Santaquin, Utah

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Santaquin, Utah

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

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Comparative Profile of Santaquin, Utah

Comparing Santaquin 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 10
Male Share of the Population 10 9
Racial Diversity 6 5
Female Share of the Population 1 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 2
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 9
Portion of People Married 10 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
Median Family Income 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
College Educated Adults 5 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Working at Home 7 3
Short Commute Times 4 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 2
Affordability of Rents 2 3
People Living Alone 1 2

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Santaquin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles S of Provo, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 320 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada
County Utah
Metro Area Provo - Orem
Standard Zip Codes 84655
Phone Area Codes 801
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.975
Longitude -111.784

Santaquin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 38 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 60 to 90 F
Oct Temp 37 to 65 F
Annual Precip 18.2 inches
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 59 to 92 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 21.5 inches
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 59 to 92 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 20.2 inches
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Santaquin Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,834 100%
Male 2,479 51.3%
Female 2,355 48.7%
Under 18 2,047 42.3%
18+ 2,787 57.7%
65+ 236 4.9%
Median Age 22.9
Average Family Size 3.97
White 4,425 91.5%
African-American 8 0.2%
Asian 8 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 30 0.6%
Other 294 6.1%
Mixed Race 66 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 414 8.6%

Estimated Santaquin Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 6,901
Growth 2,067
Growth % 42.8%

Santaquin 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 34.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.5%
US/American 10.9%
German 6.9%
Danish 5.4%
Swedish 4.7%
European 2.5%
Irish 2.3%
Scottish 2.3%
Norwegian 2.3%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
British 1.5%
Dutch 1.5%
Italian 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Finnish 0.7%
Swiss 0.7%
Icelander 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
Welsh 0.5%
Czech 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Santaquin 4,834 $45,323
Elk Ridge 1,838 $65,813
Genola 965 $50,125
Goshen 874 $45,855
Payson 12,716 $47,491
Salem 4,372 $57,557
Woodland Hills 941 $82,358

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(801) 754-3030

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