Laketown, Utah

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Laketown, Utah
Town
Location in Rich County and the state of Utah
Location in Rich County and the state of Utah
Location of Utah in the United States
Location of Utah in the United States
Coordinates: 41°49′28″N 111°19′17″W / 41.82444°N 111.32139°W / 41.82444; -111.32139Coordinates: 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
Incorporated July 1945
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 (2012)
 • Total 250
 • 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 248 at the 2010 census. The town is named for nearby Bear Lake.

Geography[edit]

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.

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Laketown has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 127
1880 269 111.8%
1890 321 19.3%
1900 245 −23.7%
1910 218 −11.0%
1920 321 47.2%
1930 297 −7.5%
1940 367 23.6%
1950 217 −40.9%
1960 211 −2.8%
1970 208 −1.4%
1980 271 30.3%
1990 261 −3.7%
2000 188 −28.0%
2010 248 31.9%
Est. 2012 250 0.8%

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 per square mile (34.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.28% White, 3.19% Asian, and 0.53% from two or more races.

There 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[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Laketown, Utah

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