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Mexican Hat, Utah - Basic Facts

The Mexican Hat Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in San Juan County at latitude 37.1743 and longitude -109.8836. San Juan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,245 feet.

The formal official name is the Mexican Hat Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Mexican Hat, Utah.

The U5 Census Class Code for Mexican Hat indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Mexican Hat Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.31 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mexican Hat: Goodridge.

Mexican Hat Census Designated Place, UT Boundary Map


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


Total Population 32
Population in Households 31
Population in Familes 23
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 18
Average Household Size 1.72
Family Households 10
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 24 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10 (41.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $83,333
Average Home Value $95,000


Median Household Income $35,891
Average Household Income $46,147
Per Capita Income $18,962
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.75% 0.62%
Households 1.35% 0.0%
Families 2.51% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.58%
Per Capita Income   3.96%
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.


Mexican Hat, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mexican Hat 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 # 322 2nd
Population Density1 # 324 1st
Diversity Index2 # 20 94th
Median Household Income # 307 6th
Per Capita Income # 241 26th

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