Kamas, Utah

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Kamas, Utah

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High Points

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

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Comparative Profile of Kamas, Utah

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 2
Portion of People Married 8 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 5
Median Family Income 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
College Educated Adults 6 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Working at Home 8 5
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Short Commute Times 6 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 8
Housing Recently Built 9 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 8
People Living Alone 4 10
Affordability of Rents 3 5

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Kamas Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles E of Sandy, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 338 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Summit
Standard Zip Codes 84036
Phone Area Codes 435
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.643
Longitude -111.28

Kamas Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station KAMAS
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 35 F
Apr Temp 28 to 56 F
Jul Temp 48 to 85 F
Oct Temp 30 to 62 F
Annual Precip 16.8 inches
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 36 F
Apr Temp 28 to 59 F
Jul Temp 46 to 88 F
Oct Temp 28 to 64 F
Annual Precip 16.6 inches
Station HEBER
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 37 F
Apr Temp 29 to 62 F
Jul Temp 49 to 89 F
Oct Temp 31 to 67 F
Annual Precip 16.2 inches
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Kamas Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,274 100%
Male 634 49.8%
Female 640 50.2%
Under 18 420 33%
18+ 854 67%
65+ 116 9.1%
Median Age 29.8
Average Family Size 3.37
White 1,227 96.3%
African-American 5 0.4%
Asian 4 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 26 2%
Mixed Race 9 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 75 5.9%

Estimated Kamas Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,502
Growth 228
Growth % 17.9%

Kamas 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 30.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.4%
US/American 11.3%
German 10.7%
Irish 6%
Danish 3.9%
Swiss 2.6%
European 2.6%
Scottish 2.5%
Swedish 2.2%
Norwegian 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Welsh 1.3%
Scandinavian 1.2%
Dutch 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
South African 0.6%
Italian 0.5%
British 0.4%
Greek 0.3%
Polish 0.2%
African 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Deer Mountain (84036)
Marion (84036)

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)
Kamas 1,274 $46,750
Alta 370 $94,654
Charleston 378 $44,063
Francis 698 $59,464
Midway 2,121 $55,809
Oakley 948 $62,059
Park City 7,371 $77,137
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Kamas High Schools (2004)

45 S 300 E
Serves 392 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19

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