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Hurricane, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of Hurricane had a population of 17,257 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Hurricane, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,257
Daytime Population: Workers 6,349
Daytime Population: Residents 10,828
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,177
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 16,606
Population in Familes 14,667
Population in Group Qrtrs 651
Population Density2 336
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $52,455
Average Household Income $67,383
Per Capita Income $23,578


Total Housing Units 6,764 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,995 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,786 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 984 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $227,684
Average Home Value $276,439


Total Households 5,780
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 4,407
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 3.19% 3.34%
Households 3.18% 3.37%
Families 3.05% 3.25%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

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, 2017 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 # 46 86th
Population Density # 187 43rd
Diversity Index # 101 69th
Median Household Income # 213 35th
Per Capita Income # 166 50th

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