Parowan, UT Demographics


Population (year 2000): 2,565. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,532 (-1.3% change)
Males: 1,270 (49.5%), Females: 1,295 (50.5%)

Iron County

Zip code: 84761

Median resident age: 36.1 years
Median household income: $32,426 (year 2000)
Median house value: $102,300 (year 2000)

Races in Parowan:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.2%)
  • Other race (1.8%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)

Ancestries: English (28.8%), United States (11.5%), German (11.0%), Irish (9.4%), Scottish (5.5%), Swedish (3.7%).

Elevation: 5990 feet

Land area: 5.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Parowan

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Parowan city

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

2.7% Foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +721 (+39.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Parowan:

  • VALLEY VIEW MEDICAL CENTER (about 24 miles; CEDAR CITY, UT)
  • GARFIELD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; PANGUITCH, UT)
  • BEAVER VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 37 miles; BEAVER, UT)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Parowan:

  • CEDAR CITY REGIONAL (about 20 miles; CEDAR CITY, UT; ID: CDC)
  • ST GEORGE MUNI (about 74 miles; ST GEORGE, UT; ID: SGU)
  • PAGE MUNI (about 116 miles; PAGE, AZ; ID: PGA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Parowan:

  • PAROWAN (about 3 miles; PAROWAN, UT; ID: 1L9)
  • BEAVER MUNI (about 29 miles; BEAVER, UT; ID: U52)
  • PANGUITCH MUNI (about 31 miles; PANGUITCH, UT; ID: U55)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parowan:

  • SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; CEDAR CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 5,091)
  • DIXIE STATE COLLEGE OF UTAH (about 73 miles; ST GEORGE, UT; FT enrollment: 4,347)
  • SNOW COLLEGE (about 136 miles; EPHRAIM, UT; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY (about 162 miles; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; FT enrollment: 15,758)
  • UTAH VALLEY STATE COLLEGE (about 185 miles; OREM, UT; FT enrollment: 14,182)
  • BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY (about 189 miles; PROVO, UT; FT enrollment: 29,977)
  • MOHAVE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 194 miles; KINGMAN, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,405)

Schools

Public high school in Parowan:

  • PAROWAN HIGH (Students: 366; Location: 168 N MAIN; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Parowan:

  • PAROWAN ELEM SCH (Students: 436; Location: 128 W 100 N; Grades: KG – 06)

Libraries

Library in Parowan:

  • PAROWAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $89,097; Location: 16 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 33,129 books; 299 audio materials; 195 video materials; 57 serial subscriptions)