Hurricane /ˈhɜːrɪkən/ is a city in Washington County, Utah, United States and is a part of the St. George Metropolitan Area. Its population was 13,748 at the 2010 U.S. Census. Along with several other areas of southwestern Utah, the Hurricane area has undergone large population growth since the 1970s. Because of this, it has become a suburb of St. George, while retaining its rural character.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 31.5 square miles (81.7 km²), of which 31.1 square miles (80.6 km²) is land and 0.4 square mile (1.1 km²) (1.39%) is water.
At the 2010 census, there were 13,748 people, 4,609 households and 3,545 families residing in the city. The population density was 540 per square mile (210/km²). There were 5,461 housing units at an average density of 435.8 per square mile (270.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.3% White, 0.5% African American, 1.3% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.8% Pacific Islander, 3.32% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.72% of the population.
There were 4,609 households of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.4% were married couples living together, 8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 19.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.32.
Age distribution was 32.3% under the age of 19, 5.6% from 20 to 24, 11.2% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33.8 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.5 males.
The median household income was $32,865, and the median family income was $36,955. Males had a median income of $30,172 versus $19,588 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,353. About 10.8% of families and 13.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.2% of those under age 18 and 5.9% of those age 65 or over.
Hurricane Utah neighborhoods include: Cliff Dweller, Dixie Springs, Harrisburg, Heart of The City, Hurricane, Knollwood, Painted Hills, Quail Lake Estates, Rivendell, Rock Hampton, Sand Hollow Resort Dunes, Shadow Canyon, Sky Ridge