American Fork, Utah

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Population in 2017: 29,527 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +34.6%
 
Males: 14,965  (50.7%)
Females: 14,562  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

27.7 years
Utah median age:

31.0 years

Zip codes: 84043, 84062.

American Fork Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $79,823 (it was $51,955 in 2000)
American Fork:

$79,823
UT:

$68,358

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,484 (it was $16,293 in 2000)

American Fork city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $293,439 (it was $151,300 in 2000)
American Fork:

$293,439
UT:

$275,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $346,350; detached houses: $356,413; townhouses or other attached units: $381,725; in 2-unit structures: $212,817; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $292,347; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $219,043; mobile homes: $34,533

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,193.

March 2019 cost of living index in American Fork: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.1%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.5% for Black residents, 25.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.7% for American Indian residents, 6.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 40.0% for other race residents, 21.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in American Fork, UT (2017)
    • 26,53987.8%White alone
    • 1,7485.8%Hispanic
    • 6522.2%Two or more races
    • 3691.2%Asian alone
    • 3571.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 2420.8%Black alone
    • 1540.5%American Indian alone
    • 620.2%Other race alone

Races in American Fork detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Utah and other state lists, there were 45 registered sex offenders living in American Fork, Utah as of July 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in American Fork is 656 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in American Fork by year

Type

2005

2006

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(4.3)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(43.2)
7
(31.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(4.3)
6
(27.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(73.5)
16
(72.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
144
(622.2)
246
(1,115)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
755
(3,262)
744
(3,371)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
71
(306.8)
60
(271.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)257.8282.7

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in American Fork, UT

Crime rate in American Fork detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 37 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.08
Utah average:

1.76
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Ancestries: English (25.0%), American (11.3%), European (8.4%), German (6.4%), Danish (4.3%), British (2.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 06/04/1853

Elevation: 4566 feet

Land area: 7.54 square miles.

Population density: 3,917 people per square mile   (average).

American Fork, Utah map

1,134 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.5% Oceania, 0.4% North America).

This city:

3.8%
Utah:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,535 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,530 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Orem, UT (7.8 miles , pop. 84,324).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (344.4 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (474.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Highland, UT (1.6 miles ),
Cedar Hills, UT (1.6 miles ),
Pleasant Grove, UT (1.8 miles ),
Lehi, UT (1.9 miles ),
Alpine, UT (2.3 miles ),
Lindon, UT (2.3 miles ),
Vineyard, UT (2.4 miles),
Saratoga Springs, UT (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.38 N, Longitude: 111.79 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,575 (+28.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,836 (29.5%)

Area code: 801

Distribution of median household income in American Fork, UT in 2017
Distribution of house value in American Fork, UT in 2017
American Fork satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
Utah:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +5,864 (+36.5%).
Most common industries in American Fork, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in American Fork, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Computer specialists (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Computer specialists (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)

Average climate in American Fork, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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American Fork, Utah environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.151. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.151
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.11. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.11
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.366. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.366
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 19.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.71. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.71
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 0.0122. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0122
U.S.:

0.0098

Earthquake activity:

American Fork-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Utah state average. It is 275% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 295.0 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 300.5 miles away from American Fork center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 275.4 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 118.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 360.1 miles away from American Fork center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 339.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Utah County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 2, Landslides: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
American Fork topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in American Fork:

  • AMERICAN FORK HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 170 NORTH 1100 EAST)
  • UTAH STATE DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (895 NORTH 900 EAST)
  • HERITAGE CARE CENTER (350 EAST 300 NORTH)
  • AMERICAN FORK DIALYSIS CENTER (120 N 1220 E STE 14)
  • LONE PEAK DIALYSIS (DVA) (1175 E 50 S STE 111)
  • DIGNITY HOME HEALTH (62 NORTH GRANT AVENUE)
  • HEARTS FOR HOME HEALTH (677 QUALITY DRIVE SUITE 201)

Heliports located in American Fork:

Amtrak station near American Fork:

  • 13 miles: PROVO (600 SOUTH & 3OO WEST) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/Universities in American Fork:

  • Mandalyn Academy (Full-time enrollment: 48; Location: 648 East State Road, Unit B; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mandalynacademy.com)
  • Provo College–American Fork (Location: 1262 S 820 E; Private, for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to American Fork:

