Duchesne County, UT

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Population
20,219
0.197% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
Median Age
31

Poverty Rate
13.3%

Median Household Income
$63,919
1.46% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$183,400
2.98% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
8,117
1.13% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Duchesne County, UT had a population of 20.2k people with a median age of 31 and a median household income of $63,919. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Duchesne County, UT declined from 20,259 to 20,219, a -0.197% decrease and its median household income grew from $63,000 to $63,919, a 1.46% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Duchesne County, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.3%), White (Hispanic) (4.41%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (3.72%), Other (Hispanic) (3.38%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.62%). NaNk% of the people in Duchesne County, UT speak a non-English language, and 98.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Duchesne County, UT is $183,400, and the homeownership rate is 74.6%. Most people in Duchesne County, UT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Duchesne County, UT is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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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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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 Utah went to Donald J. Trump with 79.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Other (13.5%), followed by Hillary Rodham Clinton (7.2%). 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.

Duchesne County, UT 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 Utah
79.3% 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, 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 Duchesne County, UT have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Duchesne County, UT is home to a population of 20.2k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2018, 3.17% of Duchesne County, UT residents were born outside of the country (640 people).

In 2018, there were 19.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (17.2k people) in Duchesne County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 892 White (Hispanic) and 752 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Duchesne County, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    17.2k ± 7
  2. White (Hispanic)
    892 ± 141
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    752 ± 74
8.22%
Hispanic Population
1.66k people

In 2018, there were 19.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (17.2k people) in Duchesne County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 892 White (Hispanic) and 752 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.22% of the people in Duchesne County, UT are hispanic (1.66k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.17%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
640 people
3.28%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
665 people

As of 2018, 3.17% of Duchesne County, UT residents (640 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 Duchesne County, UT was 3.28%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

30
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.7

In 2018, the median age of all people in Duchesne County, UT was 31. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Duchesne County, UT are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Duchesne County, UT residents was 30.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    101,154 ± 7,675 people
  2. Canada
    8,846 ± 2,306 people
  3. El Salvador
    7,653 ± 2,145 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Utah was Mexico, the natal country of 101,154 Utah residents, followed by Canada with 8,846 and El Salvador with 7,653.

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Citizenship

98.1%
2018 Citizenship
98.1%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 98.1% of Duchesne County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Duchesne County, UT was 98.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    279 ± 65
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    101 ± 45
  3. Korea
    96 ± 37

Duchesne County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.76 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Duchesne County, UT is $63,919. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Duchesne County, UT was Census Tract 9406 with a value of $68,636, followed by Census Tract 9405 and Census Tract 9403, with respective values of $66,295 and $52,886.

Males in Utah have an average income that is 1.53 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,859. The income inequality in Utah (measured using the Gini index) is 0.484, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Duchesne County, UT employs 8.12k people. The largest industries in Duchesne County, UT are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,333 people), Educational Services (945 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (898 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,890), Utilities ($63,125), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($61,197).

Wages

Median Household Income

$63,919
2018 value
± $2,027
1.46%
1 Year Growth
± 4.22%

Households in Duchesne County, UT have a median annual income of $63,919, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $63,000 in 2017, which represents a 1.46% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,159
Average Male Salary in Utah
± $1,867
$41,859
Average Female Salary in Utah
± $1,369

In 2017, 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. White
    $46,590 ± $1,174
  2. Asian
    $45,658 ± $6,844
  3. Black
    $38,633 ± $10,877

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Utah workers was White. These workers were paid 1.02 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Utah.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Duchesne County, UT is from Utah.
0.484
2017 Wage GINI in Utah
0.483
2016 Wage GINI in Utah

In 2017, the income inequality in Utah was 0.484 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.195% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Utah was higher than than the national average of 0.479. 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 9406
  2. Census Tract 9405
  3. Census Tract 9403

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Duchesne County, UT was Census Tract 9406 with a value of $68,636, followed by Census Tract 9405 and Census Tract 9403, with respective values of $66,295 and $52,886.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Duchesne County, UT (2.63k out of 19.8k 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 25 - 34, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 18 - 24.

