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Population in 2012: 4,410 (73% urban, 27% rural). Population change since 2000: +23.7%
Males: 2,176  (49.3%)
Females: 2,234  (50.7%)

Median resident age:  41.8 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip codes: 84741.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,301 (it was $35,125 in 2000)
Kanab:

$49,301
UT:

$57,049
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,343

Kanab city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $159,540 (it was $96,500 in 2000)
Kanab:

$159,540
UT:

$199,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $193,669; Detached houses: $212,899; Townhouses or other attached units: $155,548; Mobile homes: $94,444

Median gross rent in 2012: $818.

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Kanab races chart
  • White alone - 4,089 (95.2%)
  • Hispanic - 171 (4.0%)
  • Two or more races - 27 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.09%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.05%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kanab: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (28.7%), German (9.4%), Irish (7.5%), Scottish (4.2%), United States (3.8%), Danish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4909 feet

Land area: 14.0 square miles.

Population density: 315 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Kanab:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kanab city:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

79 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.8%
Utah:  8.4%



According to our research of Utah and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Kanab, Utah as of July 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Kanab to the number of sex offenders is 551 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $997 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $920 (0.6%)

Kanab satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Flagstaff, AZ (136.6 miles , pop. 52,894).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (160.3 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (243.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Fredonia, AZ (2.4 miles ), Kaibab, AZ (3.4 miles ), Moccasin, AZ (3.9 miles) , Orderville, UT (4.1 miles ), Glendale, UT (4.6 miles ), Cane Beds, AZ (4.6 miles ), Colorado City, AZ (5.0 miles ), Hildale, UT (5.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 34 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 1999: 24 buildings, average cost: $69,700
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $70,400
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $91,600
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2005: 85 buildings, average cost: $121,600
  • 2006: 82 buildings, average cost: $121,600
  • 2007: 35 buildings, average cost: $150,100
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $109,000

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Latitude: 37.04 N, Longitude: 112.53 W

Area code: 435

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Crime rates in Kanab by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2008 2009 2011 2012
Murders 000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.022.80.0
Rapes 212000100
per 100,000 55.227.055.20.00.00.026.40.00.0
Robberies 000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.026.40.00.00.0
Assaults 945168835
per 100,000 248.5108.2138.128.2164.5210.9211.368.3112.4
Burglaries 191091610162354
per 100,000 524.6270.5248.6451.2274.2421.7607.5113.889.9
Thefts 5546454938381075544
per 100,000 1518.51244.31243.11381.81042.01001.62826.21251.4988.8
Auto thefts 111202315
per 100,000 27.627.027.656.40.052.779.222.8112.4
Arson 000000111
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.026.422.822.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.3) 194.1114.5141.597.394.0124.2225.9119.377.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Utah average:

1.73

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Kanab, Utah accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.4%
Utah:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +245 (+7.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Kanab-area historical earthquake activity is near Utah state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/2/1992 at 10:26:20, a magnitude 5.9 (5.7 MB, 5.6 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.9 ML, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 51.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/25/1993 at 09:29:50, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.5 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from Kanab center
On 1/2/1998 at 07:28:29, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1994 at 03:48:37, a magnitude 4.3 (3.9 MB, 4.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/1998 at 11:00:40, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 ML, Depth: 1.3 mi) earthquake occurred 64.7 miles away from Kanab center
On 10/22/1999 at 17:51:15, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.8 miles away from the 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 Kane County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Kanab:

  • LOYALTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 75 EAST 200 SOUTH, SUITE 3)
  • KANE COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 355 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • KANE COUNTY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 355 NORTH MAIN STREET)

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Local government website: www.xpressweb.com/kanecounty/kanab

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kanab:

  • Southern Utah University (about 54 miles; Cedar City, UT; Full-time enrollment: 5,635)
  • Dixie State College of Utah (about 58 miles; Saint George, UT; FT enrollment: 4,520)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 137 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 17,288)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 159 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 19,233)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 162 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 10,108)
  • University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus (about 163 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 3,102)
  • Snow College (about 169 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 2,666)

