Ballard, UT

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Population

915

8.16% growth

Median Age

34.1


Median Household Income

$66,250

3.32% decline

Poverty Rate

11.5%


Number of Employees

336

3.07% growth

Median Property Value

$159,100

0.188% decline

About

In 2017, Ballard, UT had a population of 915 people with a median age of 34.1 and a median household income of $66,250. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Ballard, UT grew from 846 to 915, a 8.16% increase and its median household income declined from $68,523 to $66,250, a -3.32% decrease.

The population of Ballard, UT is 80.7% White Alone, 11.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 5.36% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. N/A% of the people in Ballard, UT speak a non-English language, and 97.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Ballard, UT are Uintah Basin Technical College (523 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Ballard, UT is $159,100, and the homeownership rate is 85.5%. Most people in Ballard, UT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Ballard, UT is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Ballard, UT employs 336 people. The largest industries in Ballard, UT are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (77 people), Educational Services (37 people), and Retail Trade (37 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($71,250), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($62,917), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($61,250).

Median household income in Ballard, UT is $66,250. Males in Ballard, UT have an average income that is 1.53 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,859. The income inequality in Ballard, UT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.484, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$66,250

2017 value

± $4,155

-3.32%

1 Year Growth

± 9.5%

Households in Ballard, UT have a median annual income of $66,250, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $68,523 in 2016, which represents a -3.32% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,159

Average Male Salary

± $1,867

$41,859

Average Female Salary

± $1,369

In 2017, full-time male employees in Utah made 1.53 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Utah by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $46,590 ± $1,174

  2. Asian

    $45,658 ± $6,844

  3. Black

    $38,633 ± $10,877

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Utah workers was White. These workers were paid 1.02 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Ballard, UT is from Utah.

0.484

2017 Wage GINI

0.483

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Utah was 0.484 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.195% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Utah was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Utah in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Utah across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ballard, UT was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ballard, UT (104 out of 905 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Males 6 - 11.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    100 ± 46

  2. Hispanic

    14 ± 53

  3. Native American

    2 ± 55

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

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

336

2017 Value

± 68

3.07%

1 Year growth

± 28.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Ballard, UT grew at a rate of 3.07%, from 326 employees to 336 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ballard, UT, are Transportation Occupations (52 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (50 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (41 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ballard, UT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Ballard, UT, by number of employees, are Transportation Occupations (52 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (50 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (41 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Ballard, UT has an unusually high number of residents working as Transportation Occupations (4.25 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.6 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.45 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Ballard, UT, by median earnings, are Construction & Extraction Occupations ($70,313), Natural Resources, Construction, & Maintenance Occupations ($63,333), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($59,375).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

336

2017 Value

± 68

3.07%

1 Year growth

± 28.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Ballard, UT grew at a rate of 3.07%, from 326 employees to 336 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ballard, UT, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (77 people), Educational Services (37 people), and Retail Trade (37 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ballard, UT, though some of these residents may live in Ballard, UT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Ballard, UT, by number of employees, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (77 people), Educational Services (37 people), and Retail Trade (37 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Ballard, UT has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (42.4 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.19 times), and Information (1.81 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Ballard, UT, by median earnings, are Construction ($71,250), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($62,917), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($61,250).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Utah to other states, or from other states to Utah.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $15.4B

  2. $14.3B

  3. $11.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Utah product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $15.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($14.3B) and Textiles/leather ($11.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Utah products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$143B

2020 Value

$206B

Projected 2045 Value

43.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Utah trade was $143B. This is expected to increase 43.6% to $206B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Utah trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Utah to other states, or from other states to Utah.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $12.5B

  2. $9.77B

  3. $6.41B

In 2015, the top outbound Utah domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Nevada with $12.5B, followed by California with $9.77B and Idaho and $6.41B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Utah shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

84.2% of the population of Ballard, UT has health coverage, with 52.8% on employee plans, 14.2% on Medicaid, 8.63% on Medicare, 7.54% on non-group plans, and 0.984% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Ballard, UT was $5,982 in 2014. This is a 5.73% increase from the previous year ($5,658).

