Green River, Utah

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Green River, Utah

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Green River Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Green River Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Green River Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 7% Green River Affordability of Rents
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 8% Green River Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Green River, Utah

Comparing Green River 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 5
Racial Diversity 9 10
Male Share of the Population 6 1
Female Share of the Population 5 10
Well-Paid Single Men 3 4
Senior Citizens 3 8
Well-Paid Single Women 2 7
Age of the Population 1 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 2
Portion of People Married 7 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 10 10
Working at Home 5 2
Public Transportation Use 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Housing Recently Built 7 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Affordability of Rents 6 10
People Living Alone 5 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 2

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Green River Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 134 miles SE of Provo, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 258 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Emery
P.O. Box Zip Codes 84515, 84525, 84540
Phone Area Codes 435
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.
Longitude -109.72

Green River Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 38 F
Apr Temp 37 to 66 F
Jul Temp 64 to 94 F
Oct Temp 40 to 69 F
Annual Precip 9.9 inches
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 39 F
Apr Temp 38 to 70 F
Jul Temp 62 to 97 F
Oct Temp 37 to 71 F
Annual Precip 7.1 inches
Station DEWEY
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 41 F
Apr Temp 36 to 72 F
Jul Temp 60 to 99 F
Oct Temp 35 to 73 F
Annual Precip 9.3 inches
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Green River Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 973 100%
Male 471 48.4%
Female 502 51.6%
Under 18 347 35.7%
18+ 626 64.3%
65+ 109 11.2%
Median Age 28.8
Average Family Size 3.48
White 859 88.3%
African-American 9 0.9%
Asian 12 1.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 12 1.2%
Other 69 7.1%
Mixed Race 8 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 191 19.6%

Estimated Green River Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 952
Growth -21
Growth % -2.2%

Green River 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 31%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.6%
Italian 8.1%
German 6%
Irish 6%
US/American 3.6%
Danish 3%
Scandinavian 2.5%
Norwegian 2.3%
Scottish 2%
French Canadian 1.7%
European 1.6%
Dutch 1.4%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Swedish 0.5%
Greek 0.4%
Swiss 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Cisco (84515)
Thompson (84540)

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

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Green River High Schools (2004)

400 N 455 W
Serves 105 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.5

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