Parowan, Utah

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Parowan, Utah

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Parowan strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Utah):

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Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 18% Parowan Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Parowan, Utah

Comparing Parowan to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Utah (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 2
Male Share of the Population 8 3
Senior Citizens 7 10
Age of the Population 4 10
Racial Diversity 4 2
Well-Paid Single Men 4 6
Female Share of the Population 3 8
Well-Paid Single Women 2 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 3
Average Household Size 9 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 5
People Above Poverty 5 3
Median Family Income 4 2
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Working at Home 8 5
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Short Commute Times 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 8 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 7
People Living Alone 3 9
Affordability of Rents 3 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 6

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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

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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Parowan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,565 100%
Male 1,270 49.5%
Female 1,295 50.5%
Under 18 799 31.2%
18+ 1,766 68.8%
65+ 466 18.2%
Median Age 36.1
Average Family Size 3.33
White 2,473 96.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 0.4%
Other 46 1.8%
Mixed Race 29 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 81 3.2%

Estimated Parowan Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,532
Growth -33
Growth % -1.3%

Parowan Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 32.4%
US/American 15.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.5%
German 9.2%
Irish 6.6%
Scottish 3.6%
Swedish 2.6%
Danish 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Norwegian 2.1%
Italian 1.7%
Dutch 1.7%
European 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Welsh 1.3%
British 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.7%
Swiss 0.7%
Polish 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Portuguese 0.3%
Australian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Parowan 2,565 $36,548
Cedar City 20,527 $37,509
Enoch 3,467 $38,085
Panguitch 1,623 $39,904
Paragonah 470 $37,083

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Parowan Public Library
Parowan, Utah
(435) 477-3491

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Parowan High Schools (2004)

168 N MAIN
Serves 366 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.3

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