Morgan County, UT

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Population

11,014

3.47% growth

Median Age

32.4


Median Household Income

$86,071

6.44% growth

Poverty Rate

2.43%


Number of Employees

4,701

7.04% growth

Median Property Value

$311,000

9.74% growth

About

In 2017, Morgan County, UT had a population of 11k people with a median age of 32.4 and a median household income of $86,071. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Morgan County, UT grew from 10,645 to 11,014, a 3.47% increase and its median household income grew from $80,865 to $86,071, a 6.44% increase.

The population of Morgan County, UT is 95.3% White Alone, 2.63% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.999% Two or More Races. 3.83% of the people in Morgan County, UT speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Morgan County, UT is $311,000, and the homeownership rate is 84.5%. Most people in Morgan County, UT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Morgan County, UT is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Morgan County, UT employs 4.7k people. The largest industries in Morgan County, UT are Manufacturing (597 people), Retail Trade (507 people), and Educational Services (459 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($190,091), Utilities ($74,115), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($69,028).

Median household income in Morgan County, UT is $86,071. Males in Morgan 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 Morgan County, UT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.484, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$86,071

2017 value

± $3,961

6.44%

1 Year Growth

± 9.94%

Households in Morgan County, UT have a median annual income of $86,071, 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 $80,865 in 2016, which represents a 6.44% 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 Morgan 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 Morgan 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 Morgan 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 Morgan 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 9701

  2. Census Tract 9702

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Morgan County, UT was Census Tract 9701 with a value of $78,000, followed by Census Tract 9702 and N/A, with respective values of $61,579 and N/A.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Morgan 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

2.43% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Morgan County, UT (267 out of 11k 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 Males 25 - 34 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

    231 ± 110

  2. Hispanic

    45 ± 100

  3. Two Or More

    26 ± 98

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Morgan County, UT is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

4.7k

2017 Value

± 396

7.04%

1 Year growth

± 11.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Morgan County, UT grew at a rate of 7.04%, from 4.39k employees to 4.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Morgan County, UT, are Sales & Related Occupations (592 people), Management Occupations (561 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (411 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Morgan County, UT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Morgan County, UT, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (592 people), Management Occupations (561 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (411 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Morgan County, UT has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.3 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.92 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.27 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Morgan County, UT, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($105,313), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($102,679), and Management Occupations ($101,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.7k

2017 Value

± 396

7.04%

1 Year growth

± 11.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Morgan County, UT grew at a rate of 7.04%, from 4.39k employees to 4.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Morgan County, UT, are Manufacturing (597 people), Retail Trade (507 people), and Educational Services (459 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Morgan County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Morgan 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 Morgan County, UT, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (597 people), Retail Trade (507 people), and Educational Services (459 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Morgan County, UT has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.11 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.85 times), and Utilities (2.01 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Morgan County, UT, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($190,091), Utilities ($74,115), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($69,028).

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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

93.9% of the population of Morgan County, UT has health coverage, with 64.6% on employee plans, 4.59% on Medicaid, 8.23% on Medicare, 14.7% on non-group plans, and 1.73% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Morgan County, UT see 1229 patients per year on average, which represents a 15.8% increase from the previous year (1061 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3812 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3812 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

1,229 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Morgan County, UT see an average of 1,229 patients per year. This represents a 15.8% increase from the previous year (1,061 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

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

6.15%

Uninsured

64.6%

Employer Coverage

4.59%

Medicaid

8.23%

Medicare

14.7%

Non-Group

1.73%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Morgan County, UT declined by 25.3% from 8.23% to 6.15%.

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

Morgan County, UT is home to a population of 11k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.4% of Morgan County, UT residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Morgan County, UT is composed of 10.5k White Alone residents (95.3%), 290 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.63%), 110 Two or More Races residents (0.999%), 64 Asian Alone residents (0.581%), 39 Black or African American Alone residents (0.354%), 9 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0817%), 4 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0363%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Morgan County, UT are Spanish or Spanish Creole (156 speakers), French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (66 speakers), and Chinese (37 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

32

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.3

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 6.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Morgan County, UT was 32.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Morgan County, UT are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Morgan County, UT residents was 32.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.4%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.91%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 2.4% of Morgan 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 Morgan County, UT was 2.91%, 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 Morgan County, UT was Mexico, the natal country of 101,154 Morgan County, UT residents, followed by Canada with 8,846 and El Salvador with 7,653.

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Citizenship

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

98.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.9% of Morgan County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Morgan County, UT was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    10.5k ± 18

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    290 ± 79

  3. Two or More Races

    110 ± 63.6

In 2017, there were 36.2 times more White Alone residents (10.5k people) in Morgan County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 290 Hispanic or Latino and 110 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 Morgan County, UT as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    156 speakers (1.68%)

  2. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    66 speakers (0.709%)

  3. Chinese

    37 speakers (0.398%)

3.83% of Morgan 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 Morgan County, UT was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 1.68% of the overall population of Morgan County, UT are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.709% speak French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) and 0.398% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    232 ± 66

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    144 ± 85

  3. Korea

    64 ± 36

Morgan County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.61 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Morgan County, UT was $311,000 in 2017, which is 1.43 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $283,400 to $311,000, a 9.74% increase. The homeownership rate in Morgan County, UT is 84.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Morgan County, UT have an average commute time of 26.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Morgan 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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$86,071

Median Household Income

± $3,961

3.24k

Number of Households

± 308

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.24k households in Morgan County, UT grew to $86,071 from the previous year's value of $80,865.

The following chart displays the households in Morgan 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 $100k - $125k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$311,000

2017 Median

± $29,015

$283,400

2016 Median

± $15,235

In 2017, the median property value in Morgan County, UT grew to to $311,000 from the previous year's value of $283,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Morgan 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 Morgan County, UT the largest share of households have a property value in the $400k - $500k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

84.5%

2017 Homeownership

84.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 84.5% of the housing units in Morgan County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 84.8%.

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

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Commute Time

26.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Morgan County, UT have a longer commute time (26.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.28% of the workforce in Morgan County, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.1%

  2. Carpooled

    8.27%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.85%

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

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