Nephi, Utah Population 2021

6,824
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Nephi is a city located in Juab County Utah. It is also the county seat of Juab County. With a 2020 population of 6,824, it is the 85th largest city in Utah and the 4015th largest city in the United States . Nephi is currently growing at a rate of 3.38% annually and its population has increased by 26.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,389 in 2010. Nephi reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Nephi has a population density of 1,494 people per square mile.

The average household income in Nephi is $71,126 with a poverty rate of 12.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $823 per month, and the median house value is $215,600. The median age in Nephi is 29.8 years, 28.6 years for males, and 30.5 years for females.

Nephi Demographics

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

  • White: 91.25%
  • Two or more races: 4.02%
  • Other race: 3.18%
  • Native American: 0.75%
  • Black or African American: 0.44%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
The current population of Nephi, Utah is 6,824 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,378.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,389.

Nephi, Utah Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,44791.25%
Two or More Races2404.02%
Some Other Race1903.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native450.75%
Black or African American260.44%
Asian150.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.10%
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Nephi Population by Race

Nephi Population Pyramid $2021

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Nephi Median Age

29.8


Total

28.6


Male

30.5


Female

Nephi Adults

There are 4,030 adults, (665 of whom are seniors) in Nephi.

Nephi Age Dependency

77.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Nephi Sex Ratio

Female

3,047

51.05%

Male

2,922

48.95%

Nephi Population by Age

Nephi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nephi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family60.1%39.9%
Female63.1%36.9%
All73.4%26.6%
Married79.1%20.9%
Male83.6%16.4%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nephi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9043.0673.4
Married1,2183.5579.1
Non Family3761.2360.1
Female2553.4463.1
Male553.0283.6

3.44

Average Family Size

3.06

Average Household Size

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Nephi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade651.92%
9th to 12th Grade2417.12%
High School Graduate1,15834.23%
Some College96428.50%
Associates Degree35710.55%
Bachelors Degree38611.41%
Graduate Degree2126.27%
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Nephi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nephi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,1262,917553
Hispanic1678445
2+ Races6757
Other Race65
Native American454110
Black1212
Islander66

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 hispanic people with a rate of 26.95%.

Nephi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,926$49,710$17,093
Less Than 9th Grade$17,113$17,411$
High School Graduate$26,765$46,809$14,496
Some College$38,299$60,551$16,544
Bachelors Degree$38,015$52,941$29,393
Graduate Degree$72,143$81,250$71,429

$33,926

Average Earnings

$49,710

Average Male

$17,093

Average Female

Nephi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nephi Language by Age

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Nephi Language

95.10% of Nephi residents speak only English, while 4.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.24% of the population.

Nephi Language

Nephi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,2754358.25%
Hispanic36918048.78%
Other18214981.87%
Multiple23610042.37%
Black261246.15%
Islander66100.00%

12.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.86%

Male Poverty Rate

17.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nephi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nephi is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nephi is White, with 8.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.31%.

Nephi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.34%
High School16.46%
Some College4.50%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Nephi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed26.67%
Female Employed11.77%
Male Employed2.94%

Nephi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nephi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,207$71,126
Families$72,500$76,768
Married Families$78,417-
Non Families$35,366$37,935
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Income by Household Type

Nephi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Nephi Married by Age and Sex

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Nephi 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 45-54.

Nephi Marital Status by Race

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Nephi Marital Status

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251

Number of Veterans

215

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam109
First Gulf War88
Second Gulf War68
World War II13
Korea11

Nephi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74101
35 to 5486
75+35
55 to 6416
18 to 3413

Nephi Veterans by Age

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Nephi Veterans by Race

Nephi Veterans by Education

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5.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nephi Veterans by Education

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68.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Nephi Employment by Age

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Nephi Employment by Race

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Nephi 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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80.03%

Born in Nephi

97.70%

Native Born

2.30%

Foreign Born

1.98%

Non Citizen

0.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.70% of Nephi residents were born in the United States, with 80.03% having been born in Utah. 1.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Nephi Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,8242233.38%
20206,6012233.50%
20196,3782233.62%
20186,1551782.98%
20175,9771763.03%
20165,8012654.79%
20155,536691.26%
20145,467731.35%
20135,394-17-0.31%
20125,411-13-0.24%
20115,424260.48%
20105,3986651.32%
20004,7331,2183.02%
19903,5152300.68%
19803,2855861.98%
19702,6991330.51%
19602,566-424-1.52%
19502,9901550.53%
19402,8352620.97%
19302,573-30-0.12%
19202,603-156-0.58%
19102,7590.00%

Nephi Population by Year