  • Utah Valley University (about 9 miles; Orem, UT; Full-time enrollment: 24,403)
  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 12 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 33,525)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 20 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Western Governors University (about 22 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 22 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Westminster College (about 25 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • University of Utah (about 27 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)

Public high schools in American Fork:

  • AMERICAN FORK HIGH (Students: 2,037, Location: 510 N 600 E, Grades: 10-12)
  • AMERICAN FORK JR HIGH (Students: 1,717, Location: 20 W 1120 N, Grades: 7-9)
  • DAN W. PETERSON (Students: 109, Location: 169 N 1100 E, Grades: PK-12)
  • PIONEER HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS (Location: 555 E MAIN STREET, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle schools in American Fork:

  • SHELLEY SCHOOL (Students: 1,066, Location: 602 N 200 W, Grades: PK-6)
  • LEGACY SCHOOL (Students: 937, Location: 28 E 1340 N, Grades: PK-6)
  • BARRATT SCHOOL (Students: 594, Location: 168 N 900 E, Grades: PK-6)
  • GREENWOOD SCHOOL (Students: 587, Location: 50 E 200 S, Grades: PK-6)
  • FORBES SCHOOL (Students: 572, Location: 281 N 200 E, Grades: KG-6)
  • ALPINE ONLINE SCHOOL (Students: 425, Location: 575 N 100 E, Grades: KG-8)
  • ODYSSEY CHARTER SCHOOL (Location: 738 E QUALITY DR, Grades: KG-6, Charter school)
  • SERV BY APPT (Location: 575 N 100 E, Grades: PK-3)
  • ARISTOTLE ACADEMY (Location: 704 S 600 E, Grades: KG-8, Charter school)
See full list of schools located in American Fork

Library in American Fork:

  • AMERICAN FORK CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $702,181; Location: 64 SOUTH 100 EAST; 92,214 books; 5,590 audio materials; 3,820 video materials; 39 state licensed databases; 109 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in American Fork: American Campground (A), American Fork Fire and Rescue (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: American Fork Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in American Fork include: Calvary Chapel (A), Community Presbyterian Church (B), Faith Independent Baptist Church (C), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (D), Saint Peters Catholic Church (E), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (F), LDA American Fork Wards 12, 22 (G), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: American Fork Cemetery (1), Pioneer Memorial Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in American Fork: Robinson Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Wnq Associates (6565 West 10760 North), Fox Marine & Watersports (Arcades & Amusements; 1084 East State Road), Intermountain Guide Service (Recreational Trips & Guides; 383 S. 500 E.).

Hotel: Quality Inn & Suites (712 South Utah Valley Drive).

Courts: American Fork City - Youth Court & Council- American Fork Youth Court & Youth Cou (31 Church Street), Utah State - Courts- Juvenile Court- Probation Offices (75 East 80 North), Workforce Services (751 Quality Drive Suite 100), American Fork District Court (75 East 80 North).

Birthplace of: Derek Smith - 2005 NFL player (San Francisco 49ers, born: Jan 18, 1975), Jordan Smith (baseball) - Baseball player, Derek Smith (linebacker) - Football player, Derrek Richards - Football player, Jess Green - Mormon missionary, Noall Wootton - Attorney, Reva Beck Bosone - Congresswoman, Terence Brown (American football) - Football offensive lineman.

Utah County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in American Fork and their reported violations in the past:

TIMPANOGOS VISITOR CENTER (Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
FLAT CREEK MOTEL (Serves WY, Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
SILVER LAKE SUMMER HOMES (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

3.6 people
Utah:

3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

83.8%
Whole state:

75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.5%
Whole state:

4.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in American Fork in 2010:

  • 190 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 62 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in residential schools for people with disabilities

People in group quarters in American Fork in 2000:

  • 234 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 105 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in American Fork (2011 data):

  • Bank of American Fork: Bank Of American Fork at 33 East Main Street, branch established on 1913/01/01; Www.Bankaf.com at 108 South 700 East, branch established on 2007/09/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $890.2 mil, Deposits: $781.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: People's Utah Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: American Fork Branch at 207 East Main Street, branch established on 1971/10/21. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Zions First National Bank: American Fork Branch at 606 East State Road, branch established on 1991/01/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $17,531.3 mil, Deposits: $14,905.3 mil, headquarters in Salt Lake City, UT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 151 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • Central Bank: American Fork Branch at 175 East Main St, branch established on 1996/03/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $662.1 mil, Deposits: $508.4 mil, headquarters in Springville, UT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancorporation

