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Payson city, Utah

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Payson city, Utah
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 20,303
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 20,303
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 18,515
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 9.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 18,294
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 549
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 6.0%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 76.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $231,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,378
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $398
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,017
Building permits, 2019 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 5,483
Persons per household, 2015-2019 3.60
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 86.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 12.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 94.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 85.3%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 89.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 22.8%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 7.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 68.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 58.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 106,278
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 228,679
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 54,840
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 289,003
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $15,260
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 21.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $67,272
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $21,799
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2018 X
Total employment, 2018 X
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 1,284
Men-owned firms, 2012 670
Women-owned firms, 2012 340
Minority-owned firms, 2012 122
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,120
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 109
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,094
Population per square mile, 2010 2,111.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 8.66
FIPS Code 4958730
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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