San Juan County, Utah


San Juan County Courthouse in Monticello
San Juan County Courthouse

San Juan County is in southeastern Utah with Colorado to the east and Arizona to the south. Parts of Canyonlands National Park, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Hovenweep National Monument, and all of Natural Bridges National Monument are here.

San Juan County contains 7,820 square miles of land and 113 square miles of water. The county seat is Monticello. Within the city limits of Blanding you'll find the Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum with some great exhibits and interpretive displays about the countryside all around.

The Abajo Mountains over Monticello in San Juan County
The Abajo Mountains rise above Monticello

Fast Facts about San Juan County, Utah

Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 57%
Government Sector: 34%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 8%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Cost of Living Index for San Juan County: 81.0
Median Resident Age: 25.5 Years
2015 Estimates:
Median Household Income: $35,000
Median Home Value: $110,000
Major Industries:
Educational Services, Lodging & Food Services, Government, Construction, Health Care, Agriculture & Forestry, Mining, Retail Services, Social Services
 

Population Demographics: 2010

Total Population
14,746
Males
7,403
Females
7,343
Population by Age
Under 18
5,017
18 & over
9,729
20-24
987
25-34
1,745
35-49
2,570
50-64
2,321
65 & over
1,600
Population by Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino
649
Non Hispanic or Latino
14,097
Population by Race
White
6,759
African-American
25
Asian
37
Native American
7,431
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
5
Other
150
Two or more
339
 
Map of the San Juan County area
Map of San Juan County, Utah

San Juan County Pages

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