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
    1,953 ± 163
  2. Native American
    425 ± 86
  3. Hispanic
    354 ± 76

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Duchesne County, UT is White, followed by Native American 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

8.12k
2018 Value
± 315
1.13%
1 Year growth
± 5.57%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Duchesne County, UT grew at a rate of 1.13%, from 8.03k employees to 8.12k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Duchesne County, UT, are Management Occupations (986 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (912 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (871 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Duchesne County, UT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Duchesne County, UT, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (986 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (912 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (871 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Duchesne County, UT has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.04 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.23 times), and Transportation Occupations (2.18 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Duchesne County, UT, by median earnings, are Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($68,125), Legal Occupations ($63,125), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($62,917).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.12k
2018 Value
± 315
1.13%
1 Year growth
± 5.57%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Duchesne County, UT grew at a rate of 1.13%, from 8.03k employees to 8.12k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Duchesne County, UT, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,333 people), Educational Services (945 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (898 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Duchesne County, UT, by number of employees, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,333 people), Educational Services (945 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (898 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Duchesne County, UT has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (31.4 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.06 times), and Utilities (2.66 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Duchesne County, UT, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,890), Utilities ($63,125), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($61,197).

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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. $13.4B
  2. $12.7B
  3. $12.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Utah product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $13.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($12.7B) 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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$132B
2015 Value in Utah
$206B
Projected 2045 Value in Utah
56.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound Utah trade was $132B. This is expected to increase 56.2% to $206B 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. $11.7B
  2. $9.06B
  3. $6.19B

In 2015, the top outbound Utah domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Nevada with $11.7B, followed by California with $9.06B and Colorado and $6.19B.

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 Duchesne County, UT was $183,400 in 2018, which is 0.798 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $178,100 to $183,400, a 2.98% increase. The homeownership rate in Duchesne County, UT is 74.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Duchesne County, UT have an average commute time of 18.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Duchesne County, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$183,400
2018 Median
± $5,044
$178,100
2017 Median
± $5,115

In 2018, the median property value in Duchesne County, UT grew to to $183,400 from the previous year's value of $178,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Duchesne 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 Duchesne County, UT the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$63,919
Median Household Income
± $2,027
6.64k
Number of Households
± 285

In 2018, the median household income of the 6.64k households in Duchesne County, UT grew to $63,919 from the previous year's value of $63,000.

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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Duchesne County, UT 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

74.6%
2018 Homeownership
74.3%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 74.6% of the housing units in Duchesne County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.3%.

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

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Commute Time

18.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Duchesne County, UT have a shorter commute time (18.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 3.03% of the workforce in Duchesne County, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    80.1%
  2. Worked At Home
    8.51%
  3. Carpooled
    7.83%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Duchesne County, UT was Drove Alone (80.1%), followed by those who Worked At Home (8.51%) and those who Carpooled (7.83%).

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 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, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

85.1% of the population of Duchesne County, UT has health coverage, with 53.9% on employee plans, 11.2% on Medicaid, 9.34% on Medicare, 9.57% on non-group plans, and 1.05% 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 Duchesne County, UT see 2608 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.35% increase from the previous year (2548 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1849 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 726 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.4%). Additionally, Tooele County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (31.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,608 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Duchesne County, UT

Primary care physicians in Duchesne County, UT see an average of 2,608 patients per year. This represents a 2.35% increase from the previous year (2,548 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Duchesne 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

14.9%
Uninsured
53.9%
Employer Coverage
11.2%
Medicaid
9.34%
Medicare
9.57%
Non-Group
1.05%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Duchesne County, UT declined by 0.0435% from 14.9% to 14.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Duchesne 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. 10.4% prevalence
  2. 10.2% prevalence
  3. 10.2% prevalence

Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Utah, at 10.4%.

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

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