Duchesne, Utah

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Duchesne, Utah

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High Points

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

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Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 8% Duchesne Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Duchesne, Utah

Comparing Duchesne 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 7
Male Share of the Population 8 2
Racial Diversity 5 4
Female Share of the Population 4 9
Well-Paid Single Men 3 4
Well-Paid Single Women 2 6
Senior Citizens 2 6
Age of the Population 1 6


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 2
People Above Poverty 5 3
Median Family Income 4 2
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 6 5
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Working at Home 4 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 8
Housing Recently Built 8 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Affordability of Rents 4 8
People Living Alone 3 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 3

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Duchesne Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 66 miles E of Provo, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 288 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Duchesne
Standard Zip Codes 84021
Phone Area Codes 435
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.163
Longitude -110.402

Duchesne Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.3 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 62 F
Jul Temp 54 to 87 F
Oct Temp 34 to 64 F
Annual Precip 9.7 inches
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 32 F
Apr Temp 29 to 57 F
Jul Temp 52 to 83 F
Oct Temp 32 to 60 F
Annual Precip 9.4 inches
Station MYTON
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 31 F
Apr Temp 31 to 64 F
Jul Temp 54 to 90 F
Oct Temp 32 to 65 F
Annual Precip 7 inches
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Duchesne Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,408 100%
Male 693 49.2%
Female 715 50.8%
Under 18 523 37.1%
18+ 885 62.9%
65+ 132 9.4%
Median Age 28.5
Average Family Size 3.55
White 1,365 96.9%
African-American 4 0.3%
Asian 5 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 0.7%
Other 5 0.4%
Mixed Race 17 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 39 2.8%

Estimated Duchesne Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,481
Growth 73
Growth % 5.2%

Duchesne 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
English 32%
US/American 15.8%
German 9.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.7%
Scottish 7.7%
Irish 5.7%
Danish 4%
French (except Basque) 3.5%
Swedish 2.8%
Italian 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Dutch 1.5%
Norwegian 1.1%
British 1%
French Canadian 0.6%
European 0.6%
Polish 0.5%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Australian 0.3%
Canadian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Duchesne, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Arcadia (84021)
Bridgeland (84021)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Duchesne 1,408 $37,174
Altamont 178 $29,250
Ballard 566 $36,484
Myton 539 $25,500
Roosevelt 4,299 $32,328
Tabiona 149 $27,344

Duchesne Public Libraries

Daggett County Bookmobile Library
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Duchesne High Schools (2004)

95 N 200 W
Serves 299 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.9

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