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Parowan, Utah - Basic Facts

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The City of Parowan had a population of 2,836 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Parowan is located at latitude 37.8326 and longitude -112.8296 in Iron County. The formal boundaries for the City of Parowan (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Iron County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,014 feet.

The City of Parowan (GNIS ID: 2411378) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Parowan is located within Parowan Division of Iron County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Parowan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Parowan: Louisa, Parovan.

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Parowan, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,836
Population in Households 2,812
Population in Familes 2,433
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density1 411
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 1,042
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 744
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,426 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 816 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 227 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 384 (26.9%)
Median Home Value $224,005
Average Home Value $272,613


Median Household Income $46,207
Average Household Income $62,941
Per Capita Income $23,281
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.18%
Households 0.12% 0.06%
Families 0.17% -0.03%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Parowan, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parowan to the other 325 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 111 66th
Population Density1 # 173 47th
Diversity Index2 # 240 26th
Median Household Income # 263 19th
Per Capita Income # 153 53rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Utah Census Data Comparison Tool.