San Juan County, UT Demographics


Overview for San Juan County, UT

San Juan County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 7,820.2 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 1.8 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 50.0%. On the 2000 census form, 98.5% of the population reported only one race, with 0.1% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 3.7% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 3.46 persons compared to an average family size of 4.02 persons.

In 2005 educational services was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $28,322. Per capita income grew by 9.7% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

County Map

Map of San Juan County, UT

Census and Job Statistics

People & Income Census
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Statistics (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 14,104 Covered Employment 3,871
   Growth (%) since 1990 11.8%    Avg wage per job $24,558
Households (2000) 4,089 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 3.8%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 5,457    Avg wage per job $16,182
Unemployment Rate (2005) 7.6 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County D
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $15,180    Avg wage per job D
Median Household Income (2003) $27,653 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County 12.3%
Poverty Rate (2003) 22.6    Avg wage per job $30,636
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 69.6 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 1.5%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 13.9    Avg wage per job $22,182