Manila, Utah

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Manila, Utah
Town
Location in Daggett County and the state of Utah
Location in Daggett County and the state of Utah
Location of Utah in the United States
Location of Utah in the United States
Coordinates: 40°59′33″N 109°43′10″W / 40.99250°N 109.71944°W / 40.99250; -109.71944Coordinates: 40°59′33″N 109°43′10″W / 40.99250°N 109.71944°W / 40.99250; -109.71944
Country United States
State Utah
County Daggett
Founded 1898
Incorporated 1936
Named for Manila
Area
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 6,348 ft (1,935 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total 313
 • Density 379.3/sq mi (146.5/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 84046
Area code(s) 435
FIPS code 49-47620[2]
GNIS feature ID 1443126[1]

Manila is a small town located on the northern edge of Daggett County, Utah, just south of the Wyoming border. The town is at the junction of State Route 43 and State Route 44, and is the county seat of Daggett County.[3] Nearby sites include the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area and the Flaming Gorge Reservoir just east of town, and to the south is Ashley National Forest, which includes Kings Peak (13,528 ft), the highest point in Utah. The population was 308 at the 2000 census. The settlement was named Manila in 1898, commemorating the American naval victory at the Battle of Manila Bay[4] in the Philippines.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 196
1920 212 8.2%
1930 256 20.8%
1950 147
1960 329 123.8%
1970 226 −31.3%
1980 272 20.4%
1990 207 −23.9%
2000 308 48.8%
2010 310 0.6%
Est. 2012 313 1.0%
Daggett County courthouse in Manila

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 308 people, 105 households, and 66 families residing in the town. The population density was 379.3 people per square mile (146.8/km²). There were 401 housing units at an average density of 493.9 per square mile (191.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 91.56% White, 1.95% African American, 0.97% Native American, 4.55% from other races, and 0.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.09% of the population.

There were 105 households out of which 21.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.1% were non-families. 34.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the town the population was spread out with 15.9% under the age of 18, 11.7% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 170.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 194.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,458, and the median income for a family was $28,250. Males had a median income of $23,333 versus $15,833 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,184. About 5.5% of families and 6.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.3% of those under the age of 18 and 4.2% of those 65 or over.

Geography and climate[edit]

Manila has five streets which run east to west.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), all of it land.

Climate data for Manila, Utah (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 36.0
(2.2)
38.1
(3.4)
47.6
(8.7)
57.7
(14.3)
66.5
(19.2)
76.7
(24.8)
84.1
(28.9)
80.8
(27.1)
72.4
(22.4)
60.3
(15.7)
45.7
(7.6)
35.9
(2.2)
58.5
(14.7)
Average low °F (°C) 12.6
(−10.8)
14.1
(−9.9)
23.2
(−4.9)
30.1
(−1.1)
38.1
(3.4)
45.6
(7.6)
52.8
(11.6)
50.8
(10.4)
42.6
(5.9)
33.4
(0.8)
22.8
(−5.1)
13.7
(−10.2)
31.6
(−0.2)
Precipitation inches (mm) 0.25
(6.4)
0.34
(8.6)
0.72
(18.3)
0.78
(19.8)
1.04
(26.4)
1.05
(26.7)
0.92
(23.4)
0.98
(24.9)
1.07
(27.2)
0.83
(21.1)
0.37
(9.4)
0.34
(8.6)
8.69
(220.7)
Snowfall inches (cm) 4.0
(10.2)
6.5
(16.5)
9.4
(23.9)
5.9
(15)
1.8
(4.6)
0.1
(0.3)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.4
(1)
1.8
(4.6)
4.1
(10.4)
5.6
(14.2)
39.5
(100.3)
Source: NOAA[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Manila
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  4. ^ Van Cott, John W. (1990). Utah Place Names. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. p. 243. ISBN 0-87480-345-4. 
  5. ^ "NOWData - NOAA Online Weather Data". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved May 5, 2013. 

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