Kane County, UT

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Population

7,246

0.416% growth

Median Age

42.2


Median Household Income

$50,266

0.497% decline

Poverty Rate

11.1%


Number of Employees

3,152

1.78% growth

Median Property Value

$190,200

1.55% growth

About

In 2017, Kane County, UT had a population of 7.25k people with a median age of 42.2 and a median household income of $50,266. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Kane County, UT grew from 7,216 to 7,246, a 0.416% increase and its median household income declined from $50,517 to $50,266, a -0.497% decrease.

The population of Kane County, UT is 91.7% White Alone, 4.51% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.73% Two or More Races. 3.68% of the people in Kane County, UT speak a non-English language, and 99.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Kane County, UT is $190,200, and the homeownership rate is 81%. Most people in Kane County, UT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 11.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Kane County, UT is 3 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Kane County, UT employs 3.15k people. The largest industries in Kane County, UT are Retail Trade (423 people), Accommodation & Food Services (351 people), and Educational Services (349 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,625), Other Services Except Public Administration ($52,565), and Information ($52,500).

Median household income in Kane County, UT is $50,266. Males in Kane 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 Kane County, UT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.484, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$50,266

2017 value

± $10,045

-0.497%

1 Year Growth

± 24%

Households in Kane County, UT have a median annual income of $50,266, 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 $50,517 in 2016, which represents a -0.497% 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 Kane County, UT made 1.53 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Kane County, UT 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 Kane 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 Kane 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 1301

  2. Census Tract 1302

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kane County, UT was Census Tract 1301 with a value of $50,724, followed by Census Tract 1302 and N/A, with respective values of $49,638 and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kane County, UT (795 out of 7.17k 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 6 - 11, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 45 - 54.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    744 ± 199

  2. Asian

    31 ± 91

  3. Hispanic

    20 ± 81

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kane County, UT is White, followed by Asian 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

3.15k

2017 Value

± 382

1.78%

1 Year growth

± 16.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Kane County, UT grew at a rate of 1.78%, from 3.1k employees to 3.15k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kane County, UT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (460 people), Sales & Related Occupations (404 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (283 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kane County, UT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Kane County, UT, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (460 people), Sales & Related Occupations (404 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (283 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Kane County, UT has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.35 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.54 times), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (2.13 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Kane County, UT, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($62,614), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($56,563), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($56,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.15k

2017 Value

± 382

1.78%

1 Year growth

± 16.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Kane County, UT grew at a rate of 1.78%, from 3.1k employees to 3.15k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kane County, UT, are Retail Trade (423 people), Accommodation & Food Services (351 people), and Educational Services (349 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kane County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Kane 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 Kane County, UT, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (423 people), Accommodation & Food Services (351 people), and Educational Services (349 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Kane County, UT has an unusually high number of Utilities (3.27 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (2.34 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.29 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Kane County, UT, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,625), Other Services Except Public Administration ($52,565), and Information ($52,500).

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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

84.1% of the population of Kane County, UT has health coverage, with 38% on employee plans, 11.7% on Medicaid, 16.6% on Medicare, 16.9% on non-group plans, and 0.837% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Kane County, UT see 2377 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.7% decrease from the previous year (2418 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3667 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 564 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

2377 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Kane County, UT see an average of 2377 patients per year. This represents a 1.7% decrease from the previous year (2418 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%).

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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

15.9%

Uninsured

38%

Employer Coverage

11.7%

Medicaid

16.6%

Medicare

16.9%

Non-Group

0.837%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kane County, UT declined by 9.64% from 17.6% to 15.9%.

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

Kane County, UT is home to a population of 7.25k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.54% of Kane County, UT residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Kane County, UT is composed of 6.65k White Alone residents (91.7%), 327 Hispanic or Latino residents (4.51%), 125 Two or More Races residents (1.73%), 95 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.31%), 31 Asian Alone residents (0.428%), 11 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.152%), 9 Black or African American Alone residents (0.124%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Kane County, UT are Spanish or Spanish Creole (143 speakers), German (50 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (24 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.5

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 13.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Kane County, UT was 42.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Kane County, UT are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Kane County, UT residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.54%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.08%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 2.54% of Kane 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 Kane County, UT was 3.08%, 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 Kane County, UT was Mexico, the natal country of 101,154 Kane County, UT residents, followed by Canada with 8,846 and El Salvador with 7,653.

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Citizenship

99.7%

2017 Citizenship

99.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.7% of Kane County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Kane County, UT was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    6.65k ± 16

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    327 ± 163

  3. Two or More Races

    125 ± 86.5

In 2017, there were 20.3 times more White Alone residents (6.65k people) in Kane County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 327 Hispanic or Latino and 125 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    143 speakers (2.1%)

  2. German

    50 speakers (0.736%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    24 speakers (0.353%)

3.68% of Kane 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 Kane County, UT was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 2.1% of the overall population of Kane County, UT are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.736% speak German and 0.353% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    277 ± 92

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    73 ± 57

  3. Korea

    63 ± 51

Kane County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.79 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kane County, UT was $190,200 in 2017, which is 0.874 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $187,300 to $190,200, a 1.55% increase. The homeownership rate in Kane County, UT is 81%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Kane County, UT have an average commute time of 11.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Kane County, UT is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$50,266

Median Household Income

± $10,045

2.51k

Number of Households

± 293

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.51k households in Kane County, UT declined from $50,266 from the previous year's value of $50,517.

The following chart displays the households in Kane 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

$190,200

2017 Median

± $31,482

$187,300

2016 Median

± $23,970

In 2017, the median property value in Kane County, UT grew to to $190,200 from the previous year's value of $187,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Kane 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 Kane County, UT the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

81%

2017 Homeownership

77.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 81% of the housing units in Kane County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.5%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

3 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

11.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kane County, UT have a shorter commute time (11.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.706% of the workforce in Kane County, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    76.6%

  2. Carpooled

    8.34%

  3. Walked

    5.82%

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

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