Sevier County, UT

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Population
21,118
0.749% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
Median Age
35.2

Poverty Rate
13.4%

Median Household Income
$53,020
4.27% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$156,700
2.55% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
8,838
2.36% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Sevier County, UT had a population of 21.1k people with a median age of 35.2 and a median household income of $53,020. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Sevier County, UT grew from 20,961 to 21,118, a 0.749% increase and its median household income grew from $50,850 to $53,020, a 4.27% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sevier County, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.8%), White (Hispanic) (2.54%), Other (Hispanic) (2.42%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.79%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.668%). 0% of the households in Sevier County, UT speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.8% of the residents in Sevier County, UT are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Sevier County, UT was $156,700, and the homeownership rate was 77.4%. Most people in Sevier County, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Sevier County, UT was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Utah (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Utah. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Utah.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Utah across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Sevier County, UT went to Donald J. Trump with 77.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Other (14.1%), followed by Hillary Rodham Clinton (8.03%). The most partisan county was Piute County, UT with 85.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Sevier County, UT
77.9% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Utah
  1. 85.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 79.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 79.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Utah was Piute County, UT with 85.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Utah colored by their party leaning.

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Utah over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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Diversity

Sevier County, UT is home to a population of 21.1k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2018, 1.94% of Sevier County, UT residents were born outside of the country (409 people).

In 2018, there were 36.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.4k people) in Sevier County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 537 White (Hispanic) and 510 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sevier County, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    19.4k ± 14
  2. White (Hispanic)
    537 ± 174
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    510 ± 171
5.1%
Hispanic Population
1.08k people

In 2018, there were 36.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.4k people) in Sevier County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 537 White (Hispanic) and 510 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.1% of the people in Sevier County, UT are hispanic (1.08k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.94%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
409 people
2.02%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
424 people

As of 2018, 1.94% of Sevier County, UT residents (409 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sevier County, UT was 2.02%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 6.9

In 2018, the median age of all people in Sevier County, UT was 35.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Sevier County, UT are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Sevier County, UT residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    101,294 ± 7,685 people
  2. India
    8,662 ± 2,282 people
  3. Canada
    7,780 ± 2,163 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Utah was Mexico, the natal country of 101,294 Utah residents, followed by India with 8,662 and Canada with 7,780.

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Citizenship

98.8%
2018 Citizenship
98.8%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 98.8% of Sevier County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Sevier County, UT was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    532 ± 78
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    144 ± 51
  3. Korea
    87 ± 45

Sevier County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.69 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Sevier County, UT is $53,020. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Sevier County, UT was Census Tract 9752 with a value of $58,125, followed by Census Tract 9755 and Census Tract 9751, with respective values of $54,752 and $53,147.

Males in Utah have an average income that is 1.53 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,820. The income inequality in Utah (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Sevier County, UT employs 8.84k people. The largest industries in Sevier County, UT are Retail Trade (1,182 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,001 people), and Public Administration (847 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($107,583), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($64,432), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($53,080).

Wages

Median Household Income

$53,020
2018 value
± $1,941
4.27%
1 Year Growth
± 5.81%

Households in Sevier County, UT have a median annual income of $53,020, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $50,850 in 2017, which represents a 4.27% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$68,567
Average Male Salary in Utah
± $1,979
$44,820
Average Female Salary in Utah
± $1,468

In 2019, full-time male employees in Utah made 1.53 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Utah 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 in Utah
  1. Asian
    $51,369 ± $7,662
  2. White
    $50,209 ± $1,255
  3. Alaska Native
    $40,461 ± $14,129

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Utah workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.02 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Utah.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Utah by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sevier County, UT is from Utah.
0.482
2019 Wage GINI in Utah
0.483
2018 Wage GINI in Utah

In 2019, the income inequality in Utah was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.193% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Utah was higher than than the national average of 0.478. 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 9752
  2. Census Tract 9755
  3. Census Tract 9751

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sevier County, UT was Census Tract 9752 with a value of $58,125, followed by Census Tract 9755 and Census Tract 9751, with respective values of $54,752 and $53,147.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sevier County, UT (2.78k out of 20.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females < 5.

