Helper, UT Population

Population: 2,025. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,878 (-7.3% change)
Males: 1,005 (49.6%), Females: 1,020 (50.4%)

Carbon County

Zip code: 84526

Median resident age: 38.9 years
Median household income: $30,052
Median house value: $77,000

Races in Helper:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.2%)
  • Hispanic (11.3%)
  • Other race (3.9%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)

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

Ancestries: English (24.2%), Italian (17.6%), German (11.8%), Irish (8.0%), Danish (7.5%), French (3.8%).

Elevation: 5830 feet

Land area: 1.8 square miles

Map of Helper, UT

Population

For population 25 years and over in Helper

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Helper city

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -237 (-10.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Helper:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Helper:

  • PROVO MUNI (about 70 miles; PROVO, UT; Abbreviation: PVU)
  • SALT LAKE CITY INTL (about 108 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Abbreviation: SLC)
  • HILL AFB (about 125 miles; OGDEN, UT; Abbreviation: HIF)

Other public-use airports nearest to Helper:

Amtrak station:
HELPER (1 DEPOT ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Helper:

  • SNOW COLLEGE (about 55 miles; EPHRAIM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,632)
  • UTAH VALLEY STATE COLLEGE (about 72 miles; OREM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 14,182)
  • BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; PROVO, UT; Full-time enrollment: 29,977)
  • SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 100 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 11,896)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-UTAH CAMPUS (about 100 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,021)
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (about 101 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 19,866)
  • WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY (about 129 miles; OGDEN, UT; Full-time enrollment: 12,112)

Public primary/middle schools in Helper:

  • SALLY MAURO ELEM SCH (Students: 328; Location: 20 – 2ND AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • PINNACLE CANYON ACADEMY (Students: 320; Location: 2553 W 2275 N; Grades: KG – 08)
  • HELPER JR HIGH (Students: 198; Location: 130 UINTAH ST; Grades: 07 – 09)

Libraries

Library in Helper:

  • HELPER CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $27,300; Location: 19 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 12,532 books; 55 audio materials; 85 video materials; 48 serial subscriptions)