Wallsburg, Utah

Coordinates: 40°23′18″N 111°25′23″W / 40.38833°N 111.42306°W / 40.38833; -111.42306
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Wallsburg, Utah
Wallsburg Community Center
Wallsburg Community Center
Location in Wasatch County and the state of Utah
Location in Wasatch County and the state of Utah
Coordinates: 40°23′18″N 111°25′23″W / 40.38833°N 111.42306°W / 40.38833; -111.42306
CountryUnited States
Named forWilliam Madison Wall
 • Total0.63 sq mi (1.63 km2)
 • Land0.63 sq mi (1.63 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
5,676 ft (1,730 m)
 • Total250
 • Estimate 
 • Density612.08/sq mi (236.30/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code435
FIPS code49-80970[3]
GNIS feature ID1446968[4]

Wallsburg is a town in Wasatch County, Utah, United States. It is part of the Salt Lake City metropolitan area. The population was 250 at the 2010 census. Wallsburg was established in 1861, and was named for William Madison Wall.[5]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all land.


Historical population
2019 (est.)385[2]54.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census of 2010, there were 250 people living in the town. The racial makeup of the town was 99.6% White, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.[7]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 274 people, 83 households, and 73 families living in the town. The population density was 543.0 people per square mile (209.7/km2). There were 93 housing units at an average density of 184.3 per square mile (71.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 99.64% White and 0.36% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.73% of the population.

There were 83 households, out of which 45.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 83.1% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.0% were non-families. 12.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.30 and the average family size was 3.56.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 31.0% under the age of 18, 13.1% from 18 to 24, 23.7% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $55,313, and the median income for a family was $59,375. Males had a median income of $39,375 versus $21,042 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,165. About 5.1% of families and 3.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.8% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those 65 or over.


Both during the 2011 and 2013 election years, the town recorder failed to open the filing period or schedule the election, so the current council and mayor were appointed to serve a 2-year-term in 2011 and another 2-year term in 2013.[8] The current mayor of Wallsburg is Celeni Richins.[9]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ Lund, Anthon Henrik (1922). The Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine. Geneal. Society of Utah. p. 39.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 12 February 2020. Retrieved 25 November 2013.
  8. ^ Gehrke, Robert (November 19, 2013). "Utah town forgets to hold election — again". The Salt Lake Tribune.
  9. ^ "Contact".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

External links[edit]

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