Hurricane, UT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hurricane, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of Hurricane had a population of 16,087 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hurricane is located at latitude 37.1485 and longitude -113.3589 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hurricane (see map below) encompass a land area of 51.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.87 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,241 feet.

The City of Hurricane (GNIS ID: 2410082) 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 Hurricane is located within Hurricane Division of Washington County.

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

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


Total Population 16,087
Population in Households 15,435
Population in Familes 13,672
Population in Group Qrtrs 652
Population Density1 313
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 5,358
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 4,105
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,395 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,693 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,665 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,037 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $214,768
Average Home Value $269,809


Median Household Income $51,560
Average Household Income $64,564
Per Capita Income $22,616
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.55% 3.36%
Households 2.44% 3.38%
Families 2.37% 3.28%
Median Household Income   0.39%
Per Capita Income   0.48%
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.

Hurricane, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hurricane 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 # 48 86th
Population Density1 # 188 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 125 62nd
Median Household Income # 229 30th
Per Capita Income # 184 44th

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