St. George, Utah

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Population in 2017: 84,405 (92% urban, 8% rural).
Population change since 2000: +70.0%
Males: 42,523  (50.4%)
Females: 41,882  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

38.1 years
Utah median age:

31.0 years

Zip codes: 84780, 84790.

St. George Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,210 (it was $36,505 in 2000)
St. George:

$54,210
UT:

$68,358

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,217 (it was $17,022 in 2000)

St. George city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $289,500 (it was $135,100 in 2000)
St. George:

$289,500
UT:

$275,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $287,164; detached houses: $308,497; townhouses or other attached units: $238,945; in 2-unit structures: $532,847; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $53,399; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $139,315; mobile homes: $70,549; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $216,645

Median gross rent in 2017: $943.

March 2019 cost of living index in St. George: 88.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.2%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.7% for Black residents, 28.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.7% for American Indian residents, 17.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 24.2% for other race residents, 5.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in St. George, UT (2017)
    • 66,87678.6%White alone
    • 13,64716.0%Hispanic
    • 1,4931.8%Asian alone
    • 1,4271.7%Two or more races
    • 9021.1%Black alone
    • 8171.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 830.10%American Indian alone

Races in St. George detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Utah and other state lists, there were 146 registered sex offenders living in St. George, Utah as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in St. George is 564 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in St. George by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(3.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
13
(21.0)
13
(18.4)
20
(26.9)
13
(17.2)
12
(16.4)
27
(35.6)
39
(51.0)
28
(36.0)
25
(31.3)
54
(66.1)
48
(55.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
12
(19.4)
15
(21.3)
26
(35.0)
13
(17.2)
10
(13.7)
23
(30.4)
11
(14.4)
19
(24.4)
12
(15.0)
14
(17.1)
19
(22.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
198
(320.4)
127
(179.9)
114
(153.3)
66
(87.5)
46
(62.9)
105
(138.6)
82
(107.3)
65
(83.5)
79
(98.8)
92
(112.5)
126
(146.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
385
(623.0)
606
(858.6)
441
(593.1)
322
(427.1)
315
(431.0)
307
(405.1)
475
(621.5)
310
(398.3)
326
(407.6)
350
(428.1)
228
(264.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,249
(2,021)
1,583
(2,243)
1,547
(2,081)
1,143
(1,516)
1,224
(1,675)
1,167
(1,540)
1,184
(1,549)
1,086
(1,395)
962
(1,203)
995
(1,217)
1,049
(1,217)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
231
(373.8)
149
(211.1)
117
(157.4)
75
(99.5)
77
(105.4)
87
(114.8)
69
(90.3)
110
(141.3)
110
(137.5)
120
(146.8)
111
(128.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(6.5)
8
(11.3)
7
(9.4)
12
(15.9)
5
(6.8)
5
(6.6)
3
(3.9)
5
(6.4)
2
(2.5)
5
(6.1)
7
(8.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)244.3223.8202.7135.0135.4164.5181.9147.8136.9170.9164.8

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City-data.com crime index in St. George, UT

Crime rate in St. George detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 158 (109 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
Utah average:

1.51
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Ancestries: English (24.7%), American (10.6%), German (6.3%), Irish (5.2%), European (3.4%), Danish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1862

Elevation: 2761 feet

Land area: 64.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,311 people per square mile   (low).

St. George, Utah map

6,757 residents are foreign born (5.5% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).

This city:

7.9%
Utah:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,668 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,430 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sunrise Manor, NV (104.0 miles , pop. 156,120).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (110.5 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (260.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Washington, UT (2.1 miles ),
Santa Clara, UT (2.2 miles ),
Ivins, UT (2.7 miles ),
Hurricane, UT (3.9 miles ),
Dammeron Valley, UT (3.9 miles ),
Leeds, UT (3.9 miles ),
Veyo, UT (4.2 miles ),
La Verkin, UT (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 37.10 N, Longitude: 113.58 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,615 (+10.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 29,173 (81.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

Distribution of median household income in St. George, UT in 2017
Distribution of house value in St. George, UT in 2017
St. George satellite photo by USGS

