Emery County

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Emery County, Utah

95 E Main
Castle Dale, UT 84513
Phone: (435) 381-5106
Fax: (435) 381-5183
www.co.emery.ut.us

In east-central UT; organized Feb 12, 1880 (prior to statehood) from Sanpete and Sevier counties. Name Origin: For George W. Emery, a territorial governor (1875-80)

Area (sq mi):: 4461.54 (land 4451.85; water 9.69) Population per square mile: 2.40
Population 2005: 10,711 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.40%; 1990-2000 5.10% Population 2000: 10,860 (White 92.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 5.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.90%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 30.10
Income 2000: per capita $14,243; median household $39,850; Population below poverty level: 11.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,987-$19,098
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.20% Median travel time to work: 21.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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