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Castle Dale, Utah
Castle Dale's city hall
Castle Dale's city hall
Location within Emery County and the State of Utah
Location within Emery County and the State of Utah
Location of Utah in the United States
Location of Utah in the United States
Coordinates: 39°12′57″N 111°1′15″W / 39.21583°N 111.02083°W / 39.21583; -111.02083
CASTLE DALE UTAH Latitude and Longitude:

39°12′57″N 111°1′15″W / 39.21583°N 111.02083°W / 39.21583; -111.02083
CountryUnited States
State Utah
County Emery
Settled1877
Incorporated1920
Area
 • Total2.2 sq mi (5.6 km2)
 • Land2.2 sq mi (5.6 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
5,676 ft (1,730 m)
Population
(2010)
 • Total1,630
 • Density756/sq mi (291.8/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 ( Mountain (MST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
84513
Area code(s) 435
FIPS code49-10660 [1]
GNIS feature ID1426380 [2]

Castle Dale is a city in northwestern Emery County, Utah, United States. The population was 1,630 at the 2010 census. [3] It is the county seat of Emery County. [4]


History

The first settlement at Castle Dale was made in 1879. [5]

Geography

Castle Dale lies on the north side of Cottonwood Creek, a tributary of the San Rafael River, in Castle Valley.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.6 km2), all of it land. [3]

Utah State Route 10 passes through the center of town, leading northeast 31 miles (50 km) to Price and southwest 37 miles (60 km) to Interstate 70.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890505
190055910.7%
191069324.0%
19207153.2%
1930713−0.3%
194084118.0%
1950715−15.0%
1960617−13.7%
1970541−12.3%
19801,910253.0%
19901,704−10.8%
20001,657−2.8%
20101,630−1.6%
Est. 20161,528 [6]−6.3%
U.S. Decennial Census [7]

As of the census [1] of 2000 there were 1,657 people, 508 households, and 420 families residing in the city. The population density was 887.5 people per square mile (342.1/km²). There were 618 housing units at an average density of 331.0 per square mile (127.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.47% White, 0.06% African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.54% Asian, 0.18% Pacific Islander, 0.91% from other races, and 2.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.17% of the population.

There were 508 households out of which 49.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.6% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.3% were non-families. 15.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.22 and the average family size was 3.60.

In the city, the population was spread out with 37.2% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $44,185, and the median income for a family was $48,603. Males had a median income of $40,515 versus $20,294 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,175. About 6.7% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.4% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.

Climate

Climate data for Castle Dale, UT
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 67
(19)
70
(21)
83
(28)
89
(32)
97
(36)
104
(40)
107
(42)
103
(39)
97
(36)
88
(31)
78
(26)
67
(19)
107
(42)
Average high °F (°C) 35.2
(1.8)
41.9
(5.5)
53.2
(11.8)
62.5
(16.9)
72.2
(22.3)
82.8
(28.2)
88.5
(31.4)
85.8
(29.9)
77.6
(25.3)
65.2
(18.4)
50.1
(10.1)
37.9
(3.3)
62.7
(17.1)
Average low °F (°C) 6.7
(−14.1)
14.3
(−9.8)
23.5
(−4.7)
30.7
(−0.7)
38.6
(3.7)
46.5
(8.1)
53.4
(11.9)
51.3
(10.7)
42.1
(5.6)
31.5
(−0.3)
20.4
(−6.4)
10.7
(−11.8)
30.8
(−0.7)
Record low °F (°C) −34
(−37)
−35
(−37)
−7
(−22)
5
(−15)
13
(−11)
25
(−4)
29
(−2)
30
(−1)
19
(−7)
3
(−16)
−10
(−23)
−28
(−33)
−35
(−37)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 0.60
(15.2)
0.56
(14.2)
0.52
(13.2)
0.54
(13.7)
0.64
(16.3)
0.46
(11.7)
0.77
(19.6)
1.05
(26.7)
0.87
(22.1)
0.84
(21.3)
0.51
(13)
0.53
(13.5)
7.89
(200.5)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 5.9
(15)
3.2
(8.1)
1.3
(3.3)
0.3
(0.8)
0.2
(0.5)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.1
(0.3)
1.0
(2.5)
4.0
(10.2)
16
(40.7)
Source: http://www.wrcc.dri.edu/cgi-bin/cliMAIN.pl?ut1214

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Castle Dale city, Utah". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 29, 2016.
  4. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  5. ^ The Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine, Volumes 9-10. 1918. p. 82.
  6. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 22, 2013. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  • Emery County Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Castle Valley: A History of Emery County. 1949.
  • Powell, Allan Kent. Emery County: Reflections on Its Past and Future. 1979.
  • Emery County Historical Society. Emery County 1880-1980. 1981.

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