Morgan County, UT

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Population
11,391
3.42% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
Median Age
32.4

Poverty Rate
2.96%

Median Household Income
$89,274
3.72% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$359,300
15.5% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
4,809
2.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Morgan County, UT had a population of 11.4k people with a median age of 32.4 and a median household income of $89,274. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Morgan County, UT grew from 11,014 to 11,391, a 3.42% increase and its median household income grew from $86,071 to $89,274, a 3.72% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Morgan County, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.1%), White (Hispanic) (1.49%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.895%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.676%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.641%). NaNk% of the people in Morgan County, UT speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Morgan County, UT is $359,300, and the homeownership rate is 84.1%. Most people in Morgan County, UT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Morgan County, UT is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Utah, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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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.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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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 Morgan County, UT went to Donald J. Trump with 61.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Other (27.5%), followed by Hillary Rodham Clinton (11.1%). 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 Morgan County, UT
61.4% 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

Morgan County, UT is home to a population of 11.4k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2018, 2.19% of Morgan County, UT residents were born outside of the country (250 people).

In 2018, there were 63.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.8k people) in Morgan County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 170 White (Hispanic) and 102 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Morgan County, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    10.8k ± 18
  2. White (Hispanic)
    170 ± 97
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    102 ± 36.7
2.77%
Hispanic Population
315 people

In 2018, there were 63.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.8k people) in Morgan County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 170 White (Hispanic) and 102 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.77% of the people in Morgan County, UT are hispanic (315 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.19%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
250 people
2.4%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
264 people

As of 2018, 2.19% of Morgan County, UT residents (250 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 Morgan County, UT was 2.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

31
Median Native-Born Age
± 1.4
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 8.3

In 2018, the median age of all people in Morgan County, UT was 32.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Morgan County, UT are getting staying the same age. In 2017, the average age of all Morgan County, UT residents was 32.

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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

98.9%
2018 Citizenship
98.9%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 98.9% of Morgan County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Morgan County, UT was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    182 ± 59
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    137 ± 76
  3. Korea
    65 ± 41

Morgan County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.33 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Morgan County, UT is $89,274. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Morgan County, UT was Census Tract 9701 with a value of $89,637, followed by Census Tract 9702 and N/A, with respective values of $81,875 and N/A.

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 Morgan County, UT employs 4.81k people. The largest industries in Morgan County, UT are Manufacturing (582 people), Retail Trade (506 people), and Educational Services (497 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($92,500), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($88,684), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($88,500).

Wages

Median Household Income

$89,274
2018 value
± $3,473
3.72%
1 Year Growth
± 5.81%

Households in Morgan County, UT have a median annual income of $89,274, 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 $86,071 in 2017, which represents a 3.72% 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 Morgan 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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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9701
  2. Census Tract 9702
  3. N/A

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Morgan County, UT was Census Tract 9701 with a value of $89,637, followed by Census Tract 9702 and N/A, with respective values of $81,875 and N/A.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Morgan 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

2.96% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Morgan County, UT (336 out of 11.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 75+.

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
    287 ± 112
  2. Hispanic
    70 ± 105
  3. Other
    23 ± 97

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

4.81k
2018 Value
± 410
2.3%
1 Year growth
± 11.7%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Morgan County, UT grew at a rate of 2.3%, from 4.7k employees to 4.81k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Morgan County, UT, are Management Occupations (674 people), Sales & Related Occupations (523 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (399 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Morgan County, UT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Morgan County, UT, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (674 people), Sales & Related Occupations (523 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (399 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Morgan County, UT has an unusually high number of residents working as Architecture & Engineering Occupations (2.08 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.55 times), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.43 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Morgan County, UT, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($105,048), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($95,179), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($91,172).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.81k
2018 Value
± 410
2.3%
1 Year growth
± 11.7%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Morgan County, UT grew at a rate of 2.3%, from 4.7k employees to 4.81k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Morgan County, UT, are Manufacturing (582 people), Retail Trade (506 people), and Educational Services (497 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Morgan County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Morgan 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 Morgan County, UT, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (582 people), Retail Trade (506 people), and Educational Services (497 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Morgan County, UT has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.77 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.07 times), and Public Administration (1.79 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Morgan County, UT, by median earnings, are Manufacturing ($92,500), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($88,684), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($88,500).

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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 Morgan County, UT was $359,300 in 2018, which is 1.56 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $311,000 to $359,300, a 15.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Morgan County, UT is 84.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Morgan County, UT have an average commute time of 26.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Morgan County, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$359,300
2018 Median
± $18,889
$311,000
2017 Median
± $29,015

In 2018, the median property value in Morgan County, UT grew to to $359,300 from the previous year's value of $311,000.

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

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Household Income

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$89,274
Median Household Income
± $3,473
3.31k
Number of Households
± 298

In 2018, the median household income of the 3.31k households in Morgan County, UT grew to $89,274 from the previous year's value of $86,071.

The following chart displays the households in Morgan 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 Morgan County, UT distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Morgan County, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

84.1%
2018 Homeownership
84.5%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 84.1% of the housing units in Morgan County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 84.5%.

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

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Commute Time

26.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Morgan County, UT have a longer commute time (26.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 0.92% of the workforce in Morgan County, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    83.7%
  2. Carpooled
    8.32%
  3. Worked At Home
    4.08%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Morgan County, UT was Drove Alone (83.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.32%) and those who Worked At Home (4.08%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

93.9% of the population of Morgan County, UT has health coverage, with 62.7% on employee plans, 4.69% on Medicaid, 8.5% on Medicare, 16.6% on non-group plans, and 1.41% 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 Morgan County, UT see 1229 patients per year on average, which represents a 15.8% increase from the previous year (1061 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3812 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3812 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

1,229 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Morgan County, UT

Primary care physicians in Morgan County, UT see an average of 1,229 patients per year. This represents a 15.8% increase from the previous year (1,061 patients).

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

6.11%
Uninsured
62.7%
Employer Coverage
4.69%
Medicaid
8.5%
Medicare
16.6%
Non-Group
1.41%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Morgan County, UT declined by 0.596% from 6.15% to 6.11%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Morgan 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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