Hurricane, Utah

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Population in 2017: 17,135 (86% urban, 14% rural).
Population change since 2000: +107.7%
Males: 8,762  (51.1%)
Females: 8,373  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

37.4 years
Utah median age:

31.0 years

Zip codes: 84746, 84774, 84779.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,436 (it was $32,865 in 2000)
Hurricane:

$48,436
UT:

$68,358

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,201 (it was $13,353 in 2000)

Hurricane city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $227,591 (it was $106,800 in 2000)
Hurricane:

$227,591
UT:

$275,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $235,867; detached houses: $264,002; townhouses or other attached units: $230,143; mobile homes: $42,147; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $119,841

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,040.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hurricane: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.2%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.0% for American Indian residents, 17.4% for other race residents, 7.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hurricane, UT (2017)
    • 13,85284.1%White alone
    • 1,5129.2%Hispanic
    • 6293.8%Asian alone
    • 1981.2%Two or more races
    • 1821.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 640.4%American Indian alone
    • 230.1%Black alone

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



According to our research of Utah and other state lists, there were 50 registered sex offenders living in Hurricane, Utah as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hurricane is 319 to 1.


Crime rates in Hurricane by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(59.5)
4
(35.3)
3
(23.5)
3
(22.0)
5
(35.8)
3
(22.1)
2
(14.3)
5
(35.0)
3
(20.6)
4
(27.1)
6
(39.1)
6
(37.8)
5
(30.1)
8
(45.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(22.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.3)
1
(7.0)
2
(13.7)
1
(6.8)
2
(13.0)
2
(12.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(69.5)
6
(52.9)
13
(102.0)
24
(176.2)
23
(164.7)
14
(103.0)
13
(92.8)
15
(105.0)
9
(61.8)
10
(67.7)
17
(110.7)
15
(94.5)
13
(78.4)
14
(79.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
52
(516.0)
68
(599.3)
97
(760.8)
72
(528.6)
62
(444.1)
78
(574.1)
83
(592.3)
29
(203.0)
N/A27
(182.7)
38
(247.4)
58
(365.5)
40
(241.1)
60
(339.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
179
(1,776)
200
(1,763)
225
(1,765)
259
(1,901)
223
(1,597)
205
(1,509)
204
(1,456)
241
(1,687)
163
(1,120)
168
(1,137)
178
(1,159)
256
(1,613)
201
(1,211)
201
(1,137)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(178.6)
13
(114.6)
37
(290.2)
25
(183.5)
22
(157.6)
12
(88.3)
14
(99.9)
12
(84.0)
8
(55.0)
12
(81.2)
17
(110.7)
12
(75.6)
22
(132.6)
22
(124.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
3
(22.1)
2
(14.3)
2
(14.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)183.0160.4186.3187.2169.2145.9141.9139.596.1102.0129.8149.1115.7131.3

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 Hurricane, UT

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 28 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Utah average:

1.51
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Ancestries: English (21.0%), American (11.8%), German (11.3%), European (4.7%), British (2.8%), Irish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3266 feet

Land area: 31.1 square miles.

Population density: 551 people per square mile   (low).

Hurricane, Utah map

382 residents are foreign born (0.6% Europe, 0.5% Latin America, 0.2% North America).

This city:

2.3%
Utah:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,368 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,285 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sunrise Manor, NV (118.4 miles , pop. 156,120).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (125.1 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (261.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

La Verkin, UT (2.1 miles ),
Leeds, UT (2.2 miles ),
Toquerville, UT (2.4 miles ),
Virgin, UT (2.8 miles ),
Washington, UT (3.2 miles ),
Apple Valley, UT (3.6 miles ),
St. George, UT (3.9 miles ),
Rockville, UT (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 37.17 N, Longitude: 113.33 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -569 (-3.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,556 (38.8%)

Area code: 435

Distribution of median household income in Hurricane, UT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hurricane, UT in 2017
Hurricane satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Utah:

3.0%
Historical population in Hurricane, UT
Historical housing units in Hurricane, UT

Population change in the 1990s: +4,187 (+103.1%).
Most common industries in Hurricane, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (16.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (2.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (28.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.9%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.5%)
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (3.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Hurricane, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.3%)
  • Carpenters (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)

Average climate in Hurricane, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hurricane, 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 64.0. This is about average.

