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Iron County, Utah (UT)

County population in 2019: 53,017 (77% urban, 23% rural); it was 33,779 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,778
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,789
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,050
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,455 (it was 3,577 in 2000)
% of renters here:

34%
State:

30%

Land area: 3298 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Iron County: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.8%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (12.9%), Retail trade (10.4%), Construction (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 20%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Iron County, UT (2019)
    • 45,14485.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,7429.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,0722.0%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1,0091.9%Two or more races
    • 4330.8%Asian alone
    • 2670.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1440.3%Some other race alone
    • 730.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

29.5 years
Utah median age:

31.2 years
Males: 26,215  (49.4%)
Females: 26,802  (50.6%)
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Average household size:
Iron County:

3.0 people
Utah:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,815 ($33,114 in 1999)
This county:

$54,815
Utah:

$75,780

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $754 (lower quartile is $575, upper quartile is $906)
This county:

$754
State:

$991


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $252,784 (it was $108,300 in 2000)
Iron:

$252,784
Utah:

$330,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $190,265 - $340,591
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,254
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $331

Institutionalized population: 318

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 18
  • Burglaries: 44
  • Thefts: 64
  • Auto thefts: 22

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 34
  • Thefts: 76
  • Auto thefts: 8
Iron County, UT map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 329 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 1998: 325 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 1999: 381 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2000: 286 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2001: 226 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 2002: 257 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2003: 331 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2004: 522 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 2005: 864 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2006: 728 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2007: 378 buildings, average cost: $204,300
  • 2008: 222 buildings, average cost: $197,000
  • 2009: 130 buildings, average cost: $180,300
  • 2010: 108 buildings, average cost: $184,800
  • 2011: 62 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2012: 92 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2013: 182 buildings, average cost: $181,000
  • 2014: 198 buildings, average cost: $178,700
  • 2015: 188 buildings, average cost: $206,100
  • 2016: 319 buildings, average cost: $251,300
  • 2017: 337 buildings, average cost: $218,700
  • 2018: 403 buildings, average cost: $239,600
  • 2019: 421 buildings, average cost: $224,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Iron, UT residents
Average permit cost in Iron, UT
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,315 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,228 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Iron, UT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Iron, UT in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Iron, UT in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.5%
Iron County:

15.5%
Utah:

8.9%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.5% for Black residents, 18.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.0% for American Indian residents, 50.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 24.6% for other race residents, 29.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 29.5 years old
(Males: 29.3 years old, Females: 29.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 31.1 years old, Black residents: 22.0 years old, American Indian residents: 25.9 years old, Asian residents: 34.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.8 years old, Other race residents: 26.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Iron County is $466 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $536 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $781 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cedar City, Enoch, Parowan, Beryl-Newcastle, Paragonah, Kanarraville, Newcastle, Beryl Junction, Summit, Brian Head.

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

2018 air pollution in Iron County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.035 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 4.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Spencer County, Indiana .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.7%
Utah:

3.9%

Unemployment by year in Iron, UT
County total employment by year in Iron, UT
County average yearly wages by year in Iron, UT

Current college students: 5,249
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 30.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,121 (43.3% naturalized citizens)

Iron County:

4.0%
Whole state:

8.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5592010 or later
  • 4582000 to 2009
  • 5631990 to 1999
  • 1691980 to 1989
  • 1181970 to 1979
  • 194Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 91.0%

Iron County marital status for males Iron County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,466
  • One, attached: 1,500
  • Two: 654
  • 3 or 4: 1,062
  • 5 to 9: 1,289
  • 10 to 19: 1,143
  • 20 to 49: 828
  • 50 or more: 480
  • Mobile homes: 1,082
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 19

Housing units in Iron County with a mortgage: 7,451 (215 second mortgage, 665 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,043

Here:

63.6% with mortgage
State:

70.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Iron County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other31,88698
Catholic2,2482
Evangelical Protestant1,38412
Mainline Protestant2522
None10,393-
Iron County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Iron County:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Iron County:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 28
This county:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Iron County:

5.5%
Utah:

6.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Iron County:

21.1%
State:

23.6%

Agriculture in Iron County:

