles ), Ballard, UT (3.5 miles ), Roosevelt, UT (3.5 miles ), Fort Duchesne, UT (3.5 miles ), Independence, UT (3.9 miles) , Bluebell, UT (4.1 miles ), Randlett, UT (4.1 miles ), Maeser, UT (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 40.47 N, Longitude: 109.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

Whiterocks household income distribution Whiterocks home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.7%
Utah:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (76%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Public administration (72%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Plant and system operators (10%)
  • Bus drivers (10%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (11%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9%)
  • Top executives (6%)

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Earthquake activity:

Whiterocks-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Utah state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 75.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/30/2000 at 14:46:51, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.2 miles away from Whiterocks center
On 3/7/2000 at 02:16:04, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.2 ML, Depth: 1.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/20/1995 at 12:46:16, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/6/2007 at 08:48:40, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 3.9 ML, Depth: 1.0 mi) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from Whiterocks center
On 11/8/1991 at 13:15:05, a magnitude 3.8 (3.4 MB, 3.8 ML, Depth: 1.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Uintah County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Landslide: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Whiterocks:

  • UINTAH BASIN MED CTR DIALYSIS - ROOSEVELT (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; ROOSEVELT, UT)
  • UINTAH BASIN REHABILITATION AND SENIOR VILLA (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ROOSEVELT, UT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whiterocks:

  • Brigham Young University (about 92 miles; Provo, UT; Full-time enrollment: 30,109)
  • Utah Valley University (about 96 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 15,072)
  • Westminster College (about 103 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,451)
  • University of Utah (about 103 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,534)
  • Western Governors University (about 104 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 15,870)
  • University of Phoenix-Utah Campus (about 105 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 3,097)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 107 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 11,080)

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Notable location: Whiterocks Fish Hatchery (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Cemetery: White Rocks Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.2%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.5% for American Indian residents)

Average household size:
This place:  3.4 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  81.4%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.3%
Whole state:  4.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Whiterocks, UT

Whiterocks compared to Utah state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Whiterocks travel time to work - commute


Whiterocks mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (41%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Utility gas (27%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Whiterocks CDP (based on Uintah County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.96%
Here71.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents86.8%3.8%2.9%1.7%1.4%
Congregations70.4%3.7%3.7%5.6%3.7%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchUnited Church of ChristChurches of ChristOther
Adherents0.9%0.9%0.4%0.4%0.8%
Congregations1.9%1.9%1.9%1.9%5.6%
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: 2
Uintah County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

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

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Uintah County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Uintah County:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Uintah County:

25.9%
Utah:

23.6%

8.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.86%
Utah average:

8.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Salt Lake County, UT  1.02% ($37,321 average AGI)
from Duchesne County, UT  0.98% ($39,852)
from Utah County, UT  0.58% ($34,604)


6.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($49,299 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Utah average:

7.46%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Salt Lake County, UT  1.07% ($85,092 average AGI)
to Duchesne County, UT  0.85% ($42,029)
to Mesa County, CO  0.49% ($63,675)

Strongest AM radio stations in Whiterocks:

  • KNEU (1250 AM; 5 kW; ROOSEVELT, UT; Owner: COUNTRY GOLD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVEL (920 AM; 5 kW; VERNAL, UT; Owner: ASHLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Whiterocks:

  • KXRQ (94.3 FM; ROOSEVELT, UT; Owner: UINTA BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • KIFX (98.5 FM; ROOSEVELT, UT; Owner: EVANS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLCY-FM (105.9 FM; VERNAL, UT; Owner: ASHLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWKD (102.3 FM; RANDOLPH, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Whiterocks:

  • K25EE (Channel 25; MOUNTAIN VIEW, ETC., UT; Owner: DAGGETT COUNTY TELEVISION DEPT.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $47,000
Total average daily traffic: 300
Total average daily truck traffic: 30
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 355


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KG7COI, Licensee ID: L01778223
    Grant Date: 04/03/2013, Expiration Date: 04/03/2023, Certifier: Riley B Taylor
    Registrant: Riley B Taylor, Whiterocks, UT 84085
  • Call Sign: KG7COJ, Licensee ID: L01778224
    Grant Date: 04/03/2013, Expiration Date: 04/03/2023, Certifier: John L Moosman
    Registrant: John L Moosman, Hc 67 Box 175, Whiterocks, UT 84085
  • Call Sign: KG7COM, Licensee ID: L01778226
    Grant Date: 04/03/2013, Expiration Date: 04/03/2023, Certifier: Ron C Morrill
    Registrant: Ron C Morrill, Whiterocks, UT 84085



Most common first names in Whiterocks, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Betty266.0 years
Charles275.9 years
Charlie268.5 years
Paul275.0 years
Wilma272.5 years
Most common last names in Whiterocks, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cuch562.4 years
Ridley467.8 years
Wopsock479.0 years
Taveapont457.5 years
Cesspooch334.3 years
Poowegup354.0 years
Atwine375.3 years
Hendricks374.3 years
Moosman377.7 years
Robb373.3 years
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