Cache County, located in northern Utah, is the state’s sixth most populous county. Cache has the largest percentage of people age 18 through 29 in the state, 26.7 percent of the total population, due to the presence of Utah State University. Utah State is also the county’s largest employer. Peter Sink near Logan Canyon recorded the second lowest temperature in the contiguous 48 states, –69.3 degrees. Logan Canyon has been designated a National Scenic Byway and is a popular location to view fall foliage.
The population in Cache County was 112,656 in 2010, ranking it 6 among 29 counties. This represents an increase of 21,265 from 91,391 in 2000. The largest minority group in 2010 in Cache County was Hispanic/Latino, which accounted for 10 percent of the total population. The fastest-growing minority group in Cache County was non-Hispanic Pacific Islander, with an increase of 130.9 percent from 2000 to 2010. Households with children under 18 made up 43.9 percent of all households in 2010, a decrease from 45.6 percent in 2000. Owner-occupied housing units accounted for 65.3 percent of all households in 2010, an increase from 2000 when 64.6 percent of all housing units were owner-occupied.