Box Elder County, UT

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Population

52,182

1.27% growth

Median Age

32.3


Median Household Income

$58,835

5.98% growth

Poverty Rate

10.2%


Number of Employees

22,319

2.76% growth

Median Property Value

$179,600

6.15% growth

About

In 2017, Box Elder County, UT had a population of 52.2k people with a median age of 32.3 and a median household income of $58,835. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Box Elder County, UT grew from 51,528 to 52,182, a 1.27% increase and its median household income grew from $55,514 to $58,835, a 5.98% increase.

The population of Box Elder County, UT is 87.3% White Alone, 9.12% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.22% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Box Elder County, UT speak a non-English language, and 98.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Box Elder County, UT is $179,600, and the homeownership rate is 76.2%. Most people in Box Elder County, UT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Box Elder County, UT is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Box Elder County, UT employs 22.3k people. The largest industries in Box Elder County, UT are Manufacturing (5,445 people), Retail Trade (2,782 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,169 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($83,125), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($73,487), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($55,785).

Median household income in Box Elder County, UT is $58,835. Males in Box Elder County, 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 Box Elder County, UT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.484, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$58,835

2017 value

± $2,580

5.98%

1 Year Growth

± 5.26%

Households in Box Elder County, UT have a median annual income of $58,835, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $55,514 in 2016, which represents a 5.98% 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.

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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 Box Elder County, 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. Census Tract 9608.02

  2. Census Tract 9608.01

  3. Census Tract 9606.02

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Box Elder County, UT was Census Tract 9608.02 with a value of $87,112, followed by Census Tract 9608.01 and Census Tract 9606.02, with respective values of $74,158 and $71,833.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Box Elder County, UT (5.26k out of 51.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females < 5.

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

    4,655 ± 416

  2. Hispanic

    793 ± 240

  3. Other

    368 ± 200

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Box Elder County, UT is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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

22.3k

2017 Value

± 794

2.76%

1 Year growth

± 5.01%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Box Elder County, UT grew at a rate of 2.76%, from 21.7k employees to 22.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Box Elder County, UT, are Production Occupations (3,089 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,811 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,881 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Box Elder County, UT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Box Elder County, UT, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (3,089 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,811 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,881 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Box Elder County, UT has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.61 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.39 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.9 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Box Elder County, UT, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($107,813), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($99,792), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($76,591).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

22.3k

2017 Value

± 794

2.76%

1 Year growth

± 5.01%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Box Elder County, UT grew at a rate of 2.76%, from 21.7k employees to 22.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Box Elder County, UT, are Manufacturing (5,445 people), Retail Trade (2,782 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,169 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Box Elder County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Box Elder County, 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 Box Elder County, UT, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (5,445 people), Retail Trade (2,782 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,169 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Box Elder County, UT has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.87 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.41 times), and Public Administration (1.32 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Box Elder County, UT, by median earnings, are Utilities ($83,125), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($73,487), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($55,785).

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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. $13.4B

  2. $12.7B

  3. $12.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Utah product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $13.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($12.7B) and Textiles/leather ($12.6B).

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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$132B

2015 Value

$206B

Projected 2045 Value

56.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound Utah trade was $132B. This is expected to increase 56.2% 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. $11.7B

  2. $9.06B

  3. $6.19B

In 2015, the top outbound Utah domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Nevada with $11.7B, followed by California with $9.06B and Colorado and $6.19B.

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

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Health

92.2% of the population of Box Elder County, UT has health coverage, with 58.6% on employee plans, 8.28% on Medicaid, 9.19% on Medicare, 14.4% on non-group plans, and 1.68% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Box Elder County, UT see 2894 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.75% increase from the previous year (2711 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1518 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 248 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

2,894 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Box Elder County, UT see an average of 2,894 patients per year. This represents a 6.75% increase from the previous year (2,711 patients).

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

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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%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

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

7.81%

Uninsured

58.6%

Employer Coverage

8.28%

Medicaid

9.19%

Medicare

14.4%

Non-Group

1.68%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Box Elder County, UT declined by 5.99% from 8.31% to 7.81%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Box Elder County, 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

Box Elder County, UT is home to a population of 52.2k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.27% of Box Elder County, UT residents were born outside of the country (1.71k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Box Elder County, UT is composed of 45.5k White Alone residents (87.3%), 4.76k Hispanic or Latino residents (9.12%), 639 Two or More Races residents (1.22%), 542 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.04%), 393 Asian Alone residents (0.753%), 255 Black or African American Alone residents (0.489%), 47 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0901%), and 3 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.00575%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Box Elder County, UT are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

32

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Box Elder County, UT was 32.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Box Elder County, UT are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Box Elder County, UT residents was 32.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.27%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.71k people

2.82%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.45k people

As of 2017, 3.27% of Box Elder County, UT residents (1.71k 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 Box Elder County, UT was 2.82%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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

98.4%

2017 Citizenship

98.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.4% of Box Elder County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Box Elder County, UT was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    45.5k ± 21

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    4.76k ± 662

  3. Two or More Races

    639 ± 145

In 2017, there were 9.57 times more White Alone residents (45.5k people) in Box Elder County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.76k Hispanic or Latino and 639 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Box Elder County, UT citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Box Elder County, UT was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Box Elder County, UT are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    958 ± 134

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    420 ± 98

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    208 ± 73

Box Elder County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.28 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Box Elder County, UT was $179,600 in 2017, which is 0.825 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $169,200 to $179,600, a 6.15% increase. The homeownership rate in Box Elder County, UT is 76.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Box Elder County, UT have an average commute time of 22.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Box Elder County, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$58,835

Median Household Income

± $2,580

17k

Number of Households

± 707

In 2017, the median household income of the 17k households in Box Elder County, UT grew to $58,835 from the previous year's value of $55,514.

The following chart displays the households in Box Elder 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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Housing

Property Value

$179,600

2017 Median

± $4,974

$169,200

2016 Median

± $2,768

In 2017, the median property value in Box Elder County, UT grew to to $179,600 from the previous year's value of $169,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Box Elder County, 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 Box Elder County, UT the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

76.2%

2017 Homeownership

76.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76.2% of the housing units in Box Elder County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.2%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

22.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Box Elder County, UT have a shorter commute time (22.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.13% of the workforce in Box Elder County, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.7%

  2. Carpooled

    14.8%

  3. Worked At Home

    4%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Box Elder County, UT was Drove Alone (77.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (14.8%) 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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