Beaver County, Utah


Beaver County, Utah
The old Beaver County Courthouse
Cities & Towns

Beaver County is in west-central Utah, between the Tushar Mountains and the Nevada State line.

Beaver County contains 2,590 square miles of land and 2 square miles of water. The county seat is Beaver.

The first Europeans to visit the area of Beaver County were with the 1776 Dominguez-Escalante Expedition as they were trying to search out a new route from Santa Fe, New Mexico, to Monterey, California. Today, Beaver County is where you'll find the Beaver Canyon Scenic Byway and Eagle Point Ski Resort.

The Beaver County Administration Office building
Beaver County Administration Offices

Fast Facts about Beaver County, Utah

Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 70%
Government Sector: 20%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 8%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 2%
Population Density: 2 People per Square Mile
Cost of Living Index for Beaver County: 84.3
Median Resident Age: 30.8 Years
2015 Estimates:
Median Household Income: $41,600
Estimated Median Home Value: $154,500
Major Industries:
Agriculture & Forestry, Health Care, Lodging & Food Services, Educational Services, Government, Construction, Transportation Services
 

Population Demographics: 2010

Total Population
6,629
Males
3,410
Females
3,219
Population by Age
Under 18
2,244
18 & over
4,385
20-24
279
25-34
876
35-49
1,101
50-64
1,107
65 & over
832
Population by Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino
716
Non Hispanic or Latino
5,913
Population by Race
White
5,900
African-American
16
Asian
70
Native American
76
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
19
Other
455
Two or more
93
 
Map of Beaver County, Utah

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Photos courtesy of TheArmchairExplorer, CCA-by-SA 4.0 License
Map courtesy of National Geographic Topo!