St. George tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Utah:

3.0%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in St. George, UT
Historical housing units in St. George, UT

Population change in the 1990s: +20,555 (+70.6%).
Most common industries in St. George, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.0%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.7%)
  • Health care (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.9%)
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.6%)
Most common occupations in St. George, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.6%)

Average climate in St. George, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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St. George, 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 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.72
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 39.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

39.0
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 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.73
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

St. George-area historical earthquake activity is above Utah state average. It is 606% 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 261.0 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 239.8 miles away from St. George center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 336.0 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 316.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 264.9 miles away from St. George center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 293.5 miles away from the city 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).
St. George topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near St. George:

  • SOUTHERN UTAH HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; ST GEORGE, UT)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS - ST GEORGE (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; SAINT GEORGE, UT)
  • SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; ST GEORGE, UT)
  • COLOR COUNTRY CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SAINT GEORGE, UT)
  • HERITAGE COLOR COUNTRY CARE CNTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ST GEORGE, UT)
  • DIXIE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; SAINT GEORGE, UT)
  • UTAH'S HOSPICE SPECIALISTS (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ST GEORGE, UT)

Airports and heliports located in St. George:

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Colleges/Universities in St. George:

  • Stevens-Henager College-St George (Full-time enrollment: 175; Location: 720 South River Road; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.stevenshenager.edu/locations/st-george)
  • Taylor Andrews Academy-St George (Full-time enrollment: 163; Location: 42 South River Road, Suite 2; Private, for-profit; Website: www.taylorandrew.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. George:

  • Dixie State University (about 1 miles; Saint George, UT; Full-time enrollment: 6,485)
  • Southern Utah University (about 49 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 6,522)
  • Nevada State College (about 108 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 111 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 113 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 18,996)
  • Mohave Community College (about 129 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 171 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)

Biggest public high schools in St. George:

  • WASHINGTON COUNTY ONLINE SCHOOL (Students: 1,058, Location: 121 W TABERNACLE, Grades: KG-9)
  • DIXIE HIGH (Students: 1,009, Location: 350 E 700 S, Grades: 10-12)
  • SNOW CANYON HIGH (Students: 1,008, Location: 1385 N LAVA FLOW DR, Grades: 10-12)
  • PINE VIEW HIGH (Students: 956, Location: 2850 E 750 N, Grades: 10-12)
  • SNOW CANYON MIDDLE (Students: 858, Location: 1215 N LAVA FLOW DR, Grades: 8-9)
  • PINE VIEW MIDDLE (Students: 713, Location: 2145 E 130 N, Grades: 8-9)
  • DIXIE MIDDLE (Students: 710, Location: 825 S 100 E, Grades: 8-9)
  • MILLCREEK HIGH (Students: 222, Location: 2410 E RIVERSIDE DR, Grades: 7-12)
  • SUCCESS DSU (Location: 225 SOUTH 700 EAST, Grades: 10-12, Charter school)
  • POST HS SELF-CONT (Location: 121 W TABERNACLE, Grades: KG-12)

Private high schools in St. George:

  • RED ROCK CANYON SCHOOL (Students: 85, Location: 747 E SAINT GEORGE BLVD, Grades: 6-12)
  • CINNAMON HILLS YOUTH CRISIS CENTER (Students: 76, Location: 770 E SAINT GEORGE BLVD, Grades: 8-12)
  • ABUNDANT LIFE ACADEMY (Students: 44, Location: 948 N 1300 W, Grades: 7-12)
  • WESTSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 17, Location: 2299 W 2000 N, Grades: KG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in St. George:

Private elementary/middle schools in St. George:

  • VALOR HALL (Students: 135, Location: 631 S 1100 E, Grades: KG-8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 38, Location: 2260 RED CLIFFS DR, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in St. George

Library in St. George:

