Kane County, Utah (UT)

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County population in 2012: 7,221 (45% urban, 55% rural); it was 6,046 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,272
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 891
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,746
Renter-occupied apartments: 737 (it was 491 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

30%

Land area: 3992 sq. mi.

Water area: 116.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 2 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Kane County: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Information (23.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.3%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (16.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 13%
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Races in Kane County, Utah:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (93.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.7%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Asian alone (0.4%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Utah median age:  29.0 years
Males: 3,521  (42.1%)
Females: 3,604  (57.9%)
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Kane County,UT real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Kane County:

2.0 people
Utah:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,323 ($34,247 in 1999)

This county:

$49323
Utah:

$59770

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $646 (lower quartile is $477, upper quartile is $763)
This county:

$646
State:

$766


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $161,232 (it was $95,900 in 2000)
Kane:

$161,232
Utah:

$211,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $107,846 - $253,793
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $969
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $297

Institutionalized population: 100

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

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 142 buildings, average cost: $194,900
  • 2008: 60 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2009: 59 buildings, average cost: $146,400

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,008 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $955 (0.6%)

Kane County household income distribution in 2009 Kane County home values distribution Kane County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.8%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.9% for American Indian residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.8%
Kane County:

7.8%
Utah:

12.7%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.8% for American Indian residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 45 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 12 years old, American Indian residents: 55 years old, Asian residents: 44 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 55 years old, Other race residents: 56 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kane County is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $591 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $837 a month.

Cities in this county include: Kanab, Orderville, Big Water, Glendale, Alton.

Kane County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Kane County: Winders Ranch (A), Findlay Ranch (B), Foot Ranch (C), Granary Ranch (D), Bullfrog (E), Coral Pink Sand Dunes Campground (F), Dinosaur Tracks (G), East Entrance (H), Black Birch Canyon Overlook (I), Hods Ranch (J), Indian Canyon Pictograph Site (K), Kane Spring (L), Kodachrome Basin Campground (M), Jepson Ranch (N), Johnson (O), Jolly Ranch (P), Dangling Rope Marina (Q), National Park Service Headquarters (R), Bullfrog Basin Marina (S), Old Movie Fort (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Dry Lake (A), Le Vanger Lakes (B), Cow Lake (C), Coyote Hole (D), Big Lake (E), Johnson Lakes (F), Nipple Lake (G), Three Lakes (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Indian Creek (A), Hogeye Creek (B), East Fork Creek (C), Stewart Creek (D), Tyler Creek (E), Sheep Creek (F), Upper Kanab Creek (G), Midway Creek (H), Wahweap Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kane County include: Kodachrome Basin State Park (1), Lonely Park (2), Hole-in-the-Rock Historical Marker (3), Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument (4), Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Reserve (5), Yellowjacket Picnic Site (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Lone Rock Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Coconino County, Arizona , Mohave County, Arizona , Garfield County , Iron County , San Juan County , Washington County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.8%
Utah:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 243
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 178 (53% naturalized citizens)

Kane County:

2.9%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 12
  • 1990 to 1994: 15
  • 1985 to 1989: 8
  • 1980 to 1984: 42
  • 1975 to 1979: 4
  • 1970 to 1974: 38
  • 1970 to 1974: 17
  • 1965 to 1969: 42

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 71.2%

Kane County marital status for males Kane County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Kane County with a mortgage: 752 (29 second mortgage, 73 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 504

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kane County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other4,11914
Catholic2422
Evangelical Protestant2134
Mainline Protestant1764
None2,375-
Kane 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: 2
Kane County:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Kane County:

13.83 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

19.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Kane County:

8.7%
Utah:

6.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Kane County:

23.1%
State:

23.6%

Agriculture in Kane County:

Average size of farms: 1190 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $25,841
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $26,885
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.38%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 87.83%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $43,600
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.50%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.08
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.05%
Land in orchards: 25 acres

Earthquake activity:

Kane County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Utah state average. It is 521% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 317.1 miles away from Kane 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 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 297.6 miles away from the county center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 355.2 miles away from the county center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 402.7 miles away from the county center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 323.7 miles away from Kane County center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 337.8 miles away from the county center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Kane County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • United Kingdom (30%)
  • Canada (21%)
  • Guatemala (15%)
  • Mexico (7%)
  • Other Northern Europe (6%)
  • India (6%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Kane County (%):

  • English (31%)
  • United States or American (13%)
  • German (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Danish (4%)
  • Swedish (4%)
  • Scottish (4%)

Kane County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,873 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 295 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 15 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 2 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 9 (0%)
  • Walked: 129 (5%)
  • Other means: 23 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 275 (10%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 26 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 22 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 8 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 64 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 22 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 14 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,737.

