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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.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$31,687
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Price demographic reports
Price is on the Price River.
Grew quickly after the discovery of coal in the 1880s

Butch Cassidy and his gang often came to town for supplies. Cassidy stole the payroll of the Pleasant Valley Coal Company in 1897

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 23. The number of murders and homicides was 3. The violent crime rate was 2.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Nine Mile Canyon Fall Gathering - Sept. 7-9, 2007
  • Carbon County Fair & Rodeo - Aug. 4-14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Price web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum, Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry
Colleges and universities: College of Eastern Utah
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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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.

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Ancestry & family history

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.

Education

14% of Price residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Price festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.



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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Price, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $320.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $756.


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

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Newspapers in Price include Price Sun Advocate

TV stations in Price include KUTF.

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

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The average commute time for Price workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Price include Best Western, Greenwell Inn Conv Center and Stes, Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites, National 9 Price, Super 8.

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