Hyrum, UT


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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 35.79% 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 (12.22%), management occupations (9.05%), and sales jobs (8.49%).

Because of many things, Hyrum is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Hyrum really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hyrum perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

The education level of Hyrum citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.95% of adults in Hyrum have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Hyrum in 2010 was $17,653, which is low income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $70,612 for a family of four. However, Hyrum contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hyrum is a very ethnically-diverse city. 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 18.58% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hyrum include German, Irish, Scottish, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Hyrum is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.