Public high schools in Kanab:

  • KANAB HIGH (Students: 249; Location: 59 EAST COWBOY DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CAVIAT - SWATC CAMPUS (Location: 733 SOUTH COWBOY WAY; Grades: 09 - 12)

Private high school in Kanab:

  • ABUNDANT LIFE ACADEMY (Students: 45; Location: 220 W 300 N; Grades: 8 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kanab:

  • KANAB SCHOOL (Students: 457; Location: 41 WEST 100 NORTH; Grades: KG - 06)
  • KANAB MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 114; Location: 690 SOUTH COWBOY WAY; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • KANE PRESCHOOL (Location: 746 SOUTH 175 EAST; Grades: PK - PK)

Library in Kanab:

  • KANAB CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $122,395; Location: 374 NORTH MAIN STREET; 28,545 books; 3,748 audio materials; 1,397 video materials; 39 state licensed databases; 52 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Kanab: Crazy Horse Campark (A), Kane County Ambulance (B), Kanab Fire Department (C), Kanab Fire Department Ranchos Fire House (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kanab include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), First Baptist Church (B), Saint Christopher Catholic Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Spencer Number Two Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Kanab: Littles Campground and RV Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Denny's Wigwam & Curio (Museums; 78 East Center Street) (1), Moqui Cave (Museums; 4518 North Highway 89) (2), Grand Canyon Expeditions (Water Parks & Slides; 641 N Highway 89) (3), Fredonia Economic Development (78 South 100 East) (4), Frontier Movie Town Inc (Tours & Charters; 297 West Center Street) (5), Big Water Boat Storage & Rentals (Tours & Charters; Mile Marker 6 Highway 89) (6), Crescent Moon Theater (Tours & Charters; 150 South 100 West) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Red Hills (125 West Center Street) (1), Aiken's Lodge National 9 Inn (79 West Center Street) (2), K Motel (330 S 100 E) (3), Super 8 Motel (70 South 200 West) (4), Four Seasons Motor Inn (22 North 300 West) (5), Cowboy Inn Motel & Resort (315 Independence) (6), Color Country Manufactured Homes (1968 South Highway 89A) (7), Brandon Motel (223 West Center Street) (8), Treasure Trail Motel (150 West Center Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Utah State - Courts-Sixth District- District Court (76 North Main Street) (1), Workforce Services (468 East 300 South) (2), Sixth District Juvenile Court (310 South 100 East) (3), Kane County - Justice Court (76 North Main Street) (4), United States Government - Tribal Government- Kaibab Paiute Tribal C (250 North Pipe Springs Road Pipe) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Kane 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 Kanab and their reported violations in the past:

KANAB (Population served: 3564, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 27 regular monitoring violations
GLEN CANYON SSD #1 (Population served: 470, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Hook-up/Extension Ban (JUN-05-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Hook-up/Extension Ban (JUN-05-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Notification, Public - In JAN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In MAR-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In NOV-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 36 regular monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
EAST KANAB WATER COMPANY (Population served: 150, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-18-2002), St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2002), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-22-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-2001 and JUN-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-2000 and JUN-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2000)
  • Notification, Public - In NOV-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
BEST FRIENDS ANIMAL SANCT (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2000), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - In FEB-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In JAN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2000), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-27-2000)
  • Notification, Public - Between APR-1999 and JUN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
CHURCH WELLS SSD (Population served: 105, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2000), St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2000), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-28-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2003 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • Notification, Public - In MAR-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In FEB-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In DEC-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
CORAL PINK SAND DUNES (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-28-2000), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-28-2000), St Public Notif received (JAN-01-2001)
  • Notification, Public - Between OCT-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
KANE CO WCD-JOHNSON CAN. (Population served: 67, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-27-2001), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-27-2001), St Public Notif received (DEC-04-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Hook-up/Extension Ban (MAR-11-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Hook-up/Extension Ban (MAR-11-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Hook-up/Extension Ban (MAR-11-1999)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-23-1998), St Hook-up/Extension Ban (MAR-11-1999)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-1998 and JUN-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Hook-up/Extension Ban (JUN-12-1996), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-1997)
  • Notification, Public - In MAY-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-23-1997)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
NEW PARIA SUBDIVISION (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-23-2002), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-23-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-04-2000), St Public Notif requested (DEC-28-2000), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-28-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-24-1999), St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-1999), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-02-1999), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-20-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-20-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2003 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Notification, Public - In NOV-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 12 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.4%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.4%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.0%
Whole state:  4.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kanab, UT

