Summit County, Utah
Summit County is in northeastern Utah, against the Wyoming state line. Summit County is home to Park City Mountain, Deer Valley and The Canyons Ski Resorts. Summit County got its name because 39 of the highest peaks in Utah are here. Outside of Colorado, Summit County is the second highest county in the United States (mean elevation: 8,388 feet).
Summit County contains 1,871 square miles of land and 11 square miles of water. The county seat is Coalville, the largest city Park City. In recent years Park City has earned a reputation as an upscale getaway, a reputation that has fueled considerable development in the area.
Summit County is probably the most Democrat of all the counties in very Republican Utah. After Grand County, Summit County has the smallest proportion of Mormons.
Private Sector, wages or salary: 80%
Government Sector: 11%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 9%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Population Density: 20 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Summit County: 95.7
Median Resident Age: 33.3 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $78,300
Estimated Median Home Value: $493,900
Lodging & Food Services, Educational Services, Health Care, Professional Services, Real Estate Services, Construction, Finance & Insurance Services, Government
Population Demographics: 2010
|Population by Age|
|18 & over||26,254|
|65 & over||2,768|
|Population by Ethnicity|
|Hispanic or Latino||4,190|
|Non Hispanic or Latino||32,134|
|Population by Race|
|Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||38|
|Two or more||597|