Learn about Cedar City, Utah. Below you can find community information, including vital statistics, information on local schools as well as resources for finding real estate listings and homes for sale in Cedar City.

Cedar CityPopulation

There are approximately 26,000 people living in Cedar City and 42,000 residents of Iron County plus an additional 7,000 students attending Southern Utah University. Iron County has a healthy rate of growth, averaging 3.3% over the past five years. The population is well dispersed, with a median age of 24.2 and 8,612 children enrolled in grades K-12.

Cedar City Utah Map Housing

According to the 2000 Census, there are approximately 13,618 housing units and the number is quickly rising as the population increases. The median value of an existing home is $175,000. The average cost of a new three-bedroom, two-bathroom home in Cedar City currently runs around $175,000. Rent for two-bedroom apartments range from $500 to $750 monthly. Government-subsidized housing can be rented for $300- $500 per month.

Climate

At 5,800 feet above sea level, Cedar City gets to experience four distinct and beautiful seasons and receives up to 310 clear days a year.

  • Average Annual Temperature: 50.4 Degrees
  • Average January: 41.5 Degrees
  • Average July: 89.9 Degrees
  • Average Annual Precipitation: 10.6 inches
  • Annual Snowfall: 45.4 inches

Services and Amenities

  • Restaurants 56
  • Museums 4
  • Libraries 3
  • Professional/Amateur Theaters 5
  • Art Galleries 2
  • Movie Theaters 3
  • Parks 8
  • Ball Fields 12
  • Rodeo Grounds 4
  • Radio Stations (AM and FM) 5
  • Drinking establishments 7
  • Rooms 1,583
  • Golf: 18 hole course 1
  • ATV Rentals 3
  • Tennis Courts 10
  • Equestrian Centers 1

Public Schools

Preschools

Ab Initio Acadamy – (Private School)
Ages 2+
238 N Westview Dr
Cedar City, Utah 84720
435.867.5480

SUU sponsored preschool
Ages 4 and up
123 S 300 W
Cedar City, Utah 84720
Director: Palna Miles
435.586.9368

SUU sponsored daycare and preschool
Ages 3 & 4
43 S 200 W
Cedar City, Utah 84720
Director: Beverly McGarvey
435.867.8421

Elementary

East Elementary
255 E College Ave
Cedar City, Utah 84720
435.586.2840

Enoch Elementary
4701 N Wagon Wheel Drive
Enoch, Utah 84720
435.586.2855

Fiddler’s Canyon Elementary
475 E 1935 N
Cedar City, Utah 84720
435.586.2860

North Elementary
550 W 200 N
Cedar City, Utah 84720
435.586.2845

South Elementary
499 W 400 S
Cedar City, Utah 84270
435.586.2850

Ab Initio Acadamy – (Private School)
K through 5th Grade
238 N Westview Dr
Cedar City, Utah 84720
435.867.5480

Parowan Elementary
128 W 100 N
Parowan, Utah 84761
435.477.3368

Intermediate

Cross Hollows Intermediate School
2215 W Royal Hunte Drive
Cedar City, Utah 84720
435.586.2810

Cedar Middle School
1865 N Main
Cedar City, Utah 84720
435.586.2830

Secondary

Adult Education
43 N 300 W
Cedar City, Utah 84720
435.586.2870

Canyon View High School
1865 N Main
Cedar City, Utah 84720
435.586.2813

Cedar High School
703 W 600 S
Cedar City, Utah 84720
435.586.2830

Foothill High School
270 E 1600 N
Cedar City, Utah 84720
435.867.2513

Parowan High School
168 N Main
Parowan, Utah 84761
435.477.3366