West Jordan, Utah

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Population in 2013: 110,077 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +61.1%
Males: 55,841  (50.7%)
Females: 54,236  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  29.8 years
Utah median age:  30.2 years

Zip codes: 84081.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $66,264 (it was $55,794 in 2000)
West Jordan:

$66,264
UT:

$59,770

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,685 (it was $17,221 in 2000)

West Jordan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $219,600 (it was $152,600 in 2000)
West Jordan:

$219,600
UT:

$211,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $267,874; Detached houses: $285,564; Townhouses or other attached units: $195,726; In 2-unit structures: $238,045; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $169,798; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,576; Mobile homes: $33,548

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,194.

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  • Races in West Jordan, UT (2013)

    West Jordan races chart
    • 81,03173.7%White alone
    • 20,72818.9%Hispanic
    • 2,4902.3%Asian alone
    • 1,8251.7%Two or more races
    • 1,7081.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1,1711.1%Black alone
    • 8670.8%American Indian alone
    • 170.02%Other race alone

Races in West Jordan detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in West Jordan: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (19.7%), German (10.0%), Irish (4.7%), United States (4.7%), Danish (4.3%), Swedish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 01/10/1941

Elevation: 4370 feet

Land area: 30.9 square miles.

Population density: 3,562 people per square mile   (average).

West Jordan,UT real estate house value index trend

West Jordan, Utah map

For population 25 years and over in West Jordan:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Jordan city:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

10,581 residents are foreign born (6.7% Latin America).

This city:

9.6%
Utah:

8.2%



According to our research of Utah and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in West Jordan, Utah as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in West Jordan to the number of sex offenders is 10,838 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,549 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,596 (0.7%)

West Jordan satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (352.2 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (489.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Oquirrh, UT (1.6 miles ), South Jordan, UT (1.8 miles ), Kearns, UT (1.9 miles ), Taylorsville, UT (1.9 miles ), Bingham, UT (2.1 miles ), Midvale, UT (2.2 miles ), Murray, UT (2.3 miles ), West Valley City, UT (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 713 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 1998: 844 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 1999: 758 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2000: 434 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2001: 373 buildings, average cost: $140,500
  • 2002: 441 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2003: 1107 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2004: 742 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2005: 858 buildings, average cost: $159,900
  • 2006: 560 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2007: 184 buildings, average cost: $239,200
  • 2008: 102 buildings, average cost: $217,700
  • 2009: 173 buildings, average cost: $189,800
  • 2010: 185 buildings, average cost: $177,600
  • 2011: 158 buildings, average cost: $199,900
  • 2012: 263 buildings, average cost: $228,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.61 N, Longitude: 111.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -25,581 (-23.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,607 (21.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 801

West Jordan household income distribution West Jordan home values distribution

Crime rates in West Jordan by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007
Murders 110011
per 100,000 1.41.40.00.01.11.0
Rapes 262418342737
per 100,000 37.433.924.239.528.638.3
Robberies 273231343649
per 100,000 38.945.141.639.538.150.7
Assaults 10613010894109116
per 100,000 152.6183.4145.0109.2115.4120.0
Burglaries 359446415359466559
per 100,000 516.9629.2557.3417.2493.5578.2
Thefts 2,2872,6142,6202,6832,5602,512
per 100,000 3,292.73,688.03,518.23,117.82,711.22,598.2
Auto thefts 165266197211303324
per 100,000 237.6375.3264.5245.2320.9335.1
Arson 131111131015
per 100,000 18.715.514.815.110.615.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 318.9) 279.1321.5278.9254.5243.1259.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in West Jordan detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 142 (106 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.97
Utah average:

1.50

West Jordan tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.7%
Utah:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in West Jordan: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in West Jordan, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

West Jordan-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Utah state average. It is 282% 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 282.0 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 290.3 miles away from West Jordan center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 257.5 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 100.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 356.4 miles away from West Jordan center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 334.0 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 Salt Lake County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Landslides: 2, Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Jordan topographic map

Birthplace of: Gene Fullmer - Boxer, DaMarques Johnson - Martial artist, Jordan Halliday - Vegan, Martin Casaus - Professional wrestler, Rad Martinez - Martial artist, Jack Roberts - College football player (Southern Utah Thunderbirds), Sealver Siliga - Player of football.

Hospitals and medical centers in West Jordan:

  • JORDAN VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 3580 WEST 9000 SOUTH)
  • RIVENDELL OF UTAH (5899 WEST RIVENDELL DRIVE)
  • WEST JORDAN CARE CENTER (3350 WEST 7800 SOUTH)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS WEST JORDAN (3823 W 9000 S STE D)
  • ANGEL TOUCH HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (4705 ODIN LANE)
  • COMMUNITY NURSING SERVICES (6271 SOUTH DIXIE DRIVE)
  • HEARTWOOD HOME HEALTH (6671 SOUTH REDWOOD ROAD)
  • COPPER RIDGE HEALTH CARE (3706 WEST 9000 SOUTH)

Heliports located in West Jordan:

Amtrak station near West Jordan:

  • 12 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 in West Jordan:

  • Broadview University-West Jordan (Full-time enrollment: 240; Location: 1902 W 7800 S; Private, for-profit; Website: www.broadviewuniversity.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Taylor Andrews Academy of Hair Design-West Jordan (FT enrollment: 77; Location: 9052 South 1510 West; Private, for-profit; Website: www.taylorandrew.com/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Jordan:

  • Salt Lake Community College (about 5 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; Full-time enrollment: 20,797)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 6 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Western Governors University (about 8 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Westminster College (about 11 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 13 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • University of Utah (about 13 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Utah Valley University (about 27 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)

