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The 2000 Census showed that Sevier County had a population of 18,842 people. This represented 0.84% of the total population of Utah, making it the state's 14th most populous county (out of 29 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Sevier had a population of 19,976 people. This is an increase of 6.02% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201020,802+10.4%+4.13% since 2009
200919,976+6.02% 
200819,961+5.94%+1.42% since 2007
200719,682+4.46%+1.63% since 2006
200619,366+2.78%+1.76% since 2005
200519,031+1%-0.37% since 2004
200419,101+1.37%+0.76% since 2003
200318,956+0.61% 
200218,948+0.56%+0.19% since 2001
200118,912+0.37%+0.37% since 2000
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200018,842The Last Census

Sevier County had 7,016 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Sevier County has a total area<3> of 1,918 square miles [4,968 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of that area is covered by water (8.03 square miles [20.79 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Sevier County had a population density of 9.86 people per square mile [3.81 people/km²], making it the state's 13th most densely populated county (out of 29 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Sevier County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Sevier and the state of Utah.

Click here for the Sevier County QuickFact (QF-49041).

Below are some of the communities that are located in Sevier County:

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
Population
(2009 Est)
Population
(2000 Census)
Change in
  Population
RichfieldQF-49635707,2806,8476.32%

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Sevier County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
DirectionPopulation
(2009 Est.)
Population
(2000 Census)
Change in
Population
BeaverQF-49001   SW6,2676,0054.36%
EmeryQF-49015   NE10,62910,860-2.13%
MillardQF-49027   NW12,27612,405-1.04%
PiuteQF-49031   S1,4311,435-0.28%
SanpeteQF-49039   NE25,94622,76313.98%
WayneQF-49055   SE2,6012,5093.67%

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Sevier. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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