Escalante, UT Population

Population: 818. Estimated population in July 2020: 744 (-9.0% change)
Males: 414 (50.6%), Females: 404 (49.4%)

Garfield County

Zip code: 84726

Median resident age: 36.1 years
Median household income: $32,143
Median house value: $100,600

Races in Escalante:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.1%)
  • Hispanic (4.0%)
  • American Indian (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Japanese (0.9%)

Ancestries: English (48.0%), Irish (7.7%), Danish (7.5%), German (7.5%), United States (6.4%), French (2.9%).

Elevation: 5812 feet

Land area: 2.9 square miles

Map of Escalante, UT

Population

For population 25 years and over in Escalante

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 10.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Escalante city

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+0.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Escalante:

  • KANE COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 55 miles; KANAB, UT)
  • GARFIELD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 56 miles; PANGUITCH, UT)
  • PAGE HOSPITAL (about 73 miles; PAGE, AZ)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Escalante:

  • PAGE MUNI (about 60 miles; PAGE, AZ; Abbreviation: PGA)
  • CEDAR CITY REGIONAL (about 103 miles; CEDAR CITY, UT; Abbreviation: CDC)
  • GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK (about 131 miles; GRAND CANYON, AZ; Abbreviation: GCN)

Other public-use airports nearest to Escalante:

  • ESCALANTE MUNI (about 4 miles; ESCALANTE, UT; Abbreviation: 1L7)
  • BRYCE CANYON (about 38 miles; BRYCE CANYON, UT; Abbreviation: BCE)
  • WAYNE WONDERLAND (about 40 miles; LOA, UT; Abbreviation: 38U)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Escalante:

  • SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY (about 109 miles; CEDAR CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 5,091)
  • SNOW COLLEGE (about 109 miles; EPHRAIM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,632)
  • DIXIE STATE COLLEGE OF UTAH (about 146 miles; ST GEORGE, UT; Full-time enrollment: 4,347)
  • NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY (about 151 miles; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 15,758)
  • UTAH VALLEY STATE COLLEGE (about 173 miles; OREM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 14,182)
  • BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY (about 178 miles; PROVO, UT; Full-time enrollment: 29,977)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-UTAH CAMPUS (about 200 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,021)

Schools

Public high school in Escalante:

  • ESCALANTE HIGH (Students: 121; Location: 800 E HIGHWAY 12; Grades: 07 – 12)

Public primary/middle school in Escalante:

  • ESCALANTE ELEM SCH (Students: 83; Location: 50 N 300 E; Grades: KG – 06)