Rich County, UT

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2022 Population
2,543
1.44% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
33.9
0.294% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
8.01%
13.2% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$69,250
2.75% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$272,900
20.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Rich County, UT had a population of 2.54k people with a median age of 33.9 and a median household income of $69,250. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Rich County, UT grew from 2,507 to 2,543, a 1.44% increase and its median household income grew from $67,396 to $69,250, a 2.75% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rich County, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.8%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.25%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.54%), Other (Hispanic) (3.5%), and White (Hispanic) (2.28%).

None of the households in Rich 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.

97.4% of the residents in Rich County, UT are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Rich County, UT was $272,900, and the homeownership rate was 79.1%.

Most people in Rich County, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Rich County, UT was 3 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Rich County, UT is home to a population of 2.54k people, from which 97.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.15% of Rich County, UT residents were born outside of the country (80 people).

In 2022, there were 20.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.18k people) in Rich County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 108 Two+ (Hispanic) and 90 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.4%
2022 Citizenship
97.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.4% of Rich County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Rich County, UT was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Rich County, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.18k ± 81
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    108 ± 76.9
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    90 ± 46.1
10.1%
Hispanic Population
256 people

In 2022, there were 20.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.18k people) in Rich County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 108 Two+ (Hispanic) and 90 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.1% of the people in Rich County, UT are hispanic (256 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

3.15%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
80 people
2.43%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
61 people

As of 2022, 3.15% of Rich County, UT residents (80 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 Rich County, UT was 2.43%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    85 ± 49
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    11 ± 22
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    9 ± 17

Rich County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 7.73 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Rich County, UT employs 981 people. The largest industries in Rich County, UT are Health Care & Social Assistance (113 people), Construction (100 people), and Retail Trade (98 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($100,417), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($94,167), and Manufacturing ($47,407).

Occupations

981
2022 Value
± 167
7.33%
1 Year growth
± 23.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Rich County, UT grew at a rate of 7.33%, from 914 employees to 981 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rich County, UT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (162 people), Sales & Related Occupations (131 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (104 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rich County, UT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

981
2022 Value
± 167
7.33%
1 Year growth
± 23.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Rich County, UT grew at a rate of 7.33%, from 914 employees to 981 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rich County, UT, are Health Care & Social Assistance (113 people), Construction (100 people), and Retail Trade (98 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rich County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Rich 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

$56,300
Median earning men ± $15,980
$34,625
Median earning women ± $13,796

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($108,162), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($96,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($78,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($39,201), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($38,259), and Public Administration ($35,625).

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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. 26
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  2. 21
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 20
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Rich County, UT went to Donald J. Trump with 84.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (13.1%), followed by Other (1.31%).

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 Rich County, UT was $272,900 in 2022, which is 0.968 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $227,300 to $272,900, a 20.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Rich County, UT is 79.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Rich County, UT have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Rich County, UT is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Property

$272,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$35,629
$605
Median Property Taxes
±$106

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

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

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Rent vs Own

79.1%
Homeownership
2022
67.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79.1% of the housing units in Rich County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.8%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9501
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$69,250
Median Household Income
± $8,598
765
Number of Households
± 125

In 2022, the median household income of the 765 households in Rich County, UT grew to $69,250 from the previous year's value of $67,396.

The following chart displays the households in Rich 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 Rich 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 (71.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.1%)
  3. Carpooled (8.09%)

In 2022, 71.7% of workers in Rich County, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.1%) and those who carpooled to work (8.09%).

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Commute Time

24.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rich County, UT have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.15% of the workforce in Rich County, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

3 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

8.01% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rich County, UT (203 out of 2.54k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 16 - 17.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rich County, UT is White, followed by Other 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

92.1% of the population of Rich County, UT has health coverage, with 51.7% on employee plans, 7.38% on Medicaid, 14.7% on Medicare, 16.8% on non-group plans, and 1.5% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.7% were men and 49.3% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 33.3% under 18 years, 18.4% between 18 and 34 years, 30.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.7% were men and 49.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.89%
Uninsured
51.7%
Employer Coverage
7.38%
Medicaid
14.7%
Medicare
16.8%
Non-Group
1.5%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rich County, UT declined by 11.1% from 8.87% to 7.89%.

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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 31.3% in Rich County, UT.

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