Sanpete County, UT

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2022 Population
28,816
1.26% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
33.1
1.49% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
14.8%
12% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$64,356
6.93% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$268,600
21.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
12,239
3.91% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Sanpete County, UT had a population of 28.8k people with a median age of 33.1 and a median household income of $64,356. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Sanpete County, UT grew from 28,458 to 28,816, a 1.26% increase and its median household income grew from $60,186 to $64,356, a 6.93% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sanpete County, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.6%), Other (Hispanic) (6.98%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.85%), White (Hispanic) (1.42%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.895%).

None of the households in Sanpete 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.

96.3% of the residents in Sanpete County, UT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sanpete County, UT are Snow College (1,316 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Sanpete County, UT was $268,600, and the homeownership rate was 77.8%.

Most people in Sanpete County, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Sanpete County, UT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Sanpete County, UT is home to a population of 28.8k people, from which 96.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.08% of Sanpete County, UT residents were born outside of the country (1.47k people).

In 2022, there were 12.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (24.7k people) in Sanpete County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.01k Other (Hispanic) and 532 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.3%
2022 Citizenship
96.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.3% of Sanpete County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Sanpete County, UT was 96.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sanpete County, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    24.7k ± 29
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    2.01k ± 207
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    532 ± 174
9.49%
Hispanic Population
2.74k people

In 2022, there were 12.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (24.7k people) in Sanpete County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.01k Other (Hispanic) and 532 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.49% of the people in Sanpete County, UT are hispanic (2.74k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    98,749 ± 7,598 people
  2. Venezuela
    9,695 ± 2,414 people
  3. India
    8,976 ± 2,323 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Utah was Mexico, the natal country of 98,749 Utah residents, followed by Venezuela with 9,695 and India with 8,976.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.08%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.47k people
5.69%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.62k people

As of 2022, 5.08% of Sanpete County, UT residents (1.47k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sanpete County, UT was 5.69%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    379 ± 84
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    181 ± 100
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    131 ± 77

Sanpete County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.09 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Sanpete County, UT employs 12.2k people. The largest industries in Sanpete County, UT are Educational Services (2,144 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,457 people), and Manufacturing (1,334 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($150,938), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($78,024), and Public Administration ($58,750).

Males in Utah have an average income that is 1.5 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,550. The income inequality in Utah (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

12.2k
2022 Value
± 676
3.91%
1 Year growth
± 7.59%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sanpete County, UT grew at a rate of 3.91%, from 11.8k employees to 12.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sanpete County, UT, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1,327 people), Management Occupations (1,201 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,185 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sanpete County, UT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

12.2k
2022 Value
± 676
3.91%
1 Year growth
± 7.59%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sanpete County, UT grew at a rate of 3.91%, from 11.8k employees to 12.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sanpete County, UT, are Educational Services (2,144 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,457 people), and Manufacturing (1,334 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sanpete County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Sanpete 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

$46,788
Median earning men ± $2,139
$22,065
Median earning women ± $2,876

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($85,500), Wholesale Trade ($73,060), and Information ($69,844).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($43,529), Public Administration ($39,625), and Construction ($33,100).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.7M people employed in Utah. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 7.69%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 153
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 127
    Manufacturing
  3. 117
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Sanpete County, UT went to Donald J. Trump with 82.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (14.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.7%).

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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Education

In 2022, universities in Sanpete County, UT awarded 1,316 degrees. The student population of Sanpete County, UT in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,739 male students and 3,258 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sanpete County, UT are White (1,090 and 85.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (107 and 8.43%), Two or More Races (62 and 4.89%), and Unknown (9 and 0.709%).

The largest universities in Sanpete County, UT by number of degrees awarded are Snow College (1,316 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Sanpete County, UT are General Studies (274 and 20.8%), Registered Nursing (101 and 7.67%), and Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (99 and 7.52%).

The median tuition cost in Sanpete County, UT for a public four year colleges is $3,796 for in-state students and $13,746 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 5,997 students enrolled in Sanpete County, UT, 45.7% men and 54.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,510 records, of which 57.8% were women and 42.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 101 degrees awarded
  2. 83 degrees awarded
  3. 233 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Sanpete County, UT was Registered Nursing with 101 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Sanpete County, UT according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,316 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Snow College with 1,316 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 542 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Sanpete County, UT, which is 0.7 times less than the 774 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,090 degrees mean that there were 10.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 107 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($3,796) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($384) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.574% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.647% 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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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (639k), High School or Equivalent (579k), and Bachelors Degree (496k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sanpete County, UT was $268,600 in 2022, which is 0.953 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $221,200 to $268,600, a 21.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Sanpete County, UT is 77.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Sanpete County, UT have an average commute time of 22.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sanpete County, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Sanpete County, UT is $64,356. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Sanpete County, UT was Census Tract 9722 with a value of $64,714, followed by Census Tract 9723 and Census Tract 9725, with respective values of $63,929 and $61,935.

In 2022, 14% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Sanpete County, UT. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.38%.

Property

$268,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$13,350
$6,706
Median Property Taxes
±$446

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 Sanpete County, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

77.8%
Homeownership
2022
70.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 77.8% of the housing units in Sanpete County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9722
  2. Census Tract 9723
  3. Census Tract 9725

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sanpete County, UT was Census Tract 9722 with a value of $64,714, followed by Census Tract 9723 and Census Tract 9725, with respective values of $63,929 and $61,935.

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

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Household Income

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$64,356
Median Household Income
± $3,406
8.62k
Number of Households
± 527

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.62k households in Sanpete County, UT grew to $64,356 from the previous year's value of $60,186.

The following chart displays the households in Sanpete 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sanpete County, UT is from Utah.
0.478
2022 Wage GINI in Utah
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Utah

In 2022, the income inequality in Utah was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0322% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (71.8%)
  2. Carpooled (13.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.41%)

In 2022, 71.8% of workers in Sanpete County, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.7%) and those who worked at home (8.41%).

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Commute Time

22.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sanpete County, UT have a shorter commute time (22.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 6% of the workforce in Sanpete 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 Sanpete County, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sanpete County, UT have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 14% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Sanpete County, UT. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.38%.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sanpete County, UT (3.89k out of 26.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sanpete 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 15.5% of the children was living in poverty in Sanpete County, UT. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 5.4%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 63.6 in Sanpete County, UT. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 63.6 per 100,000 population.

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Health

89.2% of the population of Sanpete County, UT has health coverage, with 50.2% on employee plans, 11.3% on Medicaid, 12.7% on Medicare, 14.3% on non-group plans, and 0.71% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Sanpete County, UT see 2063 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.67% decrease from the previous year (2187 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2242 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 118 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.3% were men and 49.7% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,063 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Sanpete County, UT

Primary care physicians in Sanpete County, UT see an average of 2,063 patients per year. This represents a 5.67% decrease from the previous year (2,187 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Sanpete County, UT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.9% under 18 years, 22.9% between 18 and 34 years, 32.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 15% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.3% were men and 49.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.8%
Uninsured
50.2%
Employer Coverage
11.3%
Medicaid
12.7%
Medicare
14.3%
Non-Group
0.71%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sanpete County, UT declined by 4.47% from 11.3% to 10.8%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 70.6 in Sanpete County, UT.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, 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 32.4% in Sanpete County, UT.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 14.8% in Sanpete County, UT.

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