9.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,752 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.30%
Utah average:

6.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.90% relocated from other counties in Utah ($8,546 average AGI)
6.40% relocated from other states ($30,206 average AGI)
Kane County:

6.40%
Utah average:

3.05%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Coconino County, AZ  0.98% ($35,174 average AGI)
from Washington County, UT  0.98% ($34,304)
from Clark County, NV  0.55% ($33,000)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.55% ($46,231)


8.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,731 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.32%
Utah average:

6.46%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.32% relocated to other counties in Utah ($10,777 average AGI)
5.00% relocated to other states ($18,953 average AGI)
Kane County:

5.00%
Utah average:

3.17%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washington County, UT  0.86% ($32,050 average AGI)
to Coconino County, AZ  0.82% ($33,737)
to Iron County, UT  0.82% ($26,158)
to Clark County, NV  0.73% ($38,882)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.52% ($27,750)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.43% ($21,100)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.5

Births per 1000 population in Kane County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Kane County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Kane County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 1,178 (1,066 aged, 112 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 16.19
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5908.060
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 615.090
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 45257.36

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 2015.480
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 983.550
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 16.12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 16.13
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 161.240

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 16.12

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,025

Size of family households: 1,037 2-persons, 317 3-persons, 215 4-persons, 170 5-persons, 100 6-persons, 68 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 857 1-person, 125 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 1 4-persons, 1 5-persons.

1,446 married couples with children.
205 single-parent households (42 men, 163 women).

93.9% of residents of Kane County speak English at home.
3.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (41% speak English very well, 49% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $38,162,000 ($6177 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $911,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $18,410,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $6,250,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $154,000
Federal grants: $6,349,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,213,000 ($-95,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,786,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,797,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,684,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,771,000

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

Births: 388
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

103 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 273
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

28 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +10
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +46
Here +7 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Kane County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.40 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 155
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,824
  • 1990 to 1999: 940
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,030
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,159
  • 1960 to 1969: 224
  • 1950 to 1959: 212
  • 1940 to 1949: 74
  • 1939 or earlier: 312
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kane County, Utah
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 60
  • 3 rooms: 45
  • 4 rooms: 226
  • 5 rooms: 372
  • 6 rooms: 317
  • 7 rooms: 252
  • 8 rooms: 172
  • 9+ rooms: 298
  • 1 room: 13
  • 2 rooms: 68
  • 3 rooms: 42
  • 4 rooms: 121
  • 5 rooms: 128
  • 6 rooms: 50
  • 7 rooms: 29
  • 8 rooms: 30
  • 9+ rooms: 10
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kane County, Utah
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 16
  • 1 bedroom: 107
  • 2 bedrooms: 373
  • 3 bedrooms: 639
  • 4 bedrooms: 379
  • 5+ bedrooms: 232
  • no bedroom: 27
  • 1 bedroom: 82
  • 2 bedrooms: 191
  • 3 bedrooms: 134
  • 4 bedrooms: 44
  • 5+ bedrooms: 13
Cars and other vehicles available in Kane County, Utah in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 32
  • 1 vehicle: 451
  • 2 vehicles: 743
  • 3 vehicles: 397
  • 4 vehicles: 85
  • 5+ vehicles: 38
  • no vehicle: 70
  • 1 vehicle: 225
  • 2 vehicles: 145
  • 3 vehicles: 34
  • 4 vehicles: 10
  • 5+ vehicles: 7

58% of Kane County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 39% lived in Utah.

Kane County:

58.0%
State average:

51.0%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $100,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kane County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38.5%)
  • Wood (27.3%)
  • Electricity (24.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.9%)
  • Coal or coke (1.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)
  • Utility gas (0.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43.4%)
  • Electricity (28.5%)
  • Wood (12.2%)
  • Utility gas (8.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.1%)
  • No fuel used (1.8%)
  • Coal or coke (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 58
Here:

7.4%
Utah:

4.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Utah:

3.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14
Here:

6.8%
Utah:

27.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Kane County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $1,219,000
    Police Protection: $817,000
    Regular Highways: $684,000
    Health Services - Other: $615,000
    General - Other: $454,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $353,000
    Corrections - Other: $279,000
    General Public Buildings: $266,000
    Central Staff Services: $102,000
    Parks & Recreation: $82,000
    Fire Protection: $66,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $179,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $324,000
    Police Protection: $54,000
    Financial Administration: $16,000
    General - Other: $12,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,720,000

Kane County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $658,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $420,000
    All Other: $245,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $362,000
    Interest Earnings: $127,000
    Rents: $105,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,399,000
    All Other: $600,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,639,000
    Total General Sales: $387,000
    Other Selective Sales: $269,000
    NEC: $103,000

Kane County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,977,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,745,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $267,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $965,000

Kane County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,479,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $27,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Kane County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Kane County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Kane County, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles1973.5 years
William1874.7 years
Robert1776.8 years
George1677.4 years
Donald1472.6 years
John1479.6 years
Joseph1081.3 years
Mary1082.0 years
Ruth1081.6 years
Richard1066.8 years
Most common last names in Kane County, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3180.2 years
Swapp2577.2 years
Robinson2179.1 years
Hamblin1980.3 years
Brown1779.3 years
Judd1784.4 years
Spencer1776.7 years
Heaton1575.5 years
Chamberlain1381.1 years
Anderson1276.9 years
Businesses in Kane County, UT
NameCountNameCount
Best Western2RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx1Subway2
H&R Block1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS1
Pizza Hut1Wendy's1

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