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Beaver, Utah - Basic Facts

Beaver is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Beaver.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Beaver County at latitude 38.2769 and longitude -112.6411. Beaver County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,902 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Beaver (see map) encompass a land area of 6.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Beaver, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,112
Population in Households 3,108
Population in Familes 2,683
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 480
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 1,082
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 781
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 742 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 340 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 192 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $191,279
Average Home Value $216,430


Median Household Income $34,565
Average Household Income $44,204
Per Capita Income $15,560
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% -0.12%
Households 0.02% -0.11%
Families -0.12% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Beaver, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beaver to the other 326 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 108 67th
Population Density1 # 161 51st
Diversity Index2 # 63 81st
Median Household Income # 314 4th
Per Capita Income # 302 8th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Utah Census Data Comparison Tool.