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Utah County, Utah (UT)

County population in 2017: 606,425 (97% urban, 3% rural); it was 368,536 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 76,601
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 19,452
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 66,800
Renter-occupied apartments: 44,549 (it was 33,137 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

30%

Land area: 1998 sq. mi.

Water area: 142.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 303 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Utah County: 87.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.9%), Educational, health and social services (16.1%), Retail trade (12.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Utah County, UT (2017)
    • 498,970135.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 71,33619.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 13,1293.6%Two or more races
    • 10,0012.7%Asian alone
    • 5,9481.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 3,5301.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,6170.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 8940.2%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

24.8 years
Utah median age:

31.0 years
Males: 306,715  (50.6%)
Females: 299,710  (49.4%)
Average household size:
Utah County:

3.0 people
Utah:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $70,417 ($45,833 in 1999)
This county:

$70,417
Utah:

$68,358

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $876 (lower quartile is $702, upper quartile is $1,203)
This county:

$876
State:

$865


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $297,900 (it was $153,600 in 2000)
Utah:

$297,900
Utah:

$275,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $223,800 - $403,600

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $356,413
Here:

$356,413
State:

$342,795

Townhouses or other attached units: $381,725
Here:

$381,725
State:

$278,791

In 2-unit structures: $212,817
Here:

$212,817
State:

$254,328

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $292,347
Here:

$292,347
State:

$210,544

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $219,043
Here:

$219,043
State:

$235,955

Mobile homes: $34,533
Here:

$34,533
State:

$54,765

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,530
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $427

Institutionalized population: 2,782

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 12
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 110
  • Thefts: 247
  • Auto thefts: 36
Utah County, UT map from a distance

Health of residents in Utah County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is better than average.
81.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is more than average.
16.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
20.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
72.9% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 197 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 157 pounds. This is about average.
45.4% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2386 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 1998: 3008 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 1999: 3458 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2000: 3193 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2001: 3082 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2002: 2920 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2003: 3254 buildings, average cost: $181,100
  • 2004: 3533 buildings, average cost: $185,700
  • 2005: 4595 buildings, average cost: $198,200
  • 2006: 5347 buildings, average cost: $225,500
  • 2007: 3807 buildings, average cost: $233,500
  • 2008: 1030 buildings, average cost: $237,300
  • 2009: 1242 buildings, average cost: $201,800
  • 2010: 1525 buildings, average cost: $223,300
  • 2011: 1440 buildings, average cost: $236,700
  • 2012: 2220 buildings, average cost: $240,300
  • 2013: 2644 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2014: 2641 buildings, average cost: $258,300
  • 2015: 3038 buildings, average cost: $277,600
  • 2016: 4359 buildings, average cost: $263,900
  • 2017: 5030 buildings, average cost: $272,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Utah, UT residents
Average permit cost in Utah, UT
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,537 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,575 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Utah, UT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Utah, UT in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Utah, UT in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.6%
Utah County:

10.6%
Utah:

9.7%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.8% for Black residents, 16.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.9% for American Indian residents, 12.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.4% for other race residents, 12.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 24.8 years old
(Males: 24.6 years old, Females: 24.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 25.3 years old, Black residents: 22.5 years old, American Indian residents: 21.8 years old, Asian residents: 27.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.4 years old, Other race residents: 23.4 years old)

Area name: Provo-Orem, UT MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Utah County is $558 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $652 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $949 a month.

Cities in this county include: Provo, Orem, Pleasant Grove, American Fork, Springville, Spanish Fork, Lehi, Payson, Lindon, Highland.

Utah 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 Utah County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.079 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.035 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 6.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Atchison County, Missouri , Brooke County, West Virginia , Champaign County, Ohio , Davis County, Iowa , Jay County, Indiana , Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania , Ringgold County, Iowa .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
Utah:

3.0%

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

Current college students: 57,002
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 41.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 47,217 (33.4% naturalized citizens)

Utah County:

7.8%
Whole state:

8.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 14,7632010 or later
  • 13,7852000 to 2009
  • 10,5701990 to 1999
  • 5,1281980 to 1989
  • 1,8941970 to 1979
  • 2,036Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.1%

