Gunnison, Utah Population 2024

3,580

Gunnison is a city located in Sanpete County Utah. Gunnison has a 2024 population of 3,580. Gunnison is currently growing at a rate of 0.42% annually and its population has increased by 1.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,520 in 2020.

The average household income in Gunnison is $77,032 with a poverty rate of 21.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gunnison is 36 years, 37.4 years for males, and 28.5 years for females.

Gunnison Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gunnison was:

  • White: 70.56%
  • Other race: 16.7%
  • Two or more races: 5.49%
  • Native American: 4.66%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.37%
  • Asian: 0.88%
  • Black or African American: 0.34%
State
Utah
Land Area (mi²)
4.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
747.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.7% (60)
The current population of Gunnison, Utah is 3,580 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,520.

Gunnison, Utah Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,48170.56%
Other race58716.7%
Two or more races1935.49%
Native American1644.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander481.37%
Asian310.88%
Black or African American120.34%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Black or African American

Gunnison Population by Race

Gunnison Population Pyramid 2024

Gunnison Median Age

36

Total

37.4

Male

28.5

Female

Gunnison Adults

There are 2,897 adults, (206 of whom are seniors) in Gunnison.

Gunnison Age Dependency

30.7

Age Dependency Ratio

7.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23

Child Dependency Ratio

Gunnison Sex Ratio

Female1,00328.53%
Male2,51371.47%

Gunnison Population by Age

Gunnison Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5913.0676.323.7
Married3673.6181.718.3
Non Family1451.0382.117.9
Female593.9320.379.7
Male204.951000

3.6

Average Family Size

3.06

Average Household Size

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gunnison Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade511.89%
9th to 12th Grade29110.8%
High School Graduate1,06139.38%
Some College86632.15%
Associates Degree2248.31%
Bachelors Degree1204.45%
Graduate Degree813.01%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gunnison Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gunnison Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,8741,828201
Hispanic5703220
Other Race4282370
2+ Races1651650
Native American141360
Islander48480
Asian14140
Black12120

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.73%.

Gunnison Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$23,269$0$19,250
Less Than 9th Grade$12,763$12,763$0
High School Graduate$33,409$46,169$12,070
Some College$24,310$0$25,441
Bachelors Degree$41,477$0$0
Graduate Degree$69,545$68,409$0

$23,269

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$19,250

Average Female

Gunnison Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gunnison Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gunnison Language

81.83% of Gunnison residents speak only English, while 18.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.49% of the population.

Gunnison Language

Gunnison Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic24623495.12%
Other231231100%
White1,46315710.73%
Multiple6934.35%

21.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.94%

Male Poverty Rate

26.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gunnison

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gunnison is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gunnison is Multiple, with 4.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.05%.

Gunnison Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade68.57%
High School23.44%
Some College11.66%
Bachelors or Greater7.23%

Gunnison Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed23.5%
Male Employed6.22%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Gunnison Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gunnison Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$64,514$77,032
Families$87,778$84,170
Married Families$91,641$-999,999,999
Non Families$26,683$41,757

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gunnison Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

30.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Gunnison Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gunnison Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gunnison Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gunnison Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

75

Number of Veterans

67

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War38
Second Gulf War23
World War II8
Vietnam0
Korea0

Gunnison Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6444
35 to 5420
75+8
18 to 343
65 to 740

Gunnison Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White472.29%
2+ Races2816.67%

Gunnison Veterans by Race

Gunnison Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

30.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gunnison Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

29.7%

Labor Force Participation

28.7%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Gunnison Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gunnison Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gunnison Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

68.83%

Born in Gunnison

92.43%

Native Born

7.57%

Foreign Born

6.4%

Non Citizen

1.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.43% of Gunnison residents were born in the United States, with 68.83% having been born in Utah. 6.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gunnison Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,655150.41%
20283,640150.41%
20273,625150.42%
20263,610150.42%
20253,595150.42%
20243,580150.42%
20233,565150.42%
20223,550300.85%
20213,52000%
20203,520-76-2.11%
20193,596681.93%
20183,528270.77%
20173,5012116.41%
20163,290290.89%
20153,261-40-1.21%
20143,301361.1%
20133,26520.06%
20123,263-51-1.54%
20113,314-16-0.48%
20103,33000%

Gunnison Population by Year