Escalante, UT Profile: Facts & Data


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Escalante, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of Escalante had a population of 802 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Escalante is located at latitude 37.7649 and longitude -111.6014 in Garfield County. The formal boundaries for the City of Escalante (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Garfield County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,820 feet.

The City of Escalante (GNIS ID: 2410452) 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 Escalante is located within Escalante Division of Garfield County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Escalante: Esca Lante, Potato Valley, Spud Valley.

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


Total Population 802
Population in Households 802
Population in Familes 633
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 263
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $45,830
Average Household Income $55,645
Per Capita Income $23,941


Total Housing Units 441 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 245 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 88 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 (24.3%)
Median Home Value $206,522
Average Home Value $237,093


Total Households 334
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 206
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.19% -0.23%
Households -0.11% -0.24%
Families -0.85% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

Escalante, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Escalante to the other 325 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 189 42nd
Population Density # 200 39th
Diversity Index # 234 28th
Median Household Income # 265 19th
Per Capita Income # 175 46th

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