Iron County, Utah Population 2018

Iron County, Utah's estimated population is 51,001 with a growth rate of 6.81% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Iron County, Utah is the 9th largest county in Utah.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201751,0013,2506.81%
201647,751-2,045-4.11%
201649,7961,6573.44%
201548,1391,0892.31%
201447,0505181.11%
201346,532-110-0.24%
201246,642220.05%
201146,6203590.78%
201046,26125,472122.53%
199020,7893,44019.83%
198017,3495,17242.47%
197012,1771,38212.80%
196010,7951,15311.96%
19509,6421,31115.74%
19408,3311,10415.28%
19307,2271,44024.88%
19205,7871,85447.14%
19103,93338710.91%
19003,54686332.17%
18902,683-1,330-33.14%
18804,0131,73676.24%
18702,2771,267125.45%
18601,010650180.56%
18503600.00%

Iron County, Utah Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White43,623
American Indian and Alaska Native1,235
Some Other Race1,069
Two or More Races1,023
Black or African American342
Asian332
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander127

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Iron County, Utah Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Iron County, Utah Median Age

28.5


Total

28.4


Male

28.6


Female

Iron County, Utah Adults

There are 33,808 adults, (5,491 of which are seniors) in Iron County, Utah.

Iron County, Utah Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Iron County, Utah Sex Ratio

Female

24,016

50.29%

Male

23,735

49.71%

Iron County, Utah Households and Families

Iron County, Utah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Iron County, Utah Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.6%25.4%
All64.5%35.5%
Non Family54.4%45.6%
Male44.3%55.7%
Female43.5%56.5%

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Iron County, Utah Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,2103.0964.5
Married8,7883.6574.6
Non Family4,2481.5954.4
Female1,5563.6143.5
Male6184.1844.3

3.6

Average Family Size

3.09

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Iron County, Utah Households

Iron County, Utah Education

Iron County, Utah Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5552.12%
9th to 12th Grade1,5185.80%
High School Graduate6,35024.28%
Some College7,80829.85%
Associates Degree2,5329.68%
Bachelors Degree5,09219.47%
Graduate Degree2,3028.80%

Iron County, Utah Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,39222,0996,981
Hispanic1,5901,097200
Native American59143549
Other Race393320119
Multiple Races35228842
Asian302192122
Black10742
Islander5151

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 40.40%.

Iron County, Utah Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,796$37,115$19,724
Less Than High School$20,020$26,346$12,071
High School Grad$25,266$31,488$14,390
Some College$29,199$36,652$18,706
Bachelors Degree$33,681$44,695$26,172
Graduate Degree$52,793$55,645$48,772

$30,796

Average Earnings

$37,115

Average Male

$19,724

Average Female

Iron County, Utah Language

Iron County, Utah Language by Age

Iron County, Utah Language

92.76% of Iron County, Utah residents speak only English, while 7.24% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.50% of the population.

Iron County, Utah Poverty

Iron County, Utah Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,7587,62118.70%
Hispanic3,8761,63542.18%
Other1,04971267.87%
Native1,22970056.96%
Multiple1,00736936.64%
Black31713642.90%
Asian332257.53%
Islander1271310.24%

21.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.93%

Male Poverty Rate

21.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Iron County, Utah

The race most likely to be in poverty in Iron County, Utah is Other, with 67.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Iron County, Utah is Asian, with 7.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.97%.

Iron County, Utah Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.92%
High School20.43%
Some College14.23%
Bachelors or Greater10.26%

Iron County, Utah Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.86%
Male Unemployed29.53%
Female Employed18.24%
Male Employed14.53%

Iron County, Utah Income

Iron County, Utah Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,799$56,636
Families$54,218$64,985
Married Families$60,588$
Non Families$24,576$33,327

Iron County, Utah Marital Status

Iron County, Utah Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Iron County, Utah Married by Age and Sex

Iron County, Utah Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Iron County, Utah Marital Status by Race

Iron County, Utah Veterans

Iron County, Utah Veterans by War

2,428

Number of Veterans

2,219

Male Veterans

209

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam856
Second Gulf War524
First Gulf War505
Korea328
World War II73

Iron County, Utah Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74640
75+568
35 to 54540
55 to 64452
18 to 34228

Iron County, Utah Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3167.37%
Hispanic1154.70%
Asian4012.74%
Indian374.50%
2 or More325.91%
Black32.24%

Iron County, Utah Veterans by Education

10.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Iron County, Utah Employment Status

Iron County, Utah Employment by Age

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Iron County, Utah Employment by Race

Iron County, Utah Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Iron County, Utah

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Cedar City288673122323568.16%
Enoch5858656871012.12%
Parowan280129861856.60%
Paragonah498520224.42%
Kanarraville358378205.59%
Brian Head858944.71%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990