Utah County marital status for males Utah County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 112,528
  • One, attached: 15,048
  • Two: 6,328
  • 3 or 4: 9,826
  • 5 to 9: 7,356
  • 10 to 19: 8,862
  • 20 to 49: 6,344
  • 50 or more: 3,657
  • Mobile homes: 2,846

Housing units in Utah County with a mortgage: 82,590 (3,257 second mortgage, 9,931 home equity loan, 356 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 26,770

Here:

75.9% with mortgage
State:

71.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Utah County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other459,8471,303
Catholic6,7924
Evangelical Protestant2,54026
Mainline Protestant4236
Black Protestant2111
None46,751-
Utah 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: 43
Utah County:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 90
Utah County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 146
This county:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Utah County:

5.4%
Utah:

6.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Utah County:

24.5%
State:

23.6%

Agriculture in Utah County:

Average size of farms: 168 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $57,187
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $540.56
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 24.40%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 62.53%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $46,576
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 23.64%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 79.41%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $38,630
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.54%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.21
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 13.04%
Corn for grain: 2543 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 12497 harvested acres
Vegetables: 236 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 5,522 acres

Earthquake activity:

Utah County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Utah state average. It is 273% 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 304.5 miles away from Utah County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 304.2 miles away from the 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 285.9 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 128.7 miles away from the county center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 359.7 miles away from Utah County center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 340.8 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 Dump Fire, Incident Period: June 22, 2012, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 22, 2012, FEMA Id: 2983, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Utah Flooding, Incident Period: April 18, 2011 to July 16, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4011: August 08, 2011, FEMA Id: 4011, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • 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 Mollie Fire, Incident Period: August 18, 2001, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 19, 2001, FEMA Id: 2381, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Utah SEVERE STORMS, MUDSLIDES, LANDSLIDES, FLOODING, Incident Period: August 17, 1984, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-720: August 17, 1984, FEMA Id: 720, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • 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

The number of natural disasters in Utah County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Utah

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 185,891 (73.3%)
  • Carpooled: 28,170 (11.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,785 (1.1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 176 (0.1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 254 (0.1%)
  • Railroad: 881 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 2,223 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 2,567 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 10,161 (4.0%)
  • Worked at home: 20,326 (8.0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)

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


  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (38%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Brazil (4%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Peru (3%)
  • India (2%)
  • Guatemala (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Utah County


  • English (21%)
  • European (14%)
  • American (7%)
  • German (4%)
  • British (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Danish (2%)

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

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

  • 4,654 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,832 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 910 people in nursing homes
  • 418 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 414 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 378 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 357 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 302 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 112 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 51 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 46 people in other group homes
  • 15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 12 people in halfway houses
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

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

  • 8,564 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,930 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 807 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 732 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 638 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 418 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 328 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 155 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 141 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 53 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 46 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 40 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 31 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 17 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 12 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $77,394.

6.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($58,447 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Utah average:

7.04%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($636 average AGI)
Utah County:

0.04%
Utah average:

0.06%

3.16% relocated from other counties in Utah ($25,111 average AGI)
3.71% relocated from other states ($32,700 average AGI)
Utah County:

3.71%
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 Salt Lake County, UT  1.84% ($57,427 average AGI)
from Davis County, UT  0.31% ($54,501)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.23% ($90,684)
from Washington County, UT  0.19% ($45,100)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.14% ($63,412)
from Clark County, NV  0.14% ($52,932)
from Cache County, UT  0.13% ($39,944)


7.05% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.05%
Utah average:

6.65%


0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,213 average AGI)
Utah County:

0.12%
Utah average:

0.07%

3.60% relocated to other counties in Utah ($25,874 average AGI)
3.33% relocated to other states ($22,844 average AGI)
Utah County:

3.33%
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  2.26% ($50,623 average AGI)
to Davis County, UT  0.30% ($49,422)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.21% ($47,713)
to Washington County, UT  0.20% ($67,064)
to Clark County, NV  0.12% ($50,106)
to Cache County, UT  0.12% ($37,214)
to Weber County, UT  0.12% ($43,604)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 25.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 26.0
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 23.3

Births per 1000 population in Utah County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 4.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 4.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 3.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Utah County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 4.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Utah County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Utah County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Utah County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Utah County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Utah County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Utah County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Utah County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 33,392 (28,507 aged, 4,885 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 15,093 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,548)
  • Congestive heart failure (1,476)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,175)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,080)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,041)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (778)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (622)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (621)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (584)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (578)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.24
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,300
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 154
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 26,102

