Nephi, UT Demographics


Population (year 2000): 4,733. Estimated population in July 2005: 5,045 (+6.6% change)
Males: 2,381 (50.3%), Females: 2,352 (49.7%)

Juab County

Zip code: 84648

Median resident age: 27.5 years
Median household income: $38,918 (year 2000)
Median house value: $116,400 (year 2000)

Races in Nephi:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: English (43.4%), Danish (12.1%), German (10.2%), United States (9.9%), Scottish (6.3%), Swedish (5.9%).

Elevation: 5133 feet

Land area: 4.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Nephi

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nephi city

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,219 (+34.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Nephi:

  • CENTRAL VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (48 WEST 1500 NORTH)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Nephi:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; PAYSON, UT)
  • SANPETE VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; MOUNT PLEASANT, UT)
  • GUNNISON VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 36 miles; GUNNISON, UT)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Nephi:

  • PROVO MUNI (about 36 miles; PROVO, UT; ID: PVU)
  • SALT LAKE CITY INTL (about 75 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; ID: SLC)
  • HILL AFB (about 98 miles; OGDEN, UT; ID: HIF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Nephi:

  • NEPHI MUNI (about 3 miles; NEPHI, UT; ID: U14)
  • MOUNT PLEASANT (about 29 miles; MOUNT PLEASANT, UT; ID: 43U)
  • MANTI-EPHRAIM (about 32 miles; MANTI, UT; ID: 41U)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nephi:

  • SNOW COLLEGE (about 31 miles; EPHRAIM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,632)
  • UTAH VALLEY STATE COLLEGE (about 40 miles; OREM, UT; FT enrollment: 14,182)
  • BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; PROVO, UT; FT enrollment: 29,977)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-UTAH CAMPUS (about 66 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; FT enrollment: 2,021)
  • SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 67 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; FT enrollment: 11,896)
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (about 73 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; FT enrollment: 19,866)
  • WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY (about 103 miles; OGDEN, UT; FT enrollment: 12,112)

Schools

Public high school in Nephi:

  • JUAB HIGH (Students: 533; Location: 802 N 650 E; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Nephi:

  • NEPHI ELEM SCH (Students: 591; Location: 380 E 200 N; Grades: KG – 04)
  • JUAB JR HIGH (Students: 288; Location: 555 E 800 N; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • JUAB MIDDLE (Students: 284; Location: 475 E 750 N; Grades: 05 – 06)

Libraries

Library in Nephi:

  • NEPHI PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $67,893; Location: 21 EAST 100 NORTH; 22,076 books; 930 audio materials; 405 video materials; 23 serial subscriptions)