Beaver County, UT

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2020 Population
6,594
1.18% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
32.8
0.606% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
4.14%
54.3% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$66,705
20.8% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$209,000
17.7% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
2,871
5.78% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Beaver County, UT had a population of 6.59k people with a median age of 32.8 and a median household income of $66,705. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Beaver County, UT grew from 6,517 to 6,594, a 1.18% increase and its median household income grew from $55,221 to $66,705, a 20.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Beaver County, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.3%), White (Hispanic) (8.11%), Other (Hispanic) (3.56%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.24%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.14%).

None of the households in Beaver County, UT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.4% of the residents in Beaver County, UT are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Beaver County, UT was $209,000, and the homeownership rate was 81.6%. Most people in Beaver County, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Beaver County, UT was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Beaver County, UT is home to a population of 6.59k people, from which 95.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 7.51% of Beaver County, UT residents were born outside of the country (495 people).

In 2020, there were 10.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.56k people) in Beaver County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 535 White (Hispanic) and 235 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Beaver County, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    5.56k ± 17
  2. White (Hispanic)
    535 ± 160
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    235 ± 153
12%
Hispanic Population
790 people

In 2020, there were 10.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.56k people) in Beaver County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 535 White (Hispanic) and 235 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12% of the people in Beaver County, UT are hispanic (790 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Beaver County, UT as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.51%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
495 people
7.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
489 people

As of 2020, 7.51% of Beaver County, UT residents (495 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Beaver County, UT was 7.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

32
Median Native-Born Age
± 2.2
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 8.6

In 2020, the median age of all people in Beaver County, UT was 32.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Beaver County, UT are getting getting younger. In 2019, the average age of all Beaver County, UT residents was 33.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    96,761 ± 7,519 people
  2. India
    9,300 ± 2,364 people
  3. Canada
    7,916 ± 2,182 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Utah was Mexico, the natal country of 96,761 Utah residents, followed by India with 9,300 and Canada with 7,916.

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Citizenship

95.4%
2020 Citizenship
94.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 95.4% of Beaver County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Beaver County, UT was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    124 ± 65
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    48 ± 45
  3. Korea
    42 ± 44

Beaver County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.58 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Utah, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Utah (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Utah. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Utah.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Utah across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Males in Utah have an average income that is 1.53 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,916. The income inequality in Utah (measured using the Gini index) is 0.477, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Beaver County, UT employs 2.87k people. The largest industries in Beaver County, UT are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (605 people), Manufacturing (344 people), and Educational Services (322 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($75,795), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($67,143), and Utilities ($65,417).

Wages

Median Household Income

$66,705
2020 value
± $2,919
20.8%
1 Year Growth
± 12.1%

Households in Beaver County, UT have a median annual income of $66,705, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $55,221 in 2019, which represents a 20.8% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$70,321
Average Male Salary in Utah
± $1,989
$45,916
Average Female Salary in Utah
± $1,432

In 2020, full-time male employees in Utah made 1.53 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Utah by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Utah
  1. Asian
    $52,638 ± $7,681
  2. White
    $51,809 ± $1,277
  3. Two or More Races
    $41,405 ± $4,506

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Utah workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.02 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Utah.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Beaver County, UT is from Utah.
0.477
2020 Wage GINI in Utah
0.482
2019 Wage GINI in Utah

In 2020, the income inequality in Utah was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.07% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Utah was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Utah in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Utah across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1001
  2. Census Tract 1002

The following map shows all of the tracts in Beaver County, UT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Males 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

4.14% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Beaver County, UT (271 out of 6.54k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    185 ± 110
  2. Hispanic
    98 ± 89
  3. Other
    71 ± 94

