Hyrum is a city located in Cache County, Utah. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 6,316 and by 2004 had been estimated to increase slightly to 6,463.
Hyrum is located at 41°37'60" North, 111°50'53" West (41.633310, -111.848034)GR1.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.2 km² (3.9 mi²). 10.1 km² (3.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.26% is water.
As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there are 6,316 people, 1,683 households, and 1,497 families residing in the city. The population density is 623.7/km² (1,617.2/mi²). There are 1,744 housing units at an average density of 172.2/km² (446.5/mi²). 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 income for 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 eight miles south of Logan on U-163, U-101, and U-242. The name was suggested by David Osborn when plans were made to build another city nearby that was to be named Joseph. The towns would honor both Joseph, the Mormon prophet, and his brother Hymn. The city of Joseph never materialized.