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Laketown, Utah
—  Town  —
Location of Laketown, Utah
Coordinates: 41°49′28″N 111°19′17″W / 41.82444°N 111.32139°W / 41.82444; -111.32139
Country United States
State Utah
County Rich
Settled 1864
Named for Bear Lake
Area
 - Total 1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 - Land 1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 5,974 ft (1,821 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 188
 - Density 186.3/sq mi (71.9/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 - Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 84038
Area code(s) 435
FIPS code 49-42560[1]
GNIS feature ID 1429446[2]

Laketown is a town in Rich County, Utah, United States. The population was 188 at the 2000 census. The town is named for nearby Bear Lake.

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Geography

Laketown is located at 41°49′28″N 111°19′17″W / 41.82444°N 111.32139°W / 41.82444; -111.32139 (41.824327, -111.321339)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 188 people, 60 households, and 51 families residing in the town. The population density was 186.3 people per square mile (71.9/km²). There were 89 housing units at an average density of 88.2/sq mi (34.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.28% White, 3.19% Asian, and 0.53% from two or more races.

Ther e were 60 households out of which 48.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 80.0% were married couples living together, 1.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.0% were non-families. 15.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.13 and the average family size was 3.51.

In the town the population was spread out with 32.4% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 18.6% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $60,893, and the median income for a family was $65,000. Males had a median income of $40,972 versus $31,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $23,519. About 3.6% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 10.5% of those sixty five or over.

Notable residents

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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