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
    2,484 ± 273
  2. Hispanic
    273 ± 113
  3. Other
    156 ± 123

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sevier 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

8.84k
2018 Value
± 467
2.36%
1 Year growth
± 7.29%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Sevier County, UT grew at a rate of 2.36%, from 8.63k employees to 8.84k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sevier County, UT, are Sales & Related Occupations (869 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (832 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (826 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sevier County, UT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Sevier County, UT, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (869 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (832 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (826 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Sevier County, UT has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.59 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.86 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.92 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Sevier County, UT, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($86,250), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($67,656), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($64,583).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.84k
2018 Value
± 467
2.36%
1 Year growth
± 7.29%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Sevier County, UT grew at a rate of 2.36%, from 8.63k employees to 8.84k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sevier County, UT, are Retail Trade (1,182 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,001 people), and Public Administration (847 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sevier County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Sevier 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 Sevier County, UT, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (1,182 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,001 people), and Public Administration (847 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Sevier County, UT has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (12 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.44 times), and Public Administration (2.06 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Sevier County, UT, by median earnings, are Utilities ($107,583), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($64,432), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($53,080).

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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. $14.9B
  2. $12.6B
  3. $12.6B

In 2018, the top outbound Utah product (by dollars) was Misc. mfg. prods. with $14.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($12.6B) 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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$142B
2018 Value in Utah
$303B
Projected 2045 Value in Utah
114% growth

In 2018, total outbound Utah trade was $142B. This is expected to increase 114% to $303B 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. $12.3B
  2. $9.25B
  3. $6.3B

In 2018, the top outbound Utah domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $12.3B, followed by Nevada with $9.25B and Colorado and $6.3B.

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

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sevier County, UT was $156,700 in 2018, which is 0.682 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $152,800 to $156,700, a 2.55% increase. The homeownership rate in Sevier County, UT is 77.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Sevier County, UT have an average commute time of 16.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sevier County, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$156,700
2018 Median
± $5,333
$152,800
2017 Median
± $5,280

In 2018, the median property value in Sevier County, UT grew to to $156,700 from the previous year's value of $152,800.

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

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Household Income

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$53,020
Median Household Income
± $1,941
7.26k
Number of Households
± 406

In 2018, the median household income of the 7.26k households in Sevier County, UT grew to $53,020 from the previous year's value of $50,850.

The following chart displays the households in Sevier 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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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

77.4%
2018 Homeownership
76.7%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 77.4% of the housing units in Sevier County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Sevier County, UT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

16.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sevier County, UT have a shorter commute time (16.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 3.02% of the workforce in Sevier County, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (80%)
  2. Carpooled (9.64%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.43%)

In 2018, 80% of workers in Sevier County, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.64%) and those who worked at home (6.43%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Sevier County, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sevier County, UT have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

86.7% of the population of Sevier County, UT has health coverage, with 48.8% on employee plans, 11.7% on Medicaid, 12% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 1.38% 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 Sevier County, UT see 2154 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.03% increase from the previous year (2132 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1441 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 441 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Daggett County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.2%). Additionally, San Juan County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,154 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Sevier County, UT

Primary care physicians in Sevier County, UT see an average of 2,154 patients per year. This represents a 1.03% increase from the previous year (2,132 patients).

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

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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$5,982
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Utah
$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

13.3%
Uninsured
48.8%
Employer Coverage
11.7%
Medicaid
12%
Medicare
12.8%
Non-Group
1.38%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sevier County, UT grew by 5.45% from 12.6% to 13.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Sevier 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. 14.2% prevalence
  2. 14% prevalence
  3. 11.8% prevalence

Daggett County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Utah, at 14.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Utah by county over multiple years.

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