Carbon County UT Information


Carbon County Subdivisions

Carbon County UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 21,104
Population in Households 20,560
Population in Familes 17,262
Population in Group Qrtrs 544
Population Density1 14
Diversity Index2 37


Median Household Income $45,681
Average Household Income $57,398
Per Capita Income $21,912


Total Housing Units 9,551 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,628 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,100 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,823 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $142,524
Average Home Value $178,527


Total Households 7,728
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 5,356
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.17% -0.52%
Households -0.39% -0.58%
Families -0.51% -0.67%
Median Household Income   3.57%
Per Capita Income   2.77%


Carbon County UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carbon County to the other 29 counties and county equivalents in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 16 48th
Population Density # 12 62nd
Diversity Index # 13 59th
Median Household Income # 25 17th
Per Capita Income # 20 34th

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