Randolph, Utah

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Randolph, Utah
Town
The Randolph Tabernacle, an early Latter-day Saint meetinghouse
The Randolph Tabernacle, an early Latter-day Saint meetinghouse
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°39′52″N 111°11′0″W / 41.66444°N 111.18333°W / 41.66444; -111.18333Coordinates: 41°39′52″N 111°11′0″W / 41.66444°N 111.18333°W / 41.66444; -111.18333
Country United States
State Utah
County Rich
Founded March 14, 1870
Founded by Randolph H. Stewart
Area
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Land 1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 6,283 ft (1,915 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 463
 • Density 466.1/sq mi (180.0/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 84064
Area code(s) 435
FIPS code 49-63020[1]
GNIS feature ID 1431567[2]

Randolph is a town in Rich County, Utah, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 464. It is the county seat of Rich County.[3] Randolph had the highest percentage of people of any city in the country vote for George W. Bush in the 2004 election, at 95.6%.[1] Randolph's municipal classification was officially changed from a city to a town on January 1, 2009.

Geography and climate[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.7 km²), all of it land.

Climate data for Randolph, Utah (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 27.6
(−2.4)
31.1
(−0.5)
42.6
(5.9)
53.2
(11.8)
63.0
(17.2)
72.7
(22.6)
81.9
(27.7)
80.2
(26.8)
70.2
(21.2)
57.8
(14.3)
40.9
(4.9)
27.7
(−2.4)
54.1
(12.3)
Average low °F (°C) 1.5
(−16.9)
4.0
(−15.6)
15.5
(−9.2)
23.2
(−4.9)
30.3
(−0.9)
37.5
(3.1)
42.9
(6.1)
40.4
(4.7)
31.4
(−0.3)
22.4
(−5.3)
13.9
(−10.1)
2.5
(−16.4)
22.1
(−5.5)
Precipitation inches (mm) 0.86
(21.8)
0.92
(23.4)
0.88
(22.4)
1.31
(33.3)
1.68
(42.7)
1.21
(30.7)
0.90
(22.9)
1.20
(30.5)
1.44
(36.6)
1.17
(29.7)
1.08
(27.4)
0.94
(23.9)
13.58
(344.9)
Snowfall inches (cm) 10.7
(27.2)
10.8
(27.4)
8.0
(20.3)
6.0
(15.2)
2.1
(5.3)
0.1
(0.3)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
1.2
(3)
2.7
(6.9)
7.8
(19.8)
11.9
(30.2)
61.2
(155.4)
Source: NOAA[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 76
1880 446 486.8%
1890 472 5.8%
1900 821 73.9%
1910 533 −35.1%
1920 586 9.9%
1930 447 −23.7%
1940 656 46.8%
1950 562 −14.3%
1960 537 −4.4%
1970 500 −6.9%
1980 659 31.8%
1990 488 −25.9%
2000 483 −1.0%
2010 464 −3.9%
Est. 2012 463 −0.2%

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 483 people, 150 households, and 118 families residing in the town. The population density was 466.1 people per square mile (179.3/km²). There were 190 housing units at an average density of 183.4 per square mile (70.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.38% (480 people) White, 0.21% (one person) Asian, and 0.41% (two people) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.86% of the population (nine individuals).

There were 150 households out of which 49.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.3% were married couples living together, 2.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.7% were non-families. 18.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.21 and the average family size was 3.74.

In the town the population was spread out with 38.5% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 16.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 101.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $34,792, and the median income for a family was $42,917. Males had a median income of $35,625 versus $20,833 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,477. About 9.5% of families and 14.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.6% of those under age 18 and 3.5% of those age 65 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. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  4. ^ "NOWData - NOAA Online Weather Data". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved May 5, 2013.