Myton, Utah

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Myton, Utah
Agricultural building in Myton
Agricultural building in Myton
Location in Duchesne County and the state of Utah
Location in Duchesne County and the state of Utah
Coordinates: 40°11′47″N 110°3′51″W / 40.19639°N 110.06417°W / 40.19639; -110.06417Coordinates: 40°11′47″N 110°3′51″W / 40.19639°N 110.06417°W / 40.19639; -110.06417
CountryUnited States
Named forHowell P. Myton
 • Total1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 • Land1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
5,085 ft (1,550 m)
 • Total569
 • Density560/sq mi (216.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)435
FIPS code49-53340[1]
GNIS feature ID1430626[2]

Myton is a city in Duchesne County, Utah, United States. Established in 1905, Myton had a population of 569 at the 2010 census.[3]


Myton is located in eastern Duchesne County along U.S. Routes 40 and 191. Duchesne, the county seat, is 19 miles (31 km) to the west, and Roosevelt, the largest city by population in Duchesne County, is 10 miles (16 km) to the northeast.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), all of it land.[3] Myton is on the south side of the Duchesne River, an east-flowing tributary of the Green River.


According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Myton has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[4]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016624[5]9.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 539 people, 163 households, and 131 families residing in the city. The population density was 536.2 people per square mile (206.0/km²). There were 189 housing units at an average density of 188.0 per square mile (72.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 77.55% White, 11.13% Native American, 0.74% Asian, 7.61% from other races, and 2.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.62% of the population.

There were 163 households out of which 48.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.5% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.6% were non-families. 14.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.31 and the average family size was 3.68.

In the city, the population was spread out with 37.8% under the age of 18, 12.2% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 7.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 25 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $23,472, and the median income for a family was $25,500. Males had a median income of $26,500 versus $32,917 for females. The per capita income for the city was $8,678. About 32.6% of families and 38.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 48.5% of those under age 18 and 8.9% of those age 65 or over.


  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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Myton city, Utah". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Myton, Utah
  5. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.

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