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Juab County, Utah
Map of Utah highlighting Juab County
Location in the state of Utah
Map of the U.S. highlighting Utah
Utah's location in the U.S.
Seat Nephi
Largest city Nephi
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

3,406 sq mi (8,822 km²)
3,392 sq mi (8,785 km²)
15 sq mi (38 km²), 0.43%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

8,238
Founded 1852
Named for Native American word for valley
Website www.co.juab.ut.us
A hill in Juab County, outside of Nephi, Utah.

Juab County (pronounced /ˈdʒuːˌæb/) is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah. As of 2000 the population was 8,238, and by 2005 had been estimated at 9,113. It was named from an Indian word meaning thirsty valley, or possibly only valley. Its county seat and largest city is Nephi[1].

Juab County is part of the ProvoOrem Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,406 square miles (8,822 km²), of which, 3,392 square miles (8,785 km²) of it is land and 15 square miles (38 km²) of it (0.43%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

National protected areas

State protected areas

  • Yuba Lake State Park

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 8,238 people, 2,456 households, and 1,981 families residing in the county. The population density was 2 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 2,810 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.56% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 1.02% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.86% from other races, and 1.02% from two or more races. 2.63% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

By 2006 the population had grown 14.3% since 2000, basically at the rate of Utah overall. 2005 figures showed that Juab county's population was 95.9% non-Hispanic whites. African-Americans were 0.2% of the county population, Native Americans 1.2% and 0.6%. Latinos were now only 2.3% of the population in the county.[3]


In 2000 there were 2,456 households out of which 49.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.10% were married couples living together, 7.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.30% were non-families. 17.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.31 and the average family size was 3.79.

In the county, the population was spread out with 38.60% under the age of 18, 9.40% from 18 to 24, 25.20% from 25 to 44, 16.90% from 45 to 64, and 9.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females there were 100.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $38,139, and the median income for a family was $42,655. Males had a median income of $33,621 versus $21,394 for females. The per capita income for the county was $12,790. About 7.90% of families and 10.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.70% of those under age 18 and 14.50% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References

External links

Coordinates: 39°43′N 112°48′W / 39.71°N 112.80°W / 39.71; -112.80


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Juab County, Utah
Map
File:Map of Utah highlighting Juab County.png
Location in the state of Utah
Map of the USA highlighting Utah
Utah's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1852
Seat Nephi
Largest City Nephi
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.43%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

8238
Named for: Native American word for valley

Juab County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah. As of 2000 the population was 8,238, and by 2005 had been estimated at 9,113. It was named from an Indian word meaning thirsty valley, or possibly only valley. Its county seat and largest city is Nephi6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 8,822 km² (3,406 sq mi). 8,785 km² (3,392 sq mi) of it is land and 38 km² (15 sq mi) of it (0.43%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 8,238 people, 2,456 households, and 1,981 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (2/sq mi). There were 2,810 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.56% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 1.02% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.86% from other races, and 1.02% from two or more races. 2.63% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

By 2006 the population had grown 14.3% since 2000, basically at the rate of Utah overall. 2005 figures showed that Juad county's population was 95.9% non-Hispanic whites. African-Americans were 0.2% of the county population, Native Americans 1.2% and 0.6%. Latinos were now only 2.3% of the population in the county.[1]


In 2000 there were 2,456 households out of which 49.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.10% were married couples living together, 7.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.30% were non-families. 17.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.31 and the average family size was 3.79.

In the county, the population was spread out with 38.60% under the age of 18, 9.40% from 18 to 24, 25.20% from 25 to 44, 16.90% from 45 to 64, and 9.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females there were 100.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $38,139, and the median income for a family was $42,655. Males had a median income of $33,621 versus $21,394 for females. The per capita income for the county was $12,790. About 7.90% of families and 10.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.70% of those under age 18 and 14.50% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Coordinates: 39°43′N 112°48′W / 39.71, -112.80

References

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