World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Cedar Fort, Utah

Article Id: WHEBN0000137144
Reproduction Date:

Title: Cedar Fort, Utah  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Provo–Orem metropolitan area, Mercur, Utah, Westlake High School (Utah), Utah County, Utah, Birdseye, Utah
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Cedar Fort, Utah

Cedar Fort, Utah
Town
Cedar Valley Post Office
Location in Utah County and the state of Utah
Location in Utah County and the state of Utah
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Utah
County Utah
Settled 1852
Incorporated May 17, 1965
Named for Juniper ("cedar") trees
Area
 • Total 21.2 sq mi (55.0 km2)
 • Land 21.2 sq mi (55.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 5,085 ft (1,550 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total 375
 • Density 18/sq mi (6.8/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 84013
Area code(s) 385, 801
FIPS code 49-11430[1]
GNIS feature ID 1455091[2]
Website townofcedarfort.webs.com

Cedar Fort is a town in Utah County, Utah, United States. It is part of the ProvoOrem Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 368 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 21.2 square miles (55.0 km2), all of it land.[4]

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 341 people, 101 households, and 83 families residing in the town. The population density was 214.7 people per square mile (82.8/km²). There were 110 housing units at an average density of 69.3 per square mile (26.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.89% White, 0.59% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.29% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 2.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.88% of the population.

There were 101 households out of which 43.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.2% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.8% were non-families. 16.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.38 and the average family size was 3.87.

In the town the population was spread out with 36.1% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 101.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $44,773, and the median income for a family was $45,833. Males had a median income of $40,000 versus $25,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,266. About 5.4% of families and 11.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.5% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.

Built in Cedar Fort in 1858, this blacksmith shop served the needs of the troops stationed at nearby Camp Floyd. The building has been relocated to the Pioneer Village inside the Lagoon Amusement Park in Farmington, Utah.

Education

Cedar Fort Public schools are part of the Alpine School District and include a senior high school, junior high school, and five elementary schools. Vern Henshaw is the Superintendent of Schools.[5]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  3. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Cedar Fort town, Utah". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 8, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Cedar Fort town, Utah". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 8, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Administration". Alpine School District. Retrieved 2012-06-16. 
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.