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Helper, Utah - Basic Facts

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The City of Helper had a population of 2,163 as of July 1, 2016. Helper ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Helper is located at latitude 39.6897 and longitude -110.8596 in Carbon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Helper (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carbon County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,817 feet.

The City of Helper (GNIS ID: 2410737) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Helper is located within Helper Division of Carbon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Helper population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Helper, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,163
Population in Households 2,163
Population in Familes 1,726
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,197
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 885
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 560
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,062 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 621 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 265 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 177 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $105,585
Average Home Value $137,379


Median Household Income $42,928
Average Household Income $49,360
Per Capita Income $19,967
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.36% -0.28%
Households -0.58% -0.3%
Families -0.5% -0.43%
Median Household Income   -0.89%
Per Capita Income   0.4%
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.

Helper, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Helper to the other 325 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 119 64th
Population Density1 # 78 76th
Diversity Index2 # 98 70th
Median Household Income # 276 15th
Per Capita Income # 254 22nd

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