Carbon County, Utah Population 2024

20,991

Carbon County, Utah's estimated 2024 population is 20,991 with a growth rate of 1.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carbon County, Utah is the 15th largest county in Utah. The 2010 population was 21,403 and has seen a growth of -1.92% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202922,0412100.96%
202821,8312100.97%
202721,6212100.98%
202621,4112100.99%
202521,2012101%
202420,9912101.01%
202320,7812101.02%
202220,5712101.03%
202120,361-127-0.62%
202020,488120.06%
201920,4762281.13%
201820,248770.38%
201720,171-178-0.87%
201620,349-51-0.25%
201520,400-242-1.17%
201420,642-266-1.27%
201320,908-318-1.5%
201221,226-82-0.38%
201121,308-95-0.44%
201021,403
199020,228-1,951-8.8%
198022,1796,53241.75%
197015,647-5,488-25.97%
196021,135-3,766-15.12%
195024,9016,44234.9%
194018,4596613.71%
193017,7982,30914.91%
192015,4896,86579.6%
19108,6243,62072.34%
19005,004-17,037-77.3%
showing: 30 rows
2024 Growth Rate
1.01% (210)
County Website
Carbon County
State
Utah
County Seat
2020 Population
20,488
Area
1479 mi²
Density
14 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
2.46% (503)
Founded
1894

Carbon County, Utah Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18,21489.56%
Two or more races1,2566.18%
Other race4242.08%
Black or African American2261.11%
Native American1230.6%
Asian560.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander390.19%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Carbon County, Utah Population by Race

Carbon County, Utah Population Pyramid 2024

Carbon County, Utah Median Age

37.8

Total

37.2

Male

39

Female

Carbon County, Utah Adults

There are 15,092 adults, (3,742 of whom are seniors) in Carbon County, Utah.

Carbon County, Utah Age Dependency

79.2

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Carbon County, Utah Sex Ratio

Female10,11949.75%
Male10,21950.25%

Carbon County, Utah Population by Age

Carbon County, Utah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,9982.496733
Married4,3773.1577.222.8
Non Family2,6261.1556.843.2
Female5812.9855.444.6
Male4143.2638.961.1
showing: 5 rows

3.07

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

67.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carbon County, Utah Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Carbon County, Utah Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carbon County, Utah Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Carbon County, Utah Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,795

Average Earnings

$56,025

Average Male

$22,506

Average Female

Carbon County, Utah Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carbon County, Utah Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Carbon County, Utah Language

93.9% of Carbon County, Utah residents speak only English, while 6.1% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.85% of the population.

Carbon County, Utah Language

Carbon County, Utah Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White16,4152,42214.75%
Hispanic2,74775227.38%
Multiple1,24219615.78%
Other41712930.94%
Black2177936.41%
Asian553970.91%
Native1232923.58%
showing: 7 rows

16.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.1%

Male Poverty Rate

18.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carbon County, Utah

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carbon County, Utah is Asian, with 70.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carbon County, Utah is White, with 14.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.55%.

Carbon County, Utah Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.94%
High School18.26%
Some College12.02%
Bachelors or Greater7.77%
showing: 4 rows

Carbon County, Utah Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed56.35%
Male Unemployed46.79%
Female Employed12.25%
Male Employed8.65%
showing: 4 rows

Carbon County, Utah Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carbon County, Utah Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carbon County, Utah Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Carbon County, Utah Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Carbon County, Utah Marriage

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

Carbon County, Utah Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carbon County, Utah Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

933

Number of Veterans

912

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

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Carbon County, Utah Veterans by War

count

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Carbon County, Utah Veterans by Age

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Carbon County, Utah Veterans by Race

Carbon County, Utah Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carbon County, Utah Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Carbon County, Utah Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Carbon County, Utah Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Carbon County, Utah 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

72.36%

Born in Carbon County, Utah

97.75%

Native Born

2.25%

Foreign Born

1.33%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.75% of Carbon County, Utah residents were born in the United States, with 72.36% having been born in Utah. 1.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Carbon County, Utah Place of Birth

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