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Population in 2012: 492 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.7%
 

Males: 234  (47.8%)
Females: 258  (52.2%)

Median resident age:  42.9 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip codes: 84760, 84761.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,687 (it was $33,958 in 2000)
Paragonah:

$46,687
UT:

$57,049
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,168

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $125,248 (it was $95,900 in 2000)
Paragonah:

$125,248
UT:

$199,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $187,090; Detached houses: $194,666; Townhouses or other attached units: $121,314; Mobile homes: $122,031

Median gross rent in 2012: $628.

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  • White alone - 464 (95.1%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Paragonah: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (20.2%), United States (15.4%), German (13.8%), Welsh (8.5%), Danish (5.0%), Irish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1916

Elevation: 5897 feet

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 848 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Paragonah:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paragonah town:

  • Never married: 13.7%
  • Now married: 70.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.3%
Utah:  8.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $537 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $652 (0.5%)

Paragonah satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sunrise Manor, NV (173.0 miles , pop. 156,120).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (178.7 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (303.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Parowan, UT (2.1 miles ), Summit, UT (3.3 miles) , Brian Head, UT (3.7 miles) , Enoch, UT (4.1 miles ), Panguitch, UT (4.4 miles ), Cedar City, UT (4.6 miles ), Minersville, UT (4.9 miles ), Hatch, UT (5.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 1998: 0 buildings

Latitude: 37.89 N, Longitude: 112.77 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Utah:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +161 (+52.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (40%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Educational services (48%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (13%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Paragonah-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Utah state average. It is 233% 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 70.6 miles away from the city 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 27.8 miles away from Paragonah 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 27.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/22/1999 at 17:51:15, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 13.5 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 16.6 miles away from Paragonah center
On 7/19/2001 at 20:15:34, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.3 ML, Depth: 2.3 mi) earthquake occurred 89.7 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 Iron County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Paragonah:

  • IRON COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PAROWAN, UT)

Airports located in Paragonah:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paragonah:

  • Southern Utah University (about 22 miles; Cedar City, UT; Full-time enrollment: 5,635)
  • Dixie State College of Utah (about 70 miles; Saint George, UT; FT enrollment: 4,520)
  • Snow College (about 121 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 2,666)
  • Brigham Young University (about 175 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 30,109)
  • Utah Valley University (about 175 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 15,072)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 180 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 19,233)
  • University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus (about 181 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 3,102)

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Notable location: Paragonah Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Paragonah: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 
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 Paragonah and their reported violations in the past:

PARAGONAH TOWN (Population served: 470, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2000), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-28-2000), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2000), St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2000), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2000)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-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)
  • Notification, Public - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In DEC-1996, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-04-1997)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 23 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.0%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  77.2%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.1%
Whole state:  4.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Paragonah, UT

Paragonah compared to Utah state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Paragonah travel time to work - commute


Paragonah mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Electricity (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Paragonah town (based on Iron County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.30%
Here76.3%
USA50.2%

Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of God
Adherents92.5%4.7%1.0%0.8%0.3%
Congregations85.7%3.3%2.2%1.1%1.1%
NameLutheran ChurchEpiscopal ChurchChurches of ChristConservative Baptist Association of AmericaOther
Adherents0.3%0.2%0.2%0.1%0.0%
Congregations1.1%1.1%1.1%1.1%2.2%
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: 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
Iron 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.
State:

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

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.5%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Iron County:

21.1%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$210
Other Government Administration 1$2,138$25,6560$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,035
Electric Power 1$2,138$25,6565$1,816
Totals for Government 2$4,276$25,6567$3,061

Paragonah government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $163,000 ($331.30)
    Fire Protection: $56,000 ($113.82)
    Regular Highways: $53,000 ($107.72)
    Financial Administration: $50,000 ($101.63)
    Water Utilities: $39,000 ($79.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000 ($54.88)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $5,000 ($10.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($8.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($6.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $8,000 ($16.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $60,000 ($121.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($6.10)

