Juab County, Utah facts for kids
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Location in the state of Utah
Utah's location in the U.S.
3,406 sq mi (8,821 km²)
3,392 sq mi (8,785 km²)
14 sq mi (36 km²), 0.4%
3.0/sq mi (1/km²)
|Time zone||Mountain: UTC-7/-6|
|Named for: Native American word for valley|
Juab County // is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,246. Its county seat and largest city is Nephi. The county was named from a Native American word meaning thirsty valley, or possibly only valley.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,406 square miles (8,820 km2), of which 3,392 square miles (8,790 km2) is land and 14 square miles (36 km2) (0.4%) is water.
- Tooele County (north)
- Utah County (northeast)
- Millard County (south)
- Sanpete County (east)
- White Pine County, Nevada (west)
National protected areas
- Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge
- Fishlake National Forest (part)
- Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest (part)
State protected areas
- Yuba State Park
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of July 1, 2015, the US Census Bureau estimates that there were 10,594 people, 3,557 housing units, and 3,557 housing units in the county. The population density was 3 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 3,066 households. The racial makeup of the county was 96.4% White, 0.4% Black or African American, 1.0% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, and 1.5% from two or more races. 4.7% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
In 2010, there were 3,093 households out of which 47.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.50% were married couples living together, 8.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.40% were non-families. 17.30% of all households the householder lived alone. The average household size was 3.27 and the average family size was 3.74.
In the county, the population was spread out with 40.1% 19 and younger, 5.0% from 20 to 24, 24.80% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29.3 years. 51% of the population was male and 49% was female.
Currently populated communities in Juab County:
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