Piute County, UT

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Population

1,860

0.0538% growth

Median Age

40.6


Median Household Income

$41,750

12.5% growth

Poverty Rate

12.9%


Number of Employees

636

4.26% growth

Median Property Value

$143,800

5.5% growth

About

In 2017, Piute County, UT had a population of 1.86k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $41,750. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Piute County, UT grew from 1,859 to 1,860, a 0.0538% increase and its median household income grew from $37,112 to $41,750, a 12.5% increase.

The population of Piute County, UT is 95.8% White Alone, 3.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.323% Two or More Races. 5.56% of the people in Piute County, UT speak a non-English language, and 99.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Piute County, UT is $143,800, and the homeownership rate is 88.2%. Most people in Piute County, UT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Piute County, UT is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Piute County, UT employs 636 people. The largest industries in Piute County, UT are Accommodation & Food Services (109 people), Retail Trade (108 people), and Manufacturing (79 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($50,625), Other Services Except Public Administration ($44,375), and Manufacturing ($43,609).

Median household income in Piute County, UT is $41,750. Males in Piute 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 Piute County, UT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.484, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,750

2017 value

± $4,885

12.5%

1 Year Growth

± 13.5%

Households in Piute County, UT have a median annual income of $41,750, 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 $37,112 in 2016, which represents a 12.5% 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 Piute 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 Piute 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 Piute 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 9601

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Piute County, UT was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $35,980, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Piute County, UT (235 out of 1.83k 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 18 - 24 and then Females 65 - 74.

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

    233 ± 54

  2. Hispanic

    49 ± 53

  3. Native American

    2 ± 55

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

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

636

2017 Value

± 113

4.26%

1 Year growth

± 23.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Piute County, UT grew at a rate of 4.26%, from 610 employees to 636 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Piute County, UT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (100 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (93 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (80 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Piute County, UT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Piute County, UT, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (100 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (93 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (80 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Piute County, UT has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (6.29 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (4.22 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2.56 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Piute County, UT, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($52,500), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($51,875), and Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($51,875).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

636

2017 Value

± 113

4.26%

1 Year growth

± 23.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Piute County, UT grew at a rate of 4.26%, from 610 employees to 636 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Piute County, UT, are Accommodation & Food Services (109 people), Retail Trade (108 people), and Manufacturing (79 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Piute County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Piute 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 Piute County, UT, by number of employees, are Accommodation & Food Services (109 people), Retail Trade (108 people), and Manufacturing (79 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Piute County, UT has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6.51 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (2.25 times), and Retail Trade (1.49 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Piute County, UT, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($50,625), Other Services Except Public Administration ($44,375), and Manufacturing ($43,609).

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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.

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Health

80.1% of the population of Piute County, UT has health coverage, with 28.8% on employee plans, 11.1% on Medicaid, 18.3% on Medicare, 19.9% on non-group plans, and 2.08% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Piute County, UT see 0 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 0 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 244 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

0 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Piute County, UT see an average of 0 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 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

19.9%

Uninsured

28.8%

Employer Coverage

11.1%

Medicaid

18.3%

Medicare

19.9%

Non-Group

2.08%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Piute County, UT grew by 8.12% from 18.4% to 19.9%.

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

Piute County, UT is home to a population of 1.86k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.753% of Piute County, UT residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Piute County, UT is composed of 1.78k White Alone residents (95.8%), 67 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.6%), 6 Two or More Races residents (0.323%), 3 Black or African American Alone residents (0.161%), 2 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.108%), 1 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0538%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Piute County, UT are Spanish or Spanish Creole (90 speakers), Other Pacific Island Languages (6 speakers), and Polish (2 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 7.3

35

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Piute County, UT was 40.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 35. But people in Piute County, UT are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Piute County, UT residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.753%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.02%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 0.753% of Piute 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 Piute County, UT was 1.02%, 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 Piute County, UT was Mexico, the natal country of 101,154 Piute County, UT residents, followed by Canada with 8,846 and El Salvador with 7,653.

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Citizenship

99.4%

2017 Citizenship

99.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.4% of Piute County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Piute County, UT was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    1.78k ± 145

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    67 ± 71.4

  3. Two or More Races

    6 ± 12.5

In 2017, there were 26.6 times more White Alone residents (1.78k people) in Piute County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 67 Hispanic or Latino and 6 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

    90 speakers (5%)

  2. Other Pacific Island Languages

    6 speakers (0.334%)

  3. Polish

    2 speakers (0.111%)

5.56% of Piute 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 Piute County, UT was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 5% of the overall population of Piute County, UT are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.334% speak Other Pacific Island Languages and 0.111% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Korea

    60 ± 32

  2. Vietnam

    54 ± 26

  3. World War II

    18 ± 12

Piute County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 1.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Piute County, UT was $143,800 in 2017, which is 0.661 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $136,300 to $143,800, a 5.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Piute County, UT is 88.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Piute County, UT have an average commute time of 24.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Piute 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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$41,750

Median Household Income

± $4,885

516

Number of Households

± 70

In 2017, the median household income of the 516 households in Piute County, UT grew to $41,750 from the previous year's value of $37,112.

The following chart displays the households in Piute 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

$143,800

2017 Median

± $18,245

$136,300

2016 Median

± $13,439

In 2017, the median property value in Piute County, UT grew to to $143,800 from the previous year's value of $136,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Piute 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 Piute County, UT the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

88.2%

2017 Homeownership

87.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 88.2% of the housing units in Piute County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 87.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Piute 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 Piute County, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Piute County, UT have 2 cars, followed by 5 cars.

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Commute Time

24.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Piute County, UT have a shorter commute time (24.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.23% of the workforce in Piute County, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.1%

  2. Carpooled

    10.6%

  3. Walked

    6.08%

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

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