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Overview

Introduction to Hyrum, Utah

Hyrum, Utah is located 29 miles N of Ogden, Utah (center to center) and is 383 miles W of Denver, Colorado. It is in Cache County.

Hyrum History

The community of Hyrum is located in Cache County. The name of the area was suggested by David Osborn. It was named in honor of the Mormon Prophet, Joseph’s brother. At that time, there were plans to build another city which was supposed to be named Joseph. Both the towns were supposed to be named in honor of Joseph, who was the Mormon prophet, as well as his brother Hymn. However, the city of Joseph was never established.

Hyrum and nearby Attractions

  • American West Heritage Center
  • Willard Bay State Park
  • Bear Lake National Wildlife Refuge
  • Golden Spike National Historic Site
  • Bear Lake State Park
  • Ogden Union Station Museums

Things To Do In Hyrum

While in Hyrum, one can visit places like Cache Valley Fun Park, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, and Logan Aquatic Center, that offers many facilities for recreation. The history buffs may visit museums such as Ogden Union Station Museums and American West Heritage Center, which provide absorbing insights into the history of the area. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the local church. The book lovers can visit Hyrum City Library and browse through a lot of reading materials that are available.

Hyrum Transportation

Salt Lake City International Airport is located nearby.

Hyrum Higher Education

The nearby institutions offering courses in higher education are Utah State University, Salt Lake Community College, and Weber State University.

People

Total Population 7,820
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 6%
Employed Population 16+ 3,347
Age of the Population 25

Families

% of people married 61.8%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,523
% Above Poverty Level 85.9%
% Below Poverty Level 14.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 8.3%
Median Gross Rent $774
Median House Value $162,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.1%
US/American 0%
English 29.5%
Irish 5.2%

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

Hyrum Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles N of Ogden, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 383 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Cache
Standard Zip Codes 84319
Phone Area Codes 435
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.634
Longitude -111.851

Hyrum 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 LOGAN 5 SW EXP FARM
Distance 2.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 52 to 87 F
Oct Temp 30 to 63 F
Annual Precip 18.7 inches
Station LOGAN UTAH STATE UNIV
Distance 8.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 19.8 inches
Station BRIGHAM CITY WASTE PLT
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 35 to 63 F
Jul Temp 55 to 91 F
Oct Temp 35 to 66 F
Annual Precip 18.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Millville 2,080 $85,273
Nibley 6,060 $76,172
Paradise 1,134 $70,125
Providence 7,043 $79,088
River Heights 1,973 $79,904
Wellsville 3,593 $68,246

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

Hyrum Public Libraries

Library
Hyrum City Library
83 WEST MAIN STREET
Hyrum, Utah
(435) 245-6411

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Hyrum High Schools

MOUNTAIN CREST HIGH
255 S 800 E
435-245-6093
Serves 1,393 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 24.4

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