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 2,366
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 378
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 1

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 46
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 77

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 109.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 60.7
  • Suffocation - 24.9
  • Poisoning - 18.4
  • Other - 5.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 606,425
  • In family households: 540,552 (78,047 male householders, 56,382 female householders)
    115,374 spouses, 241,894 children (228,028 natural, 6,087 adopted, 7,779 stepchildren), 12,589 grandchildren, 6,970 brothers or sisters, 6,545 parents, 10,795 other relatives, 11,956 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 50,288 (14,342 male householders (9,984 living alone)), 15,927 female householders (10,286 living alone)), 20,019 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 15,585

Size of family households: 41,755 2-persons, 24,097 3-persons, 22,855 4-persons, 19,495 5-persons, 15,714 6-persons, 10,513 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 20,270 1-person, 4,734 2-persons, 2,993 3-persons, 1,514 4-persons, 250 5-persons, 508 6-persons.

171,676 married couples with children.
19,176 single-parent households (5,579 men, 13,597 women).

84.1% of residents of Utah speak English at home.
11.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (74% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,122,384,000 ($2,783 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $87,670,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $473,237,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $222,829,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,325,000
Federal grants: $276,506,000
Federal procurement contracts: $61,708,000 ($29,423,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $85,778,000 ($25,697,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,713,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $584,966,000
Federal Government insurance: $47,404,000

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

Births: 54,444
Here:

123 per 1000 residents
State:

103 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 8,731
Here:

20 per 1000 residents
State:

28 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +8,005
Here:

+18 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -11,215
Here -25 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Utah County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 103.40 millions of gallons per day (83% from ground, 17% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

8.1
State:

7.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built in Utah County, Utah
  • Year house built in Utah County, Utah
  • 13,9762014 or later
  • 10,0542010 to 2013
  • 43,3482000 to 2009
  • 33,3151990 to 1999
  • 15,5921980 to 1989
  • 25,0051970 to 1979
  • 8,9401960 to 1969
  • 8,6001950 to 1959
  • 5,6161940 to 1949
  • 8,3491939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Utah County, Utah
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Utah County, Utah
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Utah County, Utah
  • 1221 room
  • 1562 rooms
  • 1,5443 rooms
  • 6,1214 rooms
  • 10,3155 rooms
  • 14,6176 rooms
  • 13,1707 rooms
  • 14,8448 rooms
  • 48,4719+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Utah County, Utah
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Utah County, Utah
  • 1,4341 room
  • 2,2212 rooms
  • 9,7013 rooms
  • 15,6254 rooms
  • 10,3865 rooms
  • 5,8176 rooms
  • 3,8897 rooms
  • 2,2578 rooms
  • 4,0089+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Utah County, Utah
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Utah County, Utah
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Utah County, Utah
  • 122no bedroom
  • 4561 bedroom
  • 8,0512 bedrooms
  • 30,8373 bedrooms
  • 30,1374 bedrooms
  • 39,7575+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Utah County, Utah
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Utah County, Utah
  • 1,850no bedroom
  • 7,2531 bedroom
  • 21,0282 bedrooms
  • 16,1243 bedrooms
  • 4,8744 bedrooms
  • 4,2095+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Utah County, Utah in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Utah County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Utah County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,169no vehicle
  • 15,2861 vehicle
  • 48,4812 vehicles
  • 27,4953 vehicles
  • 10,7274 vehicles
  • 6,2025+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Utah County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Utah County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3,001no vehicle
  • 17,3361 vehicle
  • 24,6222 vehicles
  • 7,1203 vehicles
  • 2,2084 vehicles
  • 1,0515+ vehicles

80.2% of Utah County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in Utah.

