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Cedar City, Utah

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Cedar City is a city located in Iron County, Utah, a 3½ hour drive south on Interstate 15 from Salt Lake City. It is the home of Southern Utah University and the Utah Shakespearean Festival. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 20,527, and by 2003 was estimated at 21,946. The city has shared in the rapid growth of much of Southwestern Utah since the late 1980s.

Location of Cedar City, Utah

Geography

Cedar City is located at 37°40'57" North, 113°4'28" West (37.682606, -113.074402)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 52.0 km² (20.1 mi²), none of which is covered with water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 20,527 people in the city, organized into 6486 households and 4682 families. The population density is 394.5/km² (1,021.8/mi²). There are 7,109 housing units at an average density of 136.6/km² (353.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 92.06% White, 2.53% African American, 1.11% Native American, 0.47% Asian, 0.33% Pacific Islander, 1.65% from other races, and 1.86% from two or more races. 4.14% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 6,486 households out of which 39.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.8% are married couples living together, 9.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.8% are non-families. 16.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.07 and the average family size is 3.37.

In the city the population is spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 27.4% from 18 to 24, 22.6% from 25 to 44, 14.0% from 45 to 64, and 7.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 23 years. For every 100 females there are 95.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $32,403, and the median income for a family is $37,509. Males have a median income of $31,192 versus $19,601 for females. The per capita income for the city is $14,057. 22.1% of the population and 14.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 20.2% of those under the age of 18 and 4.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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