Green River, UT Population

Population: 973. Estimated population in July 2020: 952 (-2.2% change)
Males: 471 (48.4%), Females: 502 (51.6%)

Emery County

Zip code: 84525

Median resident age: 28.8 years
Median household income: $28,000
Median house value: $71,100

Races in Green River:

  • White Non-Hispanic (76.9%)
  • Hispanic (19.6%)
  • Other race (7.1%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: English (26.5%), Irish (9.1%), Italian (7.9%), German (7.8%), Danish (4.0%), United States (2.9%).

Elevation: 4079 feet

Land area: 12.5 square miles

Map of Green River, UT

Population

For population 25 years and over in Green River

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Green River city

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

8.1% Foreign born (7.3% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +82 (+9.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Green River:

  • ALLEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 54 miles; MOAB, UT)
  • CASTLEVIEW HOSPITAL (about 60 miles; PRICE, UT)
  • UINTAH BASIN MEDICAL CENTER (about 93 miles; ROOSEVELT, UT)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Green River:

  • WALKER FIELD (about 114 miles; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Abbreviation: GJT)
  • PROVO MUNI (about 138 miles; PROVO, UT; Abbreviation: PVU)
  • CORTEZ MUNI (about 158 miles; CORTEZ, CO; Abbreviation: CEZ)

Other public-use airports nearest to Green River:

  • GREEN RIVER MUNI (about 6 miles; GREEN RIVER, UT; Abbreviation: U34)
  • CANYONLANDS FIELD (about 33 miles; MOAB, UT; Abbreviation: CNY)
  • HANKSVILLE (about 55 miles; HANKSVILLE, UT; Abbreviation: HVE)
Amtrak station:
GREEN RIVER (250 S. BROADWAY). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Green River:

  • SNOW COLLEGE (about 102 miles; EPHRAIM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,632)
  • MESA STATE COLLEGE (about 111 miles; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Full-time enrollment: 4,415)
  • UTAH VALLEY STATE COLLEGE (about 140 miles; OREM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 14,182)
  • BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY (about 145 miles; PROVO, UT; Full-time enrollment: 29,977)
  • SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 168 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 11,896)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-UTAH CAMPUS (about 168 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,021)
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (about 169 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 19,866)

Schools

Public high school in Green River:

  • GREEN RIVER HIGH (Students: 105; Location: 400 N 455 W; Grades: 07 – 12)

Public primary/middle school in Green River:

  • BOOK CLIFF ELEM SCH (Students: 155; Location: 205 S SOLOMON; Grades: KG – 06)