Cedar City Demographics

Cedar City Utah is a young and growing city where many people are moving to raise a family and retire. The average age of those who live in Cedar and Iron County is 22.5 years old. Cedar City was founded in 1851 by settlers coming to mine for iron.

Here are some statistics for Cedar City:

Population in Cedar – 21,535

Square Miles in Cedar – 21

Population in Iron County – 33,000

Square Miles in Iron County – 3,300

Elevation – 5,800 Ft.

Growth Rate – 3.7%

As more people have moved into Cedar City the real estate market has flourished. The Cedar City commercial real estate market has seen more than 4 million sq ft of industrial and manufacturing buildings built since 1990.

With this growth their has been an incredible jump in jobs in Cedar City. Some of the largest employers in Cedar City Utah are Wal-Mart, Southern Utah University, Convergys, Iron County School District, Brian Head Ski Resort and more. The new IHC Hospital has also brought in many people into Cedar City.

The ages of the people that live in Cedar City is:

1-9: 18%

10-19: 21%

20-29: 21%

30-39: 12%

40-49: 9%

50+: 19%

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