Elmo, Utah

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Elmo, Utah
Town hall and fire station
Town hall and fire station
Location in Emery County and the state of Utah
Location in Emery County and the state of Utah
Location of Utah in the United States
Location of Utah in the United States
Coordinates: 39°23′26″N 110°48′58″W / 39.39056°N 110.81611°W / 39.39056; -110.81611Coordinates: 39°23′26″N 110°48′58″W / 39.39056°N 110.81611°W / 39.39056; -110.81611
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
 • Land0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
5,692 ft (1,735 m)
 • Total418
 • Density645/sq mi (249.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)435
FIPS code49-22540[1]
GNIS feature ID1427806[2]

Elmo is a town in Emery County, Utah, United States. The population was 418 at the 2010 census,[3] up from 368 at the 2000 census.


Elmo is in northern Emery County, 11 miles (18 km) northeast of Huntington, and 16 miles (26 km) south of Price. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.66 square miles (1.7 km2), all of it land.[3]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016408[4]−2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 368 people, 112 households, and 93 families residing in the town. The population density was 597.9 people per square mile (229.2/km²). There were 120 housing units at an average density of 195.0 per square mile (74.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.74% White, 0.27% African American, 0.54% Native American, 0.54% Pacific Islander, and 1.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.35% of the population.

There were 112 households out of which 42.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.0% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.1% were non-families. 16.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.11 and the average family size was 3.43.

In the town, the population was spread out with 30.4% under the age of 18, 11.1% from 18 to 24, 20.4% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $45,000 versus $18,333 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,861. About 9.1% of families and 11.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.6% of those under age 18 and 1.9% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Elmo town, Utah". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 31, 2016.
  4. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

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