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Santaquin, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of Santaquin had a population of 14,041 as of July 1, 2020. Santaquin 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 Santaquin is located at latitude 39.9755 and longitude -111.7852 in Utah County. The formal boundaries for the City of Santaquin encompass a land area of 10.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Utah County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,984 feet.

The City of Santaquin (GNIS ID: 2411829) 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 Santaquin is located within Spanish Fork-Payson Division of Utah County.


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Santaquin, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 14,041 (100%)
Population in Households 14,021 (99.9%)
Population in Families 13,058 (93.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 20 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 1,364
Diversity Index2 50
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $73,796
Average Household Income $84,751
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $21,755
Wealth Index5 74
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 3,783 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,084 (81.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 496 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 202 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $269,897
Average Home Value $279,911
Housing Affordability Index3 168
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,581
Average Household Size 3.92
Family Households 3,095
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 4.3% 3.03%
Households 4.26% 2.94%
Families 4.05% 2.86%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
Owner Occupied HU   3.13%

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Santaquin, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Santaquin 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 # 52 84th
Population Density # 78 76th
Median Household Income # 107 68th
Housing Affordability Index # 222 68th
Per Capita Income # 265 19th
Diversity Index # 37 89th

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