Ivins (/ˈaɪvɪnz/ EYE-vinz) is a city in southwestern Washington County, Utah, United States. It is a part of the St. George Metropolitan Area as a suburb or “bedroom” community. The population was 6,753 at the 2010 census, and it was estimated at 8,913 in 2018. Although Ivins was listed as a town in the 2000 census, it
became a city in 1998.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.3 square miles (27 km), of which, 10.2 sq mi (26 km) of it is land and 0.1 sq mi (0.26 km) of it (0.68%) is water.
Ivins is near Tuacahn (an outdoor arts and amphitheater) and Snow Canyon State Park which draw many people to the area. There are many new planned developments (some with golf courses) near or in Ivins, joining the earlier Kayenta and Padre Canyon developments.
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,450 people, 1,435 households, and 1,234 families residing in the town. The population density was 436.3 people per square mile (168.4/km²). There were 1,598 housing units at an average density of 156.7 per square mile (60.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 93.96% White, 0.07% African American, 1.19% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.34% Pacific Islander, 2.04% from other races, and 2.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.93% of the population.
There were 1,435 households out of which 43.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.0% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.0% were non-families. 11.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.10 and the average family size was 3.35.
In the town the population was spread out with 33.1% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.9 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $41,297, and the median income for a family was $43,103. Males had a median income of $30,868 versus $21,719 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,743. About 4.9% of families and 6.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.8% of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over.
Ivins Utah neighborhoods include: Base of Big Red Mountain, Chancel Cliffs, Citadel Estates, Kayenta, Padre Canyon, South Central Ivins, Vermilion Eagle Springs