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Carbon County, Utah (UT)

County population in 2016: 21,455 (66% urban, 34% rural); it was 20,422 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,586
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,158
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,735
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,234 (it was 1,678 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

30%

Land area: 1478 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 15 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Carbon County: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (27.2%), Educational, health and social services (18.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 7%
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Races in Carbon County, Utah:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (82.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (13.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.9%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  36.1 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years
Males: 10,697  (49.9%)
Females: 10,758  (50.1%)
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Carbon County,UT real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Carbon County:

2.0 people
Utah:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,437 ($34,036 in 1999)

This county:

$50,437
Utah:

$65,977

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $533 (lower quartile is $417, upper quartile is $680)
This county:

$533
State:

$839


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $141,309 (it was $85,200 in 2000)
Carbon:

$141,309
Utah:

$250,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $95,472 - $210,023

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $168,394
Here:

$168,394
State:

$309,378

Townhouses or other attached units: $109,055
Here:

$109,055
State:

$232,458

In 2-unit structures: $166,817
Here:

$166,817
State:

$296,762

Mobile homes: $52,058
Here:

$52,058
State:

$53,139
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $974
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $318

Institutionalized population: 190

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 68
  • Thefts: 84
  • Auto thefts: 16

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 56
  • Thefts: 66
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 74 buildings, average cost: $210,900
  • 2008: 34 buildings, average cost: $242,800
  • 2009: 35 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2010: 39 buildings, average cost: $172,400
  • 2011: 34 buildings, average cost: $272,300
  • 2012: 31 buildings, average cost: $262,000
  • 2013: 23 buildings, average cost: $295,600
  • 2014: 22 buildings, average cost: $315,400
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $917 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $805 (0.6%)

Carbon County household income distribution in 2013 Carbon County home values distribution in 2013 Carbon County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.6%
Carbon County:

13.6%
Utah:

10.2%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.1% for Black residents, 16.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.4% for American Indian residents, 18.4% for other race residents, 13.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 36.1 years old
(Males: 35.3 years old, Females: 37.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.4 years old, Black residents: 50.6 years old, American Indian residents: 28.8 years old, Asian residents: 22.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.6 years old, Other race residents: 32.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Carbon County is $430 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $517 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $679 a month.

Cities in this county include: Price, Helper, Wellington, Carbonville, East Carbon, Spring Glen, West Wood, Sunnyside, Kenilworth, Scofield.

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

2012 air pollution in Carbon County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.042 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Cass County, Illinois , Frederick County, Maryland , Fayette County, Pennsylvania , Hancock County, Indiana , Greene County, Illinois , Monroe County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Utah:

3.3%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 1,565
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 634 (39.1% naturalized citizens)

Carbon County:

3.0%
Whole state:

8.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Carbon County population
  • 1392010 or later
  • 1332000 to 2009
  • 1571990 to 1999
  • 941980 to 1989
  • 531970 to 1979
  • 122Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 88.5%

Carbon County marital status for males Carbon County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,496
  • One, attached: 104
  • Two: 244
  • 3 or 4: 460
  • 5 to 9: 179
  • 10 to 19: 123
  • 20 to 49: 89
  • 50 or more: 67
  • Mobile homes: 979
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 17

Housing units in Carbon County with a mortgage: 3,273 (112 second mortgage, 186 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,517

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

70.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Carbon County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other11,37032
Catholic4,0914
Evangelical Protestant1,00214
Mainline Protestant3673
Orthodox2801
None4,293-
Carbon County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Carbon County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This 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.
Utah:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Carbon County:

8.2%
Utah:

6.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Carbon County:

25.1%
State:

23.6%

Agriculture in Carbon County:

Average size of farms: 821 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $13,707
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $97.15
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 82.51%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $13,863
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.01%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 97.00%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $35,795
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.77%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.31
Vegetables: 12 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 14 acres

Earthquake activity:

