84521 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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ZIP Code 84521: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elmo, UT 84521

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Emery County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.392, Longitude -110.819
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 12
  • PO Box Addresses: 194
  • Residential Addresses: 39
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 39

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Database updated: October 1, 2021, Maps updated: May 5, 2021.


Elmo, UT 84521 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 626 (100%)
Population in Households 620 (99.0%)
Population in Families 571 (91.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 6 ( 1.0%)
Population Density 19
Diversity Index2 13


Median Household Income $68,747
Average Household Income $73,041
% of Income for Mortgage4 18%
Per Capita Income $25,333
Wealth Index5 61


Total HU (Housing Units) 248 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 169 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $298,077
Average Home Value $256,361
Housing Affordability Index3 146


Total Households 217
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 174
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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.18% -0.35%
Households -0.12% -0.37%
Families -0.25% -0.46%
Median Household Income   0.03%
Per Capita Income   0.97%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.24%

Elmo, UT 84521 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 84521 to the other 295 ZIP Codes in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 205 31st
Population Density # 168 43rd
Median Household Income # 112 62nd
Housing Affordability Index # 201 68th
Per Capita Income # 167 44th
Diversity Index # 273 8th

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