About Gunnison UT
Gunnison is a city in the Sevier Valley in southwestern in Sanpete County, Utah, United States. The population was 3,285 at the 2010 census. The city was named in honor of John W. Gunnison, a United States Army officer who surveyed for the transcontinental railroad in 1853.
Gunnison is located at 39°9′19″N 111°49′6″W / 39.15528°N 111.81833°W / 39.15528; -111.81833.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.3 square miles (14 km), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,394 people, 513 households, and 410 families residing in the city. The population density was 451.9 people per square mile (174.4/km²). There were 549 housing units at an average density of 103.6 per square mile (40.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 88.35% White, 1.84% African American, 2.51% Native American, 0.79% Asian, 0.58% Pacific Islander, 3.97% from other races, and 8.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.10% of the population.
There were 513 households out of which 45.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.1% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.9% were non-families. 18.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.12 and the average family size was 3.59.
In the city, the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 13.2% from 18 to 24, 33.8% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 197.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 240.6 males. The startling ratio of women to men is due to the presence of the Central Utah Correctional Facility, which is located one half mile northeast of downtown Gunnison. This state-run prison opened in 1990, has a capacity of 1500 inmates, and currently houses only male offenders.
The median income for a household in the city was $33,147, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $27,207 versus $23,958 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,537. About 9.8% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.9% of those under age 18 and 10.9% of those age 65 or over.
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Gunnison Utah neighborhoods include: Alpine, Altamont, American Fork, Aneth, Apple Valley, Ballard, Beaver, Beryl, Bingham Canyon, Blanding, Bluebell, Bountiful, Brian Head, Brigham City, Brighton, Cedar City, Cedar Valley, Centerville, Central, Clearfield, Coalville, Collinston, Corinne, Dammeron Valley, Deweyville, Draper, Duchesne, Dugway, Dutch John, Eagle Mountain, East Carbon, Eden, Farmington, Ferron, Fielding, Fort Duchesne, Fruitland, Garden City, Garland, Genola, Grantsville, Green River, Greenville, Grouse Creek, Hanna, Heber City, Helper, Herriman, Hideout, Highland, Hill Afb, Honeyville, Hooper, Huntington, Huntsville, Hurricane, Ivins, Jensen, Kamas, Kaysville, Lapoint, La Verkin, Layton, Lehi, Lindon, Logan, Magna, Manila, Mantua, Mapleton, Midvale, Midway, Milford, Moab, Modena, Monticello, Morgan, Mountain Home, Myton, Neola, Nephi, Newcastle, New Harmony, North Salt Lake, Ogden, Orem, Paragonah, Park City, Park Valley, Parowan, Payson, Peoa, Pine Valley, Pleasant Grove, Plymouth, Portage, Price, Provo, Randlett, Riverton, Roosevelt, Roy, Rush Valley, Saint George, Salem, Salt Lake City, Sandy, Santa Clara, Santaquin, Saratoga Springs, Snowville, South Jordan, Spanish Fork, Springville, Stockton, Summit, Sundance, Syracuse, Tabiona, Talmage, Terra, Thompson, Tooele, Tremonton, Tridell, Vernal, Vernon, Veyo, Vineyard, Wallsburg, Washington, Wellington, Wendover, West Bountiful, West Haven, West Jordan, West Valley City, Whiterocks, Willard, Woodland Hills, Woodruff, Woods Cross
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