Hurricane is a somewhat small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 15,501 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hurricane is the 46th largest community in Utah.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hurricane is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hurricane is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hurricane who work in sales jobs (12.34%), office and administrative support (10.72%), and teaching (7.74%).
Hurricane is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Hurricane citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.50% of adults in Hurricane have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hurricane in 2010 was $20,452, which is lower middle income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $81,808 for a family of four. However, Hurricane contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hurricane home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hurricane residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Hurricane include German, Irish, Swedish, and Danish.
The most common language spoken in Hurricane is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Navajo.