Duchesne County, UT

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Population

20,259

0.901% growth

Median Age

30.3


Median Household Income

$63,000

2.87% growth

Poverty Rate

12.7%


Number of Employees

8,026

1.15% growth

Median Property Value

$178,100

1.83% growth

About

In 2017, Duchesne County, UT had a population of 20.3k people with a median age of 30.3 and a median household income of $63,000. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Duchesne County, UT grew from 20,078 to 20,259, a 0.901% increase and its median household income grew from $61,244 to $63,000, a 2.87% increase.

The population of Duchesne County, UT is 85.4% White Alone, 8.11% Hispanic or Latino, and 4.01% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. N/A% of the people in Duchesne County, UT speak a non-English language, and 98.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Duchesne County, UT is $178,100, and the homeownership rate is 74.3%. Most people in Duchesne County, UT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Duchesne County, UT is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Duchesne County, UT employs 8.03k people. The largest industries in Duchesne County, UT are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,598 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (929 people), and Educational Services (849 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($64,263), Utilities ($63,333), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($61,772).

Median household income in Duchesne County, UT is $63,000. Males in Duchesne 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 Duchesne County, UT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.484, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$63,000

2017 value

± $1,812

2.87%

1 Year Growth

± 3.84%

Households in Duchesne County, UT have a median annual income of $63,000, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $61,244 in 2016, which represents a 2.87% 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 Duchesne 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 9406

  2. Census Tract 9405

  3. Census Tract 9403

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Duchesne County, UT was Census Tract 9406 with a value of $66,268, followed by Census Tract 9405 and Census Tract 9403, with respective values of $64,012 and $49,083.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Duchesne County, UT (2.52k out of 19.8k 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 < 5 and then Females 18 - 24.

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

    1,962 ± 182

  2. Native American

    326 ± 81

  3. Hispanic

    325 ± 80

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

Employment by Occupations

8.03k

2017 Value

± 328

1.15%

1 Year growth

± 5.69%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Duchesne County, UT grew at a rate of 1.15%, from 7.94k employees to 8.03k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Duchesne County, UT, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,069 people), Management Occupations (929 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (901 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Duchesne County, UT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Duchesne County, UT, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,069 people), Management Occupations (929 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (901 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Duchesne County, UT has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.68 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.36 times), and Transportation Occupations (2.18 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Duchesne County, UT, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($66,500), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($65,855), and Legal Occupations ($63,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.03k

2017 Value

± 328

1.15%

1 Year growth

± 5.69%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Duchesne County, UT grew at a rate of 1.15%, from 7.94k employees to 8.03k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Duchesne County, UT, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,598 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (929 people), and Educational Services (849 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Duchesne County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Duchesne 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 Duchesne County, UT, by number of employees, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,598 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (929 people), and Educational Services (849 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Duchesne County, UT has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (36.8 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.85 times), and Utilities (2.08 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Duchesne County, UT, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($64,263), Utilities ($63,333), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($61,772).

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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

85.1% of the population of Duchesne County, UT has health coverage, with 55.5% on employee plans, 10.1% on Medicaid, 8.65% on Medicare, 9.55% on non-group plans, and 1.22% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Duchesne County, UT see 2608 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.35% increase from the previous year (2548 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1849 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 726 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

2,608 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Duchesne County, UT see an average of 2,608 patients per year. This represents a 2.35% increase from the previous year (2,548 patients).

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

14.9%

Uninsured

55.5%

Employer Coverage

10.1%

Medicaid

8.65%

Medicare

9.55%

Non-Group

1.22%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Duchesne County, UT grew by 3.54% from 14.4% to 14.9%.

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Health Risks

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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

Duchesne County, UT is home to a population of 20.3k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.28% of Duchesne County, UT residents were born outside of the country (665 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Duchesne County, UT is composed of 17.3k White Alone residents (85.4%), 1.64k Hispanic or Latino residents (8.11%), 813 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (4.01%), 307 Two or More Races residents (1.52%), 94 Asian Alone residents (0.464%), 81 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.4%), 28 Black or African American Alone residents (0.138%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

30

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.2

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Duchesne County, UT was 30.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Duchesne County, UT are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Duchesne County, UT residents was 30.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.28%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

665 people

3.12%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

626 people

As of 2017, 3.28% of Duchesne County, UT residents (665 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 Duchesne County, UT was 3.12%, 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

98.1%

2017 Citizenship

98.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.1% of Duchesne County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Duchesne County, UT was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    17.3k ± 11

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.64k ± 191

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    813 ± 86

In 2017, there were 10.5 times more White Alone residents (17.3k people) in Duchesne County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.64k Hispanic or Latino and 813 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 Duchesne 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 Duchesne 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 Duchesne County, UT was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Duchesne 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

    300 ± 65

  2. Korea

    104 ± 43

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    97 ± 48

Duchesne County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.88 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Duchesne County, UT was $178,100 in 2017, which is 0.818 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $174,900 to $178,100, a 1.83% increase. The homeownership rate in Duchesne County, UT is 74.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Duchesne County, UT have an average commute time of 19.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Duchesne 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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$63,000

Median Household Income

± $1,812

6.65k

Number of Households

± 275

In 2017, the median household income of the 6.65k households in Duchesne County, UT grew to $63,000 from the previous year's value of $61,244.

The following chart displays the households in Duchesne 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

$178,100

2017 Median

± $5,115

$174,900

2016 Median

± $4,446

In 2017, the median property value in Duchesne County, UT grew to to $178,100 from the previous year's value of $174,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Duchesne 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 Duchesne County, UT the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

74.3%

2017 Homeownership

75%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 74.3% of the housing units in Duchesne County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75%.

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

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Commute Time

19.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Duchesne County, UT have a shorter commute time (19.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.17% of the workforce in Duchesne County, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.3%

  2. Carpooled

    7.74%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.67%

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

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