San Juan County, UT

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2020 Population
15,295
0.0457% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
32.6
1.24% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
22.8%
8.69% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$49,690
9.46% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$128,700
0.771% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, San Juan County, UT had a population of 15.3k people with a median age of 32.6 and a median household income of $49,690. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of San Juan County, UT declined from 15,302 to 15,295, a −0.0457% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,394 to $49,690, a 9.46% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in San Juan County, UT are American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (45.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (44.3%), White (Hispanic) (4.89%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.32%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.595%).

None of the households in San Juan 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.

99.3% of the residents in San Juan County, UT are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in San Juan County, UT was $128,700, and the homeownership rate was 78.1%.

Most people in San Juan County, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.6 minutes. The average car ownership in San Juan County, UT was 2 cars per household.

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geosearchPopulation & Diversity

San Juan County, UT is home to a population of 15.3k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.843% of San Juan County, UT residents were born outside of the country (129 people).

In 2020, there were 1.03 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.96k people) in San Juan County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.77k White (Non-Hispanic) and 748 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.3%
2020 Citizenship
99.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.3% of San Juan County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in San Juan County, UT was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in San Juan County, UT
  1. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    6.96k ± 173
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.77k ± 19
  3. White (Hispanic)
    748 ± 67
5.88%
Hispanic Population
900 people

In 2020, there were 1.03 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.96k people) in San Juan County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.77k White (Non-Hispanic) and 748 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.88% of the people in San Juan County, UT are hispanic (900 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.843%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
129 people
0.882%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
135 people

As of 2020, 0.843% of San Juan County, UT residents (129 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in San Juan County, UT was 0.882%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    174 ± 90
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    86 ± 61
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    58 ± 46

San Juan County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of San Juan County, UT employs 5.7k people. The largest industries in San Juan County, UT are Health Care & Social Assistance (992 people), Educational Services (865 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (636 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($76,964), Utilities ($62,813), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,938).

Occupations

5.7k
2020 Value
± 440
0.14%
1 Year growth
± 10.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in San Juan County, UT grew at a rate of 0.14%, from 5.69k employees to 5.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in San Juan County, UT, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (576 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (571 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (526 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of San Juan County, UT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.7k
2020 Value
± 440
0.14%
1 Year growth
± 10.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in San Juan County, UT grew at a rate of 0.14%, from 5.69k employees to 5.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in San Juan County, UT, are Health Care & Social Assistance (992 people), Educational Services (865 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (636 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of San Juan County, UT, though some of these residents may live in San Juan 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

$42,019
Median earning men ± $6,154
$21,905
Median earning women ± $2,372

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($63,750), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,819), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($49,115).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($40,677), Construction ($35,530), and Manufacturing ($34,063).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Utah. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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. 95
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 88
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  3. 51
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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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. $19B
  2. $13.9B
  3. $9.98B

In 2020, the top outbound Utah product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $19B, followed by Misc. mfg. prods. ($13.9B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($9.98B).

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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$156B
2020 Value in Utah
$318B
Projected 2050 Value in Utah
103% growth

In 2020, total outbound Utah trade was $156B. This is expected to increase 103% to $318B by 2050.

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. $15.5B
  2. $8.94B
  3. $7.13B

In 2020, the top outbound Utah domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $15.5B, followed by Nevada with $8.94B and Texas and $7.13B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Utah shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in San Juan County, UT went to Donald J. Trump with 51.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (45.3%), followed by Other (1.89%).

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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.427% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.508% 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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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Some college (631k), High School or Equivalent (541k), and Bachelors Degree (451k).

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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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in San Juan County, UT was $128,700 in 2020, which is 0.56 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $129,700 to $128,700, a 0.771% decrease. The homeownership rate in San Juan County, UT is 78.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in San Juan County, UT have an average commute time of 21.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in San Juan County, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in San Juan County, UT is $49,690. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in San Juan County, UT was Census Tract 9781 with a value of $65,050, followed by Census Tract 9782 and Census Tract 9420, with respective values of $57,717 and $36,875.

Property

$128,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$18,685
$3,575
Median Property Taxes
±$303

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 San Juan County, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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

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Rent vs Own

78.1%
Homeownership
2020
66.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 78.1% of the housing units in San Juan County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9781
  2. Census Tract 9782
  3. Census Tract 9420

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in San Juan County, UT was Census Tract 9781 with a value of $65,050, followed by Census Tract 9782 and Census Tract 9420, with respective values of $57,717 and $36,875.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$49,690
Median Household Income
± $4,257
4.58k
Number of Households
± 386

In 2020, the median household income of the 4.58k households in San Juan County, UT grew to $49,690 from the previous year's value of $45,394.

The following chart displays the households in San Juan 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for San Juan County, UT is from Utah.
0.477
2020 Wage GINI in Utah
0.482
2019 Wage GINI in Utah

In 2020, the income inequality in Utah was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.07% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.77%)
  3. Carpooled (6.53%)

In 2020, 78.1% of workers in San Juan County, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.77%) and those who carpooled to work (6.53%).

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

21.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in San Juan County, UT have a shorter commute time (21.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 5.07% of the workforce in San Juan 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 San Juan County, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in San Juan County, UT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

22.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in San Juan County, UT (3.4k out of 14.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in San Juan County, UT is Native American, followed by White 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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79.8% of the population of San Juan County, UT has health coverage, with 36.3% on employee plans, 21.8% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 0.984% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in San Juan County, UT see 1545 patients per year on average, which represents a 10.7% increase from the previous year (1396 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1093 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 666 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.7% were men and 52.3% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Utah, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,545 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in San Juan County, UT

Primary care physicians in San Juan County, UT see an average of 1,545 patients per year. This represents a 10.7% increase from the previous year (1,396 patients).

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Community Mobility

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 32.7% under 18 years, 19.8% between 18 and 34 years, 33.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.7% were men and 52.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

20.2%
Uninsured
36.3%
Employer Coverage
21.8%
Medicaid
10.2%
Medicare
10.4%
Non-Group
0.984%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in San Juan County, UT declined by 7.72% from 21.9% to 20.2%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 87.7 in San Juan County, UT.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, 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 38.5% in San Juan County, UT.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 16.2% in San Juan County, UT.

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