Tropic, UT Population

Population: 508. Estimated population in July 2020: 463 (-8.9% change)
Males: 254 (50.0%), Females: 254 (50.0%)

Garfield County

Zip code: 84776

Median resident age: 32.3 years
Median household income: $42,500
Median house value: $88,500

Races in Tropic:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)

Ancestries: English (69.3%), German (10.8%), Scottish (8.1%), Irish (6.7%), Danish (3.5%), French (2.6%).

Elevation: 6295 feet

Land area: 8.4 square miles

Map of Tropic, UT

Population

For population 25 years and over in Tropic

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 13.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tropic town

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +136 (+36.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Tropic:

  • GARFIELD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; PANGUITCH, UT)
  • KANE COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 32 miles; KANAB, UT)
  • BEAVER VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 66 miles; BEAVER, UT)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tropic:

  • PAGE MUNI (about 67 miles; PAGE, AZ; Abbreviation: PGA)
  • CEDAR CITY REGIONAL (about 69 miles; CEDAR CITY, UT; Abbreviation: CDC)
  • ST GEORGE MUNI (about 110 miles; ST GEORGE, UT; Abbreviation: SGU)

Other public-use airports nearest to Tropic:

  • BRYCE CANYON (about 7 miles; BRYCE CANYON, UT; Abbreviation: BCE)
  • PANGUITCH MUNI (about 25 miles; PANGUITCH, UT; Abbreviation: U55)
  • ESCALANTE MUNI (about 37 miles; ESCALANTE, UT; Abbreviation: 1L7)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tropic:

  • SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; CEDAR CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 5,091)
  • DIXIE STATE COLLEGE OF UTAH (about 111 miles; ST GEORGE, UT; Full-time enrollment: 4,347)
  • SNOW COLLEGE (about 124 miles; EPHRAIM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,632)
  • NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY (about 137 miles; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 15,758)
  • UTAH VALLEY STATE COLLEGE (about 185 miles; OREM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 14,182)
  • BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY (about 190 miles; PROVO, UT; Full-time enrollment: 29,977)
  • MOHAVE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 208 miles; KINGMAN, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,405)

Schools

Public high school in Tropic:

  • BRYCE VALLEY HIGH (Students: 144; Location: 721 W BRYCE WAY; Grades: 07 – 12)

Public primary/middle school in Tropic:

  • BRYCE VALLEY ELEM SCH (Students: 140; Location: 500 W CENTER; Grades: KG – 06)