City:

64.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.72. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.72
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 38.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.73. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.73
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Hurricane-area historical earthquake activity is above Utah state average. It is 588% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 274.2 miles away from the 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 253.4 miles away from Hurricane center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 321.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 350.9 miles away from Hurricane center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 275.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 304.4 miles away from Hurricane center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hurricane topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hurricane:

  • HURRICANE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (416 NORTH STATE STREET)
  • ZION HEALTH-CARE COMPLEX (416 NORTH HIGHWAY 17)
  • HURRICANE DIALYSIS CENTER (48 S 2500 W STE 100)

Airports and heliports located in Hurricane:

See details about Airports and heliports located in Hurricane, UT

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hurricane:

  • Dixie State University (about 15 miles; Saint George, UT; Full-time enrollment: 6,485)
  • Southern Utah University (about 38 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 6,522)
  • Nevada State College (about 122 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 125 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 128 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 18,996)
  • Mohave Community College (about 138 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 167 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)

Public high schools in Hurricane:

Private high school in Hurricane:

  • DIAMOND RANCH ACADEMY (Students: 145, Location: 1500 E 2700 S, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hurricane:

  • VALLEY ACADEMY (Students: 852, Location: 539 N 870 W, Grades: KG-8, Charter school)
  • THREE FALLS SCHOOL (Students: 635, Location: 789 S 700 W, Grades: KG-5)
  • HURRICANE SCHOOL (Students: 617, Location: 948 W 325 N, Grades: KG-5)
  • HURRICANE INTERMEDIATE (Location: 1325 S 700 W, Grades: 6-7)
See full list of schools located in Hurricane

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hurricane: Hurricane City Fire Department Station 1 (A), Hurricane City Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hurricane include: First Southern Baptist Church (A), Jehovahs Witnesses Kingdom Hall (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creeks: Harrisburg Creek (A), Quail Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hurricane include: Quail Creek State Park (1), Quail Lake RV Park (2), Roberts Roost (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Hurricane Museum (35 West State Street) (1), Washington County - Libraries-County- Hurricane (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 36 South 300 West) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Motel 6 (650 West State Street) (1), Comfort Inn Zion (43 North 2600 West) (2), Days Inn Hurricane (40 North 2600 West) (3), Super 8 Motel of Hurrican (65 South 700 West) (4), Best Western Lamplighter Inn (280 W State St) (5), Weston Lamplighter (280 West State Street) (6), Park Villa-Motel (650 West State Street) (7), Hurricane Days Inn (40 N 2600 W) (8), Travelodge Hurricane/Zion Nat. (280 West State Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Don Leo Jonathan - Professional wrestler, Sylvan Wittwer - Agronomist, Telton Hall - College basketball player (Southern Utah Thunderbirds).

Washington 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 Hurricane and their reported violations in the past:

HURRICANE CITY (Population served: 13,786, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-15-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 78 regular monitoring violations
KOLOB RECREATION ASSOCIATION WATER (Population served: 30, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-04-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-12-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-12-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.9 people
Utah:

3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

76.9%
Whole state:

75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.9%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Hurricane in 2010:

  • 418 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 36 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 13 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
51 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Hurricane (2011 data):

  • Cache Valley Bank: Hurricane Office Branch at 1141 W. State Street #8, branch established on 2006/07/30. Info updated 2011/11/07: Bank assets: $488.0 mil, Deposits: $426.6 mil, headquarters in Logan, UT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Cache Valley Banking Company
  • State Bank of Southern Utah: Hurrican Office at 720 West State Street, branch established on 2006/08/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $674.3 mil, Deposits: $573.2 mil, headquarters in Cedar City, UT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Utah Bancorporation
  • Zions First National Bank: Hurricane Branch at 279 West State Street, branch established on 1957/05/20. 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: Hurricane Branch at 8 West State Street, branch established on 1975/08/18. 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: Hurricane Branch at 1060 West State Street, branch established on 1996/04/05. 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 Hurricane:

Marital status in Hurricane, UT
  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

For population 25 years and over in Hurricane:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Utah average:

10.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hurricane, UT (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other94,366243
Catholic5,8451
Evangelical Protestant2,34525
Mainline Protestant1,2915
Black Protestant6582
None33,610-
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: 14
This county:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Washington County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
This county:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Washington County:

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.4%
State:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.6%
State:

23.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hurricane:

50.9%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.9%
Utah:

45.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hurricane:

