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Cedar City is a city in Iron County.

The community was named for the area's cedar-covered hills.

The latitude of Cedar City is 37.677N. The longitude is -113.061W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,846 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 21,946.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$32,403
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cedar City demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Coal Creek
· Little Muddy
Brigham Young sent settlers here in 1851 to mine the region's coal and iron deposits
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 25. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.1 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1937 movie, "The Good Earth"
Local festivals include:
  • Groovefest American Music Festival - June 21-24, 2007
  • SkyFest - Sept. 14-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cedar City web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Orchestra of Southern Utah
Nearby parks & recreation: Zion National Park, Dixie National Forest, Cedar Breaks National Monument
Historic sites and museums: Iron Mission State Park, Southern Utah University Museums and Galleries
Colleges and universities: Southern Utah University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Cedar City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Iron County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 84720 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Cedar City residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cedar City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cedar City was $14,057, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

28% of Cedar City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Cedar City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $413.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $943.


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Libraries in Cedar City include Cedar City Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Cedar City include Cedar City Review

TV stations in Cedar City include KCSG.

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Iron County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cedar City political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Cedar City workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Cedar City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Cedar City include Abbey Inn of Cedar City, Best Value Inn Cedar City, Best Western, Best Western El Rey Inn & Suites, Comfort Inn Cedar City, Days Inn, Econo Lodge, Garden Cottage Bed & Breakfas, Holiday Inn, Motel 6 Cedar City ... More hotels.

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