Carbon County , Utah

Carbon County: County in east-central Utah, United States

Carbon County locator map
Location of Carbon County on Utah map.

About

Carbon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,403 and a population density of 6 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 20,760 inhabitants. Its county seat is Price. The county was created 127 years ago in 1893.

Carbon power plant at Castle Gate Utah - panoramio image
Carbon power plant at Castle Gate Utah - panoramio
Carbon power plant at Castle Gate Utah - panoramio image

Geography

Carbon County is located at 39°38'53"N 110°35'20"W (39.6481700, -110.5889800). It has 6 neighbors: Emery County, Grand County, Sanpete County, Duchesne County, Uintah County and Utah County.

Carbon County map

The largest city of Carbon County is Price with a population of 8,427. Other cities include, Helper population 2,141, Wellington population 1,646 and East Carbon City population 1,270. See all Carbon County cities & populated places.

Weather

Carbon County forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Northeast wind 2 to 8 mph. more

Carbon County Quick Facts

Population : 20,760 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Utah (United States)
Different from : Carbon County, Carbon County, Carbon County
Area : 3845 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.4%
Land as percent of area : 99.6%
Named for : carbon
Capital : Price
Establishment : January 01, 1894
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 06:36:11 (22nd October 2021)
Density : 5 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.1% (2010-2020)
Weather : 40℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather

Carbon County has 6 neighbours.

  • Price

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Carbon County decreased by 3.1% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 21,403 - census
2011 21,305 -0.46% estimation process
2012 21,222 -0.39% estimation process
2013 20,903 -1.53% estimation process
2014 20,636 -1.29% estimation process
2015 20,391 -1.2% estimation process
2016 20,324 -0.33% estimation process
2017 20,131 -0.96% estimation process
2018 20,233 0.5% estimation process
2019 20,463 1.12% estimation process
2020 20,760 1.43% estimation process

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People born in Carbon County (2)

People born in Carbon County, including country music singer-songwriter Ned Miller, minister John-Roger Hinkins, you can see a list of people who born in Carbon County.

Other places with the same name (4)

Carbon County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Carbon County.

City Name Population Title
Price 8,427 City in and county seat of Carbon County, Utah, United States
Helper 2,141 City in Carbon County, Utah, United States
Wellington 1,646 City in Carbon County, Utah, United States
East Carbon City 1,270 City in Carbon County, Utah, United States
Scofield 23 Town in Carbon County, Utah, United States

Utah Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Salt Lake County 1,165,517 County in northern Utah, United States
Utah County 651,059 County in north-central Utah, United States
Davis County 359,232 County in northern Utah, United States
Weber County 262,658 County in northern Utah, United States
Salt Lake City 200,567 City in and county seat of Salt Lake County, Utah, United States and the capital of Utah
Washington County 184,913 County in southwestern Utah, United States
West Valley City 135,248 City in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Cache County 130,004 County in northern Utah, United States
West Jordan 116,530 City in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Provo 116,295 City in and county seat of Utah County, Utah, United States
Orem 98,970 City in Utah County, Utah, United States
Sandy 94,871 City in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Saint George 92,378 City in Washington County, Utah, United States
Sandy Hills 89,575 City in United States of America
Ogden 87,387 City in and county seat of Weber County, Utah, United States
Layton 79,012 City in Davis County, Utah, United States