For population 15 years and over in American Fork:

Marital status in American Fork, UT
  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

For population 25 years and over in American Fork:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Utah average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - American Fork
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for American Fork, UT (based on Utah County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other459,8471,303
Catholic6,7924
Evangelical Protestant2,54026
Mainline Protestant4236
Black Protestant2111
None46,751-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 43
Utah County:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Utah County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 90
Utah County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 146
Here:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.4%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Utah County:

24.5%
Utah:

23.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
American Fork:

47.9%
Utah:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
American Fork:

44.7%
Utah:

45.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Utah:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
American Fork:

20.8%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.4%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
American Fork:

6.8
Utah:

6.8

Overweight people:
American Fork:

31.4%
Utah:

31.6%

General health condition:
This city:

56.5%
Utah:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.6%
Utah:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of American Fork, UT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 35$162,301$55,6461$917
Firefighters 24$121,385$60,69326$30,969
Other and Unallocable 18$86,926$57,9517$6,610
Parks and Recreation 15$62,155$49,724222$83,603
Other Government Administration 9$52,826$70,4357$6,499
Sewerage 9$46,662$62,2160$0
Financial Administration 8$34,397$51,5962$3,138
Streets and Highways 7$30,216$51,7990$0
Police - Other 7$27,869$47,7757$6,162
Local Libraries 5$22,070$52,96822$14,300
Water Supply 3$15,533$62,1320$0
Fire - Other 1$3,113$37,3560$0
Welfare 0$0 8$3,344
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 2$2,391
Totals for Government 141$665,453$56,634304$157,933

American Fork government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $8,550,000 ($289.57)
    Water Utilities: $1,757,000 ($59.50)
    Sewerage: $969,000 ($32.82)
    Natural Resources - Other: $142,000 ($4.81)
    Regular Highways: $54,000 ($1.83)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $4,627,000 ($156.70)
    Police Protection: $4,567,000 ($154.67)
    Health - Other: $3,053,000 ($103.40)
    Central Staff Services: $1,992,000 ($67.46)
    Water Utilities: $1,847,000 ($62.55)
    Regular Highways: $1,415,000 ($47.92)
    General - Other: $1,307,000 ($44.26)
    Sewerage: $1,229,000 ($41.62)
    General Public Buildings: $1,006,000 ($34.07)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $944,000 ($31.97)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $849,000 ($28.75)
    Libraries: $818,000 ($27.70)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $439,000 ($14.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $321,000 ($10.87)
    Natural Resources - Other: $260,000 ($8.81)
    Public Welfare - Other: $149,000 ($5.05)
    Local Fire Protection: $38,000 ($1.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($0.68)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Public Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($0.37)
    Protective Inspection and Regulations - Other: $4,000 ($0.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $127,000 ($4.30)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,385,000 ($351.71)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,133,000 ($72.24)

American Fork government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $6,698,000 ($226.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,799,000 ($60.93)
    Sewerage: $161,000 ($5.45)
    Natural Resources - Other: $41,000 ($1.39)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $24,000 ($0.81)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $15,699,000 ($531.68)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000 ($0.41)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,053,000 ($137.26)
    Fines and Forfeits: $683,000 ($23.13)
    Rents: $554,000 ($18.76)
    Special Assessments: $226,000 ($7.65)
    Donations From Private Sources: $60,000 ($2.03)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $372,000 ($12.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $699,000 ($23.67)
    General Local Government Support: $54,000 ($1.83)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,493,000 ($423.10)
    Property: $1,467,000 ($49.68)

American Fork government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,677,000 ($124.53)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,677,000 ($124.53)

6.91% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,447 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Utah average:

7.04%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($636 average AGI)
Utah County:

0.04%
Utah average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Salt Lake County, UT  1.84% ($57,427 average AGI)
from Davis County, UT  0.31% ($54,501)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.23% ($90,684)


7.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.05%
Utah average:

6.65%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,213 average AGI)
Utah County:

