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Hurricane is a city in Washington County, in the Saint George metro area.
The community was named for a whirlwind through which church officials passed during a visit
The latitude of Hurricane is 37.175N. The longitude is -113.289W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,248 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,465.
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12% of Hurricane residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hurricane ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hurricane was $13,353, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Hurricane residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hurricane, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $465. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $840.
Libraries in Hurricane include Washington County Library Hurricane Valley ... View libraries
Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hurricane political report.
The average commute time for Hurricane workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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