County population in 2014: 2,293 (all rural); it was 1,961 in 2000County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 384 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 275 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 540 Renter-occupied apartments: 146 (it was 105 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 1029 sq. mi.
Water area: 57.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 2 people per square mile (very low).
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rich County: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,806 ($39,766 in 1999)
Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $535 (lower quartile is $356, upper quartile is $659)
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $155,570 (it was $83,800 in 2000)
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $104,617 - $301,203 Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,059 Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $319
Institutionalized population: 1
Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):
Auto thefts: 3
Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):
Auto thefts: 1
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $734 (0.4%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $551 (0.4%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.0%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.8% for two or more races residents)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.9%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.3% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2013: 35 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 35 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18 years old, Other race residents: 18 years old)
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Rich County is $477 a month. Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $597 a month. Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $802 a month.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Rich County: East Promontory (A), Fielding Siding (B), Clear Creek Campground (C), Clear Creek (D), Ford (E), Bovine (F), C-Bar Ranch (G), West Side Ranch (H), Hershey Ranch (I), Kimber Ranch (J), James Brothers Ranch (K), Old Stage Station (L), Lambert Ranch (M), Pilot Springs Stage Station (N), Willard Basin Campground (O), Clear Creek Campground (P), Surbon (Q), Willard Pumping Station Number 1 (R), Pintail Gun Club (S), Ogden Gun Club (T). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Yost Cemetery (1), Kelton Cemetery (2), Snowville Cemetery (3), East Garland Cemetery (4), Valleyview Cemetery (5), Terrace Cemetery (6), Washakie Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Great Salt Lake (A), Glory Hole (B), Hansen Lake (C), The Horseshoe (D), Coyote Ponds (E), Klondike Lake (F), Dike Lake (G), Spring Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: South Fork George Creek (A), South Fork Hardesty Creek (B), South Fork Johnson Creek (C), Indian Creek (D), Sparks Slough (E), Hubbard Creek (F), Big Pole Creek (G), Spring Creek (H), Mahogany Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Parks in Rich County include: Gunnison Island State Wildlife Management Area (1), Landmark Letters Branch (2), Brigham Face Wildlife Management Area (3), Historical Monument Stage Station (4), Willard Bay State Park (5), Hat Island Wildlife Refuge (6), South Recreation Area (7), Harold S Crane Waterfowl Management Area (8), Public Shooting Grounds Waterfowl Management Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map
Current college students: 51 People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.5% People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
Number of foreign born residents: 38 (26% naturalized citizens)
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
1995 to March 2000: 22
1990 to 1994: 1
1985 to 1989: 4
1980 to 1984: 0
1975 to 1979: 2
1970 to 1974: 2
1970 to 1974: 2
1965 to 1969: 5
Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes
Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.7%
Housing units in structures:
One, detached: 1,474
One, attached: 55
3 or 4: 54
5 to 9: 22
10 to 19: 78
20 or more: 148
Mobile homes: 506
Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 58
Housing units in Rich County with a mortgage: 228 (26 second mortgage, 26 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan) Houses without a mortgage: 170
0.0% with mortgage
75.8% with mortgage
Religion statistics for Rich County
Rich 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: 1
4.79 / 10,000 pop.
1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
14.36 / 10,000 pop.
2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
9.57 / 10,000 pop.
5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Agriculture in Rich County:
Average size of farms: 3772 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $97,415 Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $9.54 The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00% The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 97.62% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $93,871 Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.45% Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 88.83% Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $106,390 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 74.07% Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.54 Vegetables: 1 harvested acres Land in orchards: 2 acres
Rich County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Utah state average. It is 35861111.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Rich County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Utah state average. It is 246% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 202.9 miles away from Rich County 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 210.3 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 334.6 miles away from the county 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 66.5 miles away from the county center On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 78.3 miles away from Rich County center On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 421.4 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:
UtahHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3223): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3223, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
UtahSEVERE STORMS, LANDSLIDES, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 13, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-680): April 30, 1983, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-680, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood
UtahDrought, Incident Period: January 20, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3024): January 20, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3024, Natural disaster type: Drought
The number of natural disasters in Rich County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1 Emergencies Declared: 2
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Rich County
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 314 (285 aged, 29 disabled) Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 100 (17%)
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)
Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)
Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)
Most common underlying causes of death in Rich County, Utah in 1999 - 2014:
Atherosclerotic heart disease (17)
Congestive heart failure (13)
Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (11)
Unspecified dementia (11)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16% Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1462.700 Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 828.860
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 390.050
Household type by relationship:
In family households: 2,085 (545 male householders, 97 female householders)
575 spouses, 796 children (747 natural, 13 adopted, 36 stepchildren), 19 grandchildren, 11 brothers or sisters, 6 parents, 11 other relatives, 18 non-relatives
In nonfamily households: 178 (98 male householders (89 living alone)), 65 female householders (59 living alone)), 15 nonrelatives
In group quarters: 1 (all institutionalized)
Size of family households: 311 2-persons, 100 3-persons, 101 4-persons, 58 5-persons, 50 6-persons, 22 7-or-more-persons.
Size of nonfamily households: 148 1-person, 15 2-persons.
606 married couples with children.
44 single-parent households (19 men, 25 women).
96.7% of residents of Rich County speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $9,683,000 ($4714 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $243,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $4,555,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,179,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $300,000 Federal grants: $2,807,000 Federal procurement contracts: $162,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $680,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $643,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,400,000 Federal Government insurance: $453,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
76 per 1000 residents
103 per 1000 residents
31 per 1000 residents
28 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: +17
+8 per 1000 residents
+20 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: -14
-7 per 1000 residents
-14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Rich County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.32 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)
66% of Rich County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Utah.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 1271
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $57,500
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rich County