Marysvale, Utah

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Marysvale, Utah
Marysvale post office
Marysvale post office
Location in Piute County and the state of Utah.
Location in Piute County and the state of Utah.
Coordinates: 38°26′51″N 112°13′58″W / 38.44750°N 112.23278°W / 38.44750; -112.23278Coordinates: 38°26′51″N 112°13′58″W / 38.44750°N 112.23278°W / 38.44750; -112.23278
CountryUnited States
StateUtah
CountyPiute
Settled1863
Incorporated1913
Area
 • Total15.1 sq mi (39.1 km2)
 • Land15.1 sq mi (39.1 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
5,863 ft (1,787 m)
Population
(2012)
 • Total392
 • Density25.2/sq mi (9.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
84750
Area code(s)435
FIPS code49-48610[1]
GNIS feature ID1443220[2]

Marysvale is a town in Piute County, Utah. The population was 381 at the 2000 census. Marysvale is a trail head for the Paiute ATV Trail.

History[edit]

A post office called Marysvale has been in operation since 1872.[3] The town's name probably commemorates the Virgin Mary.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 15.1 square miles (39.1 km²), of which, 15.1 square miles (39.1 km²) of it is land and 0.07% is water.

Climate[edit]

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Dfb" (Warm Summer Continental Climate).[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880297
1890259−12.8%
190043568.0%
191049513.8%
192062426.1%
1930471−24.5%
194062632.9%
1950520−16.9%
1960354−31.9%
1970289−18.4%
198035924.2%
19903641.4%
20003814.7%
20104087.1%
Est. 2016403[6]−1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 381 people, 149 households, and 113 families residing in the town. The population density was 25.2 people per square mile (9.7/km²). There were 222 housing units at an average density of 14.7 per square mile (5.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.43% White, 0.79% from other races, and 0.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.10% of the population.

There were 149 households out of which 27.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.8% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% were non-families. Of the 149 households, 8 are unmarried partner households: 2 heterosexual, 2 same-sex male, and 4 same-sex female. 21.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the town, the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 20.2% from 25 to 44, 31.2% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,875, and the median income for a family was $35,417. Males had a median income of $33,125 versus $21,667 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,715. About 9.1% of families and 11.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.8% of those under age 18 and 2.9% of those age 65 or over.

Notable person[edit]

Actress Marie Windsor was born in Marysvale in 1919.

See also[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. ^ "Piute County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  4. ^ Van Atta, Dale (Jan 22, 1977). "You name it - there's a town for it". The Deseret News. pp. W6. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  5. ^ Climate Summary for Marysvale, Utah
  6. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

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