Iron County, Utah Population 2018

Iron County, Utah's estimated population is 51,001 with a growth rate of 2.42% 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
201748,504-2,497-4.90%
201751,0011,2052.42%
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
White44,154
Some Other Race1,504
American Indian and Alaska Native1,251
Two or More Races977
Asian314
Black or African American281
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander23

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Iron County, Utah Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,0002,500 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Iron County, Utah Median Age

29.1


Total

28.7


Male

29.3


Female

Iron County, Utah Adults

There are 34,381 adults, (5,748 of whom are seniors) in Iron County, Utah.

Iron County, Utah Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Iron County, Utah Sex Ratio

Female

24,396

50.30%

Male

24,108

49.70%

Iron County, Utah Households and Families

Iron County, Utah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Iron County, Utah Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.3%24.7%
All64.4%35.6%
Non Family51.1%48.9%
Male45.2%54.8%
Female43.2%56.8%

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Iron County, Utah Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,5753.0764.4
Married9,1523.5775.3
Non Family4,3291.5951.1
Female1,5123.7343.2
Male5824.6145.2

3.57

Average Family Size

3.07

Average Household Size

3.6%

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 Grade5782.15%
9th to 12th Grade1,4505.39%
High School Graduate6,66224.75%
Some College8,24030.62%
Associates Degree2,2538.37%
Bachelors Degree5,33019.81%
Graduate Degree2,3998.91%

Iron County, Utah Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,89222,5697,241
Hispanic1,7291,322228
Native American669503108
Other Race599443123
Multiple Races34633757
Asian24817395
Black10543
Islander1010

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 38.31%.

Iron County, Utah Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,847$38,238$20,088
Less Than High School$16,436$25,023$12,404
High School Grad$28,148$33,742$15,592
Some College$28,374$36,633$18,269
Bachelors Degree$31,643$40,325$24,154
Graduate Degree$55,461$59,635$50,820

$30,847

Average Earnings

$38,238

Average Male

$20,088

Average Female

Iron County, Utah Language

Iron County, Utah Language by Age

Iron County, Utah Language

92.52% of Iron County, Utah residents speak only English, while 7.48% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.66% of the population.

Iron County, Utah Poverty

Iron County, Utah Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White41,3567,71018.64%
Hispanic4,0381,56538.76%
Other1,47972949.29%
Native1,24758546.91%
Multiple95727628.84%
Black25210842.86%
Islander232086.96%
Asian314175.41%

20.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.79%

Male Poverty Rate

20.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Iron County, Utah

The race most likely to be in poverty in Iron County, Utah is Islander, with 86.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Iron County, Utah is Asian, with 5.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.12%.

Iron County, Utah Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.13%
High School18.69%
Some College13.72%
Bachelors or Greater11.58%

Iron County, Utah Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.44%
Male Unemployed41.59%
Female Employed18.60%
Male Employed15.00%

Iron County, Utah Income

Iron County, Utah Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,422$58,750
Families$56,260$67,383
Married Families$60,909$72,841
Non Families$25,062$33,687

Iron County, Utah Marital Status

Iron County, Utah Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Iron County, Utah Veterans

Iron County, Utah Veterans by War

2,743

Number of Veterans

2,579

Male Veterans

164

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam990
Second Gulf War699
First Gulf War608
Korea230
World War II64

Iron County, Utah Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74770
35 to 54684
55 to 64497
75+469
18 to 34323

Iron County, Utah Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5648.07%
2 or More9118.27%
Indian688.07%
Hispanic552.17%
Asian145.26%
Black63.80%

Iron County, Utah Veterans by Education

14.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Iron County, Utah Employment Status

Iron County, Utah Employment by Age

62%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

6.2%

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