Hyrum is a somewhat small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 7,962 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hyrum is the 65th largest community in Utah.
Hyrum is a blue-collar town, with 36.84% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Hyrum is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hyrum who work in office and administrative support (10.26%), sales jobs (9.59%), and teaching (8.68%).
Also of interest is that Hyrum has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Hyrum is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Hyrum’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
The population of Hyrum overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Hyrum, 21.45% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hyrum in 2010 was $18,227, which is low income relative to Utah, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,908 for a family of four. However, Hyrum contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hyrum home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hyrum residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Hyrum also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.38% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hyrum include German, Scottish, Irish, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Hyrum is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.