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Central, Utah - Basic Facts

The Central Census Designated Place had a population of 689 as of July 1, 2017. Central ranks in the lower 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 Central is located at latitude 37.415 and longitude -113.6263 in Washington County. 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. Washington County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,253 feet.

The Central Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629947) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Central Census Designated Place is located within Saint George Division of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Central population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Central, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 689
Daytime Population: Workers 36
Daytime Population: Residents 404
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 440
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 689
Population in Familes 612
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 275
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $53,752
Average Household Income $61,212
Per Capita Income $23,413


Total Housing Units 380 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 250 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 ( 9.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $241,667
Average Home Value $294,900


Total Households 285
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 221
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.63% 1.71%
Households 1.55% 1.76%
Families 2.87% 1.58%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

Central, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Central to the other 325 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 Density # 198 39th
Diversity Index # 259 21st
Median Household Income # 206 37th
Per Capita Income # 170 48th

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