Cedar City, Utah

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Population in 2017: 31,806 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +54.9%
Males: 15,641  (49.2%)
Females: 16,165  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

26.5 years
Utah median age:

31.0 years

Zip codes: 84720, 84721.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,441 (it was $32,403 in 2000)
Cedar City:

$48,441
UT:

$68,358

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,710 (it was $14,057 in 2000)

Cedar City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $229,379 (it was $118,900 in 2000)
Cedar City:

$229,379
UT:

$275,100

Median gross rent in 2017: $712.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cedar City: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.0%
(22.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents, 42.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.4% for American Indian residents, 9.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 70.0% for other race residents, 23.2% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Cedar City, UT (2017)
    • 26,09083.3%White alone
    • 3,21510.3%Hispanic
    • 8512.7%American Indian alone
    • 5661.8%Two or more races
    • 1690.5%Asian alone
    • 1280.4%Black alone
    • 1270.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 830.3%Other race alone

Races in Cedar City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Utah and other state lists, there were 112 registered sex offenders living in Cedar City, Utah as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cedar City is 275 to 1.


Crime rates in Cedar City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.4)
2
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.4)
3
(10.3)
1
(3.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(21.8)
11
(44.4)
14
(52.9)
8
(27.7)
18
(60.9)
14
(47.8)
12
(40.8)
17
(57.4)
21
(72.0)
12
(41.1)
14
(47.3)
13
(42.7)
9
(28.5)
8
(24.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(17.4)
5
(20.2)
3
(11.3)
3
(10.4)
7
(23.7)
5
(17.1)
4
(13.6)
3
(10.1)
3
(10.3)
6
(20.5)
4
(13.5)
3
(9.9)
5
(15.8)
2
(6.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
19
(82.7)
19
(76.7)
20
(75.5)
21
(72.7)
15
(50.7)
24
(81.9)
36
(122.4)
55
(185.8)
51
(174.8)
59
(201.9)
63
(212.7)
50
(164.3)
56
(177.1)
59
(183.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
120
(522.4)
107
(432.1)
154
(581.6)
133
(460.5)
105
(355.1)
161
(549.7)
175
(595.0)
117
(395.2)
120
(411.2)
124
(424.4)
81
(273.4)
116
(381.1)
110
(347.8)
119
(369.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
525
(2,285)
603
(2,435)
631
(2,383)
682
(2,361)
610
(2,063)
622
(2,124)
693
(2,356)
600
(2,026)
529
(1,813)
609
(2,084)
517
(1,745)
484
(1,590)
492
(1,556)
571
(1,771)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
46
(200.2)
40
(161.5)
42
(158.6)
40
(138.5)
31
(104.8)
33
(112.7)
31
(105.4)
28
(94.6)
28
(96.0)
34
(116.4)
39
(131.7)
35
(115.0)
37
(117.0)
61
(189.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(17.4)
3
(12.1)
1
(3.8)
1
(3.5)
2
(6.8)
3
(10.2)
5
(17.0)
1
(3.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
11
(34.8)
4
(12.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)183.2205.6209.5177.6188.5205.8205.5209.2225.2208.6183.9176.0158.9176.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Cedar City, UT

Crime rate in Cedar City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 45 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
Utah average:

1.51
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Ancestries: English (23.4%), American (13.9%), German (8.0%), Scottish (4.3%), Irish (3.9%), Swedish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5834 feet

Land area: 20.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,583 people per square mile   (low).

Cedar City, Utah map

1,684 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 1.0% Oceania, 0.7% Asia, 0.7% Europe).

This city:

5.4%
Utah:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,352 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,316 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sunrise Manor, NV (151.4 miles , pop. 156,120).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (157.1 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (292.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Enoch, UT (2.4 miles ),
Summit, UT (3.3 miles),
Kanarraville, UT (3.4 miles ),
Brian Head, UT (3.6 miles),
Parowan, UT (4.2 miles ),
New Harmony, UT (4.4 miles),
Paragonah, UT (4.6 miles ),
Newcastle, UT (5.1 miles )

Latitude: 37.68 N, Longitude: 113.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,675 (+8.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,814 (77.6%)

Area code: 435

Distribution of median household income in Cedar City, UT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cedar City, UT in 2017
Cedar City satellite photo by USGS

Cedar City tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Utah:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +6,949 (+51.2%).
Most common industries in Cedar City, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.7%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.0%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.0%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Cedar City, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)

Average climate in Cedar City, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Cedar City, Utah environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.9. This is better than average.

