Wasatch County, Utah
|Wasatch County, Utah|
Location in the state of Utah
Utah's location in the U.S.
|Named for||Native American word for mountain pass|
1,209 sq mi (3,132 km²)
1,175.501 sq mi (3,049 km²)
32 sq mi (82 km²), 2.63%
20/sq mi (8/km²)
Wasatch County // is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah. It was named for a Ute Indian word meaning mountain pass or low place in the high mountains. Its county seat and largest city is Heber City.The county is governed by a county council with an appointed county manager.
- Salt Lake County, Utah - (northwest)
- Summit County, Utah - (north)
- Utah County, Utah - (west)
- Duchesne County, Utah - (east)
National protected areas
|Source: US Census Bureau|
As of the census of 2010, there were 23,530 people, 4,743 households, and 3,870 families residing in the county. The population density was 20 inhabitants per square mile (7.7 /km2). There were 9,840 (2009) housing units at an average density of 8.4 per square mile (3.2 /km2). The racial makeup of the county was 90.4% White, 0.3% Black or African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, and 1.4% from two or more races. 13.5% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 7,287 households out of which 43.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.70% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 20.1% were non-families. 15.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.18 and the average family size was 3.19.
In the county, the population was spread out with 36.3% under the age of 20, 5.2% from 20 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 8.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31.6 years. For every 100 females there were 103.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.5 males.
|This article's factual accuracy may be compromised due to out-of-date information. (October 2011)|
As of the census of 2000, the median income for a household in the county was $49,612, and the median income for a family was $52,102. Males had a median income of $37,399 versus $23,571 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,869. About 4.20% of families and 5.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.60% of those under age 18 and 4.00% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and towns
||Salt Lake County||Summit County|