Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT

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2022 Population
145,817
1.25% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
35
1.16% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.2%
1.18% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$69,725
8.56% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$275,700
19.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT had a population of 146k people with a median age of 35 and a median household income of $69,725. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT grew from 144,018 to 145,817, a 1.25% increase and its median household income grew from $64,230 to $69,725, a 8.56% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.6%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (6.67%), White (Hispanic) (4.8%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.01%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.84%).

11.7% of the households in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, 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.

97.6% of the residents in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT are Uintah Basin Technical College (668 degrees awarded in 2022) and Bonnie Joseph Academy of Cosmetology & Barbering (481456) (20 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT was $275,700, and the homeownership rate was 74.2%.

Most people in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT is home to a population of 146k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.06% of Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT residents were born outside of the country (5.93k people).

In 2022, there were 11.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (115k people) in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.73k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 7k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT are Spanish (7,780 households), Navajo (4,929 households), and Portuguese (652 households).

Citizenship

97.6%
2022 Citizenship
97.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.6% of Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    115k ± 387
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    9.73k ± 460
  3. White (Hispanic)
    7k ± 655
10.4%
Hispanic Population
15.1k people

In 2022, there were 11.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (115k people) in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.73k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 7k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.4% of the people in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT are hispanic (15.1k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.06%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
5.93k people
4.11%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
5.92k people

As of 2022, 4.06% of Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT residents (5.93k 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 Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT was 4.11%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    7,780 households (5.73%)
  2. Navajo
    4,929 households (3.63%)
  3. Portuguese
    652 households (0.481%)

11.7% of the households in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT was Spanish. 5.73% of the households in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,015 ± 322
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    974 ± 252
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    560 ± 123

Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT employs 59.6k people. The largest industries in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT are Elementary & secondary schools (4,984 people), Construction (4,973 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,282 people), and the highest paying industries are Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing ($264,454), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($226,769), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($190,997).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
26,279
Women
44.9%
32,221
Men
55.1%

The workforce of Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT in 2020 was 58,500 people, with 44.9% woman, and 55.1% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT.

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Occupations

59.6k
2022 Value
2.69%
1 Year growth
± 2.69%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT grew at a rate of 2.69%, from 58k employees to 59.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,306 people), Other managers (1,834 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,536 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

59.6k
2022 Value
2.69%
1 Year growth
± 2.69%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT grew at a rate of 2.69%, from 58k employees to 59.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,984 people), Construction (4,973 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,282 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT, though some of these residents may live in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, 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

$55,251
Median earning men ± $1,527
$24,982
Median earning women ± $1,466

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($80,236), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($78,547), and Information ($71,921).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($57,436), Wholesale Trade ($38,583), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($37,738).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.3%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.15M people employed in Arizona. This represents a 2.3% 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 9.21%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Utah went to Donald J. Trump with 58.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (37.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.58%).

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.

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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.

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Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT awarded 688 degrees. The student population of Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 857 male students and 400 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT are White (589 and 85.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (52 and 7.56%), American Indian or Alaska Native (32 and 4.65%), and Black or African American (6 and 0.872%).

The largest universities in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT by number of degrees awarded are Uintah Basin Technical College (668 and 97.1%) and Bonnie Joseph Academy of Cosmetology & Barbering (481456) (20 and 2.91%).

The most popular majors in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (128 and 18.6%), Petroleum Technology (101 and 14.7%), and Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (82 and 11.9%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.361% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (32.5k), Some college (26.7k), and Primary Education (18.7k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT was $275,700 in 2022, which is 0.978 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $229,900 to $275,700, a 19.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT is 74.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT have an average commute time of 20 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT is $69,725. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT was Salt Lake County--South Jordan, Herriman, Bluffdale & Riverton cities PUMA, UT with a value of $117,848, followed by Salt Lake County (South & East Central)--Draper (Northwest) & Sandy (South) Cities PUMA, UT and Utah County (East)--Spanish Fork, Springville, Lehi (Northeast) & Highland Cities PUMA, UT, with respective values of $114,386 and $112,896.

Property

$275,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,552
$37,041
Median Property Taxes
±$1,240

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 Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

74.2%
Homeownership
2022
70.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.2% of the housing units in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT was Salt Lake County--South Jordan, Herriman, Bluffdale & Riverton cities PUMA, UT with a value of $117,848, followed by Salt Lake County (South & East Central)--Draper (Northwest) & Sandy (South) Cities PUMA, UT and Utah County (East)--Spanish Fork, Springville, Lehi (Northeast) & Highland Cities PUMA, UT, with respective values of $114,386 and $112,896.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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.
$69,725
Median Household Income
± $2,327
49.9k
Number of Households
± 1,470

In 2022, the median household income of the 49.9k households in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT grew to $69,725 from the previous year's value of $64,230.

The following chart displays the households in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, 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

0.487
2022 Wage GINI in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT
0.486
2021 Wage GINI in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT

In 2022, the income inequality in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT was 0.487 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.237% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.5%)
  2. Carpooled (10.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.55%)

In 2022, 75.5% of workers in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.2%) and those who worked at home (9.55%).

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

20 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT have a shorter commute time (20 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.92% of the workforce in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, 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 Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT (17.6k out of 144k 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 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, 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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Health

88.7% of the population of Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT has health coverage, with 49.8% on employee plans, 12.3% on Medicaid, 11.1% on Medicare, 14.4% on non-group plans, and 1.11% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Utah see 1737 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.696% increase from the previous year (1725 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1455 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 276 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,737 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Utah

Primary care physicians in Utah see an average of 1,737 patients per year. This represents a 0.696% increase from the previous year (1,725 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Utah in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 31.1% under 18 years, 19.1% between 18 and 34 years, 35.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.1% 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

11.3%
Uninsured
49.8%
Employer Coverage
12.3%
Medicaid
11.1%
Medicare
14.4%
Non-Group
1.11%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT declined by 8.07% from 12.3% to 11.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Southeast Utah & Uintah Basin Region PUMA, UT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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