Carbon County-area historical earthquake activity is near Utah state average. It is 372% 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 361.4 miles away from Carbon County center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 345.2 miles away from the county 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 187.6 miles away from the county center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 400.3 miles away from the county 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 493.1 miles away from Carbon County 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
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 387.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Utah Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3223: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3223, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Utah SEVERE STORMS, LANDSLIDES, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 13, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-680: April 30, 1983, FEMA Id: 680, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • Utah Drought, Incident Period: January 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3024: January 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3024, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Carbon County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Information (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Information (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (43%)
  • Korea (9%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Scotland (6%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Vietnam (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Carbon County


  • English (14%)
  • Italian (10%)
  • American (8%)
  • German (6%)
  • European (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Danish (3%)

Carbon County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,819 (80.8%)
  • Carpooled: 1,047 (10.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 43 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 64 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 34 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 306 (3.2%)
  • Worked at home: 331 (3.4%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Carbon County, Utah in 2000:

  • 312 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 119 people in nursing homes
  • 49 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Carbon County, Utah in 2010:

  • 321 people in college/university student housing
  • 93 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 77 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 20 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,589.

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.
3.84% relocated from other counties in Utah ($23,447 average AGI)
1.94% relocated from other states ($12,447 average AGI)
Carbon County:

1.94%
Utah average:

3.05%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

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)
from Sweetwater County, WY  0.16% ($44,000)
from Washington County, UT  0.14% ($37,000)


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.
4.16% relocated to other counties in Utah ($21,125 average AGI)
2.54% relocated to other states ($14,093 average AGI)
Carbon County:

2.54%
Utah average:

3.17%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

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)
to Washington County, UT  0.31% ($49,955)
to Uintah County, UT  0.24% ($58,765)
to Weber County, UT  0.18% ($15,769)
to Mesa County, CO  0.16% ($23,182)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.6

Births per 1000 population in Carbon County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Carbon County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Carbon County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Carbon County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Carbon County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Carbon County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Carbon County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Carbon County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Carbon County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,485 (2,739 aged, 746 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 491 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Carbon County, Utah in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (167)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (150)
  • Congestive heart failure (149)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (139)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (134)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (130)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (124)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (120)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (109)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (75)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.08
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,864
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 427
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 113,688

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,389
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,034
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 52
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 87

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 269.3. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,455
  • In family households: 17,422 (2,753 male householders, 2,541 female householders)
    4,017 spouses, 6,197 children (5,784 natural, 154 adopted, 254 stepchildren), 798 grandchildren, 167 brothers or sisters, 129 parents, 416 other relatives, 403 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,508 (1,447 male householders (1,049 living alone)), 1,209 female householders (1,087 living alone)), 810 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 542

Size of family households: 2,437 2-persons, 1,066 3-persons, 1,065 4-persons, 345 5-persons, 229 6-persons, 144 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,143 1-person, 419 2-persons, 47 3-persons, 17 4-persons, 15 5-persons.

3,634 married couples with children.
1,145 single-parent households (353 men, 792 women).

93.4% of residents of Carbon speak English at home.
4.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% speak English very well, 55% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $109,665,000 ($5,570 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,521,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $54,098,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $28,918,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $385,000
Federal grants: $31,313,000
Federal procurement contracts: $-15,491,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,442,000 ($1,127,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $472,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,950,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,036,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,606
Here:

83 per 1000 residents
State:

103 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,106
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

28 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +62
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,530
Here -79 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Carbon County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.09 millions of gallons per day (52% from ground, 48% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

