Henefer, Utah

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Henefer, Utah
Henefer Utah post office.jpeg
Henefer Post Office, January 2010
Summit County Utah incorporated and unincorporated areas Henefer highlighted.svg
Location in Summit County and the state of Utah
Coordinates: 41°0′58″N111°29′54″W / 41.01611°N 111.49833°W / 41.01611; -111.49833 Coordinates: 41°0′58″N111°29′54″W / 41.01611°N 111.49833°W / 41.01611; -111.49833
Country United States
State Utah
County Summit
Founded1853
Incorporated 1938
Named for James and William Hennefer
Area
[1]
  Total2.46 sq mi (6.38 km2)
  Land2.46 sq mi (6.38 km2)
  Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
5,335 ft (1,626 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total766
  Estimate 
(2019) [2]
979
  Density397.48/sq mi (153.48/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
84033
Area code 435
FIPS code 49-34640 [3]
GNIS feature ID1428658 [4]

Henefer ( /ˈhɛnəfɜːr/ HEN-ə-fər) is a town in Summit County, Utah, United States. It is part of the Salt Lake City, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 766 at the 2010 census.

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History

Henefer was founded in 1859. [5] The community was named after James and William Hennefer, early citizens. [6]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), all land.

The hillside letter H can be seen in the southwest

Climate

Large seasonal temperature differences typify this climatic region, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Henefer has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps. [7]

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
1870 172
1880 26252.3%
1890 29111.1%
1900 34819.6%
1910 41318.7%
1920 405−1.9%
1930 46915.8%
1940 413−11.9%
1950 346−16.2%
1960 40817.9%
1970 4469.3%
1980 54722.6%
1990 5541.3%
2000 68423.5%
2010 76612.0%
2019 (est.)979 [2] 27.8%
U.S. Decennial Census [8]

As of the census [3] of 2000, there were 684 people, 219 households, and 178 families residing in the town. The population density was 797.5 people per square mile (307.9/km2). There were 230 housing units at an average density of 268.2 per square mile (103.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.51% White, 0.15% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 1.75% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.63% of the population.

There were 219 households, out of which 45.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.1% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.3% were non-families. 17.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.0% 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 3.53.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 35.1% under 18, 12.1% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.6 males. For every 100 females aged 18 and over, there were 93.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $43,125, and the median income for a family was $46,667. Males had a median income of $40,000 versus $21,071 for females. The per capita income was $14,791. About 4.4% of families and 4.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.6% of those under age 18 and 7.9% of those aged 65 or over.

Education

It is in the North Summit School District. [9]

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References

  1. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. 1 2 "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. 1 2 "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. "Henefer Town". Summit County Utah. Retrieved 19 May 2019.
  6. The Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine, Volumes 9-10. 1918. p. 187.
  7. Climate Summary for Henefer, Utah
  8. "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. "2020 CENSUS - SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP: Summit County, UT" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau . Retrieved 2022-11-02.