Moab, Utah Population 2020

5,268
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Moab is a city located in Utah. With a 2020 population of 5,268, it is the 89th largest city in Utah and the 4603rd largest city in the United States. Moab is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually but its population has increased by 4.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,046 in 2010. Moab reached it's highest population of 5,333 in 1980. Spanning over 5 miles, Moab has a population density of 1,098 people per square mile.

The average household income in Moab is $56,183 with a poverty rate of 10.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $824 per month, and the median house value is $231,700. The median age in Moab is 37.6 years, 35.4 years for males, and 40.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.2 males.

Moab Demographics

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

  • White: 90.78%
  • Native American: 4.24%
  • Asian: 2.36%
  • Two or more races: 1.65%
  • Black or African American: 0.97%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Moab, Utah is 5,268, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,322.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,046.

Moab, Utah Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,77490.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native2234.24%
Asian1242.36%
Two or More Races871.65%
Black or African American510.97%
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Moab Population Pyramid 2020

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Moab Median Age

37.6


Total

35.4


Male

40.3


Female

Moab Adults

There are 4,192 adults, (803 of whom are seniors) in Moab.

Moab Age Dependency

55.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Moab Sex Ratio

Female

2,588

49.21%

Male

2,671

50.79%

Moab Households and Families

Moab Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Moab Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.8%35.2%
All53.2%46.8%
Non Family48.2%51.8%
Female45.3%54.7%
Male5.3%94.7%

53.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0862.4853.2
Married9743.1964.8
Non Family6891.5848.2
Female3092.5345.3
Male1141.685.3

2.92

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Moab Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1634.64%
9th to 12th Grade1454.13%
High School Graduate1,27336.27%
Some College57116.27%
Associates Degree37310.63%
Bachelors Degree62317.75%
Graduate Degree36210.31%
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Moab Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8012,639931
Hispanic464356
Native American157119
Asian545454
Multiple Races3434

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

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

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,891$33,506$19,016
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$32,049$34,425$19,498
Some College$21,735$22,371$18,109
Bachelors Degree$35,396$37,123$26,917
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,891

Average Earnings

$33,506

Average Male

$19,016

Average Female

Moab Language

Moab Language by Age

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Moab Language

79.71% of Moab residents speak only English, while 20.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.16% of the population.

Moab Poverty

Moab Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,76038510.24%
Native2238035.87%
Hispanic863374.29%
Multiple873439.08%

10.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.73%

Male Poverty Rate

13.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Moab

The race most likely to be in poverty in Moab is Multiple, with 39.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Moab is Hispanic, with 4.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.80%.

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Name Poverty
Some College13.41%
High School11.33%
Less Than High School4.71%
Bachelors or Greater2.03%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.25%
Male Unemployed12.57%
Female Employed9.14%
Male Employed7.66%

Moab Income

Moab Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,879$56,183
Families$63,210$65,791
Married Families$68,953-
Non Families$29,979$35,998
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Moab Marital Status

Moab Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Moab Married by Age and Sex

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Moab 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 35-44.

Moab Marital Status by Race

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Moab Veterans

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356

Number of Veterans

317

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam170
Korea43
First Gulf War37
World War II23
Second Gulf War22
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74180
75+95
35 to 5453
55 to 6428
18 to 34
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Moab Veterans by Education

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6.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Moab Employment Status

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72%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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43.37%

Born in Utah

85.04%

Native Born

14.96%

Foreign Born

11.88%

Non Citizen

3.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.04% of Moab residents were born in the United States, with 43.37% having been born in Utah. 11.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,268-27-0.51%
20195,295-27-0.51%
20185,322831.58%
20175,239-27-0.51%
20165,266170.32%
20155,249310.59%
20145,218400.77%
20135,178-3-0.06%
20125,181881.73%
20115,093-18-0.35%
20105,1113320.67%
20004,7798081.87%
19903,971-1,362-2.91%
19805,3335401.07%
19704,7931110.23%
19604,6820.00%