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Utah County, Utah

100 E Center St Suite 2300
Provo, UT 84606
Phone: (801) 851-8136
Fax: (801) 851-8146
www.co.utah.ut.us

In north-central UT, south of Salt Lake City; original county; organized Jan 31, 1850 (prior to statehood); includes Cedar County; which was abolished in 1862. Name Origin: For the Ute Indians Ute or Eutaw is variously defined as 'in the tops of the mountains,' 'high up,' 'the hill dwellers,' 'the land of the sun,' or 'the land of plenty.'

Area (sq mi):: 2140.98 (land 1998.33; water 142.64) Population per square mile: 222.10
Population 2005: 443,738 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 20.40%; 1990-2000 39.80% Population 2000: 368,536 (White 89.20%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 7.00%; Asian 1.10%; Other 6.30%). Foreign born: 6.30%. Median age: 23.30
Income 2000: per capita $15,557; median household $45,833; Population below poverty level: 12.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,641-$20,506
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 18.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Provo County seat (99,624)
  • Orem (88,619)
  • Pleasant Grove (27,116)
  • Lehi (25,665)
  • Spanish Fork (22,839)
  • American Fork (22,387)
  • Springville (21,507)
  • Payson (14,542)
  • Highland (12,332)

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