Moab, Utah Population 2020

5,384
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Moab is a city located in Utah. With a 2020 population of 5,384, it is the 91st largest city in Utah and the 4559th largest city in the United States. Moab is currently growing at a rate of 0.90% annually and its population has increased by 6.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,046 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Moab has a population density of 1,123 people per square mile.

The average household income in Moab is $61,374 with a poverty rate of 13.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $829 per month, and the median house value is $237,700. The median age in Moab is 38.3 years, 35.7 years for males, and 40.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.1 males.

Moab Demographics

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

  • White: 90.22%
  • Native American: 4.92%
  • Two or more races: 2.41%
  • Asian: 1.86%
  • Black or African American: 0.59%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Moab, Utah is 5,384, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,288.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,046.

Moab, Utah Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,75390.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native2594.92%
Two or More Races1272.41%
Asian981.86%
Black or African American310.59%
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Moab Population by Race

Moab Population Pyramid 2020

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Moab Median Age

38.3


Total

35.7


Male

40.3


Female

Moab Adults

There are 4,167 adults, (921 of whom are seniors) in Moab.

Moab Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Moab Sex Ratio

Female

2,659

50.47%

Male

2,609

49.53%

Moab Population by Age

Moab Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Moab Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.9%31.1%
All53.8%46.2%
Non Family48.3%51.7%
Female38.7%61.3%
Male0%100%

53.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Moab Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2092.3553.8
Married9083.1968.9
Non Family8431.4548.3
Female4012.3938.7
Male571.880

2.9

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Moab Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1564.30%
9th to 12th Grade1393.83%
High School Graduate1,29135.60%
Some College64417.76%
Associates Degree3509.65%
Bachelors Degree58316.08%
Graduate Degree46312.77%
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Moab Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Moab Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8792,733964
Hispanic438342
Native American180127
Multiple Races848439
Asian434343
Black22

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Moab Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,203$33,934$23,026
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$30,536$34,306$19,953
Some College$24,063$24,290$19,762
Bachelors Degree$28,936$41,133$26,017
Graduate Degree$38,000$56,250$

$27,203

Average Earnings

$33,934

Average Male

$23,026

Average Female

Moab Earnings by Educational Attainment

Moab Language by Age

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Moab Language

80.48% of Moab residents speak only English, while 19.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.35% of the population.

Moab Language

Moab Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,74443311.57%
Hispanic86715117.42%
Multiple1278466.14%
Native2524015.87%

13.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.67%

Male Poverty Rate

12.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Moab

The race most likely to be in poverty in Moab is Multiple, with 66.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Moab is White, with 11.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.24%.

Moab Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School14.86%
Some College13.31%
Bachelors or Greater8.32%
Less Than High School0.00%

Moab Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed71.13%
Male Employed9.11%
Female Employed8.15%
Male Unemployed6.99%

Moab Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Moab Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,168$61,374
Families$63,540$75,847
Married Families$76,625-
Non Families$32,330$37,922
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Income by Household Type

Moab Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Moab Marital Status by Race

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Moab Marital Status

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355

Number of Veterans

320

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam183
Second Gulf War55
Korea31
First Gulf War22
World War II10

Moab Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74185
75+79
35 to 5448
18 to 3423
55 to 6420

Moab Veterans by Age

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Moab Veterans by Race

Moab Veterans by Education

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5.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Moab Veterans by Education

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71.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Moab Employment by Age

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Moab Employment by Race

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Moab 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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43.45%

Born in Utah

87.89%

Native Born

12.11%

Foreign Born

9.85%

Non Citizen

2.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.89% of Moab residents were born in the United States, with 43.45% having been born in Utah. 9.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Moab Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,384480.90%
20195,336480.91%
20185,288691.32%
20175,219-42-0.80%
20165,261100.19%
20155,251260.50%
20145,225410.79%
20135,184-2-0.04%
20125,186891.75%
20115,097-14-0.27%
20105,1113320.67%
20004,7798081.87%
19903,971-1,362-2.91%
19805,3335401.07%
19704,7931110.23%
19604,6820.00%

Moab Population by Year