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Central, Utah - Basic Facts

The Central Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Washington County at latitude 37.415 and longitude -113.6263. Washington County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,253 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Central 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 Central Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 642
Population in Households 642
Population in Familes 572
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 256
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 269
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 210
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 365 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 237 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 ( 9.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 (26.3%)
Median Home Value $210,625
Average Home Value $250,316


Median Household Income $46,047
Average Household Income $58,386
Per Capita Income $23,016
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.09% 1.19%
Households 1.27% 1.3%
Families 3.69% 1.21%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.8%
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.


Central, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Central 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 # 201 39th
Population Density1 # 202 38th
Diversity Index2 # 264 19th
Median Household Income # 254 22nd
Per Capita Income # 132 60th

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