7.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built in Carbon County, Utah Note: State values scaled to Carbon County population
  • 1502014 or later
  • 1542010 to 2013
  • 6682000 to 2009
  • 7901990 to 1999
  • 1,1741980 to 1989
  • 2,1931970 to 1979
  • 5131960 to 1969
  • 1,1031950 to 1959
  • 1,0121940 to 1949
  • 1,9251939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Carbon County, Utah
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Carbon County, Utah Note: State values scaled to Carbon County population
  • 261 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 1593 rooms
  • 4984 rooms
  • 1,1285 rooms
  • 9866 rooms
  • 8747 rooms
  • 6698 rooms
  • 1,3769+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carbon County, Utah Note: State values scaled to Carbon County population
  • 751 room
  • 372 rooms
  • 3123 rooms
  • 7194 rooms
  • 4755 rooms
  • 2306 rooms
  • 1777 rooms
  • 648 rooms
  • 779+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Carbon County, Utah
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Carbon County, Utah Note: State values scaled to Carbon County population
  • 22no bedroom
  • 1351 bedroom
  • 8912 bedrooms
  • 2,4993 bedrooms
  • 1,4904 bedrooms
  • 6965+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carbon County, Utah Note: State values scaled to Carbon County population
  • 86no bedroom
  • 3021 bedroom
  • 9152 bedrooms
  • 5983 bedrooms
  • 2314 bedrooms
  • 425+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Carbon County, Utah in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Carbon County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Carbon County population
  • 231no vehicle
  • 1,1051 vehicle
  • 1,9412 vehicles
  • 1,6453 vehicles
  • 6094 vehicles
  • 2735+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Carbon County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Carbon County population
  • 196no vehicle
  • 9521 vehicle
  • 7182 vehicles
  • 2423 vehicles
  • 264 vehicles
  • 405+ vehicles

81.1% of Carbon County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Utah.

Carbon County:

81.1%
State average:

82.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 15,666
  • Other state: 4,971
  • Northeast: 245
  • Midwest: 781
  • South: 723
  • West: 3,216
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Carbon County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 86.1%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Electricity
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 64.6%Utility gas
  • 29.5%Electricity
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Coal or coke
  • 0.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 70
Here:

2.7%
Utah:

6.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 50
Here:

4.0%
Utah:

5.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 67
Here:

6.0%
Utah:

26.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Carbon County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $430,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,528,000
    Health - Other: $4,222,000
    Police Protection: $2,161,000
    General - Other: $2,059,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,448,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,236,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,211,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,206,000
    Local Fire Protection: $705,000
    Financial Administration: $621,000
    General Public Buildings: $214,000
    Libraries: $99,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $49,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $438,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $619,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $231,000
    Parks and Recreation: $219,000
    Health - Other: $175,000
    Police Protection: $127,000
    Financial Administration: $87,000
    General Public Building: $65,000
    Correctional Institutions: $46,000
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000
    General - Other: $36,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,243,000

Carbon County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $6,927,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $750,000
    General Local Government Support: $621,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $925,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,083,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $576,000
    Rents: $547,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $280,000
    Royalties: $200,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,323,000
    Highways: $878,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,670,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,988,000
    Other Selective Sales: $178,000
    Other License: $91,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $32,000
    NEC: $29,000

Carbon County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $16,748,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $16,348,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,455,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,112,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,343,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $400,000

Carbon County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,728,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,348,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 430
  • Number of aged recipients: 15
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 415
  • Number of recipients under 18: 50
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 339
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 41
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 145
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 217
Carbon County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Carbon County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Carbon County, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15276.4 years
Mary11182.3 years
William8274.5 years
James8270.4 years
George6376.7 years
Joseph5878.0 years
Robert5768.5 years
Frank5479.9 years
Charles5172.5 years
Thomas3873.9 years
Most common last names in Carbon County, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Olsen4873.8 years
Anderson4276.8 years
Davis3977.0 years
Jones3674.0 years
Johnson3674.4 years
Smith3573.6 years
Jensen3474.9 years
Nelson2878.3 years
Wilson2876.7 years
Christensen2778.3 years
Businesses in Carbon County, UT
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Lane Furniture2
Best Western1Little Caesars Pizza1
Big O Tires1Maurices1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
Burger King1New Balance1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack1
FedEx3Sears1
Ford1Super 81
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1The Athlete's Foot1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
JCPenney1UPS5
Kmart1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1

Carbon County on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"