Piute County, UT

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2022 Population
1,764
2.49% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
49.5
0.202% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
20.9%
5.23% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$33,359
0.75% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$218,800
7.57% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Piute County, UT had a population of 1.76k people with a median age of 49.5 and a median household income of $33,359. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Piute County, UT declined from 1,809 to 1,764, a −2.49% decrease and its median household income declined from $33,611 to $33,359, a −0.75% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Piute County, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.9%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.21%), Other (Hispanic) (1.64%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.68%), and White (Hispanic) (0.397%).

None of the households in Piute 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.

99.4% of the residents in Piute County, UT are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Piute County, UT was $218,800, and the homeownership rate was 91%.

Most people in Piute County, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Piute County, UT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Piute County, UT is home to a population of 1.76k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.53% of Piute County, UT residents were born outside of the country (27 people).

In 2022, there were 42.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.67k people) in Piute County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 39 Two+ (Hispanic) and 29 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.4%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.4% of Piute County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Piute 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 Piute County, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.67k ± 134
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    39 ± 38.9
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    29 ± 35
4.25%
Hispanic Population
75 people

In 2022, there were 42.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.67k people) in Piute County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 39 Two+ (Hispanic) and 29 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.25% of the people in Piute County, UT are hispanic (75 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.53%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
27 people
1.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
29 people

As of 2022, 1.53% of Piute County, UT residents (27 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 Piute County, UT was 1.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    23 ± 24
  2. Korea
    10 ± 16
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 21

Piute County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.3 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Piute County, UT employs 578 people. The largest industries in Piute County, UT are Educational Services (145 people), Construction (141 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (49 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($75,000), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,813), and Transportation & Warehousing ($56,458).

Occupations

578
2022 Value
± 130
−6.92%
1 Year decline
± 34.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Piute County, UT declined at a rate of −6.92%, from 621 employees to 578 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Piute County, UT, are Management Occupations (139 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (135 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (62 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Piute County, UT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

578
2022 Value
± 130
−6.92%
1 Year decline
± 34.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Piute County, UT declined at a rate of −6.92%, from 621 employees to 578 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Piute County, UT, are Educational Services (145 people), Construction (141 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (49 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Piute County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Piute 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

$35,917
Median earning men ± $4,149
$19,500
Median earning women ± $13,056

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($65,750), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,813), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($36,875).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($22,250), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($20,667), and Retail Trade ($6,000).

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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%.

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. 10
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  2. 9
    Retail Trade
  3. 4
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Piute County, UT went to Donald J. Trump with 88.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (9.87%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.804%).

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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Race

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 Piute County, UT was $218,800 in 2022, which is 0.776 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $203,400 to $218,800, a 7.57% increase. The homeownership rate in Piute County, UT is 91%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Piute County, UT have an average commute time of 17.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Piute County, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$218,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$18,074
$518
Median Property Taxes
±$99

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 Piute County, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

91%
Homeownership
2022
67.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 91% of the housing units in Piute County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 89%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9601
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$33,359
Median Household Income
± $12,379
569
Number of Households
± 105

In 2022, the median household income of the 569 households in Piute County, UT declined from $33,359 from the previous year's value of $33,611.

The following chart displays the households in Piute 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 - $15k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Piute 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 (68.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (22.3%)
  3. Carpooled (4.91%)

In 2022, 68.4% of workers in Piute County, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (22.3%) and those who carpooled to work (4.91%).

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Commute Time

17.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Piute County, UT have a shorter commute time (17.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Piute 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 Piute County, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Piute County, UT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Piute County, UT (365 out of 1.75k 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 Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Piute County, UT is White, followed by Two Or More 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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Health

84.4% of the population of Piute County, UT has health coverage, with 32.2% on employee plans, 14.9% on Medicaid, 26.9% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.4% under 18 years, 12.3% between 18 and 34 years, 36.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 31.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

15.6%
Uninsured
32.2%
Employer Coverage
14.9%
Medicaid
26.9%
Medicare
10.4%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Piute County, UT declined by 4.9% from 16.4% to 15.6%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

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 33.5% in Piute County, UT.

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