19.5%
Utah:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hurricane:

9.8%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Utah:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.1%
State:

31.6%

General health condition:
Hurricane:

56.8%
Utah:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.0%
Utah:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hurricane, UT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 19$76,553$48,3490$0
Parks and Recreation 12$39,799$39,79934$20,384
Electric Power 10$58,886$70,6630$0
Streets and Highways 8$31,871$47,8071$1,439
Water Supply 7$26,544$45,5040$0
Firefighters 6$23,223$46,44619$17,557
Other and Unallocable 5$19,534$46,8824$6,413
Other Government Administration 4$18,761$56,2836$4,250
Financial Administration 4$12,928$38,7840$0
Judicial and Legal 3$11,147$44,5882$2,620
Health 1$3,644$43,7282$2,312
Fire - Other 1$2,973$35,6761$1,794
Police - Other 1$3,720$44,6405$5,266
Totals for Government 81$329,583$48,82774$62,035

Hurricane government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $2,283,000 ($133.24)
    Regular Highways: $2,110,000 ($123.14)
    Air Transportation: $255,000 ($14.88)
    Electric Utilities: $94,000 ($5.49)
    Public Welfare - Other: $57,000 ($3.33)
    Natural Resources - Other: $12,000 ($0.70)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($0.23)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $8,847,000 ($516.31)
    Water Utilities: $2,812,000 ($164.11)
    Police Protection: $2,508,000 ($146.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,340,000 ($136.56)
    Regular Highways: $1,380,000 ($80.54)
    General - Other: $1,053,000 ($61.45)
    Central Staff Services: $987,000 ($57.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $361,000 ($21.07)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $333,000 ($19.43)
    Natural Resources - Other: $305,000 ($17.80)
    Financial Administration: $208,000 ($12.14)
    Public Welfare - Other: $146,000 ($8.52)
    Health - Other: $141,000 ($8.23)
    Housing and Community Development: $64,000 ($3.74)
    General Public Buildings: $33,000 ($1.93)
    Air Transportation: $24,000 ($1.40)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($0.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($0.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $198,000 ($11.56)
    Police Protection: $165,000 ($9.63)
    Regular Highways: $89,000 ($5.19)
    Water Utilities: $43,000 ($2.51)
    Electric Utilities: $30,000 ($1.75)
    Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($1.69)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($1.34)
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,000 ($1.34)
    Air Transportation: $11,000 ($0.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($0.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,172,000 ($301.84)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Hurricane government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $2,991,000 ($174.56)
    Other: $899,000 ($52.47)
    Regular Highways: $770,000 ($44.94)
    Sewerage: $97,000 ($5.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $65,000 ($3.79)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $31,000 ($1.81)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $503,000 ($29.36)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $99,000 ($5.78)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($0.41)
    Other: $3,000 ($0.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $680,000 ($39.68)
    General Revenue - Other: $118,000 ($6.89)
    Sale of Property: $101,000 ($5.89)
    Donations From Private Sources: $43,000 ($2.51)
    Rents: $39,000 ($2.28)
    Royalties: $1,000 ($0.06)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $10,386,000 ($606.13)
    Water Utilities: $2,637,000 ($153.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $560,000 ($32.68)
    General Local Government Support: $62,000 ($3.62)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,942,000 ($171.70)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,621,000 ($94.60)
    Property: $598,000 ($34.90)
    Other License: $543,000 ($31.69)
    Other Selective Sales: $81,000 ($4.73)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $51,000 ($2.98)

Hurricane government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $376,000 ($21.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $376,000 ($21.94)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $252,000 ($14.71)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $252,000 ($14.71)

9.17% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($66,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.17%
Utah average:

7.04%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,563 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.18%
Utah average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Salt Lake County, UT  1.19% ($66,333 average AGI)
from Clark County, NV  0.68% ($61,593)
from Utah County, UT  0.65% ($67,064)


6.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,569 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
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 Salt Lake County, UT  1.01% ($35,509 average AGI)
to Utah County, UT  0.64% ($45,100)
to Clark County, NV  0.63% ($45,867)
Businesses in Hurricane, UT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rodeway Inn1
Comfort Inn1Subway2
Curves1Super 81
Dairy Queen1T-Mobile1
Days Inn1Travelodge1
FedEx3U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS2
Lane Furniture1Vans1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Nike2

Strongest AM radio stations in Hurricane:

