Rich County, UT

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Population

2,307

1.01% growth

Median Age

34.3


Median Household Income

$52,917

0.662% growth

Poverty Rate

18%


Number of Employees

671

6.02% decline

Median Property Value

$160,400

5.54% decline

About

In 2017, Rich County, UT had a population of 2.31k people with a median age of 34.3 and a median household income of $52,917. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Rich County, UT grew from 2,284 to 2,307, a 1.01% increase and its median household income grew from $52,569 to $52,917, a 0.662% increase.

The population of Rich County, UT is 88.9% White Alone, 8.93% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.99% Some Other Race Alone. N/A% of the people in Rich County, UT speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Rich County, UT is $160,400, and the homeownership rate is 76.7%. Most people in Rich County, UT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Rich County, UT is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Rich County, UT employs 671 people. The largest industries in Rich County, UT are Retail Trade (94 people), Educational Services (73 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (71 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($67,734), Utilities ($53,750), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,875).

Median household income in Rich County, UT is $52,917. Males in Rich 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 Rich County, UT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.484, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,917

2017 value

± $11,088

0.662%

1 Year Growth

± 23.4%

Households in Rich County, UT have a median annual income of $52,917, 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 $52,569 in 2016, which represents a 0.662% 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 Rich 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 9501

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Rich County, UT was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $52,917, 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

18% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rich County, UT (414 out of 2.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

    366 ± 108

  2. Hispanic

    178 ± 84

  3. Other

    46 ± 58

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

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

671

2017 Value

± 109

-6.02%

1 Year decline

± 23.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Rich County, UT declined at a rate of -6.02%, from 714 employees to 671 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rich County, UT, are Sales & Related Occupations (90 people), Management Occupations (89 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (86 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rich County, UT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Rich County, UT, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (90 people), Management Occupations (89 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (86 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Rich County, UT has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (10.4 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.58 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.98 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Rich County, UT, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($94,250), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($93,750), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($61,500).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

671

2017 Value

± 109

-6.02%

1 Year decline

± 23.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Rich County, UT declined at a rate of -6.02%, from 714 employees to 671 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rich County, UT, are Retail Trade (94 people), Educational Services (73 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (71 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rich County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Rich 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 Rich County, UT, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (94 people), Educational Services (73 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (71 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Rich County, UT has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (10.2 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (8.94 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (3.36 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Rich County, UT, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($67,734), Utilities ($53,750), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,875).

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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

82.5% of the population of Rich County, UT has health coverage, with 41.9% on employee plans, 9.21% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 15.9% on non-group plans, and 2.13% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Rich 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 1160 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2319 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

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Rich 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

17.5%

Uninsured

41.9%

Employer Coverage

9.21%

Medicaid

13.3%

Medicare

15.9%

Non-Group

2.13%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rich County, UT grew by 10.2% from 15.9% to 17.5%.

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

Rich County, UT is home to a population of 2.31k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.954% of Rich County, UT residents were born outside of the country (22 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Rich County, UT is composed of 2.05k White Alone residents (88.9%), 206 Hispanic or Latino residents (8.93%), 46 Some Other Race Alone residents (1.99%), 3 Two or More Races residents (0.13%), 2 Black or African American Alone residents (0.0867%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 5.4

26

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 37.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Rich County, UT was 34.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 26. But people in Rich County, UT are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Rich County, UT residents was 34.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.954%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

22 people

1.4%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

32 people

As of 2017, 0.954% of Rich County, UT residents (22 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 Rich County, UT was 1.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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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

99.2%

2017 Citizenship

98.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.2% of Rich County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Rich County, UT was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    2.05k ± 102

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    206 ± 99.3

  3. Some Other Race Alone

    46 ± 67

In 2017, there were 9.95 times more White Alone residents (2.05k people) in Rich County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 206 Hispanic or Latino and 46 Some Other Race Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Rich 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 Rich 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 Rich County, UT was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Rich 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

    70 ± 34

  2. World War II

    17 ± 12

  3. Korea

    10 ± 13

Rich County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.12 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rich County, UT was $160,400 in 2017, which is 0.737 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $169,800 to $160,400, a 5.54% decrease. The homeownership rate in Rich County, UT is 76.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Rich County, UT have an average commute time of 19.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Rich 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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$52,917

Median Household Income

± $11,088

601

Number of Households

± 97

In 2017, the median household income of the 601 households in Rich County, UT grew to $52,917 from the previous year's value of $52,569.

The following chart displays the households in Rich 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

$160,400

2017 Median

± $27,808

$169,800

2016 Median

± $22,729

In 2017, the median property value in Rich County, UT declined from to $160,400 from the previous year's value of $169,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Rich 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 Rich 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 Rich County, UT distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Rich County, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

76.7%

2017 Homeownership

75%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76.7% of the housing units in Rich County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew 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 Rich 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 Rich County, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Rich County, UT have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

19.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rich County, UT have a shorter commute time (19.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.81% of the workforce in Rich County, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    70.3%

  2. Carpooled

    10.5%

  3. Worked At Home

    9.42%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Rich County, UT was Drove Alone (70.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.5%) and those who Worked At Home (9.42%).

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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