Carbon County, Utah Population 2021

Carbon County, Utah's estimated population is 20,923 with a growth rate of 1.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carbon County, Utah is the 16th largest county inUtah. The 2010 Population was 21,403 and has seen a growth of -2.24% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202120,9232301.11%
202020,6932301.12%
201920,4632301.14%
201820,2331020.51%
201720,131-193-0.95%
201620,324-67-0.33%
201520,391-245-1.19%
201420,636-267-1.28%
201320,903-319-1.50%
201221,222-83-0.39%
201121,305-98-0.46%
201021,4031,1755.81%
199020,228-1,951-8.80%
198022,1796,53241.75%
197015,647-5,488-25.97%
196021,135-3,766-15.12%
195024,9016,44234.90%
194018,4596613.71%
193017,7982,30914.91%
192015,4896,86579.60%
19108,6243,62072.34%
19005,0040.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.11% (230)
County Website
State
Founded
1894
County Seat
2010 Population
21,403
Growth Since 2010
-2.24% (-480)
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Carbon County, Utah Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,34895.27%
Some Other Race4822.37%
Two or More Races2641.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native970.48%
Black or African American910.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.08%
Asian100.05%
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Carbon County, Utah Population by Race

Carbon County, Utah Population Pyramid $2021

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Carbon County, Utah Median Age

37.5


Total

35.9


Male

38.4


Female

Carbon County, Utah Adults

There are 14,988 adults, (3,409 of whom are seniors) in Carbon County, Utah.

Carbon County, Utah Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Carbon County, Utah Sex Ratio

Female

10,138

49.92%

Male

10,170

50.08%

Carbon County, Utah Population by Age

Carbon County, Utah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carbon County, Utah Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female47.6%52.4%
Male59.2%40.8%
Non Family64.2%35.8%
All73.7%26.3%
Married86.4%13.6%

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carbon County, Utah Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,8292.5473.7
Married4,0883.286.4
Non Family2,4951.1764.2
Female8513.1647.6
Male3953.0159.2

3.11

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Carbon County, Utah Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2832.16%
9th to 12th Grade8216.28%
High School Graduate3,54727.11%
Some College4,08631.23%
Associates Degree2,10616.10%
Bachelors Degree1,53711.75%
Graduate Degree7025.37%
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Carbon County, Utah Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carbon County, Utah Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,48110,6792,056
Hispanic1,4491,174149
Other Race27622827
2+ Races118836
Native American707021
Black523312
Asian105
Islander101010

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

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

Carbon County, Utah Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,016$49,934$21,823
Less Than 9th Grade$24,792$31,563$12,424
High School Graduate$30,670$43,902$15,821
Some College$31,197$54,583$21,109
Bachelors Degree$43,646$57,386$27,328
Graduate Degree$58,099$62,009$53,444

$34,016

Average Earnings

$49,934

Average Male

$21,823

Average Female

Carbon County, Utah Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carbon County, Utah Language by Age

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Carbon County, Utah Language

94.91% of Carbon County, Utah residents speak only English, while 5.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.08% of the population.

Carbon County, Utah Language

Carbon County, Utah Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,0722,65115.53%
Hispanic2,65865924.79%
Multiple261228.43%
Other467183.85%
Native971010.31%
Asian44100.00%
Black8911.12%

16.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.78%

Male Poverty Rate

19.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carbon County, Utah

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carbon County, Utah is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carbon County, Utah is Black, with 1.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.42%.

Carbon County, Utah Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.56%
High School18.02%
Some College14.67%
Bachelors or Greater4.72%

Carbon County, Utah Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed55.79%
Male Unemployed47.56%
Female Employed14.80%
Male Employed4.26%

Carbon County, Utah Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carbon County, Utah Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,158$60,657
Families$63,536$70,050
Married Families$69,664-
Non Families$27,965$38,062
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Income by Household Type

Carbon County, Utah Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Carbon County, Utah Married by Age and Sex

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Carbon County, Utah 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.

Carbon County, Utah Marital Status by Race

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Carbon County, Utah Marital Status

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1,139

Number of Veterans

1,064

Male Veterans

75

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam528
First Gulf War159
Korea115
Second Gulf War70
World War II57

Carbon County, Utah Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74412
75+359
35 to 54188
55 to 64145
18 to 3435

Carbon County, Utah Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1207.82%
Hispanic1236.93%
2+ Races107.30%
Other Race61.70%
Native American33.61%

Carbon County, Utah Veterans by Race

Carbon County, Utah Veterans by Education

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12.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carbon County, Utah Veterans by Education

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59.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Carbon County, Utah Employment by Age

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Carbon County, Utah Employment by Race

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Carbon County, Utah 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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73.25%

Born in Carbon County, Utah

97.53%

Native Born

2.47%

Foreign Born

1.61%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.53% of Carbon County, Utah residents were born in the United States, with 73.25% having been born in Utah. 1.61% 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

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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