Primary care physicians in Ballard, UT see 1742 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.115% increase from the previous year (1740 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1488 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 352 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.4%). Additionally, Tooele County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (31.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,742 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Utah see an average of 1,742 patients per year. This represents a 0.115% increase from the previous year (1,740 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$5,982

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,657

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,484

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,084

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Utah (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.73%, from $5,658 to $5,982.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

15.8%

Uninsured

52.8%

Employer Coverage

14.2%

Medicaid

8.63%

Medicare

7.54%

Non-Group

0.984%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ballard, UT declined by 23.4% from 20.7% to 15.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Ballard, UT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 10.4% prevalence

  2. 10.2% prevalence

  3. 10.2% prevalence

Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Utah, at 10.4%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Utah by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Ballard, UT is home to a population of 915 people, from which 97.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.83% of Ballard, UT residents were born outside of the country (35 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Ballard, UT is composed of 738 White Alone residents (80.7%), 108 Hispanic or Latino residents (11.8%), 49 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (5.36%), 12 Black or African American Alone residents (1.31%), 6 Two or More Races residents (0.656%), 2 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.219%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

33

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.7

63

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 25.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Ballard, UT was 34.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 63. But people in Ballard, UT are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Ballard, UT residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.83%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

35 people

4.37%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

37 people

As of 2017, 3.83% of Ballard, UT residents (35 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Ballard, UT was 4.37%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    101,154 ± 7,675 people

  2. Canada

    8,846 ± 2,306 people

  3. El Salvador

    7,653 ± 2,145 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Utah was Mexico, the natal country of 101,154 Utah residents, followed by Canada with 8,846 and El Salvador with 7,653.

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Citizenship

97.3%

2017 Citizenship

97.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.3% of Ballard, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Ballard, UT was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    738 ± 107

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    108 ± 57.1

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    49 ± 36

In 2017, there were 6.83 times more White Alone residents (738 people) in Ballard, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 108 Hispanic or Latino and 49 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Ballard, UT as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    17 ± 18

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    7 ± 17

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    7 ± 13

Ballard, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.43 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Ballard, UT awarded 523 degrees. The student population of Ballard, UT is skewed towards men, with 819 male students and 420 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Ballard, UT are White (474 and 90.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (23 and 4.4%), American Indian or Alaska Native (17 and 3.25%), and Two or More Races (4 and 0.765%).

The largest universities in Ballard, UT by number of degrees awarded are Uintah Basin Technical College (523 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Ballard, UT are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (112 and 21.4%), Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (71 and 13.6%), and Petroleum Technology (57 and 10.9%).

The median tuition costs in Ballard, UT are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Ballard, UT was Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant with 112 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Ballard, UT according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

523 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Ballard, UT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Uintah Basin Technical College with 523 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

333

Degrees Awarded to Men

190

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 333 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Ballard, UT, which is 1.75 times more than the 190 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Ballard, UT by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    474 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    23 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    17 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Ballard, UT were to White students. These 474 degrees mean that there were 20.6 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 23 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ballard, UT was $159,100 in 2017, which is 0.693 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $159,400 to $159,100, a 0.188% decrease. The homeownership rate in Ballard, UT is 85.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Ballard, UT have an average commute time of 18.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Ballard, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$159,100

2017 Median

± $7,201

$159,400

2016 Median

± $9,581

In 2017, the median property value in Ballard, UT declined from to $159,100 from the previous year's value of $159,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Ballard, UT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Ballard, UT the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$66,250

Median Household Income

± $4,155

275

Number of Households

± 42

In 2017, the median household income of the 275 households in Ballard, UT declined from $66,250 from the previous year's value of $68,523.

The following chart displays the households in Ballard, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Ballard, UT distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Ballard, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

85.5%

2017 Homeownership

85.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 85.5% of the housing units in Ballard, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 85.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Ballard, UT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

18.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ballard, UT have a shorter commute time (18.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.17% of the workforce in Ballard, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.5%

  2. Carpooled

    9.23%

  3. Worked At Home

    4%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Ballard, UT was Drove Alone (85.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.23%) and those who Worked At Home (4%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Ballard, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Ballard, UT have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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