Millville, Utah

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Millville, Utah
City
Location in Cache County and the state of Utah.
Location in Cache County and the state of Utah.
Coordinates: 41°41′3″N 111°49′4″W / 41.68417°N 111.81778°W / 41.68417; -111.81778Coordinates: 41°41′3″N 111°49′4″W / 41.68417°N 111.81778°W / 41.68417; -111.81778
Country United States
State Utah
County Cache
Established 1860
Founded by George White Pitkin
Named for A sawmill
Area
 • Total 2.3 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Land 2.3 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 4,616 ft (1,407 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total 1,867
 • Density 642.3/sq mi (248.0/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 84326
Area code(s) 435
FIPS code 49-50370[2]
GNIS feature ID 1443496[1]

Millville is a city in Cache County, Utah, United States. The population was 1,829 at the 2010 census. It is included in the Logan, Utah-Idaho (partial) Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.3 square miles (6.1 km²), all of it land.

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year round. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Millville has a marine west coast climate, abbreviated "Cfb" on climate maps.[3]

History[edit]

George White Pitkin built the first log home in Millville, before the settlement was organized or named. He and his sons, Ammon Paul Pitkin and George Orrin Pitkin, built the home in 1859. The family moved into it in late spring, 1860. The present location of the home is 136 W. 100 South, Millville, Utah. It became the Pitkin homestead. Church and school were held there. As George White Pitkin was an educated man, he taught until a "proper" church and school were built. Later, the Pitkins built a two story rock home with walls 2 feet (0.61 m) thick. George died at the age of 72 on November 26, 1873, and is buried in the Millville cemetery.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 402
1880 539 34.1%
1890 679 26.0%
1900 509 −25.0%
1910 625 22.8%
1920 409 −34.6%
1930 403 −1.5%
1940 439 8.9%
1950 401 −8.7%
1960 364 −9.2%
1970 441 21.2%
1980 848 92.3%
1990 1,202 41.7%
2000 1,507 25.4%
2010 1,829 21.4%
Est. 2012 1,867 2.1%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,507 people, 395 households, and 361 families residing in the city. The population density was 642.3 people per square mile (247.6/km²). There were 405 housing units at an average density of 172.6 per square mile (66.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.75% White, 0.40% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 1.59% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.12% of the population.

There were 395 households out of which 59.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 83.5% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 8.4% were non-families. 7.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.82 and the average family size was 4.02.

In the city the population was spread out with 39.2% under the age of 18, 12.8% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 4.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 23 years. For every 100 females there were 102.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $51,513, and the median income for a family was $52,813. Males had a median income of $32,969 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,977. About 2.7% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.2% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.

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