Emigration Canyon, Utah

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Population in 2010: 1,567.
Males: 771  (49.2%)
Females: 796  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

44.9 years
Utah median age:

31.0 years

Zip codes: 84108.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,471
Emigration Canyon:

$71,471
UT:

$68,358

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,366

Emigration Canyon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $301,700
Emigration Canyon:

$301,700
UT:

$275,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $948,895; detached houses: $952,927

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,205.

March 2019 cost of living index in Emigration Canyon: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.6%
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  • Races in Emigration Canyon, UT (2010)
    • 1,43991.8%White alone
    • 442.8%Hispanic
    • 432.7%Asian alone
    • 211.3%Two or more races
    • 110.7%Black alone
    • 70.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

Races in Emigration Canyon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: Swedish (12.5%), English (8.2%), Scandinavian (6.1%), American (6.0%), Danish (4.4%), Irish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

70 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 1.0% Latin America, 0.4% North America).

This place:

3.8%
Utah:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,133 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,028 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Salt Lake City, UT (8.3 miles , pop. 181,743).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (357.4 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (502.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Emigration, UT (2.6 miles ),
Canyon Rim, UT (2.7 miles ),
Mount Olympus, UT (2.8 miles ),
East Millcreek, UT (2.9 miles ),
Salt Lake City, UT (2.9 miles ),
Summit Park, UT (3.0 miles ),
Bountiful, UT (3.0 miles ),
North Salt Lake, UT (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 40.79 N, Longitude: 111.74 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 801

Distribution of median household income in Emigration Canyon, UT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Emigration Canyon, UT in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Utah:

3.0%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 97.2. This is worse than average.

City:

97.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.218. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.218
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.411. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.411
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.32
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.0394. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0394
U.S.:

0.0098

Earthquake activity:

Emigration Canyon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Utah state average. It is 271% 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 267.0 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 302.8 miles away from Emigration Canyon center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 250.5 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 92.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 372.7 miles away from Emigration Canyon center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 349.3 miles away from Emigration Canyon 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 Salt Lake County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Emigration Canyon:

  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH NEUROPSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SALT LAKE CITY, UT)
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH/IPAD (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; SALT LAKE CITY, UT)
  • UNIVERSITY HEALTH CARE/UNIV HOSPITALS AND CLINICS Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; SALT LAKE CITY, UT)
  • KOLFF DIALYSIS CENTER/UNIV. OF UTAH (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; SALT LAKE CITY, UT)
  • VA SALT LAKE CITY HEALTHCARE - GEORGE E. WAHLEN VA (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 6 miles away; SALT LAKE CITY, UT)
  • UTAH STATE VETERANS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SALT LAKE CITY, UT)
  • BUNGALOW NH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SALT LAKE CITY, UT)

Amtrak station near Emigration Canyon:

  • 9 miles: SALT LAKE CITY (320 S. RIO GRANDE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Emigration Canyon:

  • University of Utah (about 6 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; Full-time enrollment: 28,454)
  • Westminster College (about 8 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 9 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Western Governors University (about 10 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 13 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 14 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Weber State University (about 30 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Emigration Canyon: Last Camp (A), Little Mountain Summit (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bayliss Fork (A), Lithograph Fork (B), Freeze Creek (C), Strongs Fork (D), Pioneer Fork (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Salt Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Utah:

3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

77.2%
Whole state:

75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.8%
Whole state:

4.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Emigration Canyon:

Marital status in Emigration Canyon, UT
  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 4.3%

For population 25 years and over in Emigration Canyon:

  • High school or higher: 99.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 70.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 47.6%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Utah average:

10.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Emigration Canyon, UT (based on Salt Lake County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other622,8071,452
Catholic84,34224
Evangelical Protestant27,497144
Mainline Protestant12,78938
Orthodox5,3527
Black Protestant1,3026
None275,566-
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: 146
Salt Lake County:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 16
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 47
Salt Lake County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 246
This county:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 558
This county:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

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

6.5%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Salt Lake County:

22.7%
Utah:

23.6%

5.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Utah average:

7.04%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($538 average AGI)
Salt Lake County:

0.03%
Utah average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Utah County, UT  0.94% ($50,623 average AGI)
from Davis County, UT  0.56% ($50,654)
from Weber County, UT  0.18% ($38,931)


5.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($59,277 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Utah average:

6.65%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($706 average AGI)
Salt Lake County:

0.06%
Utah average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Utah County, UT  0.77% ($57,427 average AGI)
to Davis County, UT  0.64% ($53,423)
to Tooele County, UT  0.25% ($49,742)

Strongest AM radio stations in Emigration Canyon:

  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNRS (570 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZNS (1280 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KBJA (1640 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • KSOP (1370 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • KMRI (1550 AM; 10 kW; WEST VALLEY CITY, UT; Owner: KMRI RADIO, LLC)
  • KSGO (1600 AM; 5 kW; CENTERVILLE, UT; Owner: UTAH SPANISH RADIO CORP)
  • KFNZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLLB (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WEST JORDAN, UT; Owner: UNITED SECURITY FINANCIAL, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Emigration Canyon:

  • KCPX (105.7 FM; CENTERVILLE, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBZN-FM1 (97.9 FM; PARK CITY, UT; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K201AE (88.1 FM; COALVILLE, ETC., UT; Owner: COMMUNITY WIRELESS OF PARK CITY, INC)
  • KZHT-FM1 (94.9 FM; PARK CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPCW (91.9 FM; PARK CITY, UT; Owner: COMMUNITY WIRELESS OF PARK CITY, INC.)
  • K252DI (98.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: FIRST NATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K276DP (103.1 FM; MILLCREEK, UT; Owner: FIRST NATIONAL B/CING CORPORATION)
  • K213CQ (90.5 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSOP-FM (104.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • K272DP (102.3 FM; TOOELE, UT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KBZN (97.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRCL (90.9 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: LISTENERS COMMUNITY RADIO OF UTAH)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • KCUA (92.5 FM; COALVILLE, UT; Owner: COMMUNITY WIRELESS OF PARK CITY, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Emigration Canyon:

  • K59GS (Channel 59; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: ALPHA & OMEGA COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KUTV (Channel 2; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KUTV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K66FN (Channel 66; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: AZTECA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KUCL-LP (Channel 26; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE BROADCASTING)
  • KEJT-LP (Channel 48; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE CORP.)
  • KUWB (Channel 30; OGDEN, UT; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF UTAH, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.2mTotal length
  • 207,440Total average daily traffic
  • 47,747Total average daily truck traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Emigration Canyon, UT
  • 91.5%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Emigration Canyon, UT
  • 61.3%Utility gas
  • 38.7%Electricity


Emigration Canyon compared to Utah state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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 significantly above state average.

Emigration Canyon on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having professional degrees (population 500+)"
  • #25 (84108) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #101 (84108) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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