Levan is a town in Juab
County, Utah, United States.
The population was 688 at the 2000 census
. It is often said
that the name of the town derives from its location at the center
of Utah, because the name is navel
Several other origins have been suggested for the name, from
. The current mayor is Robert
Shepherd, though he is not running for re-election on November 3,
2009. The postal ZIP Code is 84639.
Levan is located at (39.556732, -111.861006) .
According to the United
States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of
0.8 square miles
), all of it land.
As of the census
of 2000, there are 688
people, 219 households, and 183 families residing in the town. The
people per square mile (349.5/km²). There are 258 housing units at
an average density of 337.7/sq mi (131.1/km²). The racial
makeup of the town is 97.38% White
, 0.15% African American
0.15% from other races
and 1.89% from two or more races. 3.49% of the population are
of any race.
There are 219 households out of which 49.8% have children under the
age of 18 living with them, 69.4% are married
living together, 10.5% have a female householder with
no husband present, and 16.0% are non-families. 15.1% of all
households are made up of individuals and 6.8% have someone living
alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size
is 3.14 and the average family size is 3.49.
In the town the population is spread out with 37.2% under the age
of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 17.3% from 45 to
64, and 10.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is
28 years. For every 100 females there are 103.6 males. For every
100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.4 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $34,632, and the
median income for a family is $36,250. Males have a median income
of $33,500 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income
for the town is $12,260.
6.1% of the population and 5.1% of families are below the poverty line
. Out of the total population, 3.4%
of those under the age of 18 and 8.8% of those 65 and older are
living below the poverty line.