Average size of farms: 1094 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $176,718
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $590.00
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.04%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 51.83%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $123,405
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 13.19%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 98.41%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $93,672
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 81.51%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.36
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 10.22%
Vegetables: 35 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 43 acres

Earthquake activity:

Iron County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Utah state average. It is 3811% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 296.3 miles away from Iron County center
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 310.1 miles away from the county center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 288.4 miles away from the county center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 268.9 miles away from the county center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 374.6 miles away from Iron County center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 276.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Utah Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4525, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Utah Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3223: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3223, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Utah Flood and Landslide, Incident Period: April 28, 2005 to June 29, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1598: August 01, 2005, FEMA Id: 1598, Natural disaster type: Landslide, Flood
  • Utah Drought, Incident Period: January 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3024: January 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3024, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Iron County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Iron

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,501 (76.9%)
  • Carpooled: 2,555 (11.2%)
  • Bus: 17 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 256 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 17 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 648 (2.8%)
  • Worked at home: 1,737 (7.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (43%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (5%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • England (3%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Iron County


  • European (19%)
  • English (18%)
  • American (17%)
  • German (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Dutch (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Iron County, Utah in 2000:

  • 361 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 94 people in nursing homes
  • 62 people in state prisons
  • 60 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 18 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 15 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 14 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Iron County, Utah in 2010:

  • 678 people in college/university student housing
  • 136 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 108 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 44 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 30 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 19 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 15 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,552.

10.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,891 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.39%
Utah average:

7.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.62% relocated from other counties in Utah ($17,306 average AGI)
5.77% relocated from other states ($26,585 average AGI)
Iron County:

5.77%
Utah average:

3.44%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Washington County, UT  1.47% ($35,335 average AGI)
from Clark County, NV  0.97% ($38,440)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.84% ($42,992)
from Utah County, UT  0.58% ($32,647)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.31% ($47,156)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.28% ($43,732)
from Sevier County, UT  0.21% ($29,667)


9.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,553 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.20%
Utah average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.73% relocated to other counties in Utah ($19,069 average AGI)
4.47% relocated to other states ($17,484 average AGI)
Iron County:

4.47%
Utah average:

3.02%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washington County, UT  1.47% ($42,853 average AGI)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.97% ($30,414)
to Clark County, NV  0.90% ($33,946)
to Utah County, UT  0.74% ($40,462)
to Davis County, UT  0.22% ($36,323)
to Cache County, UT  0.17% ($32,917)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.16% ($51,174)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 21.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 22.5

Births per 1000 population in Iron County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 6.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Iron County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Iron County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Iron County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Iron County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Iron County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Iron County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Iron County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Iron County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,633 (3,865 aged, 768 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,763 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Iron County, Utah in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (208)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (182)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (178)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (173)
  • Unspecified dementia (148)
  • Congestive heart failure (117)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (97)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (60)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (34)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (23)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.76
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,573
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 116
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 39,738

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 2,143
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 585
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 59
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 102

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 147.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 100.7
  • Other - 46.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 53,017
  • Male householders: 9,311 (1,780 living alone), Female householders: 8,514 (1,837 living alone)
  • 10,679 spouses (10,668 opposite-sex spouses), 683 unmarried partners, (671 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 17,230 children (16,278 natural, 417 adopted, 529 stepchildren), 723 grandchildren, 888 brothers or sisters, 326 parents, 60 foster children, 798 other relatives, 3,206 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 631

Size of family households: 5,608 2-persons, 2,048 3-persons, 2,366 4-persons, 1,456 5-persons, 751 6-persons, 672 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,620 1-person, 650 2-persons, 364 3-persons, 166 4-persons, 47 5-persons, 51 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

11,303 married couples with children.
2,480 single-parent households (809 men, 1,671 women).

