Blanding, UT Population

Population: 3,162. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,135 (-0.9% change)
Males: 1,548 (49.0%), Females: 1,614 (51.0%)

San Juan County

Zip code: 84511

Median resident age: 24.3 years
Median household income: $32,991
Median house value: $86,500

Races in Blanding:

  • White Non-Hispanic (65.1%)
  • American Indian (31.0%)
  • Hispanic (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • Other race (1.8%)

Ancestries: English (22.2%), German (6.4%), United States (5.8%), Danish (3.8%), Irish (3.8%), Welsh (3.2%).

Elevation: 6105 feet

Land area: 2.4 square miles

Map of Blanding, UT

Population

For population 25 years and over in Blanding

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blanding city

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -85 (-2.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Blanding:

  • SAN JUAN HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; MONTICELLO, UT)
  • SOUTHWEST HEALTH SYSTEM INC (about 64 miles; CORTEZ, CO)
  • ALLEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 66 miles; MOAB, UT)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Blanding:

  • CORTEZ MUNI (about 64 miles; CORTEZ, CO; Abbreviation: CEZ)
  • FOUR CORNERS REGIONAL (about 107 miles; FARMINGTON, NM; Abbreviation: FMN)
  • TELLURIDE REGIONAL (about 112 miles; TELLURIDE, CO; Abbreviation: TEX)

Other public-use airports nearest to Blanding:

  • BLANDING MUNI (about 4 miles; BLANDING, UT; Abbreviation: BDG)
  • MONTICELLO (about 24 miles; MONTICELLO, UT; Abbreviation: U43)
  • BLUFF (about 28 miles; BLUFF, UT; Abbreviation: 66V)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blanding:

  • SAN JUAN COLLEGE (about 109 miles; FARMINGTON, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,837)
  • FORT LEWIS COLLEGE (about 115 miles; DURANGO, CO; Full-time enrollment: 4,051)
  • MESA STATE COLLEGE (about 119 miles; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Full-time enrollment: 4,415)
  • SNOW COLLEGE (about 188 miles; EPHRAIM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,632)
  • NORTHLAND PIONEER COLLEGE (about 191 miles; HOLBROOK, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,177)
  • WESTERN STATE COLLEGE COLORADO (about 191 miles; GUNNISON, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,199)
  • COLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE (about 198 miles; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,400)

Schools

Public high school in Blanding:

  • SAN JUAN HIGH (Students: 413; Location: 311 N 100 E; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Blanding:

  • BLANDING ELEM SCH (Students: 522; Location: 302 S 100 W; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ALBERT R LYMAN MIDDLE (Students: 319; Location: 535 N 100 E; Grades: 06 – 08)