Wasatch County, Utah


The Wasatch Mountains
The Wasatch Mountains

In the Ute language, a "wasatch" is a low place in the mountains, a pass.

Wasatch County contains 1,177 square miles of land and 32 square miles of water in central Utah. The county seat and largest city is Heber City.

Mount Timpanogos and Deer Creek Reservoir
Deer Creek Reservoir and Mount Timpanogos

Fast Facts about Wasatch County, Utah

Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 75%
Government Sector: 16%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 8%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Cost of Living Index for Wasatch County: 91.3
Median Resident Age: 29.5 Years
2015 Estimates:
Median Household Income: $60,000
Median Home Value: $325,000
Major Industries:
Lodging & Food Services, Educational Services, Construction, Professional Services, Health Care, Retail Services, Government, Real Estate Services, Utilities
 

Population Demographics: 2010

Total Population
23,530
Males
11,962
Females
11,568
Population by Age
Under 18
7,980
18 & over
15,550
20-24
1,227
25-34
3,301
35-49
4,731
50-64
3,709
65 & over
2,017
Population by Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino
3,184
Non Hispanic or Latino
20,346
Population by Race
White
21,275
African-American
79
Asian
181
Native American
127
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
29
Other
1,513
Two or more
326
 
Wasatch County, Utah area map
Map of Wasatch County

Wasatch County Pages

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