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People

Total Population 5,175
Male Share of the Population 53.5%
Female Share of the Population 46.5%
Senior Citizens 12.3%
Employed Population 16+ 2,669
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 39.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,134
% Above Poverty Level 84%
% Below Poverty Level 16%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 7.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 16.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 42%
Median Gross Rent $793
Median House Value $218,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19%
US/American 0%
English 21.1%
Irish 9.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Moab Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 160 miles SE of Provo, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 255 miles W of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Grand
Standard Zip Codes 84532
Phone Area Codes 435
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.573
Longitude -109.549

Moab Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MOAB
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 44 F
Apr Temp 42 to 73 F
Jul Temp 64 to 101 F
Oct Temp 41 to 75 F
Annual Precip 9.3 inches
Station ARCHES NP HQS
Distance 4.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 41 F
Apr Temp 41 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 98 F
Oct Temp 42 to 73 F
Annual Precip 8.3 inches
Station CANYONLANDS THE NECK
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 91 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 9.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Arches (84532)

Canyonlands (84532)

Castleton (84532)

Natural Bridges (84532)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Castle Valley 310 $60,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Moab Public Libraries

Library
Grand County Public Library
25 SOUTH 100 EAST
Moab, Utah
(435) 259-5421

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Moab High Schools

GRAND COUNTY HIGH
608 S 400 E
435-259-8931
Serves 488 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.2

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