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Price is a city in Carbon County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the river, which was named for explorer William Price.
The latitude of Price is 39.599N. The longitude is -110.81W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,564 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,229.
Butch Cassidy and his gang often came to town for supplies. Cassidy stole the payroll of the Pleasant Valley Coal Company in 1897
Sections below provide additional information and links about Price demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Carbon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 84501 ZIP code.
9% of Price residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Price ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Price was $14,313, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Price residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Price, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $320. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $756.
Libraries in Price include Price City Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Price include Price Sun Advocate
TV stations in Price include KUTF.
Carbon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Price political report.
The average commute time for Price workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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