City:

56.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.15
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.83. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.83
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Cedar City-area historical earthquake activity is above Utah state average. It is 562% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 307.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 309.9 miles away from Cedar City center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 288.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 378.6 miles away from Cedar City center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 278.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 286.7 miles away from Cedar City center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Iron County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cedar City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cedar City:

  • VALLEY VIEW MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1303 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • CEDAR CARE CENTER (679 SOUTH SUNSET DRIVE)
  • KOLOB REGIONAL CARE AND REHABILITATION (411 WEST 1325 NORTH)
  • IRON MISSION DIALYSIS CENTER (1277 N NORTHFIELD RD STE A100)
  • IHC HOME CARE SERVICES AT VALLEY VIEW (595 SOUTH 75 EAST)
  • IRON COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (965 SOUTH MAIN STREET, SUITE 4)

Airports and heliports located in Cedar City:

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Colleges/Universities in Cedar City:

  • Southern Utah University (Full-time enrollment: 6,522; Location: 351 West University Blvd; Public; Website: www.suu.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Southwest Applied Technology Center (Full-time enrollment: 150; Location: 510 West 800 South; Public; Website: www.swatc.edu)
  • Evans Hairstyling College-Cedar City (Full-time enrollment: 80; Location: 169 N 100 W; Private, for-profit; Website: evanscollege.com)
  • Beautiful You School of Nail Technology (Full-time enrollment: 8; Location: 2092 West Cross Hollow Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.beautifulyouschoolofnailtechnology.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Cedar City:

  • Dixie State University (about 49 miles; Saint George, UT; Full-time enrollment: 6,485)
  • Snow College (about 142 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 3,224)
  • Nevada State College (about 157 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 158 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 160 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 18,996)
  • Mohave Community College (about 176 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 191 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)

Public high schools in Cedar City:

  • CEDAR CITY HIGH (Students: 1,063, Location: 703 W 600 S, Grades: 9-12)
  • CANYON VIEW HIGH (Students: 1,025, Location: 166 W 1925 N, Grades: 9-12)
  • SOUTHWEST EDUCATIONAL ACADEMY (Students: 114, Location: 510 W 800 S, Grades: KG-12)
  • SUCCESS SUU (Location: 351 W UNIVERSITY BLVD, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Private high schools in Cedar City:

  • MOUNTAIN SPRINGS PREPARATORY ACADEMY (Students: 18, Location: 1441 S CAMPUS DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • MOONRIDGE ACADEMY (Students: 15, Location: 9450 W 2400 S, Grades: 7-9, Girls only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cedar City:

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Library in Cedar City:

  • CEDAR CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $522,364; Location: 303 NORTH 100 EAST; 63,774 books; 6,453 audio materials; 3,132 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 39 state licensed databases; 62 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Colleges/Universities in Cedar City: George Wythe College enrollment 60-100, www.gwc.edu

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cedar City: Cedar City KOA (A), South Main Square (B), The Plaza (C), Cedar City Fire Department Station 2 (D), Cedar City Fire Department Station 1 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cedar City include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Assembly of God Church (B), Bethel Ministry (C), Christ the King Catholic Church (D), Church of Christ (E), Community Presbyterian Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), Saint Judes Episcopal Church (H), Trinity Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Cedar City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Squaw Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Cedar City: Iron Mission State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Iron Mission State Historical Monument (Museums; 585 North Main Street) (1), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints - Canyon View (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1985 North Main Street) (2), Shakespearean Festival - Box Office (351 West Center Street) (3), Southern Utah Scenic Tours (Tours & Charters; 2024 West 90 South) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Crystal Inn (1575 West 200 North) (1), Days Inn (1204 South Main Street) (2), Iron Gate Inn (100 North 200 West) (3), Value Inn (344 South Main Street) (4), Best Western El Rey Inn-Suites (80 South Main Street) (5), Abbey Inn (940 West 200 North) (6), Travel Lodge (2555 North Main Street) (7), Hampton Inn (730 South Cove Drive) (8), Econo Lodge Cedar City (333 North 1100 West) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Workforce Services (176 East 200 North) (1), Utah State Government - Courts- Cedar City- Fifth District Court (40 North 100 East) (2), Cedar City Housing Authority (364 South 100 West) (3), Utah State Government - Courts- Cedar City- Fifth District Juvenile C (40 North 100 East) (4), Utah State - Justice Court (40 North 100 East) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Michael O. Leavitt, Patricia P. Pinegar - President of the Primary, Ryan Singer - Artist, Mitch Talbot - Baseball player, Stacy Lee - Singer, Nate Janes - College basketball player (Southern Utah Thunderbirds), Rand Janes - College basketball player (Southern Utah Thunderbirds), Richie David - College football player (Southern Utah Thunderbirds), Riley Griffiths - Film actor, Roy Allen Smith - Animator.