  • WASHINGTON COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,894,709; Location: 88 WEST 100 SOUTH; 211,446 books; 21,369 audio materials; 15,018 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 39 state licensed databases; 442 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in St. George: Sunshine Square (A), Red Hills Shopping Plaza (B), East City Center (C), Saint George RV Campground (D), Toniquint (E), Saint George Fire Department Station 4 (F), Saint George Municipal Airport Lifeflight (G), Dixie Ambulance Service (H), Saint George Fire Department Station 1 (I), Saint George Fire Department Station 2 (J), Saint George Fire Department Station 5 (K), Saint George Fire Department Station 3 (L), Saint George Fire Department Station 6 (M), Saint George Fire Department Station 7 (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Skyline Shopping Center (1), Kemp Korner Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in St. George include: Community Baptist Church (A), First Southern Baptist Church (B), Saint George Catholic Church (C), Trinity Lutheran Church of Southern Utah (D), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Santa Clara Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Santa Clara River (A), City Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in St. George include: Settlers RV Park (1), Temple View RV Resort (2), Hillside Palms RV Park (3), Brigham Young Winter Home (4), Twin Lakes RV Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Bruce Hurst - Baseball player, Amanda Righetti - Film actor, Andy Stokes - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Jun 2, 1981), Bruce C. Hafen - Mormon missionary, Lorna Kesterson - Mayor, Steven E. Snow - Mormon missionary, Bert H. Miller - Politician, Donald L. Staheli - Chief executive, Jay Don Blake - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 10/28/58), Lowell M. Snow - Mormon missionary.

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 St. George and their reported violations in the past:

OK MOBILE HOME PARK (Address: re: OK MOBILE HOME PARK , Serves NV, Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2000, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2005)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Utah:

3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

73.2%
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: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in St. George in 2010:

  • 312 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 303 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 294 people in college/university student housing
  • 56 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 24 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in St. George in 2000:

  • 372 people in nursing homes
  • 297 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 136 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 9 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 8 people in other group homes
Arena or stadium:
  • Burns Arena. Dixie State College of Utah.

Banks with branches in St. George (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Phoenix Plaza Branch at 929 West Sunset Boulevard, branch established on 1989/03/16; Dixie Branch at One South Main Street, branch established on 1970/06/15. 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
  • Zions First National Bank: St. George Branch at 40 East Saint George Boulevard, branch established on 1906/04/06; Dixie Seasonal Branch at 225 South 700 East, branch established on 1994/09/15. 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
  • State Bank of Southern Utah: St. George Branch at 395 East St. George Boulevard, branch established on 1993/07/19. 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
  • AmericanWest Bank: St. George Branch at 308 West Tabernacle, branch established on 1995/06/06. Info updated 2011/12/12: Bank assets: $2,274.6 mil, Deposits: $1,889.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Skbhc Holdings Llc

For population 15 years and over in St. George:

Marital status in St. George, UT
  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in St. George:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Utah average:

10.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for St. George, 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
Here:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Washington County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

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

7.4%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.6%
State:

23.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.2%
Utah:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
St. George:

48.4%
Utah:

45.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.1
Utah:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
Utah:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.8%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Utah:

6.8

Overweight people:
St. George:

32.7%
Utah:

31.6%

General health condition:
St. George:

56.7%
Utah:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.2%
Utah:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of St. George, UT Residents

