Utah County, Utah (UT)

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County population in 2012: 540,504 (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: 265 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Utah County: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.0%), Educational, health and social services (21.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.9%), Manufacturing (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Utah County, Utah:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (84.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (10.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Asian alone (1.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (0.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.5%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  24.0 years
Utah median age:  29.0 years
Males: 258,761  (35.4%)
Females: 257,803  (64.6%)
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Utah County,UT real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Utah County:

3.0 people
Utah:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $60,172 ($45,833 in 1999)

This county:

$60172
Utah:

$59770

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $774 (lower quartile is $602, upper quartile is $1,077)
This county:

$774
State:

$766


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $221,900 (it was $153,600 in 2000)
Utah:

$221,900
Utah:

$211,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $166,600 - $299,300
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,428
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $396

Institutionalized population: 2,782

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

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Health of residents in Utah County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.7. This is better than average.
82.1% 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.
42.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
72.5% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 197 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 156 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:

  • 2007: 3807 buildings, average cost: $233,500
  • 2008: 1030 buildings, average cost: $237,300
  • 2009: 1242 buildings, average cost: $201,800

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,343 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,300 (0.6%)

Utah County household income distribution in 2009 Utah County home values distribution Utah County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.8%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.5% for Black residents, 22.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.6% for American Indian residents, 19.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 28.7% for other race residents, 19.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.8%
Utah County:

13.8%
Utah:

12.7%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.0% for Black residents, 22.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.8% for American Indian residents, 18.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 26.3% for other race residents, 17.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 24 years old
(Males: 24 years old, Females: 24 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 24 years old, Black residents: 16 years old, American Indian residents: 23 years old, Asian residents: 26 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 18 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

2005 air pollution in Utah County:

Carbon Monoxide: 3 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.021 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.114 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.080 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 25 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 77 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 10.0 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 37 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Utah County: Coal Mine Campground (A), Springville Crossings (B), Hancock Ranch (C), Hobble Creek Guard Station (D), Oak Grove (E), Mutual Dell Organization Camp (F), Warnick Campground (G), Trefoil Ranch (H), Timpooneke Campground (I), Tibble Fork Summer Home Area (J), Theater in the Pines (K), Scenic (L), Roadhouse Campground (M), Riverside Campground (N), Payson Lakes Campground (O), North Mill Campground (P), Mile Rock Campground (Q), Martin Campground (R), Little Mill Campground (S), Kolob Basin Overlook (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Utah County: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Goshen Cemetery (1), Mill Fork Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Salamander Lake (A), Silver Glance Lake (B), Shurtz Lake (C), Lizard Lake (D), Dry Lake (E), Utah Lake (F), Hidden Lake (G), Lake Hardy (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: South Fork Provo River (A), Tibble Fork (B), Pinyon Creek (C), Dip Vat Creek (D), Fourth Water Creek (E), Sheep Creek (F), Dipping Pen Creek (G), Slab Creek (H), Page Fork (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Utah County include: Lasson Draw Wildlife Management Area (1), Diamond Battle Historical Monument (2), Loafer Mountain Wildlife Management Area (3), Sundance Ski Area (4), Rock Island Waterfowl Management Area (5), Rotary Park Picnic Area (6), Rotary Park (7), Timpanogos Cave National Monument (8), Orem Bench Wildlife Management Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Carbon County , Duchesne County , Juab County , Salt Lake County , Sanpete County , Tooele County , Wasatch County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.0%
Utah:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 57,002
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 31.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 23,187 (26% naturalized citizens)

Utah County:

6.3%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 9,776
  • 1990 to 1994: 4,353
  • 1985 to 1989: 3,210
  • 1980 to 1984: 1,918
  • 1975 to 1979: 1,150
  • 1970 to 1974: 744
  • 1970 to 1974: 406
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,630

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:


Housing units in Utah County with a mortgage: 43,866 (6,318 second mortgage, 5,296 home equity loan, 166 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 13,129

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Utah County

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

Tornado activity:

Utah County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Utah state average. It is 70678581.6 times below overall U.S. average.

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:


The number of natural disasters in Utah County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers

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

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

  • Mexico (40%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Argentina (4%)
  • Brazil (3%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)
  • Peru (2%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (2%)

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

  • English (33%)
  • United States or American (8%)
  • German (8%)
  • Danish (6%)
  • European (4%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • Swedish (3%)

Utah County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 118,537 (72%)
  • Carpooled: 24,354 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,193 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 13 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 48 (0%)
  • Railroad: 7 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 13 (0%)
  • Taxi: 6 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 213 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 1,250 (1%)
  • Walked: 8,043 (5%)
  • Other means: 653 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 8,247 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 mentally retarded
  • 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 $55,954.

6.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,758 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Utah average:

6.32%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($184 average AGI)
Utah County:

0.03%
Utah average:

0.05%

2.93% relocated from other counties in Utah ($16,482 average AGI)
3.58% relocated from other states ($21,092 average AGI)
Utah County:

3.58%
Utah average:

3.05%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Salt Lake County, UT  1.68% ($40,074 average AGI)
from Davis County, UT  0.25% ($32,022)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.21% ($38,508)
from Washington County, UT  0.19% ($28,018)
from Clark County, NV  0.14% ($39,667)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.14% ($39,549)
from Cache County, UT  0.13% ($34,806)


7.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,124 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.14%
Utah average:

6.46%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($168 average AGI)
Utah County:

0.06%
Utah average:

0.07%

3.15% relocated to other counties in Utah ($15,600 average AGI)
3.93% relocated to other states ($19,356 average AGI)
Utah County:

3.93%
Utah average:

3.17%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Salt Lake County, UT  1.98% ($35,270 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.25% ($31,599)
to Davis County, UT  0.23% ($36,659)
to Washington County, UT  0.18% ($39,415)
to Clark County, NV  0.15% ($36,014)
to Cache County, UT  0.12% ($25,420)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.12% ($29,354)

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 2013: 23.6

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 2013: 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 2012: 4.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Utah County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 28,248 (24,572 aged, 3,676 disabled)
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: 8300.190
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 153.960
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 26101.77

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 2366.040
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 377.930
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 0.68

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 46.48
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76.62

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7.44
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: 502,652

Size of family households: 32,189 2-persons, 20,451 3-persons, 21,381 4-persons, 17,977 5-persons, 12,493 6-persons, 9,859 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 16,307 1-person, 3,198 2-persons, 2,612 3-persons, 2,671 4-persons, 492 5-persons, 879 6-persons, 93 7-or-more-persons.

105,806 married couples with children.
11,436 single-parent households (2,219 men, 9,217 women).

88.5% of residents of Utah County speak English at home.
7.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
1.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,122,384,000 ($2783 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:

7.5
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 5,324
  • 2000 to 2004: 46,818
  • 1990 to 1999: 32,507
  • 1980 to 1989: 13,537
  • 1970 to 1979: 25,649
  • 1960 to 1969: 8,046
  • 1950 to 1959: 8,115
  • 1940 to 1949: 6,226
  • 1939 or earlier: 7,818
Rooms in houses/apartments in Utah County, Utah
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 67
  • 2 rooms: 433
  • 3 rooms: 1,641
  • 4 rooms: 3,554
  • 5 rooms: 8,091
  • 6 rooms: 8,702
  • 7 rooms: 10,715
  • 8 rooms: 10,464
  • 9+ rooms: 23,133
  • 1 room: 870
  • 2 rooms: 3,522
  • 3 rooms: 5,046
  • 4 rooms: 10,948
  • 5 rooms: 6,071
  • 6 rooms: 2,656
  • 7 rooms: 1,418
  • 8 rooms: 1,197
  • 9+ rooms: 1,409
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Utah County, Utah
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 201
  • 1 bedroom: 1,338
  • 2 bedrooms: 7,341
  • 3 bedrooms: 20,141
  • 4 bedrooms: 19,287
  • 5+ bedrooms: 18,492
  • no bedroom: 1,149
  • 1 bedroom: 6,642
  • 2 bedrooms: 14,079
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,125
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,630
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,512
Cars and other vehicles available in Utah County, Utah in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,443
  • 1 vehicle: 11,327
  • 2 vehicles: 30,931
  • 3 vehicles: 14,746
  • 4 vehicles: 5,717
  • 5+ vehicles: 2,636
  • no vehicle: 1,959
  • 1 vehicle: 12,351
  • 2 vehicles: 12,407
  • 3 vehicles: 3,508
  • 4 vehicles: 1,884
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,028

45% of Utah County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 32% lived in Utah.

Utah County:

45.0%
State average:

51.0%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $149,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Utah County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (92.7%)
  • Electricity (4.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.2%)
  • Utility gas (79.5%)
  • Electricity (17.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,538
Here:

3.0%
Utah:

4.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 976
Here:

3.8%
Utah:

3.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 33,101
Here:

63.3%
Utah:

27.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Utah County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $40,641,000
    Police Protection: $15,192,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,242,000
    Financial Administration: $8,044,000
    Sewerage: $7,771,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,550,000
    General - Other: $4,942,000
    Regular Highways: $4,844,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,735,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,677,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,547,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,405,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,328,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,257,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $309,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,030,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Libraries: $126,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,125,000
    Financial Administration: $626,000
    Police Protection: $353,000
    General Public Building: $236,000
    Correctional Institutions: $194,000
    Health - Other: $83,000
    Local Fire Protection: $48,000
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $47,545,000

Utah County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $31,179,000
    Sewerage: $6,480,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,376,000
    Parks and Recreation: $977,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $14,495,000
    General Local Government Support: $929,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,297,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,076,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,650,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $669,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,527,000
    All Other: $2,704,000
    Highways: $2,368,000
  • Tax - Property: $29,074,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $16,231,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,865,000
    NEC: $4,000

Utah County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,472,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,132,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,340,000

Utah County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,577,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,151,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,812,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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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