Juab County, Utah


Pony Express Trail Backcountry Byway
Along the Pony Express Trail Backcountry Byway in Juab County
    Cities & Towns
  • Eureka
  • Levan
  • Mona
  • Nephi
  • Rocky Ridge

Juab County is in west central Utah, stretching from the border with Nevada to the heights of the Wasatch Front. This is the home of Dugway Valley and the Mt. Nebo Wilderness Area. You'll also find the Deep Creek Mountains Wilderness Study Area, Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge, Little Sahara Recreation Area and a good part of the Pony Express Trail Backcountry Byway.

Juab County contains 3,391 square miles of land and 15 square miles of water. The largest town and county seat is Nephi.

"Juab" is an Indian word meaning either "thirsty valley" or just plain "valley."

In the Deep Creek Mountains of western Juab County
In the Deep Creek Mountains of western Juab County

Fast Facts about Juab County, Utah

Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 81%
Government Sector: 14%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 5%
Population Density: 3 People per Square Mile
Cost of Living Index for Juab County: 85.5
Median Resident Age: 26.5 Years
2015 Estimates:
Median Household Income: $45,900
Median Home Value: $168,700
Major Industries:
Lodging & Food Services, Health Care, Educational Services, Construction, Miscellaneous Manufacturing, Agriculture & Forestry, Government, Transportation Services, Finance & Insurance Services
 

Population Demographics: 2010

Total Population
10,246
Males
5,228
Females
5,018
Population by Age
Under 18
3,837
18 & over
6,409
20-24
512
25-34
1,338
35-49
1,763
50-64
1,487
65 & over
1,043
Population by Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino
379
Non Hispanic or Latino
9,867
Population by Race
White
9,831
African-American
25
Asian
22
Native American
90
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
15
Other
113
Two or more
150
Area map of Juab County
Map of the Juab County area

Related Juab County Pages

  • Mona
  • Nephi
Photos courtesy of the Bureau of Land Management
Map courtesy of National Geographic Topo!