Piute County, Utah


The view across Grass Valley in Piute County
The view across Grass Valley in Piute County
    Cities & Towns
  • Circleville
  • Junction
  • Kingston
  • Marysvale

Piute County is a small county located between mountain ranges in south central Utah. The county was named in honor of the Paiute Indians (the Utah Legislature passed a law changing the spelling of "Paiute" to "Piute").

Piute County contains 758 square miles of land and 8 square miles of water. The county seat is Junction, the largest city Circleville.

Fast Facts about Piute County, Utah

Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 48%
Government Sector: 32%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 17%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 3%
Cost of Living Index for Piute County: 83.5
Median Resident Age: 38.9 Years
2015 Estimates:
Median Household Income: $35,700
Median Home Value: $146,500
Major Industries:
Educational Services, Agriculture & Forestry, Government, Lodging & Food Services, Health Care, Transportation Services, Retail Services, Repair & Maintenance, Social Services
 

Population Demographics: 2010

Total Population
1,556
Males
796
Females
760
Population by Age
Under 18
468
18 & over
1,088
20-24
46
25-34
148
35-49
222
50-64
306
65 & over
332
Population by Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino
109
Non Hispanic or Latino
1,447
Population by Race
White
1,474
African-American
2
Asian
6
Native American
5
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
2
Other
46
Two or more
21
 
Piute County area map
Map of the Piute County area

Piute County Pages

Upper photo courtesy of Flickr userid Ken Lund, CCA-by-SA 2.0 License
Map courtesy of National Geographic Topo!