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Helper is a city in Carbon County, in the Price metro area.

The community was named for the locomotive that pulled the coal train up Soldier's Summit

The latitude of Helper is 39.684N. The longitude is -110.853W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,817 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,911.


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Median household income
Local
$30,052
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Helper demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Pratts Landing
Settled by Mormon Teancum Pratt in 1870; quickly populated by many non-Mormons drawn to the region's coal-mining operations

Butch Cassidy robbed a mining company here in 1897

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 5. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.6 per 1,000 people.
Helper received national attention for Mining disasters in 1900 and 1924, killing a total 371 men and boys
Historic sites and museums: Mining and Railroad Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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10% of Helper residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Helper ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Helper was $15,762, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Helper residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Helper include Helper Commercial District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Helper, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $360.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $709.


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Libraries in Helper include Helper City Library ... View libraries

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Carbon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Helper political report.

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The average commute time for Helper workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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This is a good place to not all every one knows what you are up 2 and if the cops dont like you thay will run you out of town

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