Blanding, Utah

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Blanding, Utah

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High Points

Blanding strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Utah):

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Blanding Short Commute Times
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 6% Blanding Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 10% Blanding Low Violent Crime
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Blanding Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 17% Blanding Affordability of Rents
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Blanding College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Blanding, Utah

Comparing Blanding to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Utah (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 8
Male Share of the Population 7 2
Female Share of the Population 4 9
Racial Diversity 3 2
Senior Citizens 2 7
Well-Paid Single Men 2 3
Age of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 7
Portion of People Married 9 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 7
Median Family Income 4 2
People Above Poverty 3 1
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Working at Home 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Housing Recently Built 8 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 9
Affordability of Rents 5 9
People Living Alone 2 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 10
Low Property Crime 9 10

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Blanding Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 206 miles NE of Flagstaff, Arizona (center to center)
Nearest Large City 235 miles NW of Albuquerque, New Mexico
County San Juan
Standard Zip Codes 84511
Phone Area Codes 435
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.624
Longitude -109.477

Blanding Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 42 F
Apr Temp 36 to 64 F
Jul Temp 60 to 91 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 13.2 inches
Station BLUFF
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 43 F
Apr Temp 36 to 70 F
Jul Temp 60 to 95 F
Oct Temp 36 to 71 F
Annual Precip 7.9 inches
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 42 F
Apr Temp 40 to 70 F
Jul Temp 63 to 96 F
Oct Temp 42 to 72 F
Annual Precip 8.5 inches
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Blanding Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,162 100%
Male 1,548 49%
Female 1,614 51%
Under 18 1,292 40.9%
18+ 1,870 59.1%
65+ 323 10.2%
Median Age 24.3
Average Family Size 3.93
White 2,093 66.2%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 3 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 915 28.9%
Other 57 1.8%
Mixed Race 91 2.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 128 4%

Estimated Blanding Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,135
Growth -27
Growth % -0.9%

Blanding Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 41.5%
English 23.3%
US/American 7.4%
Danish 3.7%
German 3.4%
Irish 3.2%
European 3%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Dutch 1.7%
Welsh 1.6%
British 1.5%
Scottish 1.4%
Scandinavian 1.1%
Norwegian 1%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Swiss 0.6%
Swedish 0.6%
Italian 0.4%
Icelander 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
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Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Blanding 3,162 $37,991
Monticello 1,958 $42,115
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Blanding High Schools (2004)

311 N 100 E
Serves 413 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.4

Blanding Colleges

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