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Saint George, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of Saint George is the 8th largest city in Utah with a population of 87,844 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Saint George, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 87,844
Population in Households 86,763
Population in Familes 73,571
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,081
Population Density2 1,180
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $57,221
Average Household Income $79,419
Per Capita Income $27,543


Total Housing Units 38,319 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21,409 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,734 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,176 (21.3%)
Median Home Value $312,052
Average Home Value $345,148


Total Households 30,143
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 21,933
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.34% 2.25%
Households 2.1% 2.22%
Families 2.02% 2.14%
Median Household Income   3.91%
Per Capita Income   3.46%

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, 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 # 8 98th
Population Density # 83 75th
Diversity Index # 42 87th
Median Household Income # 188 42nd
Per Capita Income # 109 67th

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