Cache County, UT

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Population

120,288

1.23% growth

Median Age

25


Median Household Income

$53,812

3.61% growth

Poverty Rate

15.2%


Number of Employees

56,905

2.36% growth

Median Property Value

$202,400

2.38% growth

About

In 2017, Cache County, UT had a population of 120k people with a median age of 25 and a median household income of $53,812. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Cache County, UT grew from 118,824 to 120,288, a 1.23% increase and its median household income grew from $51,935 to $53,812, a 3.61% increase.

The population of Cache County, UT is 83.8% White Alone, 10.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.1% Asian Alone. 12.8% of the people in Cache County, UT speak a non-English language, and 95.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cache County, UT are Utah State University (6,161 degrees awarded in 2016), Bridgerland Applied Technology College (918 degrees), and Paul Mitchell the School-Logan (60 degrees).

The median property value in Cache County, UT is $202,400, and the homeownership rate is 63.1%. Most people in Cache County, UT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Cache County, UT is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Cache County, UT employs 56.9k people. The largest industries in Cache County, UT are Manufacturing (10,004 people), Educational Services (9,774 people), and Retail Trade (6,590 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($67,000), Utilities ($49,943), and Public Administration ($43,750).

Median household income in Cache County, UT is $53,812. Males in Cache 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 Cache County, UT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.484, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$53,812

2017 value

± $1,423

3.61%

1 Year Growth

± 3.47%

Households in Cache County, UT have a median annual income of $53,812, 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 $51,935 in 2016, which represents a 3.61% 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 Cache County, UT 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 Cache County, UT 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 Cache 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 4.02

  2. Census Tract 12.01

  3. Census Tract 7.01

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cache County, UT was Census Tract 4.02 with a value of $81,941, followed by Census Tract 12.01 and Census Tract 7.01, with respective values of $77,327 and $74,881.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cache County, UT (17.8k out of 117k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

    15,029 ± 885

  2. Hispanic

    2,748 ± 370

  3. Other

    930 ± 252

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cache 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

56.9k

2017 Value

± 1,370

2.36%

1 Year growth

± 3.33%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cache County, UT grew at a rate of 2.36%, from 55.6k employees to 56.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cache County, UT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,561 people), Production Occupations (5,980 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (5,685 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cache County, UT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Cache County, UT, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,561 people), Production Occupations (5,980 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (5,685 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Cache County, UT has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (1.81 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.7 times), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (1.65 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Cache County, UT, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($57,813), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($54,904), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($50,357).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

56.9k

2017 Value

± 1,370

2.36%

1 Year growth

± 3.33%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cache County, UT grew at a rate of 2.36%, from 55.6k employees to 56.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cache County, UT, are Manufacturing (10,004 people), Educational Services (9,774 people), and Retail Trade (6,590 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cache County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Cache 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 Cache County, UT, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (10,004 people), Educational Services (9,774 people), and Retail Trade (6,590 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Cache County, UT has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.01 times higher than expected), Educational Services (1.85 times), and Manufacturing (1.74 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Cache County, UT, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($67,000), Utilities ($49,943), and Public Administration ($43,750).

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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 with $12.7B and Textiles/leather and $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

91.5% of the population of Cache County, UT has health coverage, with 59.6% on employee plans, 8.11% on Medicaid, 6.91% on Medicare, 15.7% on non-group plans, and 1.16% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Cache County, UT see 2082 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.47% decrease from the previous year (2113 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1594 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 722 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

2,082 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Cache County, UT see an average of 2,082 patients per year. This represents a 1.47% decrease from the previous year (2,113 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cache 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

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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

8.47%

Uninsured

59.6%

Employer Coverage

8.11%

Medicaid

6.91%

Medicare

15.7%

Non-Group

1.16%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cache County, UT declined by 10.8% from 9.5% to 8.47%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Cache 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

