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Elmo, Utah
Town hall and fire station
Town hall and fire station
Location in Emery County and the state of Utah
Location in Emery County and the state of Utah
Location of Utah in the United States
Location of Utah in the United States
Country United States
State Utah
County Emery
Settled 1908
Incorporated 1935
Area
 • Total 0.70 sq mi (1.83 km2)
 • Land 0.70 sq mi (1.83 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
5,692 ft (1,735 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 418
 • Estimate 
(2019)
402
 • Density 570.21/sq mi (220.12/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
84521
Area code(s) 435
FIPS code 49-22540
GNIS feature ID 1427806

Elmo is a town in Emery County, Utah, United States. The population was 418 at the 2010 census, up from 368 in 2000.

Geography

Elmo is in northern Emery County, 11 miles (18 km) northeast of Huntington, and 16 miles (26 km) south of Price. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.66 square miles (1.7 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 260
1930 305 17.3%
1940 198 −35.1%
1950 170 −14.1%
1960 175 2.9%
1970 141 −19.4%
1980 300 112.8%
1990 267 −11.0%
2000 368 37.8%
2010 418 13.6%
2019 (est.) 402 −3.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 368 people, 112 households, and 93 families residing in the town. The population density was 597.9 people per square mile (229.2/km2). There were 120 housing units at an average density of 195.0 per square mile (74.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.74% White, 0.27% African American, 0.54% Native American, 0.54% Pacific Islander, and 1.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.35% of the population.

There were 112 households, out of which 42.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.0% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.1% were non-families. 16.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.11 and the average family size was 3.43.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 30.4% under the age of 18, 11.1% from 18 to 24, 20.4% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $45,000 versus $18,333 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,861. About 9.1% of families and 11.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.6% of those under age 18 and 1.9% of those age 65 or over.

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