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San Juan County, Utah (UT)

County population in 2016: 16,348 (22% urban, 78% rural); it was 14,413 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,269
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,344
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,242
Renter-occupied apartments: 892 (it was 847 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

30%

Land area: 7820 sq. mi.

Water area: 112.9 sq. mi.

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

March 2019 cost of living index in San Juan County: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (36.1%), Construction (11.5%), Educational, health and social services (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in San Juan County, UT (2017)
    • 8,00355.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 7,30950.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8786.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2551.8%Two or more races
    • 990.7%Asian alone
    • 960.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 450.3%Some other race alone
    • 180.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

31.3 years
Utah median age:

31.0 years
Males: 8,210  (50.2%)
Females: 8,138  (49.8%)
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Average household size:
San Juan County:

3.0 people
Utah:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,948 ($28,137 in 1999)
This county:

$44,948
Utah:

$68,358

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $566 (lower quartile is $313, upper quartile is $667)
This county:

$566
State:

$865


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $110,542 (it was $57,300 in 2000)
San Juan:

$110,542
Utah:

$275,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $29,022 - $206,385
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,171
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $282

Institutionalized population: 158

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 5
  • Thefts: 20
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 5
  • Thefts: 19
  • Auto thefts: 3
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 47 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 76 buildings, average cost: $58,900
  • 1999: 55 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 2000: 52 buildings, average cost: $79,400
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 2004: 56 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2005: 61 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2006: 60 buildings, average cost: $153,900
  • 2007: 53 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2008: 54 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2010: 30 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 2011: 31 buildings, average cost: $161,800
  • 2012: 28 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 2013: 21 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2014: 21 buildings, average cost: $170,600
  • 2015: 22 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2016: 32 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2017: 32 buildings, average cost: $157,100
Number of permits per 10,000 San Juan, UT residents
Average permit cost in San Juan, UT
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,499 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,263 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in San Juan, UT in 2017
Distribution of house value in San Juan, UT in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in San Juan, UT in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.9%
San Juan County:

22.9%
Utah:

9.7%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.2% for American Indian residents, 42.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.0% for other race residents, 14.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 31.3 years old
(Males: 29.2 years old, Females: 33.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 36.5 years old, Black residents: 42.9 years old, American Indian residents: 29.0 years old, Asian residents: 7.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.0 years old, Other race residents: 29.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in San Juan County is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $536 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $695 a month.

Cities in this county include: Red Mesa, Blanding, Oljato, Monticello, Oljato-Monument Valley, Aneth, Montezuma Creek, Navajo Mountain, La Sal, Bluff.

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

2018 air pollution in San Juan County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.045 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Lincoln County, West Virginia , Crawford County, Missouri , Franklin County, Kentucky , Highland County, Virginia , Marion County, Illinois , Lewis County, Kentucky , Staunton city, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.5%
Utah:

3.0%

Unemployment by year in San Juan, UT
County total employment by year in San Juan, UT
County average yearly wages by year in San Juan, UT

Current college students: 725
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 284 (19.2% naturalized citizens)

San Juan County:

1.7%
Whole state:

8.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1132010 or later
  • 1162000 to 2009
  • 311990 to 1999
  • 371980 to 1989
  • 111970 to 1979
  • 31Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.7%

San Juan County marital status for males San Juan County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,425
  • One, attached: 67
  • Two: 91
  • 3 or 4: 74
  • 5 to 9: 83
  • 10 to 19: 38
  • 20 or more: 16
  • Mobile homes: 1,206
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 51

Housing units in San Juan County with a mortgage: 1,078 (10 second mortgage, 48 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,314

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

71.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for San Juan County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other6,53322
Evangelical Protestant5359
Catholic1772
Mainline Protestant1774
None7,324-
San Juan 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: 3
San Juan County:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
San Juan County:

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
San Juan County:

9.4%
Utah:

6.3%

Adult obesity rate:
San Juan County:

25.3%
State:

23.6%

Agriculture in San Juan County:

Average size of farms: 6747 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $32,538
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $53.61
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: 78.82%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $37,406
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.91%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.93%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $104,150
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 79.65%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.88
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.07%
All wheat for grain: 26557 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

San Juan County-area historical earthquake activity is near Utah state average. It is 333% 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 453.2 miles away from San Juan 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 436.8 miles away from the county center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 479.4 miles away from the county center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 454.3 miles away from the county center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 9/2/1992 at 10:26:20, a magnitude 5.9 (5.7 MB, 5.6 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.9 ML, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 220.1 miles away from San Juan County center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 473.5 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 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 San Juan County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - San Juan

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,078 (71.7%)
  • Carpooled: 580 (10.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 40 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 335 (5.9%)
  • Worked at home: 687 (12.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (46%)
  • Philippines (12%)
  • Thailand (11%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • England (6%)
  • Poland (6%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in San Juan County


  • American (9%)
  • English (7%)
  • European (3%)
  • German (2%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • Danish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in San Juan County, Utah in 2000:

  • 92 people in nursing homes
  • 79 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 77 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 6 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children

People in group quarters in San Juan County, Utah in 2010:

  • 84 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 75 people in college/university student housing
  • 60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 33 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 14 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,249.

