Cedar City, UT Population

Population: 20,527. Estimated population in July 2020: 23,983 (+16.8% change)
Males: 10,033 (48.9%), Females: 10,494 (51.1%)

Iron County

Zip codes: 84720.

Median resident age: 23.3 years
Median household income: $32,403
Median house value: $121,600

Races in Cedar City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.2%)
  • Hispanic (4.1%)
  • American Indian (3.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • Japanese (0.5%)

Ancestries: English (30.6%), German (9.6%), United States (8.6%), Irish (6.6%), Scottish (5.8%), Danish (5.6%).

Elevation: 5834 feet

Land area: 20.1 square miles

Map of Cedar City, UT

Population

For population 25 years and over in Cedar City

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cedar City city

  • Never married: 35.4%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

3.1% Foreign born (1.1% Asia, 1.0% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +6,949 (+51.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Cedar City:

  • VALLEY VIEW MEDICAL CENTER (595 SOUTH 75 EAST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Cedar City:

  • MILFORD VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 46 miles; MILFORD, UT)
  • GARFIELD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 47 miles; PANGUITCH, UT)
  • DIXIE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 54 miles; ST GEORGE, UT)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cedar City:

  • CEDAR CITY REGIONAL (about 2 miles; CEDAR CITY, UT; Abbreviation: CDC)
  • ST GEORGE MUNI (about 55 miles; ST GEORGE, UT; Abbreviation: SGU)
  • PAGE MUNI (about 126 miles; PAGE, AZ; Abbreviation: PGA)

Other public-use airports nearest to Cedar City:

  • PAROWAN (about 23 miles; PAROWAN, UT; Abbreviation: 1L9)
  • HURRICANE (about 41 miles; HURRICANE, UT; Abbreviation: 1L8)
  • BEAVER MUNI (about 47 miles; BEAVER, UT; Abbreviation: U52)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Cedar City:

  • SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 5,091; Location: 351 WEST CTR; Public; Website: www.suu.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • EVANS HAIRSTYLING COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 49; Location: 90 W HOOVER; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Cedar City:

  • DIXIE STATE COLLEGE OF UTAH (about 54 miles; ST GEORGE, UT; Full-time enrollment: 4,347)
  • SNOW COLLEGE (about 155 miles; EPHRAIM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,632)
  • NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY (about 158 miles; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 15,758)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN NEVADA (about 175 miles; LAS VEGAS, NV; Full-time enrollment: 13,686)
  • MOHAVE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 178 miles; KINGMAN, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,405)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA-LAS VEGAS (about 179 miles; LAS VEGAS, NV; Full-time enrollment: 15,686)
  • UTAH VALLEY STATE COLLEGE (about 202 miles; OREM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 14,182)

Schools

Public high schools in Cedar City:

  • CANYON VIEW HIGH (Students: 953; Location: 166 W 1925 N; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CEDAR CITY HIGH (Students: 896; Location: 703 W 600 S; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • FOOTHILL HIGH (Students: 10; Location: 270 E 1600 N; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Cedar City:

  • CEDAR CITY MIDDLE (Students: 979; Location: 1865 N MAIN; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • CROSS HOLLOWS INTER (Students: 968; Location: 2215 W ROYAL HUNTE DR; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • CEDAR SOUTH ELEM SCH (Students: 530; Location: 499 W 400 S; Grades: KG – 04)
  • FIDDLERS CANYON ELEM SCH (Students: 521; Location: 475 E 1935 N; Grades: KG – 04)
  • CEDAR NORTH ELEM SCH (Students: 414; Location: 550 W 200 N; Grades: KG – 04)
  • SOUTHWEST EDUC ACAD (Students: 188; Location: 510 W 800 S; Grades: KG – 12)
  • FOOTHILL HIGH-DETENTION (Students: 9; Location: 270 E 1600 N; Grades: 06 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Cedar City:

  • CEDAR CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $290,841; Location: 136 WEST CENTER STREET; 46,861 books; 778 audio materials; 879 video materials; 82 serial subscriptions)