Iron County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cedar City and their reported violations in the past:

CEDAR CITY WATERWORKS (Population served: 28,950, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-02-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-02-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-19-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2008), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-13-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2008), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-13-2008)
  • 50 regular monitoring violations
MID VALLEY ESTATES (Population served: 700, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-26-2007), St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-10-2005 to NOV-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAR-01-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-28-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-19-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In SEP-04-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-17-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-10-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-10-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
NAVAJO LAKE CAMPGROUNDS (Population served: 680, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 9 regular monitoring violations
PANGUITCH LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 505, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
DUCK CREEK CAMPGROUND (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
PINE VALLEY REC AREA - JUNIPER (Population served: 380, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CROSS HOLLOW HILLS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2008)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
BUENA VISTA COMMUNITY (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 45 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.9 people
Utah:

3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.0%
Whole state:

75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.5%
Whole state:

4.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Cedar City in 2010:

  • 678 people in college/university student housing
  • 136 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 83 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 40 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 19 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Cedar City in 2000:

  • 361 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 62 people in state prisons
  • 62 people in nursing homes
  • 56 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 14 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Banks with branches in Cedar City (2011 data):

  • State Bank of Southern Utah: Cedar City Walmart, State Bank Of Southern Utah, Cedar City Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $674.3 mil, Deposits: $573.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Utah Bancorporation
  • Zions First National Bank: Cedar City Branch at 3 South Main Street, branch established on 1980/04/07; Cedar City/Providence Office Branch at 1313 South Providence Center Drive, branch established on 2006/02/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $17,531.3 mil, Deposits: $14,905.3 mil, headquarters in Salt Lake City, UT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 151 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Cedar City Branch at 57 North Main Street, branch established on 1956/01/03; South Cedar Citybranch at 797 South Main Street, branch established on 1995/05/15. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Cedar City Smiths Branch at 600 South Main Street, branch established on 2004/03/29. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Cedar City:

Marital status in Cedar City, UT
  • Never married: 36.1%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

For population 25 years and over in Cedar City:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Utah average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cedar City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cedar City, UT (based on Iron County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other31,88698
Catholic2,2482
Evangelical Protestant1,38412
Mainline Protestant2522
None10,393-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Iron County:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Iron County:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Iron County:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Iron County:

5.5%
State:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Iron County:

21.1%
Utah:

23.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.9%
Utah:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cedar City:

45.9%
Utah:

45.5%

Average BMI:
Cedar City:

27.7
Utah:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cedar City:

21.0%
Utah:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cedar City:

10.9%
Utah:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cedar City:

6.9
Utah:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cedar City:

28.0%
Utah:

31.6%

General health condition:
Cedar City:

57.4%
Utah:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Cedar City:

80.4%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cedar City, UT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 34$157,907$55,7320$0
Parks and Recreation 16$55,029$41,27285$44,423
Streets and Highways 15$62,419$49,9350$0
Other and Unallocable 14$56,411$48,35212$7,863
Firefighters 12$44,111$44,11110$5,148
Water Supply 11$43,462$47,4131$877
Sewerage 11$41,494$45,2660$0
Other Government Administration 10$28,522$34,2260$0
Police - Other 6$17,502$35,0044$1,714
Financial Administration 6$22,446$44,8920$0
Judicial and Legal 3$15,963$63,8520$0
Solid Waste Management 3$8,886$35,5440$0
Local Libraries 3$10,921$43,6849$10,837
Airports 2$7,265$43,5902$3,352
Health 2$5,826$34,9562$4,617
Natural Resources 1$2,949$35,3880$0
Transit 0$0 4$4,362
Welfare 0$0 5$3,494
Totals for Government 149$581,113$46,801134$86,687