  • KUNF (1210 AM; 10 kW; WASHINGTON, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KDXU (890 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KZNU (1450 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: AM RADIO 1450, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KLSQ (870 AM; 10 kW; WHITNEY, NV; Owner: KLSQ-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hurricane:

  • KMXM (107.1 FM; COLORADO CITY, AZ; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K211BJ (90.1 FM; TOQUERVILLE, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KZHK (95.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: MARVIN KENT FRANDSEN)
  • K300AC (107.9 FM; WASHINGTON, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KONY (99.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: FM RADIO 99.9, INC.)
  • KREC (98.1 FM; BRIAN HEAD, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KSNN (93.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KXFF (92.5 FM; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K202AW (88.3 FM; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K269AF (101.7 FM; HURRICANE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • K244DU (96.7 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: MONTY C. STRATTON)

TV broadcast stations around Hurricane:

  • K12BQ (Channel 12; TOQUERVILLE, UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K66BP (Channel 66; TOQUERVILLE/LEEDS, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • K02AW (Channel 2; VIRGIN, UT; Owner: KUTV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K03AL (Channel 3; TOQUERVILLE, UT; Owner: KUTV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K05CP (Channel 5; TOQUERVILLE, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K07CG (Channel 7; TOQUERVILLE, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • K08BO (Channel 8; VIRGIN, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • K13QK (Channel 13; VIRGIN, UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K62BR (Channel 62; VIRGIN, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K64BE (Channel 64; VIRGIN, UT; Owner: WASHINGTON COUNTY TELEVISION DEPARTMENT)
Hurricane fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Hurricane fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 141ft / 42.5mTotal length
  • 191,726Total average daily traffic
  • 56,660Total average daily truck traffic
  • 239,662Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hurricane, UT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hurricane, UT
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hurricane)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Hurricane, UT)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 148 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hurricane)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Hurricane)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 75 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$159,96220$163,75167$164,0760$018$153,3383$88,050
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$136,8102$159,87511$211,8040$02$199,5551$65,520
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$178,4472$189,29039$204,5952$62,2905$164,4423$86,820
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$217,7802$181,21521$171,4320$03$138,9571$83,740
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$166,3303$184,9430$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2709.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$204,8602$203,4751$114,660
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$230,1253$241,9271$187,790
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$118,5801$241,3100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2709.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hurricane, UT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hurricane, UT - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 33. The highest number of fires - 80 took place in 2011, and the least - 1 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hurricane, UT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (57.4%), and Structure Fires (18.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hurricane, UT
    • 30557.4%Outside Fires
    • 9718.3%Structure Fires
    • 8315.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 468.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hurricane, UT

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hurricane, Utah:

  • Comfort Inn Zion, 43 N 2600 W, Hurricane, Utah 84737 , Phone: (435) 635-3500, Fax: (435) 635-7224
  • Days Inn, 40 N 2600 W, Hurricane, Utah 84737 , Phone: (435) 635-0500, Fax: (435) 635-7224
  • Super 8 Motel, 65 S 700 W, Hurricane, Utah 84737 , Phone: (435) 635-0808, Fax: (435) 635-7224
  • Coral Springs Resort, 98 N 6680 W, Hurricane, Utah 84737 , Phone: (435) 879-5839
  • Hurricane Wingate at Zion, 780 W State St, Hurricane, Utah 84737 , Phone: (435) 359-9100
  • Clarion inn and Suites, 58 N 2260 W, Hurricane, Utah 84737 , Phone: (435) 628-2050, Fax: (435) 635-1490
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hurricane, Utah
Most common first names in Hurricane, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert2872.9 years
John2578.3 years
William2378.5 years
George2181.0 years
James2075.7 years
Mary1880.3 years
Joseph1780.2 years
Kenneth1675.1 years
Margaret1481.2 years
Ruth1483.2 years
Most common last names in Hurricane, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hall2083.2 years
Johnson1973.8 years
Stratton1881.4 years
Isom1778.0 years
Spendlove1773.8 years
Wright1779.8 years
Smith1680.6 years
Hinton1383.8 years
Campbell1279.2 years
Anderson1079.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hurricane, UT
  • 69.8%Utility gas
  • 23.0%Electricity
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hurricane, UT
  • 63.0%Utility gas
  • 32.0%Electricity
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood


Hurricane compared to Utah state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Hurricane on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a motorcycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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