Gunnison, UT Population

Population: 2,394. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,700 (+12.8% change)
Males: 1,589 (66.4%), Females: 805 (33.6%)

Sanpete County

Zip code: 84634

Median resident age: 32.1 years
Median household income: $33,147
Median house value: $94,700

Races in Gunnison:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.5%)
  • Hispanic (7.1%)
  • Other race (4.0%)
  • American Indian (3.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Black (1.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.6%)

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

Ancestries: English (21.5%), Danish (12.5%), German (7.6%), Irish (6.6%), United States (5.8%), Norwegian (4.6%).

Elevation: 5125 feet

Land area: 5.3 square miles

Map of Gunnison, UT

Population

For population 25 years and over in Gunnison

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gunnison city

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,077 (+81.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Gunnison:

  • GUNNISON VALLEY HOSPITAL (60 EAST 100 NORTH)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Gunnison:

  • SEVIER VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 33 miles; RICHFIELD, UT)
  • CENTRAL VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 38 miles; NEPHI, UT)
  • FILLMORE COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (about 38 miles; FILLMORE, UT)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gunnison:

  • PROVO MUNI (about 74 miles; PROVO, UT; Abbreviation: PVU)
  • SALT LAKE CITY INTL (about 113 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Abbreviation: SLC)
  • CEDAR CITY REGIONAL (about 133 miles; CEDAR CITY, UT; Abbreviation: CDC)

Other public-use airports nearest to Gunnison:

  • SALINA-GUNNISON (about 10 miles; SALINA, UT; Abbreviation: 44U)
  • MANTI-EPHRAIM (about 19 miles; MANTI, UT; Abbreviation: 41U)
  • RICHFIELD MUNI (about 35 miles; RICHFIELD, UT; Abbreviation: RIF)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gunnison:

  • SNOW COLLEGE (about 22 miles; EPHRAIM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,632)
  • UTAH VALLEY STATE COLLEGE (about 78 miles; OREM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 14,182)
  • BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY (about 83 miles; PROVO, UT; Full-time enrollment: 29,977)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-UTAH CAMPUS (about 104 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,021)
  • SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 105 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 11,896)
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (about 111 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 19,866)
  • SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY (about 135 miles; CEDAR CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 5,091)

Schools

Public high school in Gunnison:

  • GUNNISON VALLEY HIGH (Students: 322; Location: 35 E 600 S; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Gunnison:

  • GUNNISON VALLEY ELEM SCH (Students: 461; Location: 682 S MAIN; Grades: PK – 05)
  • GUNNISON VALLEY MIDDLE (Students: 245; Location: 271 E 600 S; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Gunnison:

  • GUNNISON CIVIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $22,635; Location: 38 WEST CENTER STREET; 12,274 books; 818 audio materials; 408 video materials; 21 serial subscriptions)