Iron County UT Information


Iron County Subdivisions

Iron County UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 51,411
Population in Households 50,558
Population in Familes 42,153
Population in Group Qrtrs 853
Population Density1 16
Diversity Index2 33


Median Household Income $45,453
Average Household Income $60,699
Per Capita Income $20,132


Total Housing Units 21,961 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,734 (48.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,987 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,240 (23.9%)
Median Home Value $222,814
Average Home Value $278,866


Total Households 16,721
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 12,131
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.31% 1.67%
Households 1.31% 1.64%
Families 1.2% 1.56%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   2.56%


Iron County UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Iron County to the other 29 counties and county equivalents in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 9 72nd
Population Density # 11 66th
Diversity Index # 18 41st
Median Household Income # 27 10th
Per Capita Income # 26 14th

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