One of only three predominantly Native American settlements on the Uintah-Ouray Reservation (there are 11 settlements on
the Uintah-Ouray Reservation with only 3 being predominantly Native American), the
CDP or census designated place of Fort Duchesne, has a population of 621 according to the 2000 census. Native Americans
accounted for 90% of the population, while whites accounted for 5% of the population. Hispanics (mainly being
Mexican) accounted for 5% of the population, while mixed bloods accounted for 4% of the cdp's population.
Economically, the citizens of Fort Duchesne are doing bad. Around 54% of the cdp's citizens live below the
poverty line. The cdp covers an area of 7.7 sq. mi., which means it is spread out. There is a total of 183
housing units in the cdp, which gives Fort Duchesne an average household size of around 3.5 persons per housing unit.
Zip code is 84026. Elevation is 4,990 feet above sea level. Below are several links to photographs of the Anishinabe-Ute
settlement of Fort Duchesne, Uintah-Ouray Reservation.