St. George government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $8,213,000 ($97.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,998,000 ($35.52)
    Housing and Community Development: $940,000 ($11.14)
    General Public Buildings: $367,000 ($4.35)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $158,000 ($1.87)
    Regular Highways: $110,000 ($1.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $71,000 ($0.84)
    Air Transportation: $47,000 ($0.56)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($0.39)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($0.25)
    Transit Utilities: $7,000 ($0.08)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $51,171,000 ($606.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,923,000 ($200.50)
    Police Protection: $12,130,000 ($143.71)
    Water Utilities: $10,730,000 ($127.13)
    General - Other: $10,404,000 ($123.26)
    Sewerage: $7,812,000 ($92.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,192,000 ($49.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,557,000 ($42.14)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,338,000 ($39.55)
    Regular Highways: $3,111,000 ($36.86)
    Financial Administration: $1,922,000 ($22.77)
    Transit Utilities: $1,514,000 ($17.94)
    General Public Buildings: $1,331,000 ($15.77)
    Central Staff Services: $1,328,000 ($15.73)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,306,000 ($15.47)
    Air Transportation: $894,000 ($10.59)
    Public Welfare - Other: $733,000 ($8.68)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $338,000 ($4.00)
    Natural Resources - Other: $65,000 ($0.77)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $617,000 ($7.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $458,000 ($5.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,508,000 ($17.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,098,000 ($13.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $587,000 ($6.95)
    General - Other: $469,000 ($5.56)
    Transit Utilities: $243,000 ($2.88)
    Regular Highways: $92,000 ($1.09)
    Air Transportation: $80,000 ($0.95)
    Water Utilities: $65,000 ($0.77)
    General Public Building: $61,000 ($0.72)
    Electric Utilities: $53,000 ($0.63)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $42,000 ($0.50)
    Public Welfare - Other: $35,000 ($0.41)
    Financial Administration: $28,000 ($0.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $25,000 ($0.30)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $35,468,000 ($420.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $51,000 ($0.60)

St. George government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $11,985,000 ($141.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,957,000 ($82.42)
    Other: $6,064,000 ($71.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,481,000 ($53.09)
    Air Transportation: $1,433,000 ($16.98)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $254,000 ($3.01)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($0.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $16,000 ($0.19)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $901,000 ($10.67)
    Other: $691,000 ($8.19)
    Public Welfare: $561,000 ($6.65)
    General Local Government Support: $277,000 ($3.28)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $15,442,000 ($182.95)
    Sale of Property: $5,829,000 ($69.06)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,005,000 ($11.91)
    Interest Earnings: $705,000 ($8.35)
    Rents: $444,000 ($5.26)
    Donations From Private Sources: $31,000 ($0.37)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $63,152,000 ($748.20)
    Water Utilities: $19,862,000 ($235.32)
    Transit Utilities: $458,000 ($5.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,556,000 ($30.28)
    General Local Government Support: $467,000 ($5.53)
    Other: $102,000 ($1.21)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $18,941,000 ($224.41)
    Property: $11,447,000 ($135.62)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,917,000 ($81.95)
    Other Selective Sales: $6,228,000 ($73.79)
    Other License: $1,753,000 ($20.77)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $781,000 ($9.25)

St. George government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $107,241,000 ($1270.55)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $102,795,000 ($1217.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,882,000 ($733.16)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,859,000 ($697.34)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $23,080,000 ($273.44)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $23,080,000 ($273.44)

St. George government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $49,973,000 ($592.06)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,080,000 ($273.44)

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 St. George, UT
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Knights Inn1
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's2Marriott3
Barnes & Noble1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1Mazda1
Big O Tires2Motherhood Maternity1
Cold Stone Creamery1Nike4
Coldwater Creek1Outback1
Costco1Outback Steakhouse1
Cracker Barrel1Pac Sun1
Deb1Papa John's Pizza1
DressBarn1Rue211
Dressbarn1Skechers USA1
Foot Locker1Starbucks3
GNC2Subway2
Gymboree1Super 81
Holiday Inn1T.J.Maxx1
Howard Johnson1Toyota1
IZOD1Village Inn1
Justice1

Strongest AM radio stations in St. George:

  • 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.)
  • KZNU (1450 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: AM RADIO 1450, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KLSQ (870 AM; 10 kW; WHITNEY, NV; Owner: KLSQ-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSFN (1140 AM; 10 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. George:

  • K300AC (107.9 FM; WASHINGTON, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K232CY (94.3 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: CARL L. RIECK)
  • KZHK (95.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: MARVIN KENT FRANDSEN)
  • K244DU (96.7 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: MONTY C. STRATTON)
  • KONY (99.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: FM RADIO 99.9, INC.)
  • KSNN (93.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • K204BY (88.7 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K252DK (98.3 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KMXM (107.1 FM; COLORADO CITY, AZ; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KREC (98.1 FM; BRIAN HEAD, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • K211BJ (90.1 FM; TOQUERVILLE, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KXFF (92.5 FM; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K209AO (89.7 FM; ST. GEORGE, ETC., UT; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K213AM (90.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K215CF (90.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: UTAH STATE UNIV., AGRI & APP SCIENCE)
  • K272AQ (102.3 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: B. RAY CARPENTER)
  • K276DJ (103.1 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: JEFFERY M. JENNINGS)
  • KOEZ-LP (105.1 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: LATINOS UNIDOS BROADCASTING)
  • KWBR-LP (105.7 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY RESOURCES AND NEWS (A.C.O.R.N.))
  • KLNR (91.7 FM; PANACA, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around St. George:

  • K11JE (Channel 11; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WASHINGTON COUNTY TELEVISION DEPARTMENT)
  • K32FQ (Channel 32; ST. GEORGE, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K34FS (Channel 34; ST. GEORGE, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K59AG (Channel 59; BLOOMINGTON, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • K46GE (Channel 46; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WASHINGTON COUNTY TELEVISION DEPARTMENT)
  • K20GJ (Channel 20; BLOOMINGTON, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • K63AD (Channel 63; BLOOMINGTON, UT; Owner: WASHINGTON COUNTY TELEVISION DEPT.)
  • K69CT (Channel 69; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUWB-LP (Channel 65; BLOOMINGTON, UT; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF UTAH, LLC)
  • KDLQ-LP (Channel 55; ST. GEORGE, ETC., UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KCSG1 (Channel 4; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: DANIEL MATHESON & STEPHEN WADE d/b as BROADCAST WEST)
  • K16DS (Channel 16; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: DANIEL MATHESON AND STEPHEN WADE d/b as BROADCAST WEST)
  • KDLU-LP (Channel 26; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K02AV (Channel 2; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WASHINGTON COUNTY TELEVISION DEPARTMENT)
  • K24CY (Channel 24; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: LARRY H. MILLER COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K08BN (Channel 8; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WASHINGTON COUNTY TELEVISION DEPARTMENT)
  • KUSG (Channel 12; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: KUTV HOLDINGS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of St. George fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 82Number of bridges
  • 748ft / 228mTotal length
  • 914,563Total average daily traffic
  • 244,161Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in St. George, UT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 181970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 132000-2009
  • 332010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for St. George, UT

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in St. George)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in St. George, UT)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

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:

65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in St. George)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BOMBARDIER INC CL-600-2B19 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 55, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: GE CF34 SERIES (9140 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 854AS , Serial Number: 7382, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 06/20/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 12/12/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Skywest Airlines Inc, 444 S River Rd, St. George, UT 84790

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED312$170,243439$193,8681,437$194,76934$140,3091$382,530381$177,92013$88,501
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED31$175,45441$227,138196$207,0198$75,1191$220,00043$222,1484$83,923
APPLICATIONS DENIED69$172,49179$233,829553$236,47417$97,3631$370,000122$200,18512$70,580
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN56$161,36962$204,573307$223,05713$103,5110$046$213,8363$87,487
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$95,0007$228,21754$208,4033$58,0130$08$155,0210$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in St. George, UT

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED34$202,08822$250,85910$189,0310$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED20$211,88721$269,1248$244,1600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$242,7806$209,3555$310,4380$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$246,5777$246,8833$249,8631$95,350
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$292,0350$01$188,4100$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. George, UT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. George, UT - Value

2002 - 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2006 the average number of fire incidents per year is 188. The highest number of fires - 262 took place in 2006, and the least - 162 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in St. George, UT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (52.5%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (19.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in St. George, UT
    • 49552.5%Outside Fires
    • 18119.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 17618.7%Structure Fires
    • 909.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for St. George, UT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in St. George, UT
  • 59.7%Utility gas
  • 37.8%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in St. George, UT
  • 54.5%Electricity
  • 44.2%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel


St. George compared to Utah state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.

St. George on our top lists:

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  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest minimum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: accommodation and food services (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of days clear of clouds (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of days clear of clouds (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest daily high temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between daily high and daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average yearly precipitation (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: information (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 (84780) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #45 (84790) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #53 (84790) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 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)"
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  • #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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