Carbon County, UT Demographics

The total population of Carbon County is estimated to be 20,338 with 10,219 males (50.25%) and 10,119 females (49.75%). There are 100 less females than males in Carbon County.
The median household income in Carbon County was $55,910 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 1,119(1.96%) from $57,029 in 2020. This income is 74.94% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Carbon County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $64,584. Overall, the median household income for the county of Carbon County stands at $55,910.
In Carbon County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $45,792 for males and $17,159 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $65,312 for males and $37,423 for females.
In Carbon County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, White households have the highest median household income at $56,199, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $47,741.
In 2022, the population of Carbon County was 20,571, a 1.03% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Carbon County's population was 20,361, a decline of 0.62% compared to a population of 20,488 in 2020.
The median age in Carbon County, UT is 37.5, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 21.35% were under the age of 15, 19.08% aged 15 to 29, 41.82% aged 30 to 64, 16.13% aged 65 to 84, and 1.62% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Carbon County population: 90.41% are White, 1.36% are Black or African American, 0.53% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.48% are Asian, 0.33% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 2.10% are some other race and 4.80% are multiracial.