Duchesne County, Utah
Duchesne County is in east central Utah, running south from the Uinta Mountains to the West Tavaputs Plateau. A large part of the county is in the High Uintas Wilderness Area, the Ashley National Forest and in the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation.
Duchesne County contains 3,238 square miles of land and 18 square miles of water. The county seat is Duchesne, the largest city Roosevelt.
Recently, Duchesne County has seen a lot of oil and gas exploration and development activity.
Private Sector, wages or salary: 65%
Government Sector: 25%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 9%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Population Density: 5 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Duchesne County: 83.6
Median Resident Age: 28.3 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $37,700
Estimated Median Home Value: $156,600
Educational Services, Health Care, Mining, Agriculture & Forestry, Construction, Lodging & Food Services, Transportation Services, Government, Retail Services, Social Services, Finance & Insurance Services
Population Demographics: 2010
|Population by Age|
|18 & over||12,298|
|65 & over||1,984|
|Population by Ethnicity|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,117|
|Non Hispanic or Latino||17,490|
|Population by Race|
|Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||51|
|Two or more||538|