Kane County, Utah


Kodachrome Basin
Kodachrome Basin
    Cities & Towns
  • Alton
  • Big Water
  • Glendale
  • Kanab
  • Orderville

Kane County is in south central Utah, against the Arizona state line. Parts of Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area are here.

Kane County was named for Colonel Thomas L. Kane, a friend of the Mormon settlers.

Kane County contains 3,992 square miles of land and 116 square miles of water. The largest town and county seat is Kanab.

Hoodoos in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
Hoodoos in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
Kanab Town Plaza
In the Kanab Town Plaza

Fast Facts about Kane County, Utah

Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 65%
Government Sector: 21%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 12%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 2%
Population Density: 2 People per Square Mile
Cost of Living Index for Kane County: 83.7
Median Resident Age: 39.1 Years
2015 Estimates:
Median Household Income: $41,250
Median Home Value: $195,500
Major Industries:
Lodging & Food Services, Educational Services, Construction, Government, Health Care, Religious Organizations, Agriculture & Forestry, Entertainment & Recreation, Repair & Maintenance, Professional Services, Retail Services
 

Population Demographics: 2010

Total Population
7,125
Males
3,521
Females
3,604
Population by Age
Under 18
1,729
18 & over
5,396
20-24
293
25-34
747
35-49
1,126
50-64
1,666
65 & over
1,388
Population by Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino
263
Non Hispanic or Latino
6,862
Population by Race
White
6,816
African-American
16
Asian
31
Native American
104
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
1
Other
62
Two or more
95
Area map of Kane County
Map of the Kane County area

Kane County Related Pages

  • Alton
  • Big Water
Upper and bottom photos courtesy of TheArmchairExplorer, CCA-by-SA 4.0 License
Other photo courtesy of the Bureau of Land Management
Map courtesy of National Geographic Topo!