Duchesne County, UT

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2022 Population
19,779
0.651% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
33.1
1.85% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13.5%
2.07% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$70,821
6.56% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$228,600
17.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Duchesne County, UT had a population of 19.8k people with a median age of 33.1 and a median household income of $70,821. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Duchesne County, UT grew from 19,651 to 19,779, a 0.651% increase and its median household income grew from $66,463 to $70,821, a 6.56% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Duchesne County, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.3%), White (Hispanic) (4.51%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (3.25%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.77%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.23%).

None of the households in Duchesne 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.

98.3% of the residents in Duchesne County, UT are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Duchesne County, UT was $228,600, and the homeownership rate was 77.3%.

Most people in Duchesne County, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Duchesne County, UT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Duchesne County, UT is home to a population of 19.8k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.22% of Duchesne County, UT residents were born outside of the country (637 people).

In 2022, there were 18.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.7k people) in Duchesne County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 893 White (Hispanic) and 642 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.3%
2022 Citizenship
98%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.3% of Duchesne County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Duchesne County, UT was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Duchesne County, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16.7k ± 67
  2. White (Hispanic)
    893 ± 187
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    642 ± 103
8.51%
Hispanic Population
1.68k people

In 2022, there were 18.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.7k people) in Duchesne County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 893 White (Hispanic) and 642 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.51% of the people in Duchesne County, UT are hispanic (1.68k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

3.22%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
637 people
3.39%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
666 people

As of 2022, 3.22% of Duchesne County, UT residents (637 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 Duchesne County, UT was 3.39%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    186 ± 72
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    146 ± 56
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    89 ± 43

Duchesne County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Duchesne County, UT employs 8.01k people. The largest industries in Duchesne County, UT are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (925 people), Retail Trade (882 people), and Educational Services (801 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($77,500), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($76,853), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($70,625).

Occupations

8.01k
2022 Value
± 410
2.43%
1 Year growth
± 6.85%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Duchesne County, UT grew at a rate of 2.43%, from 7.82k employees to 8.01k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Duchesne County, UT, are Management Occupations (963 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (829 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (790 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Duchesne County, UT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

8.01k
2022 Value
± 410
2.43%
1 Year growth
± 6.85%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Duchesne County, UT grew at a rate of 2.43%, from 7.82k employees to 8.01k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Duchesne County, UT, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (925 people), Retail Trade (882 people), and Educational Services (801 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Duchesne County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Duchesne 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

$59,104
Median earning men ± $3,112
$26,529
Median earning women ± $2,971

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($83,056), Public Administration ($77,578), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($70,833).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($42,708), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($41,375), and Construction ($39,286).

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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. 172
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 102
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 98
    Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Duchesne County, UT went to Donald J. Trump with 87.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (9.85%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.25%).

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.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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.

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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 Duchesne County, UT was $228,600 in 2022, which is 0.811 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $194,900 to $228,600, a 17.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Duchesne County, UT is 77.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Duchesne County, UT have an average commute time of 19.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Duchesne County, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$228,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,205
$4,992
Median Property Taxes
±$281

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

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Rent vs Own

77.3%
Homeownership
2022
69.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 77.3% of the housing units in Duchesne County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 77.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9406
  2. Census Tract 9403

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Household Income

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$70,821
Median Household Income
± $3,448
6.46k
Number of Households
± 347

In 2022, the median household income of the 6.46k households in Duchesne County, UT grew to $70,821 from the previous year's value of $66,463.

The following chart displays the households in Duchesne 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 Duchesne 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 (78%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.1%)
  3. Carpooled (7.88%)

In 2022, 78% of workers in Duchesne County, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.1%) and those who carpooled to work (7.88%).

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

19.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Duchesne County, UT have a shorter commute time (19.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.94% of the workforce in Duchesne 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 Duchesne County, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Duchesne County, UT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Duchesne County, UT (2.63k out of 19.4k 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 6 - 11, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

85.8% of the population of Duchesne County, UT has health coverage, with 48.3% on employee plans, 14.1% on Medicaid, 10.4% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 0.975% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Duchesne County, UT see 2215 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.135% decrease from the previous year (2218 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1658 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 553 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

2,215 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Duchesne County, UT

Primary care physicians in Duchesne County, UT see an average of 2,215 patients per year. This represents a 0.135% decrease from the previous year (2,218 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 34.8% under 18 years, 18% between 18 and 34 years, 35% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.2% 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

14.2%
Uninsured
48.3%
Employer Coverage
14.1%
Medicaid
10.4%
Medicare
12%
Non-Group
0.975%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Duchesne County, UT declined by 6.32% from 15.2% to 14.2%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Duchesne 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 33.4% in Duchesne County, UT.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

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

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