91.7% of residents of Iron speak English at home.
5.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (73% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (61% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 24% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $183,200,000 ($5,049 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $18,711,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $67,427,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $26,460,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,533,000
Federal grants: $44,176,000
Federal procurement contracts: $24,679,000 ($13,602,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $18,924,000 ($1,366,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,705,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $40,616,000
Federal Government insurance: $13,696,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 4,004
Here:

105 per 1000 residents
State:

103 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 956
Here:

25 per 1000 residents
State:

28 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +361
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,206
Here +31 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Iron County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 9.37 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.2
State:

7.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built in Iron County, Utah
  • Year house built in Iron County, Utah
  • 1,3982014 or later
  • 6302010 to 2013
  • 5,2042000 to 2009
  • 4,5031990 to 1999
  • 3,7301980 to 1989
  • 2,6031970 to 1979
  • 1,1941960 to 1969
  • 1,0481950 to 1959
  • 6461940 to 1949
  • 9121939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Iron County, Utah
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Iron County, Utah
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Iron County, Utah
  • 241 room
  • 1122 rooms
  • 2593 rooms
  • 8564 rooms
  • 1,9495 rooms
  • 1,6656 rooms
  • 1,3517 rooms
  • 1,5598 rooms
  • 3,7189+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Iron County, Utah
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Iron County, Utah
  • 2231 room
  • 4302 rooms
  • 8283 rooms
  • 1,8484 rooms
  • 1,7005 rooms
  • 4146 rooms
  • 2957 rooms
  • 2808 rooms
  • 3299+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Iron County, Utah
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Iron County, Utah
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Iron County, Utah
  • 34no bedroom
  • 2351 bedroom
  • 1,3372 bedrooms
  • 4,3033 bedrooms
  • 2,5144 bedrooms
  • 3,0555+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Iron County, Utah
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Iron County, Utah
  • 218no bedroom
  • 8841 bedroom
  • 1,8292 bedrooms
  • 2,5143 bedrooms
  • 6164 bedrooms
  • 2765+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Iron County, Utah in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Iron County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Iron County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 347no vehicle
  • 1,9721 vehicle
  • 4,3152 vehicles
  • 2,9143 vehicles
  • 1,2374 vehicles
  • 7215+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Iron County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Iron County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 333no vehicle
  • 2,3781 vehicle
  • 2,6182 vehicles
  • 7033 vehicles
  • 2414 vehicles
  • 635+ vehicles

83.1% of Iron County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Utah.

Iron County:

83.1%
State average:

83.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 30,168
  • Other state: 20,325
  • Northeast: 1,041
  • Midwest: 2,590
  • South: 2,291
  • West: 14,375
Year householders moved into unit in Iron County, UT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Iron County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 69.5%Utility gas
  • 18.0%Electricity
  • 6.6%Wood
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 55.6%Utility gas
  • 39.4%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 565
Here:

8.8%
Utah:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 127
Here:

3.9%
Utah:

6.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 408
Here:

7.1%
Utah:

26.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Iron County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,095,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,114,000
    Sewerage: $39,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $104,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
    Housing and Community Development: $13,000
    Transit Utilities: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,133,000
    Police Protection: $3,497,000
    General - Other: $3,024,000
    Regular Highways: $2,964,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,998,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,645,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,314,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,129,000
    Financial Administration: $983,000
    Libraries: $572,000
    Local Fire Protection: $537,000
    Health - Other: $514,000
    General Public Buildings: $311,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $275,000
    Parks and Recreation: $231,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $221,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $217,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $135,000
    Sewerage: $128,000
    Air Transportation: $25,000
    Water Utilities: $24,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $76,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $219,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $187,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,156,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,494,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $794,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $386,000
    Interest Earnings: $322,000
    General Revenue - Other: $151,000
    Sale of Property: $47,000
    Rents: $6,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,853,000
    Regular Highways: $376,000
    Police Protection: $59,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $28,000
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,096,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $30,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $166,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,176,000
    Other: $216,000
    General Local Government Support: $78,000
    Housing and Community Development: $69,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,290,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,972,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,043,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $17,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,326,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000

