Uintah County, UT

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2022 Population
35,951
1.3% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
32.4
0.621% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.6%
6.88% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$67,983
10.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$253,100
21.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Uintah County, UT had a population of 36k people with a median age of 32.4 and a median household income of $67,983. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Uintah County, UT grew from 35,488 to 35,951, a 1.3% increase and its median household income grew from $61,293 to $67,983, a 10.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Uintah County, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (80%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (5.83%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.16%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.64%), and White (Hispanic) (3.05%).

None of the households in Uintah County, UT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.6% of the residents in Uintah County, UT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Uintah County, UT are Uintah Basin Technical College (668 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Uintah County, UT was $253,100, and the homeownership rate was 73.7%.

Most people in Uintah County, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Uintah County, UT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Uintah County, UT is home to a population of 36k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.24% of Uintah County, UT residents were born outside of the country (804 people).

In 2022, there were 13.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28.7k people) in Uintah County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.1k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 1.5k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.6%
2022 Citizenship
98.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.6% of Uintah County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Uintah County, UT was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Uintah County, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    28.7k ± 321
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    2.1k ± 310
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.5k ± 474
8.75%
Hispanic Population
3.15k people

In 2022, there were 13.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28.7k people) in Uintah County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.1k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 1.5k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.75% of the people in Uintah County, UT are hispanic (3.15k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

2.24%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
804 people
2.74%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
971 people

As of 2022, 2.24% of Uintah County, UT residents (804 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Uintah County, UT was 2.74%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    401 ± 143
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    366 ± 167
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    159 ± 72

Uintah County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Uintah County, UT employs 14.6k people. The largest industries in Uintah County, UT are Retail Trade (2,241 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,660 people), and Educational Services (1,494 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($103,315), Wholesale Trade ($85,048), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($82,438).

Occupations

14.6k
2022 Value
± 894
3.62%
1 Year growth
± 8.46%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Uintah County, UT grew at a rate of 3.62%, from 14.1k employees to 14.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Uintah County, UT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,578 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,514 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,379 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Uintah County, UT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

14.6k
2022 Value
± 894
3.62%
1 Year growth
± 8.46%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Uintah County, UT grew at a rate of 3.62%, from 14.1k employees to 14.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Uintah County, UT, are Retail Trade (2,241 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,660 people), and Educational Services (1,494 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Uintah County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Uintah County, UT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$57,204
Median earning men ± $4,326
$21,382
Median earning women ± $3,031

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($86,779), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($80,352), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($79,839).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($75,815), Public Administration ($44,556), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($36,354).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.7M people employed in Utah. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 7.69%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Utah.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 286
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 203
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 174
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Uintah County, UT went to Donald J. Trump with 86.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (10.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.48%).

Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing the state of Utah. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Utah is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Utah

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Mike Lee
Senator from Utah3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Mitt Romney
Senator from Utah1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing Utah.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Utah

Utah is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Utah have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Uintah County, UT awarded 668 degrees. The student population of Uintah County, UT in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 856 male students and 386 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Uintah County, UT are White (573 and 85.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (50 and 7.49%), American Indian or Alaska Native (32 and 4.79%), and Black or African American (6 and 0.898%).

The largest universities in Uintah County, UT by number of degrees awarded are Uintah Basin Technical College (668 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Uintah County, UT are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (128 and 19.2%), Petroleum Technology (101 and 15.1%), and Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (82 and 12.3%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.574% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.647% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (639k), High School or Equivalent (579k), and Bachelors Degree (496k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Uintah County, UT was $253,100 in 2022, which is 0.898 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $207,700 to $253,100, a 21.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Uintah County, UT is 73.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Uintah County, UT have an average commute time of 19.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Uintah County, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Uintah County, UT is $67,983. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Uintah County, UT was Census Tract 9683.02 with a value of $81,852, followed by Census Tract 9683.01 and Census Tract 9402.01, with respective values of $74,308 and $60,787.

Property

$253,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,688
$8,510
Median Property Taxes
±$645

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Uintah County, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

73.7%
Homeownership
2022
69.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.7% of the housing units in Uintah County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9683.02
  2. Census Tract 9683.01
  3. Census Tract 9402.01

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Uintah County, UT was Census Tract 9683.02 with a value of $81,852, followed by Census Tract 9683.01 and Census Tract 9402.01, with respective values of $74,308 and $60,787.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Uintah County, UT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$67,983
Median Household Income
± $5,086
11.5k
Number of Households
± 756

In 2022, the median household income of the 11.5k households in Uintah County, UT grew to $67,983 from the previous year's value of $61,293.

The following chart displays the households in Uintah County, UT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Uintah County, UT is from Utah.
0.478
2022 Wage GINI in Utah
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Utah

In 2022, the income inequality in Utah was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0322% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Utah was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Utah in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.5%)
  2. Carpooled (11.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.82%)

In 2022, 77.5% of workers in Uintah County, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.7%) and those who worked at home (5.82%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

19.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Uintah County, UT have a shorter commute time (19.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.41% of the workforce in Uintah County, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

11.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Uintah County, UT (4.11k out of 35.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Uintah County, UT is White, followed by Native American and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

86.2% of the population of Uintah County, UT has health coverage, with 51.5% on employee plans, 12.9% on Medicaid, 8.66% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 1.07% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Uintah County, UT see 3249 patients per year on average, which represents a 10% increase from the previous year (2953 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1893 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 692 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.7% were men and 49.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,249 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Uintah County, UT

Primary care physicians in Uintah County, UT see an average of 3,249 patients per year. This represents a 10% increase from the previous year (2,953 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Uintah County, UT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 34.1% under 18 years, 19.9% between 18 and 34 years, 34.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.7% were men and 49.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

13.8%
Uninsured
51.5%
Employer Coverage
12.9%
Medicaid
8.66%
Medicare
12.1%
Non-Group
1.07%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Uintah County, UT declined by 14.5% from 16.1% to 13.8%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 72.7 in Uintah County, UT.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 36.1% in Uintah County, UT.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 16.2% in Uintah County, UT.

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