Utah County:

80.2%
State average:

82.9%

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

  • This state: 376,731
  • Other state: 177,335
  • Northeast: 9,511
  • Midwest: 21,717
  • South: 26,341
  • West: 119,766
Year householders moved into unit in Utah County, UT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Utah County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 88.0%Utility gas
  • 9.7%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 72.0%Utility gas
  • 25.3%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7,313
Here:

8.0%
Utah:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3,300
Here:

7.4%
Utah:

6.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 34,714
Here:

53.1%
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

Utah County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,598,000
  • Charges - Other: $55,423,000
    Sewerage: $22,447,000
    Solid Waste Management: $10,362,000
    Parks and Recreation: $154,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $60,093,000
    Regular Highways: $48,666,000
    Central Staff Services: $23,376,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,720,000
    General - Other: $14,182,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,954,000
    Police Protection: $10,799,000
    Sewerage: $7,789,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,600,000
    Financial Administration: $5,697,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,183,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,640,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,366,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $18,271,000
    Other: $5,256,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,261,000
    Public Welfare: $698,000
    Highways: $259,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,382,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $2,005,000
    Other: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $296,136,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $276,198,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,938,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,714,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,456,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,466,000
    Sale of Property: $601,000
    Rents: $377,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $305,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,206,000
    Regular Highways: $3,024,000
    Health - Other: $86,000
    Police Protection: $17,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    Sewerage: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $112,476,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,198,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $12,922,000
    Other: $630,000
    General Local Government Support: $285,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $79,158,000
    Property: $41,519,000
    Other Selective Sales: $10,909,000
    Other License: $350,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $34,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $73,302,000

Utah County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,598,000
  • Charges - Other: $55,423,000
    Sewerage: $22,447,000
    Solid Waste Management: $10,362,000
    Parks and Recreation: $154,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $60,093,000
    Regular Highways: $48,666,000
    Central Staff Services: $23,376,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,720,000
    General - Other: $14,182,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,954,000
    Police Protection: $10,799,000
    Sewerage: $7,789,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,600,000
    Financial Administration: $5,697,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,183,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,640,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,366,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $18,271,000
    Other: $5,256,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,261,000
    Public Welfare: $698,000
    Highways: $259,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,382,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $2,005,000
    Other: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $296,136,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $276,198,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,938,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,714,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,456,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,466,000
    Sale of Property: $601,000
    Rents: $377,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $305,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,206,000
    Regular Highways: $3,024,000
    Health - Other: $86,000
    Police Protection: $17,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    Sewerage: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $112,476,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,198,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $12,922,000
    Other: $630,000
    General Local Government Support: $285,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $79,158,000
    Property: $41,519,000
    Other Selective Sales: $10,909,000
    Other License: $350,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $34,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $73,302,000

Utah County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,598,000
  • Charges - Other: $55,423,000
    Sewerage: $22,447,000
    Solid Waste Management: $10,362,000
    Parks and Recreation: $154,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $60,093,000
    Regular Highways: $48,666,000
    Central Staff Services: $23,376,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,720,000
    General - Other: $14,182,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,954,000
    Police Protection: $10,799,000
    Sewerage: $7,789,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,600,000
    Financial Administration: $5,697,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,183,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,640,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,366,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $18,271,000
    Other: $5,256,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,261,000
    Public Welfare: $698,000
    Highways: $259,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,382,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $2,005,000
    Other: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $296,136,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $276,198,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,938,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,714,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,456,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,466,000
    Sale of Property: $601,000
    Rents: $377,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $305,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,206,000
    Regular Highways: $3,024,000
    Health - Other: $86,000
    Police Protection: $17,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    Sewerage: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $112,476,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,198,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $12,922,000
    Other: $630,000
    General Local Government Support: $285,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $79,158,000
    Property: $41,519,000
    Other Selective Sales: $10,909,000
    Other License: $350,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $34,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $73,302,000

