Deseret, Utah

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Deseret
CDP
Deseret is located in Utah
Deseret
Deseret
Location within the state of Utah
Coordinates: 39°17′15″N 112°39′04″W / 39.28750°N 112.65111°W / 39.28750; -112.65111Coordinates: 39°17′15″N 112°39′04″W / 39.28750°N 112.65111°W / 39.28750; -112.65111
Country United States
State Utah
County Millard
Named for Deseret
Elevation[1] 4,590 ft (1,400 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 353
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 84624
Area code(s) 435
GNIS feature ID 2584761[1]

Deseret (Listeni/dɛz.əˈrɛt./[3]) is a census-designated place in Millard County, Utah, United States. The population was 353 at the 2010 census. Deseret is located about 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Delta, and about 150 miles (240 km) southwest of Salt Lake City. The name Deseret comes from the Book of Mormon.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 150
1880 617 311.3%
1890 661 7.1%
1900 506 −23.4%
1910 414 −18.2%
1920 463 11.8%
1930 411 −11.2%
1940 350 −14.8%
1950 332 −5.1%
2010 353
Source: U.S. Census Bureau[4]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 353 people residing in the CDP. There were 124 housing units. The racial makeup of the town was 97.7% White, 1.4% American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.3% Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Deseret, Utah. Retrieved on May 25, 2011.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 25, 2011. 
  3. ^ LDS.org: "Book of Mormon Pronunciation Guide" (retrieved 2012-02-25), IPA-ified from «dĕz-a-rĕt´»
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved November 18, 2011.