Morgan County, UT

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2022 Population
12,367
1.69% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
32.1
1.9% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
1.72%
4.32% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$120,854
7.22% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$556,900
22.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Morgan County, UT had a population of 12.4k people with a median age of 32.1 and a median household income of $120,854. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Morgan County, UT grew from 12,162 to 12,367, a 1.69% increase and its median household income grew from $112,721 to $120,854, a 7.22% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Morgan County, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.88%), White (Hispanic) (1.64%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.679%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.59%).

None of the households in Morgan 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.

99.7% of the residents in Morgan County, UT are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Morgan County, UT was $556,900, and the homeownership rate was 86.9%.

Most people in Morgan County, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Morgan County, UT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Morgan County, UT is home to a population of 12.4k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.71% of Morgan County, UT residents were born outside of the country (212 people).

In 2022, there were 49.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.5k people) in Morgan County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 232 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 203 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2022 Citizenship
99.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.7% of Morgan County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Morgan County, UT was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Morgan County, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.5k ± 146
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    232 ± 104
  3. White (Hispanic)
    203 ± 102
3.06%
Hispanic Population
379 people

In 2022, there were 49.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.5k people) in Morgan County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 232 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 203 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.06% of the people in Morgan County, UT are hispanic (379 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.71%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
212 people
1.99%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
242 people

As of 2022, 1.71% of Morgan County, UT residents (212 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 Morgan County, UT was 1.99%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    148 ± 71
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    144 ± 90
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    49 ± 46

Morgan County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Morgan County, UT employs 5.4k people. The largest industries in Morgan County, UT are Health Care & Social Assistance (776 people), Construction (664 people), and Educational Services (610 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($113,333), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($109,375), and Utilities ($107,708).

Occupations

5.4k
2022 Value
± 454
2.37%
1 Year growth
± 11.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Morgan County, UT grew at a rate of 2.37%, from 5.28k employees to 5.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Morgan County, UT, are Management Occupations (1,121 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (533 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (422 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Morgan County, UT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.4k
2022 Value
± 454
2.37%
1 Year growth
± 11.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Morgan County, UT grew at a rate of 2.37%, from 5.28k employees to 5.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Morgan County, UT, are Health Care & Social Assistance (776 people), Construction (664 people), and Educational Services (610 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Morgan County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Morgan 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

$81,250
Median earning men ± $8,019
$26,964
Median earning women ± $6,503

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($145,464), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($116,250), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($115,990).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($101,111), Public Administration ($68,750), and Wholesale Trade ($46,964).

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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. 124
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 71
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 71
    Construction

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Morgan County, UT went to Donald J. Trump with 78.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (16.4%), followed by Other (2.71%).

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.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Utah have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

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.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

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 Morgan County, UT was $556,900 in 2022, which is 1.98 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $453,900 to $556,900, a 22.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Morgan County, UT is 86.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Morgan County, UT have an average commute time of 27.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Morgan County, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$556,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$30,044
$3,048
Median Property Taxes
±$298

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 Morgan County, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Morgan County, UT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

86.9%
Homeownership
2022
69%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 86.9% of the housing units in Morgan County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 86.9%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9702
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$120,854
Median Household Income
± $9,397
3.51k
Number of Households
± 348

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.51k households in Morgan County, UT grew to $120,854 from the previous year's value of $112,721.

The following chart displays the households in Morgan 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 $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Morgan 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 (10.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.96%)

In 2022, 75.8% of workers in Morgan County, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.4%) and those who worked at home (9.96%).

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

27.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Morgan County, UT have a longer commute time (27.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.14% of the workforce in Morgan 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 Morgan County, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Morgan County, UT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

1.72% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Morgan County, UT (213 out of 12.4k 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 Males < 5, followed by Females 75+ and then Males 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Morgan County, UT is White, followed by Other and Hispanic.

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

95% of the population of Morgan County, UT has health coverage, with 58.1% on employee plans, 2.44% on Medicaid, 8.81% on Medicare, 24.9% on non-group plans, and 0.745% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Morgan County, UT see 1102 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.639% increase from the previous year (1095 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4154 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4154 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.6% were men and 48.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,102 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Morgan County, UT

Primary care physicians in Morgan County, UT see an average of 1,102 patients per year. This represents a 0.639% increase from the previous year (1,095 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Morgan 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 36.6% under 18 years, 15.9% between 18 and 34 years, 35.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 12% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.6% were men and 48.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.95%
Uninsured
58.1%
Employer Coverage
2.44%
Medicaid
8.81%
Medicare
24.9%
Non-Group
0.745%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Morgan County, UT declined by 12.6% from 5.67% to 4.95%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

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 29.3% in Morgan County, UT.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.89% in Morgan County, UT.

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