Paragonah government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $29,000 ($58.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000 ($52.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $56,000 ($113.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($14.23)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($2.03)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $154,000 ($313.01)
    Water Utilities: $48,000 ($97.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $36,000 ($73.17)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $38,000 ($77.24)
    Property: $24,000 ($48.78)
    NEC: $4,000 ($8.13)

Paragonah government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $43,000 ($87.40)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $43,000 ($87.40)

Paragonah government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $361,000 ($733.74)

13.82% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,587 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.82%
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  1.99% ($28,878 average AGI)
from Clark County, NV  1.76% ($43,345)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.99% ($42,307)


10.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,573 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.74%
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  2.13% ($30,735 average AGI)
to Salt Lake County, UT  1.29% ($24,868)
to Clark County, NV  0.97% ($34,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Paragonah:

  • 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.)
  • KDXU (890 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSVC (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: MID-UTAH RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Paragonah:

  • KREC (98.1 FM; BRIAN HEAD, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • K202AW (88.3 FM; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K203CA (88.5 FM; MILFORD, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K255AD (98.9 FM; RURAL GARFIELD, ETC., UT; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • KXFF (92.5 FM; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K282AC (104.3 FM; RURAL GARFIELD COUNT, UT; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • KCYQ (93.7 FM; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: MID-UTAH RADIO, INC.)
  • K300AC (107.9 FM; WASHINGTON, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K211CL (90.1 FM; BEAVER, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)

TV broadcast stations around Paragonah:

  • K40CH (Channel 40; PAROWAN, UT; Owner: IRON COUNTY)

Paragonah fatal accident list:

Nov 29, 2007 03:32 PM, I-15, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Apr 7, 2005 05:20 AM, I-15, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Paragonah)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KC7IHD, Licensee ID: L00945949
    Grant Date: 11/30/2004, Expiration Date: 01/18/2015
    Registrant: John T Gray, 74 N Main, Paragonah, UT 84760
  • Call Sign: KD7GEL, Licensee ID: L01495876
    Grant Date: 06/03/2009, Expiration Date: 07/23/2019
    Registrant: William B Gray, 74 N Main, Paragonah, UT 84760
  • Call Sign: W8EQA, Previous Call Sign: KC7LLY, Licensee ID: L00134780
    Grant Date: 03/21/2006, Expiration Date: 06/11/2016, Certifier: Daniel R Farwell
    Registrant: Daniel R Farwell, Paragonah, UT 84760
  • Call Sign: W7TU, Previous Call Sign: KD7HJM, Licensee ID: L00173126
    Grant Date: 02/05/2010, Expiration Date: 03/24/2020, Certifier: Daniel R Farwell
    Registrant: Utahs Dixie Dx & Contest Club, Paragonah, UT 84760
  • Call Sign: W7RRR, Previous Call Sign: KC7SIB, Licensee ID: L00226577
    Grant Date: 03/10/2010, Expiration Date: 05/26/2020, Certifier: Melody L Farwell
    Registrant: Melody L Farwell, Paragonah, UT 84760
  • Call Sign: KE7BDU, Licensee ID: L00882454
    Grant Date: 06/23/2004, Expiration Date: 06/23/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/25/2005, Certifier: Ritsuko Corwin
    Registrant: Ritsuko Corwin, 752 N 1600 West, Paragonah, UT 84760


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Paragonah, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Frank481.5 years
John474.8 years
William480.2 years
James374.6 years
Joseph377.4 years
Della279.0 years
Sarah283.5 years
George279.0 years
Lewis285.5 years
Most common last names in Paragonah, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Robinson1280.0 years
Topham882.9 years
Stones681.7 years
Talbot582.2 years
Barton578.8 years
Lister568.2 years
Dalton472.8 years
Davenport483.0 years
Edwards384.7 years
Chase278.0 years
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