Friday, May 22, 2015

2014 City Population Estimates are now available

The U.S. Census Bureau just released its 2014 population estimates by city. You can use the following visualization to download population counts for each county.

  •  In 2014, St. George ranked as the eighth largest city in Utah with a population of roughly 78,500. Between 2010 and 2014, St. George grew by almost 8 percent adding more than 5,600 residents, the sixth highest addition of any city in the state.
  • According to the recently-released estimates, Washington City was the third-fastest growing larger city (10,000 population or greater) in Utah. Since 2010, it has grown by almost 24 percent with the addition of 4,500 residents.
  • Ivins and Hurricane grew by 9 and 13 percent respectively.
  • Nine of the fastest growing cities in southwest Utah are in Washington County. Enoch was the only non-Washington County city to rank in the top-ten fastest southwest growers.
  • Cedar City added 550 new residents between 2010 and 2014 for a growth rate of roughly 2 percent.
  • In Beaver and Garfield counties, all incorporated cities and towns have lost population since 2010.
  • In Kane County, only Kanab has experienced population expansion over the past four years (almost 3 percent).