Carbon County, Utah Population 2018

Carbon County, Utah's estimated population is 20,295 with a growth rate of -2.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carbon County, Utah is the 15th largest county in Utah.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201720,295-438-2.11%
201620,7333621.78%
201620,37150.02%
201520,366-255-1.24%
201420,621-287-1.37%
201320,908-322-1.52%
201221,230-76-0.36%
201121,306-98-0.46%
201021,4041,1765.81%
199020,228-1,951-8.80%
198022,1796,53241.75%
197015,647-5,488-25.97%
196021,135-3,766-15.12%
195024,9016,44234.90%
194018,4596613.71%
193017,7982,30914.91%
192015,4896,86579.60%
19108,6243,62072.34%
19005,0040.00%

Carbon County, Utah Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White19,159
Some Other Race586
Two or More Races499
Black or African American183
American Indian and Alaska Native151
Asian128
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander27

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Carbon County, Utah Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Carbon County, Utah Median Age

35.6


Total

34.9


Male

36.8


Female

Carbon County, Utah Adults

There are 15,197 adults, (3,151 of which are seniors) in Carbon County, Utah.

Carbon County, Utah Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Carbon County, Utah Sex Ratio

Female

10,418

50.25%

Male

10,315

49.75%

Carbon County, Utah Households and Families

Carbon County, Utah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Carbon County, Utah Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
All72.3%27.7%
Non Family64.2%35.8%
Male53.3%46.7%
Female50.4%49.6%

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carbon County, Utah Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7442.6172.3
Married3,9383.2684
Non Family2,6151.2764.2
Female7953.4450.4
Male3963.2653.3

3.22

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Carbon County, Utah Households

Carbon County, Utah Education

Carbon County, Utah Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2972.26%
9th to 12th Grade1,2909.80%
High School Graduate3,58327.22%
Some College4,22132.06%
Associates Degree1,73513.18%
Bachelors Degree1,49411.35%
Graduate Degree5444.13%

Carbon County, Utah Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,37010,1801,851
Hispanic1,4321,081101
Other Race33026019
Multiple Races15514132
Black1239136
Native American937723
Asian494610
Islander111111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Carbon County, Utah Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,223$44,545$19,867
Less Than High School$19,844$33,409$5,926
High School Grad$28,901$38,606$14,947
Some College$29,825$49,622$19,937
Bachelors Degree$41,555$54,609$33,371
Graduate Degree$65,536$72,500$53,981

$31,223

Average Earnings

$44,545

Average Male

$19,867

Average Female

Carbon County, Utah Language

Carbon County, Utah Language by Age

Carbon County, Utah Language

93.82% of Carbon County, Utah residents speak only English, while 6.18% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.58% of the population.

Carbon County, Utah Poverty

Carbon County, Utah Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,8102,46314.65%
Hispanic2,66456021.02%
Other57414425.09%
Multiple4929519.31%
Asian1184840.68%
Black154159.74%
Native134107.46%

15.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.43%

Male Poverty Rate

16.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carbon County, Utah

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carbon County, Utah is Asian, with 40.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carbon County, Utah is Native, with 7.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.96%.

Carbon County, Utah Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.70%
High School15.89%
Some College11.83%
Bachelors or Greater4.08%

Carbon County, Utah Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.07%
Male Unemployed27.88%
Female Employed10.86%
Male Employed7.91%

Carbon County, Utah Income

Carbon County, Utah Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,793$57,393
Families$60,368$67,515
Married Families$66,814$
Non Families$25,185$35,345

Carbon County, Utah Marital Status

Carbon County, Utah Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Carbon County, Utah Married by Age and Sex

Carbon County, Utah Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Carbon County, Utah Marital Status by Race

Carbon County, Utah Veterans

Carbon County, Utah Veterans by War

1,242

Number of Veterans

1,125

Male Veterans

117

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam571
First Gulf War185
Korea114
World War II107
Second Gulf War78

Carbon County, Utah Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74419
75+298
55 to 64277
35 to 54184
18 to 3464

Carbon County, Utah Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1968.47%
Hispanic1538.75%
Other276.34%
2 or More166.96%
Indian32.44%

Carbon County, Utah Veterans by Education

7.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carbon County, Utah Employment Status

Carbon County, Utah Employment by Age

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Carbon County, Utah Employment by Race

Carbon County, Utah Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Carbon County, Utah

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Price87278371-356-4.08%
Helper22032095-108-4.90%
Wellington16881609-79-4.68%
East Carbon-Sunnyside16781572-106-6.32%
Scofield2423-1-4.17%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990