Cedar City UT Homes for Sale
Real Estate Listings in Cedar City Utah
Welcome to beautiful Cedar City Utah, the largest city in Iron County about 250 miles south of Salt Lake City and home to approximately 35,000 residents. Cedar City is home to the Southern Utah University, the Utah Summer Games, the Utah Shakespeare Festival and several other events. To learn more about this beautiful part of the country, read on below the listings or simply browse all homes for sale in Cedar City Utah below and contact our office to schedule a showing at any time.
Cedar City is a great place to live with many adventurous activities at your fingertips. Cedary City is the largest community in Iron County. Most activities are family-friendly and for the outdoor enthusiast. The Cedar City area is growing at about a 5% rate annually;y and has currently reached its highest population. There is expected job growth in Cedar City and the area has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the nation. It is home to Southern Utah University, where the famous Utah Shakespeare festival takes place every year. It is also home to the Utah Summer Games, which is a sports festival that involves over 50 different sports. Cedar City is known as a festival city because of how many festivals it hosts. You can look forward to the Groovefest American Music Festival, the Neil Simon Festival, The American Southwest Classic Film Festival, The Great American Stampede, the Cedar City Livestock and Heritage Festival, July Jamboree, the Utah Midsummer Renaissance Faire, and the Paiute Restoration Fathering, among many others.
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Relocating to Cedar City
Considering a move to Cedar City Utah? Sitting just 1 mile and 500 feet above sea level, Cedar City is where the Markagunt Plateau smashed into the Great Basin, as they say. This year-round sports and outdoor adventure location is booming regardless of the season. From every winter sport in December through April and then camping, climbing, hiking, and biking throughout the summer, Cedar City is a big little town with miles of trails, a steady stream of visitors, and Utah's highest ski resorts, Brian Head and Eagle Point. If you're looking for outdoor adventure in a beautiful part of the country, Cedar City is it. But don't just take our word for it, here's what locals have to say about living in Cedar City Utah.
"I love Cedar City! I come from a small town, where it is peaceful, and charming, but is far away from everything! I had to drive 40 minutes to the nearest Walmart. Cedar City is not as peaceful as my old town but has all the charm if not more and is central. It has almost everything I could possibly want or need within walking distance or a very short car ride. This City very clearly has a history too and it is proud of it. I love that and can't wait to learn about it more and more every day." - Niche.com
Cedar City’s economy is in great shape and the tax rate is lower than the majority of the U.S. You want to familiarize yourself with the area if you are looking to relocate. There is a lot of skiing, golfing, biking, as well as festivals. It gives off a small-town feel with a strong sense of community. There is a lot of cultural diversity mixed with breathtaking views. The state of Utah has recently been known as one of the best places to live and start a business.
You will see all four seasons weather-wise in Cedar City, but there are about 256 sunny days that you can look forward to. There is about 51 inches of snow a year and the elevation is 5,846 above sea level. There are mountains to the east and a desert to the west.
Best Things About Cedar City Utah
There's not just one great thing about Cedar City, there's about 100, and that's being conservative. There are unique things to do such as the Utah Shakespeare Festival each June, which lasts about 2 1/2 months. You'll find some of the most unique plays and performances anywhere in the country. Cedar City is also close to Zion National Park with deep caverns, beautiful lakes and rivers, and breathtaking canyons. If you like mountain biking, hiking, fishing, or climbing, you're no more than a few minutes away from this fantastic national park.
Of course, skiing is one of the top things to do in Cedar City and if you're looking for the perfect winter wonderland experience, the Brian Head Resort has it all. From amateurs to experience gears, there are varying levels of difficulty with different slopes and lifts throughout the resort. Even if you don't ski, you can have fun sledding, snowboarding, or snowshoeing.
Living in Cedar City
More than simply adventures, there are a lot of family-friendly things to see and do and it's a college town so there are often free events to attend and because it's such a great little town, families love it, business folks, retirees, and adventure seekers. It offers great schools and Instagram-worthy landscape.
Cedar City Schools
Cedar City is served by the Iron County School District, which serves about 9900 students covering three preschools, nine elementary schools, two middle schools, and three high schools. They offer special programs in football, Southwest education Academy and Success Academy. Plus, Cedar City is home to Southern Utah University, so it's more of a college town. This public university was founded in 1897 and graduates over 1800 students each year with 140 undergraduate degrees and 19 graduate programs.
Cedar City Real Estate
Cedar City is conveniently located along the Interstate 15 corridor, which means that a lot of homes and residential communities are closer to the freeway making for an easy commute. However, beyond the airport, are a few newer subdivisions, larger lots, and gated communities with homes upwards of $600,000-$700,000. Land in Cedar City starts in about $25,000 and there are plenty of lots and land for sale ideal for building your dream home. There are few condominiums and townhouses for around $220,000-$350,000. Single-family homes start at around $300,000 and you can buy a brand-new home for about $375,000. There are a lot of single-story homes but two-story homes are also available depending on the neighborhood and the age of the home. Higher-priced homes are typically listed over $700,000 with the occasional $1 million+ luxury estate typically found on Cove Drive and Sunset Pointe.
The median home price in Cedar City, UT is $280,0500. The average sale is around 287 days on the market when this time last year it was 57 days on the market. Cedar City is currently in a seller's market and this simply means that there are more people looking to buy in this area than available homes. The low-interest rates make it an attractive time for buyers and many are moving out of states with higher tax rates, which has caused an influx in those looking to purchase a home and move their families. too. The cost of living is lower than many other cities in the U.S. and most major cities in Utah. When looking at the cost of living, a family of four can live off $77,000 annually in Cedar City. The average rent ranges from $700-$1,000.
For more information on homes for sale in Cedar City Utah, browse active and pending listings above or simply contact our office below to schedule a showing of all real estate in Cedar City or those that meet your search criteria and price. Although the Cedar City real estate market is hot right now, it is more attainable than other cities experiencing a surge in home buyers. It is definitely an area you should take into consideration when looking to relocate.
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