Cache County, UT is home to a population of 120k people, from which 95.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.8% of Cache County, UT residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Cache County, UT is composed of 101k White Alone residents (83.8%), 12.7k Hispanic or Latino residents (10.5%), 2.53k Asian Alone residents (2.1%), 2.1k Two or More Races residents (1.74%), 840 Black or African American Alone residents (0.698%), 468 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.389%), 465 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.387%), and 434 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.361%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Cache County, UT are Spanish or Spanish Creole (9,464 speakers), Chinese (778 speakers), and German (372 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

24

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.1

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Cache County, UT was 25. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 24, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Cache County, UT are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Cache County, UT residents was 25.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.8%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

7.11%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 6.8% of Cache County, UT residents 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 Cache County, UT was 7.11%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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 Cache County, UT was Mexico, the natal country of 101,154 Cache County, UT residents, followed by Canada with 8,846 and El Salvador with 7,653.

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Citizenship

95.6%

2017 Citizenship

95.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.6% of Cache County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Cache County, UT was 95.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    101k ± 355

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    12.7k ± 924

  3. Asian Alone

    2.53k ± 280

In 2017, there were 7.96 times more White Alone residents (101k people) in Cache County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.7k Hispanic or Latino and 2.53k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    9,464 speakers (8.9%)

  2. Chinese

    778 speakers (0.731%)

  3. German

    372 speakers (0.35%)

12.8% of Cache County, UT citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Cache County, UT was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 8.9% of the overall population of Cache County, UT are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.731% speak Chinese and 0.35% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,135 ± 140

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    640 ± 141

  3. Korea

    358 ± 83

Cache County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.77 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Cache County, UT awarded 7,157 degrees. The student population of Cache County, UT is skewed towards women, with 13,755 male students and 15,800 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cache County, UT are White (5,836 and 84.5%), followed by Unknown (360 and 5.21%), Hispanic or Latino (355 and 5.14%), and Two or More Races (106 and 1.53%).

The largest universities in Cache County, UT by number of degrees awarded are Utah State University (6,161 and 86.1%), Bridgerland Applied Technology College (918 and 12.8%), and Paul Mitchell the School-Logan (60 and 0.838%).

The most popular majors in Cache County, UT are General Studies (1,212 and 16.9%), General Communication Sciences & Disorders (392 and 5.48%), and General Economics (314 and 4.39%).

The median tuition costs in Cache County, UT are $18,021 for private four year colleges, and $5,814 and $18,720 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Cache County, UT was General Economics with 306 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Cache County, UT according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 6,161 degrees awarded

  2. 918 degrees awarded

  3. 60 degrees awarded

$5,814

Median In-State Public

$18,021

Median Private

In 2016, the Cache County, UT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Utah State University with 6,161 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3,261

Degrees Awarded to Men

3,896

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 3,261 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cache County, UT, which is 0.837 times less than the 3,896 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    5,836 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    360 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    355 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Cache County, UT were to White students. These 5,836 degrees mean that there were 16.2 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 360 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cache County, UT was $202,400 in 2017, which is 0.93 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $197,700 to $202,400, a 2.38% increase. The homeownership rate in Cache County, UT is 63.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Cache County, UT have an average commute time of 16.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Cache County, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$53,812

Median Household Income

± $1,423

36.8k

Number of Households

± 1,062

In 2017, the median household income of the 36.8k households in Cache County, UT grew to $53,812 from the previous year's value of $51,935.

The following chart displays the households in Cache 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

$202,400

2017 Median

± $4,093

$197,700

2016 Median

± $3,384

In 2017, the median property value in Cache County, UT grew to to $202,400 from the previous year's value of $197,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Cache 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 Cache 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 Cache County, UT distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cache County, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

63.1%

2017 Homeownership

64.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 63.1% of the housing units in Cache County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 64.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Cache 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 Cache County, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cache County, UT have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

16.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cache County, UT have a shorter commute time (16.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.24% of the workforce in Cache County, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    74.5%

  2. Carpooled

    11.5%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.17%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Cache County, UT was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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