Uintah County

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Uintah County, Utah

147 E Main St
Vernal, UT 84078
Phone: (435) 781-0770
Fax: (435) 781-6701

On the northeastern border of UT; original county; organized Jan 31, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For a subtribe of the Utes; named said to mean 'pineland.'

Area (sq mi):: 4498.98 (land 4477.07; water 21.91) Population per square mile: 6.00
Population 2005: 26,995 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 7.00%; 1990-2000 13.60% Population 2000: 25,224 (White 85.90%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 3.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 11.90%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 29.00
Income 2000: per capita $13,571; median household $34,518; Population below poverty level: 14.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,924-$19,396
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 19.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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