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People

Total Population 2,858
Male Share of the Population 52%
Female Share of the Population 48%
Senior Citizens 18%
Employed Population 16+ 1,131
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 54.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,125
% Above Poverty Level 86.7%
% Below Poverty Level 13.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 11.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 24.6%
Median Gross Rent $841
Median House Value $157,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.6%
US/American 0%
English 26.6%
Irish 11.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Parowan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 170 miles NE of North Las Vegas, Nevada (center to center)
Nearest Large City 171 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada
County Iron
P.O. Box Zip Codes 84761
Phone Area Codes 435
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.842
Longitude -112.827

Parowan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PAROWAN POWER PLANT
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 42 F
Apr Temp 30 to 60 F
Jul Temp 54 to 88 F
Oct Temp 33 to 66 F
Annual Precip 13.1 inches
Station BEAVER
Distance 33.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 42 F
Apr Temp 30 to 61 F
Jul Temp 52 to 89 F
Oct Temp 32 to 66 F
Annual Precip 12 inches
Station ALTON
Distance 34 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 40 F
Apr Temp 28 to 58 F
Jul Temp 49 to 84 F
Oct Temp 33 to 64 F
Annual Precip 16.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cedar City 29,429 $51,197
Enoch 6,075 $54,493
Panguitch 1,789 $44,896
Paragonah 543 $62,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Parowan Public Libraries

Library
Parowan Public Library
16 SOUTH MAIN STREET
Parowan, Utah
(435) 477-3491

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Parowan High Schools

PAROWAN HIGH
168 N MAIN
435-477-3366
Serves 366 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.3

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