Cedar City government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $198,000 ($6.23)
    Air Transportation: $78,000 ($2.45)
    Housing and Community Development: $61,000 ($1.92)
    Sewerage: $45,000 ($1.41)
    Water Utilities: $28,000 ($0.88)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $10,000 ($0.31)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($0.25)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,048,000 ($127.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,379,000 ($106.24)
    Regular Highways: $2,285,000 ($71.84)
    Water Utilities: $2,025,000 ($63.67)
    Sewerage: $1,750,000 ($55.02)
    Air Transportation: $1,377,000 ($43.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,296,000 ($40.75)
    General - Other: $1,187,000 ($37.32)
    Financial Administration: $919,000 ($28.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $656,000 ($20.63)
    Libraries: $595,000 ($18.71)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $466,000 ($14.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $318,000 ($10.00)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $215,000 ($6.76)
    Health - Other: $182,000 ($5.72)
    Transit Utilities: $144,000 ($4.53)
    General Public Buildings: $98,000 ($3.08)
    Parking Facilities: $18,000 ($0.57)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,000 ($1.70)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $178,000 ($5.60)
    Police Protection: $45,000 ($1.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $313,000 ($9.84)
    Regular Highways: $231,000 ($7.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $172,000 ($5.41)
    Sewerage: $41,000 ($1.29)
    General - Other: $41,000 ($1.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $36,000 ($1.13)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($0.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,227,000 ($258.66)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($0.22)

Cedar City government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,957,000 ($155.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,587,000 ($49.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $660,000 ($20.75)
    Regular Highways: $552,000 ($17.36)
    Other: $293,000 ($9.21)
    Air Transportation: $245,000 ($7.70)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $94,000 ($2.96)
    Parking Facilities: $33,000 ($1.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $79,000 ($2.48)
    General Local Government Support: $54,000 ($1.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $716,000 ($22.51)
    Sewerage: $195,000 ($6.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $546,000 ($17.17)
    General Revenue - Other: $456,000 ($14.34)
    Fines and Forfeits: $234,000 ($7.36)
    Sale of Property: $162,000 ($5.09)
    Donations From Private Sources: $41,000 ($1.29)
    Special Assessments: $20,000 ($0.63)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,748,000 ($149.28)
    Transit Utilities: $29,000 ($0.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,096,000 ($34.46)
    General Local Government Support: $248,000 ($7.80)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,756,000 ($180.97)
    Property: $5,570,000 ($175.12)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,605,000 ($81.90)
    Other Selective Sales: $951,000 ($29.90)
    Other License: $767,000 ($24.11)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $179,000 ($5.63)

Cedar City government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,525,000 ($47.95)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,525,000 ($47.95)

10.39% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,891 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.39%
Utah average:

7.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Washington County, UT  1.47% ($35,335 average AGI)
from Clark County, NV  0.97% ($38,440)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.84% ($42,992)


9.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,553 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.20%
Utah average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Washington County, UT  1.47% ($42,853 average AGI)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.97% ($30,414)
to Clark County, NV  0.90% ($33,946)
Businesses in Cedar City, UT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Marriott1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Best Western2Motel 61
Big O Tires1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike2
Carl\s Jr.1Panda Express1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Days Inn1Sprint Nextel1
Decora Cabinetry2Staples1
Dennys1Starbucks1
FedEx4Subway5
Ford1Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2Travelodge1
Hilton1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul5
Home Depot1UPS9
IHOP1Vans1
Knights Inn1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cedar City:

  • KNNZ (940 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KSUB (590 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KDXU (890 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KUNF (1210 AM; 10 kW; WASHINGTON, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KZNU (1450 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: AM RADIO 1450, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cedar City:

