Vernal, Uintah County, Utah

Vernal: City in and county seat fo Uintah County, Utah, United States

About

Vernal is a city located in the county of Uintah in the U.S. state of Utah. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,089 and a population density of 759 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 10,468 inhabitants.

The city was created 149 years ago in 1872.

Quick Facts about Vernal

Population : 10,468 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Utah (United States)
County : Uintah County
Postal code : 84078–84079
Phone Area Codes : 435
Area : 11.97 km2
Altitude : 5,328 feet / 1624 meters
Capital city : Vernal is capital of Uintah County
Establishment : January 01, 1873 (149 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 02:15:51 (8th December 2022)
Density : 874 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 13.17% (2010-2020)
Vernal locator map
Location of Vernal on Utah map.
East entry to Vernal  Utah  on US-40 '7063605801' image
East entry to Vernal Utah on US-40 '7063605801'
East entry to Vernal  Utah  on US-40 '7063605801' image

Geography

Vernal is located at 40°27'20"N 109°31'44"W (40.4555200, -109.5287500). It has 3 neighbors: Castle Valley, Moab and Manila.

Vernal map

Vernal has 3 neighbours.

  • Castle Valley town in Grand County, Utah, United States
  • Moab city in Grand County, Utah, United States
  • Manila town in Daggett County, Utah, United States

Demographics

The population of Vernal increased by 13.17% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,089 - census
2011 9,274 1.99% estimation process
2012 9,887 6.2% estimation process
2013 10,393 4.87% estimation process
2014 10,843 4.15% estimation process
2015 11,107 2.38% estimation process
2016 10,636 -4.43% estimation process
2017 10,326 -3% estimation process
2018 10,365 0.38% estimation process
2019 10,438 0.7% estimation process
2020 10,468 0.29% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 16,819
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 13,816
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 21.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 18,790
April 1, 2010 Population : 13,752
People under 5 years old, percentage : 2.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 10.7%
People over 65 (%) : 35.1%
Female persons, % : 51.0%
White only, percent : 93.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 3.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 6.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 87.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,623
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 9.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 76.3%

Vernal zip code is 84078. County name: Uintah, County fips: 49047

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 76.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $266,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,524
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $499
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,110
2015-2019 Households : 7,558
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.14
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 87.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 34.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 17.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 381,040
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 21,831
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 376,544
2012 total retail sales per capita : $26,019
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $60,982
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $41,171
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,286
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,214
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 587
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 106
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,062
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 230
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,841
2010 population per square mile : 804.5
2010 land area in square miles : 17.09

People born in Vernal (13)

People born in Vernal, including film, stage and television actor James Woods, Author Brenda Novak, politician Clair Burgener, .

List

  • E. Gordon Gee (American academic) he was born in 02/02/1944
  • Jordan Brady (American basketball coach and basketball player) he was born in 21/06/1983
  • A. J. Murray (baseball player) he was born in 17/03/1982
  • Douglas Kent Hall (American writer and photographer) he was born in 12/12/1938
  • Earl W. Bascom (American artist (1906-1995)) he was born in 19/06/1906
  • Ron Abegglen (basketball coach) he was born in 19/08/1937
  • Jim McNaughton (American Canadian football player) he was born in 14/01/1942
  • Valoy Eaton (American painter) he was born in 29/03/1938
  • Rod Dana he was born in 08/08/1934
  • William F. Hanson (American composer) he was born in 23/10/1887

Schools in Vernal

College & universities near Vernal, UT

Code Name City ZIP
230676 Uintah Basin Technical College Roosevelt (UT) 84066

Post offices near Vernal

Post Office Name City ZIP
Vernal Post Office Vernal (UT) 84078

Other cities in Uintah County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Uintah County , UT.

City Name Population Title
Maeser 3,601 Census-designated place in Uintah County, Utah, United States
Naples 2,107 City in Uintah County, Utah, United States
Ballard 1,105 Town in Uintah County, Utah, United States
Independence 195 Town in Wasatch County, Utah, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Vernal distances to largest Utah cities