Upton is in Weston County and has a population of 1,072. The town’s slogan is “The Best Town on Earth.” Upton is home to The Red Onion Museum, which features work from local artist Dave Paulley. The Weston County Gazette, the town's local newspaper, has been operating in Upton for nearly a century. The city’s estimated median household income is $62,765. Its cost of living is well below the national average. The most popular industries in the area are construction and mining.