Marysvale, Utah facts for kids
Marysvale post office
Location in Piute County and the state of Utah.
|• Total||15.1 sq mi (39.1 km2)|
|• Land||15.1 sq mi (39.1 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||5,863 ft (1,787 m)|
|• Density||25.2/sq mi (9.7/km2)|
|Time zone||Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|GNIS feature ID||1443220|
A post office called Marysvale has been in operation since 1872. The town's name probably commemorates the Virgin Mary.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 15.1 square miles (39.1 km²), of which, 15.1 square miles (39.1 km²) of it is land and 0.07% is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 381 people, 149 households, and 113 families residing in the town. The population density was 25.2 people per square mile (9.7/km²). There were 222 housing units at an average density of 14.7 per square mile (5.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.43% White, 0.79% from other races, and 0.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.10% of the population.
There were 149 households out of which 27.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.8% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% were non-families. Of the 149 households, 8 are unmarried partner households: 2 heterosexual, 2 same-sex male, and 4 same-sex female. 21.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.96.
In the town, the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 20.2% from 25 to 44, 31.2% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 96.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $31,875, and the median income for a family was $35,417. Males had a median income of $33,125 versus $21,667 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,715. About 9.1% of families and 11.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.8% of those under age 18 and 2.9% of those age 65 or over.
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