Utah County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,598,000
  • Charges - Other: $55,423,000
    Sewerage: $22,447,000
    Solid Waste Management: $10,362,000
    Parks and Recreation: $154,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $60,093,000
    Regular Highways: $48,666,000
    Central Staff Services: $23,376,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,720,000
    General - Other: $14,182,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,954,000
    Police Protection: $10,799,000
    Sewerage: $7,789,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,600,000
    Financial Administration: $5,697,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,183,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,640,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,366,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $18,271,000
    Other: $5,256,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,261,000
    Public Welfare: $698,000
    Highways: $259,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,382,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $2,005,000
    Other: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $296,136,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $276,198,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,938,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,714,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,456,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,466,000
    Sale of Property: $601,000
    Rents: $377,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $305,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,206,000
    Regular Highways: $3,024,000
    Health - Other: $86,000
    Police Protection: $17,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    Sewerage: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $112,476,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,198,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $12,922,000
    Other: $630,000
    General Local Government Support: $285,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $79,158,000
    Property: $41,519,000
    Other Selective Sales: $10,909,000
    Other License: $350,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $34,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $73,302,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,339
  • Number of aged recipients: 214
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,125
  • Number of recipients under 18: 755
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,234
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 350
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 911
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,488
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 85 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3,689$192,4432,237$220,21015,195$198,361388$94,49019$609,684806$170,99641$116,073
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED213$203,493224$281,8791,905$210,89664$96,8751$157,000118$183,4839$86,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED550$199,405493$249,6174,285$225,300204$84,9754$460,000379$175,29370$60,657
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN441$192,472313$242,3642,926$210,564108$99,0831$500,000196$170,4449$82,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS72$186,48670$333,386613$222,26920$216,5000$035$203,0295$78,400
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 78 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED521$245,631539$231,2438$193,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED236$256,089322$245,93825$261,480
APPLICATIONS DENIED109$256,229159$241,1016$172,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN32$253,03160$247,0331$156,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS20$240,9009$215,8892$263,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Utah, UT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Utah, UT - Value
Most common first names in Utah County, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John59976.9 years
William58476.1 years
Mary49881.7 years
James44173.3 years
Robert41972.3 years
George38878.1 years
Ruth28281.2 years
Charles27977.3 years
Helen25679.4 years
Richard25270.1 years
Most common last names in Utah County, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson56677.6 years
Smith41275.7 years
Anderson31076.0 years
Peterson29876.8 years
Taylor27277.2 years
Davis26575.9 years
Jensen24377.3 years
Christensen23779.0 years
Hansen22979.6 years
Nelson22377.0 years
Businesses in Utah County, UT
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Kohl's2
7-Eleven4Kroger9
AT&T19La Quinta3
Ace Hardware3La-Z-Boy2
Aeropostale2Lane Bryant2
American Eagle Outfitters2Lane Furniture7
Applebee's2LensCrafters1
Arby's10Little Caesars Pizza10
Audi1Lowe's2
AutoZone7Macy's1
BMW1Marriott7
Banana Republic1MasterBrand Cabinets10
Barnes & Noble1Maurices3
Baskin-Robbins2Mazda1
Bath & Body Works3McDonald's15
Bed Bath & Beyond2Men's Wearhouse1
Best Western3Motel 61
Big O Tires8Motherhood Maternity3
Blockbuster6New Balance3
Budget Car Rental1Nike19
Burger King8Nissan1
Carl\s Jr.4Nordstrom1
Casual Male XL1Office Depot2
Charlotte Russe2OfficeMax3
Chevrolet3Old Navy2
Chick-Fil-A2Olive Garden2
Chico's1Outback1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Outback Steakhouse1
Cold Stone Creamery4Pac Sun2
Comfort Inn1Panda Express6
Costco2Payless6
Cracker Barrel1Penske3
Cricket Wireless10PetSmart2
Curves8Pier 1 Imports1
DHL3Pizza Hut6
Dairy Queen5Plato's Closet1
Days Inn4Quality1
Deb2Quiznos4
Decora Cabinetry4RadioShack7
Dennys4Red Lobster1
Discount Tire4Red Robin1
Domino's Pizza6Rite Aid4
DressBarn1Rue213
Dressbarn1SAS Shoes2
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In6
Eddie Bauer1Sam's Club1
El Pollo Loco1Sears5
Express1Sephora1
Famous Footwear4Shoe Carnival1
FedEx48Sleep Inn1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Sprint Nextel6
Foot Locker2Staples2
Ford4Starbucks2
Forever 211Subaru1
GNC5Subway22
GameStop4Super 82
Gap2T-Mobile19
Gymboree2T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block15Taco Bell7
Hilton3Target2
Hobby Lobby2Toyota1
Holiday Inn2Toys"R"Us3
Hollister Co.1Travelodge1
Home Depot3True Value1
Honda1U-Haul12
Hot Topic1UPS59
IHOP3Vans7
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless6
Jamba Juice2Victoria's Secret2
Jimmy John's11Village Inn2
JoS. A. Bank1Volkswagen1
Jones New York13Walgreens8
Journeys2Walmart7
Justice1Wendy's14
KFC1Wet Seal1
Kmart3

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  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"