- Hyrum, Utah
official_name = Hyrum, Utah
image_caption = Hyrum Civic Center
pushpin_map_caption =Location within the state of Utah
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 10.1
area_land_km2 = 10.1
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 3.9
area_land_sq_mi = 3.9
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 6316
population_density_km2 = 624.4
population_density_sq_mi = 1617.2
timezone = Mountain (MST)
utc_offset = -7
timezone_DST = MDT
utc_offset_DST = -6
elevation_m = 1432
elevation_ft = 4698
latd = 41 |latm = 38 |lats = 0 |latNS = N
longd = 111 |longm = 50 |longs = 53 |longEW = W
Hyrum is located at coor dms|41|37|60|N|111|50|53|W|city (41.633310, -111.848034)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.9 square miles (10.2 km²), of which 3.9 square miles (10.1 km²) is land and 0.26% is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there are 6,316 people, 1,683 households, and 1,497 families residing in the city. The population densityis 1,617.2 people per square mile (623.7/km²). There are 1,744 housing units at an average density of 446.5/sq mi (172.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city is 88.58% White, 0.19% African American, 0.74% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.19% Pacific Islander, 8.36% from other races, and 1.76% from two or more races. 13.47% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 1,683 households out of which 59.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.8% are married couples living together, 9.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 11.0% are non-families. 9.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 3.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.75 and the average family size is 4.00.
In the city the population is spread out with 40.4% under the age of 18, 11.6% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 15.2% from 45 to 64, and 5.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 24 years. For every 100 females there are 103.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $43,981, and the median income for a family is $44,915. Males have a median income of $31,989 versus $20,770 for females. The
per capita incomefor the city is $14,845. 6.5% of the population and 5.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 8.5% of those under the age of 18 and 3.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Hyrum is the home of Hyrum Dam State Park which is popular for fishing, water skiing, and camping. A huge herd of elk spends the winter months at Hardware Ranch which is reached by travelling East from Hyrum up Blacksmith Fork Canyon. The ranch is part of a wildlife management area, and sleigh rides are offered that take visitors into the herd. Several meat packing plants are located in Hyrum. Construction of a new library started in 2006.
Hyrum State Park offers many recreation opportunities including fishing, boating, and camping. Surrounded by tall, shady trees, Hyrum provides an excellent place for an afternoon picnic, or spend the whole weekend trolling on the lake catching yellow perch, rainbow trout, bluegill, and largemouth bass.
Hyrum in the news
On December 12, 2006 the
Immigration and Customs Enforcement(I.C.E) staged a coordinated predawn raid at E.A. Miller, a meat packing plant in Hyrum, and at 5 other Swift & Companyplants located in the western United States, interviewing workers and hauling off hundreds in buses. [ [http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/13/us/13raid.html "U.S. Raids 6 Meat Plants in ID Case"] , article New York Timesby Julia Preston, December 13, 2006]
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