People in group quarters in Kanab in 2010:

  • 64 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 22 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 14 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in Kanab in 2000:

  • 22 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 8 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Kanab compared to Utah state average:

Kanab, Utah environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Kanab (2011 data):

  • State Bank of Southern Utah: Kanab Branch at 99 West Center Street, branch established on 1978/06/05. 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: Kanab Branch at 41 East Center Street, branch established on 1957/07/01. 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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Kanab, Utah:

  • Budget Host K Motel, 330 S 100 E, Kanab, UT 84741 , Phone: (435) 644-2611
  • Shilo Inn - Kanab, 296 W 100 N, Kanab, UT 84741 , Phone: (503) 641-6565, Fax: (435) 644-5333
  • Color Country Inn, 1550 S Hwy 89a, Kanab, UT 84741 , Phone: (435) 644-2164
  • Sun-n-sand Motel, 347 S 100 E, Kanab, UT 84741 , Phone: (435) 644-5050
  • Quality Inn, 815 E Hwy 89, Kanab, UT 84741 , Phone: (435) 644-8888, Fax: (435) 644-8880
  • Super 8 Motel, 70 S 200 West, Kanab, UT 84741 , Phone: (435) 644-5500, Fax: (435) 644-5576
  • Clarion Victorian Charm Inn, 190 N Hwy 89, Kanab, UT 84741 , Phone: (435) 644-8660, Fax: (435) 644-8659
  • Holiday Inn Express, 217 S 100 E, Kanab, UT 84741 , Phone: (435) 644-3100
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kanab, Utah

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Kanab travel time to work - commute


Kanab mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Other fuel (4%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Kanab city (based on Kane County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.86%
Here69.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)United Church of ChristOther
Adherents88.9%3.6%2.1%1.8%3.7%
Congregations63.2%5.3%5.3%5.3%21.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Kane County:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Kane County:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Kane County:

13.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

19.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kane County:

23.1%
Utah:

23.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3$11,316$45,2641$726
Judicial and Legal 4$14,082$42,2460$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$22,206$38,0670$0
Police - Other 2$5,068$30,4081$830
Firefighters 0$0 1$500
Streets and Highways 1$3,466$41,5920$0
Airports 1$3,112$37,3440$0
Sewerage 1$3,788$45,4560$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,496
Water Supply 3$12,914$51,6560$0
Local Libraries 1$2,384$28,6083$1,550
Totals for Government 23$78,336$40,8717$5,102

Kanab government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $468,000 ($106.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $314,000 ($71.20)
    Regular Highways: $294,000 ($66.67)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $674,000 ($152.83)
    Police Protection: $539,000 ($122.22)
    Central Staff Services: $397,000 ($90.02)
    Regular Highways: $291,000 ($65.99)
    Air Transportation: $159,000 ($36.05)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $132,000 ($29.93)
    Libraries: $99,000 ($22.45)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $92,000 ($20.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $87,000 ($19.73)
    General - Other: $63,000 ($14.29)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $49,000 ($11.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000 ($9.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($3.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $165,000 ($37.41)
    General - Other: $59,000 ($13.38)
    Police Protection: $25,000 ($5.67)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($2.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($1.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($1.36)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.91)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.23)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,406,000 ($318.82)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($6.80)

