Box Elder County, UT

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2022 Population
58,291
2.46% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
33.1
0.608% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.15%
15.6% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$72,769
7.83% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$308,900
23.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Box Elder County, UT had a population of 58.3k people with a median age of 33.1 and a median household income of $72,769. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Box Elder County, UT grew from 56,891 to 58,291, a 2.46% increase and its median household income grew from $67,486 to $72,769, a 7.83% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Box Elder County, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.2%), White (Hispanic) (4.04%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.73%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.05%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.77%).

None of the households in Box Elder County, UT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.6% of the residents in Box Elder County, UT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Beaux Cheveux Academy Of Cosmetology (1 degrees awarded in 2017).

In 2022, the median property value in Box Elder County, UT was $308,900, and the homeownership rate was 76.1%.

Most people in Box Elder County, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Box Elder County, UT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Box Elder County, UT is home to a population of 58.3k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.91% of Box Elder County, UT residents were born outside of the country (1.7k people).

In 2022, there were 21.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (50.3k people) in Box Elder County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.36k White (Hispanic) and 2.17k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.6%
2022 Citizenship
98.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.6% of Box Elder County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Box Elder County, UT was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Box Elder County, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    50.3k ± 148
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.36k ± 496
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    2.17k ± 558
9.87%
Hispanic Population
5.75k people

In 2022, there were 21.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (50.3k people) in Box Elder County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.36k White (Hispanic) and 2.17k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.87% of the people in Box Elder County, UT are hispanic (5.75k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Box Elder County, UT as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.91%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.7k people
3.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.76k people

As of 2022, 2.91% of Box Elder County, UT residents (1.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Box Elder County, UT was 3.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    700 ± 127
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    647 ± 179
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    279 ± 98

Box Elder County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Box Elder County, UT employs 27k people. The largest industries in Box Elder County, UT are Manufacturing (5,706 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,778 people), and Retail Trade (2,738 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($69,709), Public Administration ($58,371), and Transportation & Warehousing ($57,930).

Occupations

27k
2022 Value
± 1,072
3.69%
1 Year growth
± 5.33%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Box Elder County, UT grew at a rate of 3.69%, from 26k employees to 27k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Box Elder County, UT, are Production Occupations (3,231 people), Management Occupations (3,039 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,835 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Box Elder County, UT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

27k
2022 Value
± 1,072
3.69%
1 Year growth
± 5.33%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Box Elder County, UT grew at a rate of 3.69%, from 26k employees to 27k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Box Elder County, UT, are Manufacturing (5,706 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,778 people), and Retail Trade (2,738 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Box Elder County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Box Elder County, UT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$52,965
Median earning men ± $2,801
$28,375
Median earning women ± $1,562

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($108,000), Public Administration ($63,636), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,236).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,474), Manufacturing ($44,891), and Public Administration ($43,443).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.7M people employed in Utah. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 7.69%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Utah.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 467
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 313
    Manufacturing
  3. 267
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Box Elder County, UT went to Donald J. Trump with 79.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (16.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.27%).

Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing the state of Utah. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Utah is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Utah

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Mike Lee
Senator from Utah3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Mitt Romney
Senator from Utah1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing Utah.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Utah

Utah is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Box Elder County, UT awarded 1 degrees. The student population of Box Elder County, UT in N/A is skewed towards N/A, with N/A male students and N/A female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Box Elder County, UT are White (1 and 100%), followed by Asian (0 and 0%), Black or African American (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Box Elder County, UT by number of degrees awarded are Beaux Cheveux Academy Of Cosmetology (1 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.574% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.647% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (639k), High School or Equivalent (579k), and Bachelors Degree (496k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Box Elder County, UT was $308,900 in 2022, which is 1.1 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $250,500 to $308,900, a 23.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Box Elder County, UT is 76.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Box Elder County, UT have an average commute time of 23.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Box Elder County, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Box Elder County, UT is $72,769. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Box Elder County, UT was Census Tract 9608.01 with a value of $104,500, followed by Census Tract 9608.02 and Census Tract 9606.02, with respective values of $98,359 and $84,844.

Property

$308,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,231
$14,116
Median Property Taxes
±$697

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Box Elder County, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

76.1%
Homeownership
2022
69.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.1% of the housing units in Box Elder County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9608.01
  2. Census Tract 9608.02
  3. Census Tract 9606.02

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Box Elder County, UT was Census Tract 9608.01 with a value of $104,500, followed by Census Tract 9608.02 and Census Tract 9606.02, with respective values of $98,359 and $84,844.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Box Elder County, UT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$72,769
Median Household Income
± $2,873
18.6k
Number of Households
± 878

In 2022, the median household income of the 18.6k households in Box Elder County, UT grew to $72,769 from the previous year's value of $67,486.

The following chart displays the households in Box Elder County, UT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Box Elder County, UT is from Utah.
0.478
2022 Wage GINI in Utah
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Utah

In 2022, the income inequality in Utah was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0322% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Utah was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Utah in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.8%)
  2. Carpooled (11.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.77%)

In 2022, 75.8% of workers in Box Elder County, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.1%) and those who worked at home (9.77%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

23.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Box Elder County, UT have a shorter commute time (23.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.04% of the workforce in Box Elder County, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Box Elder County, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Box Elder County, UT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.15% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Box Elder County, UT (4.72k out of 57.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Box Elder County, UT is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

91.9% of the population of Box Elder County, UT has health coverage, with 59.6% on employee plans, 6.99% on Medicaid, 9.32% on Medicare, 14.3% on non-group plans, and 1.62% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Box Elder County, UT see 3297 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.99% increase from the previous year (3053 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1500 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 210 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.1% were men and 48.9% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,297 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Box Elder County, UT

Primary care physicians in Box Elder County, UT see an average of 3,297 patients per year. This represents a 7.99% increase from the previous year (3,053 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Box Elder County, UT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 32.7% under 18 years, 20% between 18 and 34 years, 34.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.1% were men and 48.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.13%
Uninsured
59.6%
Employer Coverage
6.99%
Medicaid
9.32%
Medicare
14.3%
Non-Group
1.62%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Box Elder County, UT declined by 2.08% from 8.3% to 8.13%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Box Elder County, UT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 40.1 in Box Elder County, UT.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 34.2% in Box Elder County, UT.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 10.1% in Box Elder County, UT.

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