12.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,511 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.80%
Utah average:

7.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.77% relocated from other counties in Utah ($8,197 average AGI)
10.03% relocated from other states ($25,314 average AGI)
San Juan County:

10.03%
Utah average:

3.44%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Juan County, NM  6.04% ($31,729 average AGI)
from Apache County, AZ  0.94% ($21,412)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.89% ($35,500)
from Grand County, UT  0.61% ($39,318)


7.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.60%
Utah average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.02% relocated to other counties in Utah ($15,162 average AGI)
4.58% relocated to other states ($22,710 average AGI)
San Juan County:

4.58%
Utah average:

3.02%

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  0.79% ($29,704 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 22.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.4

Births per 1000 population in San Juan County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.2

Deaths per 1000 population in San Juan County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in San Juan County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in San Juan County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in San Juan County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in San Juan County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in San Juan County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in San Juan County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in San Juan County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,472 (1,261 aged, 211 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 851 (17%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (93)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (50)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (44)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (42)
  • Unspecified dementia (41)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (40)
  • Person injured in unspecified motor-vehicle accident, traffic (37)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (27)
  • Person injured in collision between other specified motor vehicles (traffic) (25)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (24)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.14
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,059
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 157
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,955

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,723
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 553

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 43

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,348
  • In family households: 14,513 (1,534 male householders, 1,566 female householders)
    2,318 spouses, 6,837 children (6,557 natural, 65 adopted, 219 stepchildren), 864 grandchildren, 321 brothers or sisters, 366 parents, 488 other relatives, 256 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,375 (529 male householders (461 living alone)), 575 female householders (517 living alone)), 271 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 432

Size of family households: 1,344 2-persons, 606 3-persons, 357 4-persons, 359 5-persons, 216 6-persons, 212 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 979 1-person, 78 2-persons, 37 3-persons.

3,026 married couples with children.
1,312 single-parent households (447 men, 865 women).

58.8% of residents of San Juan speak English at home.
3.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 35% speak English well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (72% speak English very well, 28% speak English well).
40.4% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $112,381,000 ($8,019 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,897,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $19,694,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $10,594,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,088,000
Federal grants: $68,483,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,904,000 ($1,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,617,000 ($1,447,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,246,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,854,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,138,000

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

Births: 1,286
Here:

91 per 1000 residents
State:

103 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 484
Here:

34 per 1000 residents
State:

28 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +13
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,109
Here -79 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in San Juan County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.53 millions of gallons per day (36% from ground, 64% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

7.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built in San Juan County, Utah
  • Year house built in San Juan County, Utah
  • 1232014 or later
  • 1442010 to 2013
  • 9632000 to 2009
  • 1,1601990 to 1999
  • 1,1861980 to 1989
  • 1,2921970 to 1979
  • 4511960 to 1969
  • 2501950 to 1959
  • 1301940 to 1949
  • 3211939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in San Juan County, Utah
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in San Juan County, Utah
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in San Juan County, Utah
  • 401 room
  • 582 rooms
  • 2143 rooms
  • 4614 rooms
  • 9225 rooms
  • 4246 rooms
  • 3757 rooms
  • 2978 rooms
  • 5039+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in San Juan County, Utah
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in San Juan County, Utah
  • 751 room
  • 442 rooms
  • 1023 rooms
  • 2074 rooms
  • 1935 rooms
  • 986 rooms
  • 437 rooms
  • 248 rooms
  • 469+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in San Juan County, Utah
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in San Juan County, Utah
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in San Juan County, Utah
  • 40no bedroom
  • 1141 bedroom
  • 7872 bedrooms
  • 1,3303 bedrooms
  • 6894 bedrooms
  • 3195+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in San Juan County, Utah
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in San Juan County, Utah
  • 72no bedroom
  • 1011 bedroom
  • 2832 bedrooms
  • 2053 bedrooms
  • 1464 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in San Juan County, Utah in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in San Juan County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in San Juan County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 127no vehicle
  • 9401 vehicle
  • 1,2462 vehicles
  • 6993 vehicles
  • 2014 vehicles
  • 1005+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in San Juan County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in San Juan County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 81no vehicle
  • 3751 vehicle
  • 2432 vehicles
  • 903 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles

91.8% of San Juan County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in Utah.

San Juan County:

91.8%
State average:

82.9%

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

  • This state: 9,655
  • Other state: 6,317
  • Northeast: 224
  • Midwest: 332
  • South: 550
  • West: 5,198
Year householders moved into unit in San Juan County, UT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in San Juan County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 42.9%Wood
  • 30.0%Utility gas
  • 12.9%Electricity
  • 12.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 39.4%Utility gas
  • 30.2%Electricity
  • 13.5%Wood
  • 13.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 93
Here:

3.8%
Utah:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 29
Here:

2.0%
Utah:

6.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 98
Here:

17.0%
Utah:

