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Mantua, Utah
Mantua, as seen from US-89/US-91, September 2008
Mantua, as seen from US-89/US-91, September 2008
Location of Mantua within Box Elder County and within the State of Utah
Location of Mantua within Box Elder County and within the State of Utah
Location of Utah within the United States
Location of Utah within the United States
Country United States
State Utah
County Box Elder
Settled 1863
Incorporated 1911
Named for Mantua, Ohio
 • Type Mayor/Council
 • Total 5.70 sq mi (14.8 km2)
 • Land 4.91 sq mi (12.7 km2)
 • Water 0.79 sq mi (2.0 km2)
5,200 ft (1,600 m)
 • Total 687
 • Estimate 
 • Density 196.25/sq mi (75.77/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain Time Zone)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 435
FIPS code 49-47840
GNIS feature ID 1443141

Mantua ( man--way or man-Ə-way) is a town on the eastern edge Box Elder County, Utah, United States. The population of the town was 687 at the 2010 census.


Mantua lies in Box Elder Canyon.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.6 square miles (14.5 km²), of which 4.9 square miles (12.6 km²) are land and 0.7 square mile (1.9 km²) (13.21%) is water.


According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Mantua has a dry summer continental climate, abbreviated "Dsa" on climate maps.


As of the 2000 United States Census, there were 791 people, 218 households, and 189 families in the town. The population density was 162.5 people per square mile (62.7/km2). There were 231 housing units at an average density of 47.5 per square mile (18.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.33% White, 0.63% African American, 0.51% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.51% from other races, and 1.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.88% of the population.

There were 218 households, out of which 52.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 79.4% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.3% were non-families. 12.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.63 and the average family size was 4.01.

The town population contained 38.2% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females, there were 108.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $60,234, and the median income for a family was $61,964. Males had a median income of $42,100 versus $26,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,798. About 0.5% of families and 1.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.1% of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over.

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