Uintah County

Countywide Planning Issues

The Uintah County population fluctuates with the oil industry.

Socio-Economic Data: Uintah County
Socio-Economic Data: Uintah County
Socio-Economic Data: Uintah County

Land Issues

Uintah County land ownership is most representative of the other areas of the Coalition.

Socio-Economic Data: Uintah County

Federal PILT payments to the County have increased slightly in recent years.

Socio-Economic Data: Uintah County

Economic Issues

The oil-based economies in the Coalition areas are the only ones where government wasn’t the most significant employer (before the recent downturn).

Socio-Economic Data: Uintah County

Uintah residents receive slightly less age- and hardship-based income than the Coalition average.

Socio-Economic Data: Uintah County

The poverty rate in Uintah is slightly less than other Coalition areas.

Socio-Economic Data: Uintah County

Tourism makes-up a slightly lower percentage of the Uintah economy than the average for all other Coalition member counties.

Socio-Economic Data: Uintah County
Socio-Economic Data: Uintah County

Agriculture and Mining

The Uintah economy is tied closely, though not exclusively to the land.

Socio-Economic Data: Uintah County

Uintah has a slightly lower amount of farm jobs than the other counties.

Socio-Economic Data: Uintah County

Mining employment is an anchor for the Uintah economy, and has remained strong until recent years.

Socio-Economic Data: Uintah County
Socio-Economic Data: Uintah County
Socio-Economic Data: Uintah County
 

The Coalition can support Uintah by finding ways to efficiently move oil resources out of the Basin. Corridor projects should consider ways to also support new recreation opportunities.