Iron County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,095,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,114,000
    Sewerage: $39,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $104,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
    Housing and Community Development: $13,000
    Transit Utilities: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,133,000
    Police Protection: $3,497,000
    General - Other: $3,024,000
    Regular Highways: $2,964,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,998,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,645,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,314,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,129,000
    Financial Administration: $983,000
    Libraries: $572,000
    Local Fire Protection: $537,000
    Health - Other: $514,000
    General Public Buildings: $311,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $275,000
    Parks and Recreation: $231,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $221,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $217,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $135,000
    Sewerage: $128,000
    Air Transportation: $25,000
    Water Utilities: $24,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $76,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $219,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $187,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,156,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,494,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $794,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $386,000
    Interest Earnings: $322,000
    General Revenue - Other: $151,000
    Sale of Property: $47,000
    Rents: $6,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,853,000
    Regular Highways: $376,000
    Police Protection: $59,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $28,000
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,096,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $30,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $166,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,176,000
    Other: $216,000
    General Local Government Support: $78,000
    Housing and Community Development: $69,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,290,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,972,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,043,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $17,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,326,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000

Iron County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,095,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,114,000
    Sewerage: $39,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $104,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
    Housing and Community Development: $13,000
    Transit Utilities: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,133,000
    Police Protection: $3,497,000
    General - Other: $3,024,000
    Regular Highways: $2,964,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,998,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,645,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,314,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,129,000
    Financial Administration: $983,000
    Libraries: $572,000
    Local Fire Protection: $537,000
    Health - Other: $514,000
    General Public Buildings: $311,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $275,000
    Parks and Recreation: $231,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $221,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $217,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $135,000
    Sewerage: $128,000
    Air Transportation: $25,000
    Water Utilities: $24,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $76,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $219,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $187,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,156,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,494,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $794,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $386,000
    Interest Earnings: $322,000
    General Revenue - Other: $151,000
    Sale of Property: $47,000
    Rents: $6,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,853,000
    Regular Highways: $376,000
    Police Protection: $59,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $28,000
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,096,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $30,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $166,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,176,000
    Other: $216,000
    General Local Government Support: $78,000
    Housing and Community Development: $69,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,290,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,972,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,043,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $17,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,326,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000

Iron County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,095,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,114,000
    Sewerage: $39,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $104,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
    Housing and Community Development: $13,000
    Transit Utilities: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,133,000
    Police Protection: $3,497,000
    General - Other: $3,024,000
    Regular Highways: $2,964,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,998,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,645,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,314,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,129,000
    Financial Administration: $983,000
    Libraries: $572,000
    Local Fire Protection: $537,000
    Health - Other: $514,000
    General Public Buildings: $311,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $275,000
    Parks and Recreation: $231,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $221,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $217,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $135,000
    Sewerage: $128,000
    Air Transportation: $25,000
    Water Utilities: $24,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $76,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $219,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $187,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,156,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,494,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $794,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $386,000
    Interest Earnings: $322,000
    General Revenue - Other: $151,000
    Sale of Property: $47,000
    Rents: $6,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,853,000
    Regular Highways: $376,000
    Police Protection: $59,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $28,000
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,096,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $30,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $166,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,176,000
    Other: $216,000
    General Local Government Support: $78,000
    Housing and Community Development: $69,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,290,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,972,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,043,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $17,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,326,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 417
  • Number of aged recipients: 19
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 398
  • Number of recipients under 18: 83
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 289
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 45
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 142
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 190
Most common first names in Iron County, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William8375.1 years
John7875.4 years
Mary7377.9 years
Robert5971.7 years
James5674.3 years
Joseph4277.2 years
George3674.1 years
Richard3569.1 years
Frank3373.0 years
Charles3276.3 years
Most common last names in Iron County, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5778.4 years
Williams5577.0 years
Adams5373.2 years
Jones4780.4 years
Nelson3875.3 years
Orton3375.5 years
Robinson3377.5 years
Davis3175.6 years
Anderson2870.2 years
Mitchell2677.0 years
Businesses in Iron County, UT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Marriott1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Best Western2Motel 61
Big O Tires1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike2
Carl\s Jr.1Panda Express1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Days Inn2Sprint Nextel1
Decora Cabinetry2Staples1
Dennys1Starbucks1
FedEx5Subway5
Ford1Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2Travelodge1
Hilton1True Value2
Holiday Inn1U-Haul7
Home Depot1UPS9
IHOP1Vans3
Knights Inn1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Iron County on our top lists:

  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents"