Moab, UT Population

Population: 4,779. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,807 (+0.6% change)
Males: 2,329 (48.7%), Females: 2,450 (51.3%)

Grand County

Zip code: 84532

Median resident age: 35.5 years
Median household income: $32,620
Median house value: $104,700

Races in Moab:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.4%)
  • Hispanic (6.4%)
  • American Indian (6.4%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)

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

Ancestries: English (21.1%), German (15.5%), Irish (12.0%), United States (7.7%), Danish (3.9%), French (2.7%).

Elevation: 4025 feet

Land area: 3.6 square miles

Map of Moab, UT

Population

For population 25 years and over in Moab

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moab city

  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

2.7% Foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +779 (+19.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Moab:

  • ALLEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (719 WEST 4TH NORTH)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Moab:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Moab:

  • WALKER FIELD (about 81 miles; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Abbreviation: GJT)
  • CORTEZ MUNI (about 109 miles; CORTEZ, CO; Abbreviation: CEZ)
  • MONTROSE REGIONAL (about 116 miles; MONTROSE, CO; Abbreviation: MTJ)

Other public-use airports nearest to Moab:

  • CANYONLANDS FIELD (about 19 miles; MOAB, UT; Abbreviation: CNY)
  • MONTICELLO (about 47 miles; MONTICELLO, UT; Abbreviation: U43)
  • GREEN RIVER MUNI (about 53 miles; GREEN RIVER, UT; Abbreviation: U34)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moab:

  • MESA STATE COLLEGE (about 78 miles; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Full-time enrollment: 4,415)
  • FORT LEWIS COLLEGE (about 147 miles; DURANGO, CO; Full-time enrollment: 4,051)
  • SNOW COLLEGE (about 151 miles; EPHRAIM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,632)
  • SAN JUAN COLLEGE (about 157 miles; FARMINGTON, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,837)
  • COLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE (about 167 miles; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,400)
  • WESTERN STATE COLLEGE COLORADO (about 181 miles; GUNNISON, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,199)
  • UTAH VALLEY STATE COLLEGE (about 190 miles; OREM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 14,182)

Schools

Public high school in Moab:

  • GRAND COUNTY HIGH (Students: 488; Location: 608 S 400 E; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Moab:

  • RED ROCK ELEM SCH (Students: 439; Location: 685 MILLCREEK DR; Grades: KG – 03)
  • HELEN M KNIGHT INT SCH (Students: 308; Location: 168 W 400 N; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • GRAND COUNTY MIDDLE (Students: 239; Location: 439 S 100 E; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Moab:

  • GRAND COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $277,627; Location: 25 SOUTH 100 EAST; 31,123 books; 955 audio materials; 1,157 video materials; 104 serial subscriptions)