The City of Payson had a population of 19,676 as of July 1, 2016. Payson ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Payson is located at latitude 40.0358 and longitude -111.7298 in Utah County. The formal boundaries for the City of Payson (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Utah County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,652 feet.
The City of Payson (GNIS ID: 2411391) 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 Payson is located within Spanish Fork-Payson Division of Utah County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Payson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||19,647|
|Population in Familes||18,200|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||29|
|Average Household Size||3.68|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||5,645 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,006 (71.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,330 (23.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||309 ( 5.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$199,977|
|Average Home Value||$232,175|
|Median Household Income||$60,100|
|Average Household Income||$70,232|
|Per Capita Income||$19,328|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.25%|
|Per Capita Income||1.73%|
The table below compares Payson 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.
|Total Population||# 42||87th|
|Population Density1||# 48||86th|
|Diversity Index2||# 77||77th|
|Median Household Income||# 130||60th|
|Per Capita Income||# 269||18th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Utah Census Data Comparison Tool.