Kanab government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $160,000 ($36.28)
    Air Transportation: $106,000 ($24.04)
    Sewerage: $95,000 ($21.54)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $20,000 ($4.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($1.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.91)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $459,000 ($104.08)
    Housing and Community Development: $29,000 ($6.58)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $310,000 ($70.29)
    Interest Earnings: $183,000 ($41.50)
    Special Assessments: $29,000 ($6.58)
    Rents: $13,000 ($2.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $746,000 ($169.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $198,000 ($44.90)
    All Other: $26,000 ($5.90)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($1.13)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $590,000 ($133.79)
    Other Selective Sales: $519,000 ($117.69)
    Property: $381,000 ($86.39)
    Other License: $223,000 ($50.57)

Kanab government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,585,000 ($359.41)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,391,000 ($315.42)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $278,000 ($63.04)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $84,000 ($19.05)

Kanab government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,227,000 ($958.50)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $143,000 ($32.43)

13.94% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($58,255 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.94%
Utah average:

8.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Washington County, UT  1.44% ($29,567 average AGI)
from Clark County, NV  1.39% ($43,931)
from Coconino County, AZ  0.91% ($29,316)


9.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,800 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.82%
Utah average:

7.46%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Washington County, UT  1.51% ($30,600 average AGI)
to Coconino County, AZ  1.31% ($22,115)
to Iron County, UT  0.81% ($40,375)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kanab:

  • KDXU (890 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNNZ (940 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KUNF (1210 AM; 10 kW; WASHINGTON, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KSUB (590 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KZNU (1450 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: AM RADIO 1450, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kanab:

  • K211BB (90.1 FM; KANAB, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KPLD (101.1 FM; KANAB, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KREC (98.1 FM; BRIAN HEAD, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KZHK (95.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: MARVIN KENT FRANDSEN)
  • K300AC (107.9 FM; WASHINGTON, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • 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.)
  • KSNN (93.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KNAD (91.7 FM; PAGE, AZ; Owner: AZ BOARD OF REGENTS FOR N. AZ UNIV.)
  • K206BT (89.1 FM; FREDONIA, AZ; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K270AH (101.9 FM; FREDONIA, ETC., AZ; Owner: KANE CNTY SPECIAL SERVICE DIST. #1)

TV broadcast stations around Kanab:

  • K02BI (Channel 2; KANAB, UT; Owner: WESTERN KANE CTY.SPECIAL DISTRICT #1)
  • K05AX (Channel 5; KANAB, UT; Owner: WESTERN KANE CTY SPEC. SER. DIST.#1)
  • K07ES (Channel 7; KANAB, UT; Owner: WESTERN KANE CTY SPEC. SER. DIST.#1)
  • K18DN (Channel 18; KANAB, UT; Owner: WESTERN KANE CTY SPEC. SER. DIST.#1)
  • K20EC (Channel 20; KANAB, UT; Owner: WESTERN KANE CTY SPEC. SER. DIST.#1)
  • K23DP (Channel 23; KANAB, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K32DC (Channel 32; KANAB, UT; Owner: WESTERN KANE CTY SPEC. SER. DIST.#1)
  • K10ME (Channel 10; KANAB, UT; Owner: WESTERN KANE CTY SPEC. SER. DIST.#1)
  • K15DX (Channel 15; FREDONIA, ETC., AZ; Owner: KANE COUNTY SPECIAL SERVICE DIST. #1)
  • K12ND (Channel 12; KANAB, UT; Owner: KANAB LIONS)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Kanab, Utah:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Utah average:
  • Fatal accident count: 91
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 141
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 22
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 253
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

See more detailed statistics of Kanab fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 789
Total average daily truck traffic: 7
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 959

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kanab)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Kanab, UT)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kanab)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Kanab)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Businesses in Kanab, UT
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS1
Pizza Hut1Wendy's1
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