Aneth, Utah

San Juan County


Aneth is a settlement on community- free area in San Juan County in the U.S. state of Utah. For statistical purposes, the place has been combined to form a census-designated place (CDP). In 2010, Aneth had 501 inhabitants.


Aneth is the most south-eastern city of Utah on the north bank of the San Juan River, which defines the location on the opposite bank of the Navajo Nation Reservation to the north. The town is located 40 km north -west of the Four Corners, the interface between the states of Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona.

Aneth is located at 37 ° 12'58 " north latitude and 109 ° 11'13 " west longitude. The site extends over 30.4 km ², spread to 29.5 km ² land and 0.9 km ² water surface.

Towns nearby Aneth are Montezuma Creek (15 km north-west ) and Teec Nos Pos, Arizona ( 48.7 km southeast).

The nearest major cities are Salt Lake City (570 km north-west ), Grand Junction, Colorado ( 376 km north-northeast ), Albuquerque, New Mexico (421 km south-east ) and Flagstaff, Arizona ( 396 km southwest ).


The running along the San Juan River Utah State Route 162 leads as the main road through Aneth. All other roads are minor roads partly unpaved roadways and within local roads.

The nearest commercial airport is 410 km to the southwest, the Grand Canyon National Park Airport north of Flagstaff. Larger airports are the Salt Lake City International Airport ( 578 km north-west ) and the Albuquerque International Sunport ( 429 km southeast).

Demographic data

According to the census in 2010 lived in Aneth 501 people in 123 households. The population density was 17 people per square kilometer. In the 123 households lived statistically 4.07 per person.

The racial the population was made ​​up of 1.0 percent White, 97.6 percent Native American and 1.0 percent from other ethnic groups; 0.4 percent were descended from two or more races. Regardless of ethnicity were 1.6 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

26.9 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 65.7 percent were between 18 and 64 and 7.4 percent were 65 years or older. 49.3 percent of the population was female.

The median annual income for a household was $ 30,417. The per capita income was 7694 USD. 50.8 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.