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Beaver County, UT is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.87k
2020 Value
± 335
5.78%
1 Year growth
± 15%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Beaver County, UT grew at a rate of 5.78%, from 2.71k employees to 2.87k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Beaver County, UT, are Management Occupations (397 people), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (332 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (250 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Beaver County, UT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Beaver County, UT, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (397 people), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (332 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (250 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Beaver County, UT has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (18 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.53 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.69 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Beaver County, UT, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($101,250), Transportation Occupations ($77,159), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($75,167).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.87k
2020 Value
± 335
5.78%
1 Year growth
± 15%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Beaver County, UT grew at a rate of 5.78%, from 2.71k employees to 2.87k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Beaver County, UT, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (605 people), Manufacturing (344 people), and Educational Services (322 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Beaver County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Beaver County, UT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Beaver County, UT, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (605 people), Manufacturing (344 people), and Educational Services (322 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Beaver County, UT has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (17.2 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.49 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.62 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Beaver County, UT, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing ($75,795), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($67,143), and Utilities ($65,417).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Utah to other states, or from other states to Utah.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $19B
  2. $13.9B
  3. $9.98B

In 2020, the top outbound Utah product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $19B, followed by Misc. mfg. prods. ($13.9B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($9.98B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Utah products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$156B
2020 Value in Utah
$318B
Projected 2050 Value in Utah
103% growth

In 2020, total outbound Utah trade was $156B. This is expected to increase 103% to $318B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Utah trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Utah to other states, or from other states to Utah.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $15.5B
  2. $8.94B
  3. $7.13B

In 2020, the top outbound Utah domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $15.5B, followed by Nevada with $8.94B and Texas and $7.13B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Utah shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Beaver County, UT went to Donald J. Trump with 86.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (11.5%), followed by Other (0.806%). The most partisan county was Piute County, UT with 88.7% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing the state of Utah. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Utah is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Beaver County, UT
86.9% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Utah
  1. 88.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 87.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 87.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Utah was Piute County, UT with 88.7% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Utah colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Utah

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Mike Lee
Senator from Utah3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Mitt Romney
Senator from Utah1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing Utah.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Utah over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Utah

Utah is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Utah have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Beaver County, UT was $209,000 in 2020, which is 0.909 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $177,600 to $209,000, a 17.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Beaver County, UT is 81.6%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Beaver County, UT have an average commute time of 18.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Beaver County, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$209,000
2020 Median
± $18,891
$177,600
2019 Median
± $20,435

In 2020, the median property value in Beaver County, UT grew to to $209,000 from the previous year's value of $177,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Beaver County, UT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Beaver County, UT the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$66,705
Median Household Income
± $2,919
2.21k
Number of Households
± 270

In 2020, the median household income of the 2.21k households in Beaver County, UT grew to $66,705 from the previous year's value of $55,221.

The following chart displays the households in Beaver County, UT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Beaver County, UT distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Beaver County, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

81.6%
2020 Homeownership
74.1%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 81.6% of the housing units in Beaver County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Beaver County, UT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

18.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Beaver County, UT have a shorter commute time (18.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.74% of the workforce in Beaver County, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (73.3%)
  2. Carpooled (16.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.38%)

In 2020, 73.3% of workers in Beaver County, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (16.5%) and those who worked at home (8.38%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Beaver County, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Beaver County, UT have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

89.7% of the population of Beaver County, UT has health coverage, with 54.4% on employee plans, 6.42% on Medicaid, 11.2% on Medicare, 14.8% on non-group plans, and 2.81% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Utah was $5,982 in 2014. This is a 5.73% increase from the previous year ($5,658).

Primary care physicians in Beaver County, UT see 1097 patients per year on average, which represents a 14.1% decrease from the previous year (1277 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1342 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1342 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Daggett County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.2%). Additionally, San Juan County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,097 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Beaver County, UT

Primary care physicians in Beaver County, UT see an average of 1,097 patients per year. This represents a 14.1% decrease from the previous year (1,277 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Beaver County, UT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$5,982
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Utah
$3,657
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$6,484
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,084
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Utah (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.73%, from $5,658 to $5,982.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

10.3%
Uninsured
54.4%
Employer Coverage
6.42%
Medicaid
11.2%
Medicare
14.8%
Non-Group
2.81%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Beaver County, UT declined by 19% from 12.7% to 10.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Beaver County, UT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 14.2% prevalence
  2. 14% prevalence
  3. 11.8% prevalence

Daggett County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Utah, at 14.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Utah by county over multiple years.

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