Grand County, UT

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2022 Population
9,680
0.519% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.3
2.66% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
15.7%
5.66% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$59,171
15% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$426,800
26.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Grand County, UT had a population of 9.68k people with a median age of 40.3 and a median household income of $59,171. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Grand County, UT grew from 9,630 to 9,680, a 0.519% increase and its median household income grew from $51,433 to $59,171, a 15% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Grand County, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.5%), White (Hispanic) (6.59%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (3.61%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.42%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.22%).

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

95.6% of the residents in Grand County, UT are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Grand County, UT was $426,800, and the homeownership rate was 67%.

Most people in Grand County, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Grand County, UT was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Grand County, UT is home to a population of 9.68k people, from which 95.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.5% of Grand County, UT residents were born outside of the country (629 people).

In 2022, there were 12.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.79k people) in Grand County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 638 White (Hispanic) and 349 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.6%
2022 Citizenship
94.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.6% of Grand County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Grand County, UT was 94.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Grand County, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.79k ± 25
  2. White (Hispanic)
    638 ± 276
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    349 ± 192
10.9%
Hispanic Population
1.05k people

In 2022, there were 12.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.79k people) in Grand County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 638 White (Hispanic) and 349 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.9% of the people in Grand County, UT are hispanic (1.05k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Grand County, UT as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
629 people
7.13%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
687 people

As of 2022, 6.5% of Grand County, UT residents (629 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Grand County, UT was 7.13%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    239 ± 120
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    43 ± 62
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1 ± 17

Grand County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 5.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Grand County, UT employs 5.69k people. The largest industries in Grand County, UT are Accommodation & Food Services (1,236 people), Retail Trade (980 people), and Construction (395 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($135,481), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,583), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($59,766).

Occupations

5.69k
2022 Value
± 689
3.83%
1 Year growth
± 16.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Grand County, UT grew at a rate of 3.83%, from 5.48k employees to 5.69k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Grand County, UT, are Management Occupations (942 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (748 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (713 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Grand County, UT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.69k
2022 Value
± 689
3.83%
1 Year growth
± 16.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Grand County, UT grew at a rate of 3.83%, from 5.48k employees to 5.69k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Grand County, UT, are Accommodation & Food Services (1,236 people), Retail Trade (980 people), and Construction (395 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Grand County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Grand County, UT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,412
Median earning men ± $1,506
$29,922
Median earning women ± $4,734

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($135,919), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($61,222), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($58,594).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($50,716), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,593), and Public Administration ($45,577).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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

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

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

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 159
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  2. 128
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 114
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Grand County, UT went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (43.4%), followed by Other (1.33%).

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

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

US Senators from Utah

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

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

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

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US Representatives from Utah

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

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

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Grand County, UT was $426,800 in 2022, which is 1.51 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $336,700 to $426,800, a 26.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Grand County, UT is 67%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Grand County, UT have an average commute time of 13.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Grand County, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$426,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$34,002
$2,906
Median Property Taxes
±$443

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

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Grand County, UT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

67%
Homeownership
2022
75.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 67% of the housing units in Grand County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64.9%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 2
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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

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Household Income

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$59,171
Median Household Income
± $6,749
4.34k
Number of Households
± 553

In 2022, the median household income of the 4.34k households in Grand County, UT grew to $59,171 from the previous year's value of $51,433.

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

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Wage Distribution

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

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

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74.9%)
  2. Carpooled (9.11%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.25%)

In 2022, 74.9% of workers in Grand County, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.11%) and those who worked at home (8.25%).

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

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Commute Time

13.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Grand County, UT have a shorter commute time (13.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.57% of the workforce in Grand County, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

15.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Grand County, UT (1.51k out of 9.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

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

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Health

87.8% of the population of Grand County, UT has health coverage, with 41.2% on employee plans, 13.9% on Medicaid, 13.2% on Medicare, 19.4% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Grand County, UT see 813 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.26% increase from the previous year (751 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1399 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 408 patients per year.

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

Patient to Clinician Ratios

813 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Grand County, UT

Primary care physicians in Grand County, UT see an average of 813 patients per year. This represents a 8.26% increase from the previous year (751 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.5% under 18 years, 23.7% between 18 and 34 years, 37.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.5% over 64 years.

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

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Uninsured People

12.2%
Uninsured
41.2%
Employer Coverage
13.9%
Medicaid
13.2%
Medicare
19.4%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Grand County, UT declined by 22.3% from 15.8% to 12.2%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 29% in Grand County, UT.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 16.4% in Grand County, UT.

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