Lynndyl, Utah

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Lynndyl, Utah
Town
Location of Lynndyl, Utah
Location of Lynndyl, Utah
Coordinates: 39°31′3″N 112°22′35″W / 39.51750°N 112.37639°W / 39.51750; -112.37639Coordinates: 39°31′3″N 112°22′35″W / 39.51750°N 112.37639°W / 39.51750; -112.37639
Country United States
State Utah
County Millard
Founded 1907
Incorporated 1945
Named for Lynn, Massachusetts
Area
 • Total 3.5 sq mi (9.1 km2)
 • Land 3.5 sq mi (9.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 4,787 ft (1,459 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total 107
 • Density 30.3/sq mi (11.6/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 84640
Area code(s) 435
FIPS code 49-46740[1]
GNIS feature ID 1430025[2]

Lynndyl is a town in Millard County, Utah, United States. The population was 106 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.5 square miles (9.1 km²), all of it land.

History[edit]

Lynndyl began as a railroad town in 1907. Farming in the area did not begin until 1912.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 113
1920 488 331.9%
1930 495 1.4%
1940 366 −26.1%
1950 241 −34.2%
1960 145 −39.8%
1970 111 −23.4%
1980 90 −18.9%
1990 120 33.3%
2000 134 11.7%
2010 106 −20.9%
Est. 2012 107 0.9%

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 134 people, 45 households, and 39 families residing in the town. The population density was 38.2 people per square mile (14.7/km²). There were 55 housing units at an average density of 15.7 per square mile (6.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 89.55% White, 2.24% Native American, 5.97% from other races, and 2.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.43% of the population.

There were 45 households out of which 42.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.1% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.3% were non-families. 13.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.98 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the town the population was spread out with 32.8% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,625, and the median income for a family was $40,278. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,738. There were 11.1% of families and 7.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including 13.0% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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. ^ Andrew Jenson. Encyclopedic History of The Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1941) p. 454