26.2%

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

San Juan County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $12,457,000
    Other: $2,035,000
    Solid Waste Management: $577,000
    Regular Highways: $239,000
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,251,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $12,457,000
    Regular Highways: $5,983,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,858,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,941,000
    Police Protection: $1,243,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,013,000
    Health - Other: $980,000
    Housing and Community Development: $818,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $773,000
    General - Other: $611,000
    Libraries: $502,000
    Financial Administration: $360,000
    Solid Waste Management: $332,000
    Local Fire Protection: $331,000
    General Public Buildings: $326,000
    Air Transportation: $185,000
    Parks and Recreation: $181,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $72,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $57,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $42,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,417,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,360,000
    Other: $424,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $231,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $22,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $116,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $415,000
    Rents: $42,000
    General Revenue - Other: $15,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $845,000
    General Public Building: $141,000
    Housing and Community Development: $93,000
    Libraries: $38,000
    Police Protection: $24,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    General - Other: $4,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,180,000
    Other: $3,083,000
    General Local Government Support: $944,000
    Housing and Community Development: $217,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,656,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,689,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $755,000
    Other: $287,000
    Other License: $27,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,278,000

San Juan County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $12,457,000
    Other: $2,035,000
    Solid Waste Management: $577,000
    Regular Highways: $239,000
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,251,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $12,457,000
    Regular Highways: $5,983,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,858,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,941,000
    Police Protection: $1,243,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,013,000
    Health - Other: $980,000
    Housing and Community Development: $818,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $773,000
    General - Other: $611,000
    Libraries: $502,000
    Financial Administration: $360,000
    Solid Waste Management: $332,000
    Local Fire Protection: $331,000
    General Public Buildings: $326,000
    Air Transportation: $185,000
    Parks and Recreation: $181,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $72,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $57,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $42,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,417,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,360,000
    Other: $424,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $231,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $22,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $116,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $415,000
    Rents: $42,000
    General Revenue - Other: $15,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $845,000
    General Public Building: $141,000
    Housing and Community Development: $93,000
    Libraries: $38,000
    Police Protection: $24,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    General - Other: $4,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,180,000
    Other: $3,083,000
    General Local Government Support: $944,000
    Housing and Community Development: $217,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,656,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,689,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $755,000
    Other: $287,000
    Other License: $27,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,278,000

San Juan County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $12,457,000
    Other: $2,035,000
    Solid Waste Management: $577,000
    Regular Highways: $239,000
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,251,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $12,457,000
    Regular Highways: $5,983,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,858,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,941,000
    Police Protection: $1,243,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,013,000
    Health - Other: $980,000
    Housing and Community Development: $818,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $773,000
    General - Other: $611,000
    Libraries: $502,000
    Financial Administration: $360,000
    Solid Waste Management: $332,000
    Local Fire Protection: $331,000
    General Public Buildings: $326,000
    Air Transportation: $185,000
    Parks and Recreation: $181,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $72,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $57,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $42,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,417,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,360,000
    Other: $424,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $231,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $22,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $116,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $415,000
    Rents: $42,000
    General Revenue - Other: $15,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $845,000
    General Public Building: $141,000
    Housing and Community Development: $93,000
    Libraries: $38,000
    Police Protection: $24,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    General - Other: $4,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,180,000
    Other: $3,083,000
    General Local Government Support: $944,000
    Housing and Community Development: $217,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,656,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,689,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $755,000
    Other: $287,000
    Other License: $27,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,278,000

San Juan County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $12,457,000
    Other: $2,035,000
    Solid Waste Management: $577,000
    Regular Highways: $239,000
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,251,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $12,457,000
    Regular Highways: $5,983,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,858,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,941,000
    Police Protection: $1,243,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,013,000
    Health - Other: $980,000
    Housing and Community Development: $818,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $773,000
    General - Other: $611,000
    Libraries: $502,000
    Financial Administration: $360,000
    Solid Waste Management: $332,000
    Local Fire Protection: $331,000
    General Public Buildings: $326,000
    Air Transportation: $185,000
    Parks and Recreation: $181,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $72,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $57,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $42,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,417,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,360,000
    Other: $424,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $231,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $22,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $116,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $415,000
    Rents: $42,000
    General Revenue - Other: $15,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $845,000
    General Public Building: $141,000
    Housing and Community Development: $93,000
    Libraries: $38,000
    Police Protection: $24,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    General - Other: $4,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,180,000
    Other: $3,083,000
    General Local Government Support: $944,000
    Housing and Community Development: $217,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,656,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,689,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $755,000
    Other: $287,000
    Other License: $27,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,278,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 577
  • Number of aged recipients: 107
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 470
  • Number of recipients under 18: 43
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 221
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 313
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 255
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 237
Most common first names in San Juan County, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6176.5 years
Mary6080.3 years
Robert2971.1 years
Alice2780.9 years
James2666.9 years
Harry2474.6 years
George2272.9 years
Bessie2082.1 years
Frank1972.4 years
Betty1972.2 years
Most common last names in San Juan County, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Begay7073.6 years
Black6577.0 years
Jones5470.5 years
Yazzie4372.2 years
Johnson3274.4 years
Benally2563.2 years
Redd2482.6 years
Palmer2379.7 years
Nez2173.4 years
Smith1971.8 years
Businesses in San Juan County, UT
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1True Value2
Rodeway Inn1U-Haul1
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