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East Carbon city, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of East Carbon had a population of 1,630 as of July 1, 2020. East Carbon city ranks in the upper quartile for 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 East Carbon city is located at latitude 39.5336 and longitude -110.4328 in Carbon County.

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 East Carbon is located within East Carbon Division of Carbon County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for East Carbon city: City of East Carbon (historical).


East Carbon city, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 1,630 (100%)
Population in Households 1,630 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,309 (80.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 144
Diversity Index2 45


Median Household Income $33,248
Average Household Income $47,927
% of Income for Mortgage4 7%
Per Capita Income $19,784
Wealth Index5 45


Total HU (Housing Units) 897 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 522 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 148 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 227 (25.3%)
Median Home Value $58,036
Average Home Value $75,192
Housing Affordability Index3 330


Total Households 670
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 437
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.28% -0.35%
Households -0.3% -0.36%
Families -0.48% -0.46%
Median Household Income   0.16%
Per Capita Income   0.26%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.23%


East Carbon city, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Carbon city to the other 327 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 137 58th
Population Density # 232 29th
Median Household Income # 319 3rd
Housing Affordability Index # 324 99th
Per Capita Income # 302 8th
Diversity Index # 54 84th

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