Duchesne County, Utah

According to the 2000 Census, Duchesne County, Utah has a population of 14,371 people. Of those, 12,956 (90%) are White, 21 (0%) are Black, and 508 (4%) are Latino[1]. However, 175 (or 1% of the 14,371 people) are not residents by choice but are people in prison.

Even though prisoners cannot participate in the local community, the Census Bureau nevertheless counts them as residents of the county where they are incarcerated.

A more accurate description would not include the prisoners. This would give Duchesne County a population of 14,196 with a demographic that is 90% White, 0% Black, and 3% Latino.

Reported in
Census 2000
Total 14,371 175 14,196
White 12,956 135 12,821
Black 21 4 17
Latino 508 24 484


[1]The numbers for Whites, Blacks and Latinos may not add up to the total number because we have not included racial groups other than Whites and Blacks and because the Census Bureau considers "Latino" to be an ethnicity, not a race. Most of the people reported as being Latino are also counted as being White or Black.

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