0.12%
Utah average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Salt Lake County, UT  2.26% ($50,623 average AGI)
to Davis County, UT  0.30% ($49,422)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.21% ($47,713)
Businesses in American Fork, UT
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2McDonald's2
Applebee's1New Balance1
Arby's2Office Depot1
AutoZone1OfficeMax1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Big O Tires1Olive Garden1
Blockbuster1Panda Express1
Burger King1Payless1
Carl\s Jr.1Penske1
Chevrolet1PetSmart1
Chick-Fil-A1Pizza Hut1
Cold Stone Creamery1Quiznos1
Cricket Wireless1RadioShack1
Curves1Rue211
Discount Tire1SAS Shoes1
Famous Footwear1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx3Shoe Carnival1
Ford1Sprint Nextel1
GNC1Starbucks1
GameStop1Subaru1
Hobby Lobby1Subway2
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile3
Home Depot1Taco Bell1
IHOP1Target1
Jimmy John's1U-Haul1
Jones New York2UPS5
Justice1Verizon Wireless2
Kohl's1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in American Fork:

  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KLLB (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WEST JORDAN, UT; Owner: UNITED SECURITY FINANCIAL, INC.)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOVO (960 AM; 5 kW; PROVO, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KKDS (1060 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: HOLIDAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWDZ (910 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBJA (1640 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • KFNZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMRI (1550 AM; 10 kW; WEST VALLEY CITY, UT; Owner: KMRI RADIO, LLC)
  • KNRS (570 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in American Fork:

  • KXRK (96.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KQMB (102.7 FM; MIDVALE, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KENZ (107.5 FM; OREM, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZHT (94.9 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K217CL (91.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: STOCKTON CHRISTIAN LIFE COLLEGE, INC)
  • KSOP-FM (104.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • K272DP (102.3 FM; TOOELE, UT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRCL (90.9 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: LISTENERS COMMUNITY RADIO OF UTAH)
  • KBZN (97.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOSY-FM (106.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRSP-FM (103.5 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KBER (101.1 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KISN-FM (97.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKAT (101.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSFI (100.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KUBL-FM (93.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KODJ (94.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUER-FM (90.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KBYU-FM (89.1 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • KURR (99.5 FM; BOUNTIFUL, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around American Fork:

  • KUTV (Channel 2; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KUTV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCBU (Channel 32; PROVO, UT; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST, GARY M. COCOLA TRUSTEE)
  • KUPX (Channel 16; PROVO, UT; Owner: PAXSON SALT LAKE CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • K59GS (Channel 59; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: ALPHA & OMEGA COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KEJT-LP (Channel 48; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE CORP.)
  • K49GD (Channel 49; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: ALPHA & OMEGA COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of American Fork fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 285ft / 87.5mTotal length
  • 1,754,534Total average daily traffic
  • 453,600Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in American Fork, UT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 222010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for American Fork, UT
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED105$194,65794$223,189706$194,76423$85,9721$204,47038$165,0881$115,340
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$201,93313$345,385105$201,5914$42,7180$09$255,7490$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$219,68929$390,983168$212,7465$104,4440$019$194,4321$107,330
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$169,5508$284,599130$218,1705$135,7960$08$178,2560$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$239,2703$308,29027$188,4491$140,6800$03$152,2670$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0001.03 , 0002.01, 0002.02, 0002.03, 0002.04, 0003.00, 0004.00, 0102.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED30$236,57524$238,3601$139,540
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$238,60110$240,9941$129,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$213,6083$220,6630$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$243,3502$336,3700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0001.03 , 0002.01, 0002.02, 0002.03, 0002.04, 0003.00, 0004.00, 0102.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in American Fork, UT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in American Fork, UT - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 50. The highest number of fire incidents - 98 took place in 2007, and the least - 12 in 2009. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in American Fork, UT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.7%), and Structure Fires (29.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in American Fork, UT
    • 35641.7%Outside Fires
    • 25029.3%Structure Fires
    • 15518.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 9210.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for American Fork, UT

Fire-safe hotels and motels in American Fork, Utah:

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 712 S Utah Valley Dr, American Fork, Utah 84003 , Phone: (801) 763-8500, Fax: (801) 763-8600
  • Value Place American Fork, 57 N 900 W, American Fork, Utah 84003 , Phone: (801) 492-1600
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in American Fork, Utah
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in American Fork, UT
  • 92.2%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in American Fork, UT
  • 90.2%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used


American Fork compared to Utah state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

American Fork on our top lists:

  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #15 (84062) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #21 (84062) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #56 (84043) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #90 (84043) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
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