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Mona, Utah

Mona is a town located in Juab County, Utah. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 850.

It is about halfway between Santaquin and Nephi, about 1.6 km (1 mi) west of Interstate 15.

The town was originally settled as Clover Creek in 1852, then renamed to Willow Creek, then Starr, before receiving its present name. Burl Ives was once jailed in Mona for singing "Foggy Foggy Dew", because it was considered bawdy by the authorities.


Mona is located at 39°48'55" North, 111°51'23" West (39.815392, -111.856354)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.7 km² (1.4 mi²). 3.6 km² (1.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.82% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 850 people, 232 households, and 203 families residing in the town. The population density is 237.8/km² (614.1/mi²). There are 243 housing units at an average density of 68.0/km² (175.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 98.24% White, 0.00% African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.12% from other races, and 1.18% from two or more races. 1.41% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 232 households out of which 53.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.2% are married couples living together, 6.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 12.1% are non-families. 9.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.66 and the average family size is 3.97.

In the town the population is spread out with 40.7% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 16.6% from 45 to 64, and 7.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 24 years. For every 100 females there are 95.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $49,464, and the median income for a family is $50,625. Males have a median income of $35,982 versus $22,222 for females. The per capita income for the town is $14,474. 2.4% of the population and 0.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 2.3% are under the age of 18 and 0.0% are 65 or older.