Box Elder County

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Box Elder County, Utah

01 S Main St
Brigham City, UT 84302
Phone: (435) 734-3300
Fax: (435) 723-7562
www.boxeldercounty.org

On the northwestern border of UT, west of Ogden; organized Jan 5, 1856 (prior to statehood) from Weber County. Name Origin: For the abundant box elder trees in the area. It is more commonly known as the North American maple tree Acer negundo.

Area (sq mi):: 6729.03 (land 5723.34; water 1005.69) Population per square mile: 8.10
Population 2005: 46,440 State rank: 8 Population change: 2000-20005 8.60%; 1990-2000 17.20% Population 2000: 42,745 (White 90.60%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 6.50%; Asian 1.00%; Other 6.00%). Foreign born: 3.00%. Median age: 28.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,625; median household $44,630; Population below poverty level: 7.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,351-$21,911
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 21.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Brigham City County seat (17,149)

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