Helper, Utah Population 2021

2,141
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Helper is a city located in Carbon County Utah. With a 2020 population of 2,141, it is the 115th largest city in Utah and the 7368th largest city in the United States . Helper is currently growing at a rate of 0.85% annually but its population has decreased by -2.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,201 in 2010. Helper reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Helper has a population density of 1,185 people per square mile.

The average household income in Helper is $58,843 with a poverty rate of 11.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $697 per month, and the median house value is $125,300. The median age in Helper is 38.8 years, 37.1 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Helper Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Helperwas:

  • White: 95.27%
  • Two or more races: 2.05%
  • Other race: 1.34%
  • Native American: 0.71%
  • Black or African American: 0.63%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Helper, Utah is 2,141 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,105.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,201.

Helper, Utah Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,13395.27%
Two or More Races462.05%
Some Other Race301.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.71%
Black or African American140.63%
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Helper Population by Race

Helper Population Pyramid $2021

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Helper Median Age

38.8


Total

37.1


Male

41.3


Female

Helper Adults

There are 1,704 adults, (438 of whom are seniors) in Helper.

Helper Age Dependency

76.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Helper Sex Ratio

Female

1,123

50.16%

Male

1,116

49.84%

Helper Population by Age

Helper Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Helper Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family60.2%39.8%
Female67.9%32.1%
All74.9%25.1%
Male78.9%21.1%
Married83.5%16.5%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Helper Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9042.4574.9
Married4972.8783.5
Non Family2661.2660.2
Female843.5267.9
Male572.6778.9

2.9

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Helper Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade402.63%
9th to 12th Grade1107.23%
High School Graduate50933.46%
Some College42127.68%
Associates Degree18111.90%
Bachelors Degree19712.95%
Graduate Degree634.14%
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Helper Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Helper Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2541,168226
Hispanic24418034
Other Race306
2+ Races277
Native American16167
Black1414

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 43.75%.

Helper Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,158$42,102$25,776
Less Than 9th Grade$40,268$42,411$21,563
High School Graduate$30,484$31,683$
Some College$33,321$44,938$30,536
Bachelors Degree$24,688$41,250$12,708
Graduate Degree$44,500$$46,250

$31,158

Average Earnings

$42,102

Average Male

$25,776

Average Female

Helper Earnings by Educational Attainment

Helper Language by Age

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Helper Language

96.32% of Helper residents speak only English, while 3.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.28% of the population.

Helper Language

Helper Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,87521911.68%
Hispanic3354011.94%

11.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.71%

Male Poverty Rate

15.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Helper

The race most likely to be in poverty in Helper is Hispanic, with 11.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Helper is White, with 11.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.02%.

Helper Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.33%
High School14.93%
Bachelors or Greater12.69%
Some College5.98%

Helper Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed26.32%
Female Employed15.46%
Male Employed4.17%

Helper Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Helper Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,111$58,843
Families$61,288$63,394
Married Families$64,913-
Non Families$32,667$44,426
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Income by Household Type

Helper Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Helper Married by Age and Sex

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Helper Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Helper Marital Status by Race

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Helper Marital Status

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154

Number of Veterans

138

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam62
First Gulf War17
Korea16
World War II5
Second Gulf War4

Helper Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+62
65 to 7446
55 to 6425
35 to 5421
18 to 34

Helper Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1418.72%
Hispanic4114.64%
2+ Races725.93%
Other Race620.00%

Helper Veterans by Race

Helper Veterans by Education

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11.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Helper Veterans by Education

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57.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Helper Employment by Age

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Helper Employment by Race

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Helper Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.42%

Born in Helper

97.72%

Native Born

2.28%

Foreign Born

1.38%

Non Citizen

0.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.72% of Helper residents were born in the United States, with 71.42% having been born in Utah. 1.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Helper Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,141180.85%
20202,123180.86%
20192,105180.86%
20182,087160.77%
20172,071-18-0.86%
20162,089-7-0.33%
20152,096-36-1.69%
20142,132-31-1.43%
20132,163-28-1.28%
20122,191-6-0.27%
20112,197-7-0.32%
20102,2040.00%

Helper Population by Year