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Saint George, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of Saint George is the 7th largest city in Utah with a population of 87,960 as of July 1, 2017. Saint George ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Saint George is located at latitude 37.0821 and longitude -113.5649 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Saint George (see map below) encompass a land area of 74.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.49 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,700 feet.

The City of Saint George (GNIS ID: 2411757) 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 Saint George is located within Saint George Division of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Saint George 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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Saint George, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 87,960
Daytime Population: Workers 46,386
Daytime Population: Residents 53,907
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 100,293
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 86,871
Population in Familes 73,372
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,089
Population Density2 1,182
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $54,290
Average Household Income $74,497
Per Capita Income $26,007


Total Housing Units 37,495 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,548 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,790 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,156 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $281,734
Average Home Value $316,898


Total Households 30,339
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 22,065
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 2.68% 2.31%
Households 2.48% 2.26%
Families 2.39% 2.18%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Saint George, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint George 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 # 7 98th
Population Density # 81 75th
Diversity Index # 40 88th
Median Household Income # 198 39th
Per Capita Income # 107 67th

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