Emery County UT Information


Emery County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,972
Population in Households 10,929
Population in Familes 9,879
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 3,667
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 2,884
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,489 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,902 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 765 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 822 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $130,609
Average Home Value $155,289


Median Household Income $53,022
Average Household Income $61,873
Per Capita Income $20,728
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% -0.19%
Households -0.28% -0.21%
Families -0.35% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.


Emery County UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Emery County to the other 29 counties and county equivalents 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 # 20 34th
Population Density1 # 21 31st
Diversity Index2 # 21 31st
Median Household Income # 14 55th
Per Capita Income # 22 28th

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