  • K202AW (88.3 FM; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KREC (98.1 FM; BRIAN HEAD, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KXFF (92.5 FM; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K269DG (101.7 FM; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: JEFFERY M. JENNINGS)
  • K208CA (89.5 FM; PAROWAN, UT; Owner: UTAH STATE UNIV. OF AGRI & APP. SCI)
  • K211BU (90.1 FM; PAROWAN, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K243AG (96.5 FM; PAROWAN, UT; Owner: IRON COUNTY)
  • K203CA (88.5 FM; MILFORD, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K300AC (107.9 FM; WASHINGTON, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KZHK (95.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: MARVIN KENT FRANDSEN)
  • KSUU (91.1 FM; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: SOUTH STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K282AC (104.3 FM; RURAL GARFIELD COUNT, UT; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • KONY (99.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: FM RADIO 99.9, INC.)
  • KMXM (107.1 FM; COLORADO CITY, AZ; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K211BJ (90.1 FM; TOQUERVILLE, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K247AG (97.3 FM; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KXBN (94.9 FM; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cedar City:

  • K22EK (Channel 22; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: IRON COUNTY)
  • K24DC (Channel 24; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KCSG (Channel 4; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: DANIEL MATHESON & STEPHEN WADE d/b as BROADCAST WEST)
  • K02NU (Channel 2; CEDAR CITY, ETC., UT; Owner: IRON COUNTY)
  • K07GQ (Channel 7; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: IRON COUNTY)
  • K09CJ (Channel 9; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: IRON COUNTY)
  • K05HB (Channel 5; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: IRON COUNTY)
  • K11CQ (Channel 11; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: IRON COUNTY)
  • K13CP (Channel 13; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: IRON COUNTY)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Cedar City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 53Number of bridges
  • 390ft / 119mTotal length
  • 619,079Total average daily traffic
  • 247,899Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Cedar City, UT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41950-1959
  • 381960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cedar City, UT

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 63. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 101 took place in 2016, and the least - 34 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Cedar City, UT When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (41.5%), and Structure Fires (38.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cedar City, UT
    • 44541.5%Outside Fires
    • 40738.0%Structure Fires
    • 19918.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 201.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cedar City, UT

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cedar City, Utah:

  • Crystal Inn, 1575 W 200 N, Cedar City, Utah 84720 , Phone: (435) 586-8888, Fax: (435) 586-1010
  • Quality Inn, 250 N 1100 W, Cedar City, Utah 84720 , Phone: (435) 586-2082, Fax: (435) 586-3193
  • Days Inn, 1204 S Main St, Cedar City, Utah 84720 , Phone: (435) 867-8877
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 333 N 1100 W, Cedar City, Utah 84721 , Phone: (435) 867-4700
  • Knights Inn Cedar City, 281 S Main St, Cedar City, Utah 84720 , Phone: (435) 586-9916, Fax: (435) 586-4795
  • Hampton Inn, 1145 S Bentley Blvd, Cedar City, Utah 84720 , Phone: (435) 586-5000, Fax: (435) 586-5007
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites, 1555 S Old Hwy 91, Cedar City, Utah 84720 , Phone: (435) 865-7799, Fax: (435) 865-7795
  • Springhill Suites By Marriott Cedar City, 1477 S Old Hwy 91, Cedar City, Utah 84720 , Phone: (435) 586-1685, Fax: (435) 586-1686
  • 7 other hotels and motels
All 15 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cedar City, Utah
Most common first names in Cedar City, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6075.0 years
William6073.7 years
Mary5877.4 years
Robert4969.8 years
James4573.3 years
Richard2867.9 years
George2872.5 years
Charles2575.5 years
Joseph2379.6 years
Helen2179.9 years
Most common last names in Cedar City, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4678.2 years
Jones4280.3 years
Nelson3875.3 years
Adams3672.2 years
Williams3377.3 years
Anderson2669.5 years
Hunter2473.5 years
Davis2375.6 years
Bulloch2276.6 years
Leigh2179.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cedar City, UT
  • 87.2%Utility gas
  • 7.9%Electricity
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cedar City, UT
  • 67.0%Utility gas
  • 30.0%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Cedar City compared to Utah state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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  • #49 (84720) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #71 (84720) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #99 (84720) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents"
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