Public high schools in West Jordan:

  • COPPER HILLS HIGH (Students: 2,290; Location: 5445 WEST NEW BINGHAM HWY; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • WEST JORDAN HIGH (Students: 1,782; Location: 8136 SOUTH 2700 WEST; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • ITINERIS EARLY COLLEGE HIGH (Students: 214; Location: 9301 SOUTH WIGHTS FORT RD; Grades: 11 - 12)
  • SOUTH VALLEY SCHOOL (Students: 172; Location: 8400 SOUTH 1700 WEST; Grades: 12 - 12)
  • JORDAN TECHNICAL CENTER WJ (Location: 9301 SOUTH WIGHTS FORT RD; Grades: 09 - 12)

Private high schools in West Jordan:

  • COPPER HILLS YOUTH CENTER (Students: 141; Location: 5899 RIVENDELL DR; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • WEST RIDGE ACADEMY (BOYS RANCH) (Students: 140; Location: 5500 BAGLEY PARK RD; Grades: 4 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in West Jordan:

  • SUNSET RIDGE MIDDLE (Students: 1,255; Location: 6881 WEST 8200 SOUTH; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • HAYDEN PEAK SCHOOL (Students: 1,213; Location: 5120 WEST HAYDEN PEAK DR; Grades: KG - 06)
  • OAKCREST SCHOOL (Students: 1,147; Location: 8462 SOUTH HILLTOP OAK DR; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MOUNTAIN SHADOWS SCHOOL (Students: 1,136; Location: 5255 WEST 7000 SOUTH; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WEST HILLS MIDDLE (Students: 1,111; Location: 8270 SO GRIZZLY RD; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • JORDAN HILLS SCHOOL (Students: 973; Location: 8892 SOUTH 4800 WEST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WEST JORDAN MIDDLE (Students: 957; Location: 7550 SOUTH 1700 WEST; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • FALCON RIDGE ELEMENTARY (Students: 825; Location: 6111 WEST 7000 SOUTH; Grades: KG - 06)
  • COLUMBIA SCHOOL (Students: 784; Location: 3505 WEST 7800 SOUTH; Grades: KG - 06)
  • JOEL P JENSEN MIDDLE (Students: 783; Location: 8105 SOUTH 3200 WEST; Grades: 07 - 09)

Private elementary/middle schools in West Jordan:

  • CHILDREN S CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 142; Location: 3138 W 7000 S; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TENDER TOUCH #2(WJ) (Students: 90; Location: 6990 S 1300 W; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LEARNING TREE-SOUTHWEST (Students: 78; Location: 2857 W 7800 S; Grades: PK - KG)
  • U CAN LEARN (Students: 24; Location: 9265 S REDWOOD RD #B; Grades: 1 - 7)

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Notable locations in West Jordan: Mountain View Business Park (A), Jordan Industrial Center (B), Gardner Mountain View Golf Course (C), Bingham Canyon Industrial Park (D), Redwood Village (E), E J Garn Aviation Complex (F), West Jordan City Fire Department Station 53 (G), West Jordan City Fire Department Station 54 (H), West Jordan City Fire Department Station 55 (I), West Jordan City Fire Department Station 52 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: West Jordan Mall Shopping Center (1), River Pointe Plaza Shopping Center (2), Redwood Village Shopping Center (3), Jordan Square Shopping Center (4), Jordan Landing Shopping Center (5), Gardner Historic Village Shopping Center (6), Briarwood Center Shopping Center (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West Jordan include: Jordan Valley Baptist Church (A), Saint Joseph the Worker Catholic Church (B), Sonrise Baptist Church (C), Trinity Baptist Church (D), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wights Fort Cemetery (1), Redwood Memorial Estates (2), West Jordan City Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bingham Creek (A), Barneys Wash (B), Barneys Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in West Jordan: West Jordan Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Gasoline Alley (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3763 Center Park Drive) (1), Manhattan Pizza (Amusement & Theme Parks; 8021 South Redwood Road) (2), All-Star Lanes (Arcades & Amusements; 1776 W 7800 S) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Four Seasons Inc (9480 Bagley Park Road) (1), River Oaks Apartments & Suites (9035 South 1075 West) (2), All Seasons (7729.Ebrier Laurie In) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Utah State Government - Courts- Third District Courts- West Jordan Courthouse- Court Clerks Of (8080 Redwood Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 94.2. This is worse than average.

City:

94.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.354. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.354
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 16.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.2
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.618. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.618
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.81
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.0394. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0394
U.S.:

0.0147

Drinking water stations with addresses in West Jordan and their reported violations in the past:

S AND W TRAILER PARK (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2010)
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in West Jordan that have no violations reported:

  • JORDAN VALLEY WCD (Population served: 82,500, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.6%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.0% for Black residents, 20.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.3% for American Indian residents, 19.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 12.4% for other race residents, 27.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.5 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  83.0%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.2%
Whole state:  4.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in West Jordan in 2010:

  • 211 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 162 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 40 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 34 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 21 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 19 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in West Jordan in 2000:

  • 129 people in nursing homes
  • 97 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 90 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 51 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 14 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

West Jordan, Utah environmental map by EPA

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West Jordan compared to Utah state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age below state average.

Banks with branches in West Jordan (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: West Jordan Branch, Jordan Landing Banking Center Branch, West Jordon City Hall Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: West Jordan Branch, Jordan Landing Branch, 90th South Branch. 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
  • U.S. Bank National Association: 90th South Smith's Branch, West Jordan Smith's Branch, West Jordan Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Zions First National Bank: West Jordan/Copper Hills Office at 3913 West 9000 South, branch established on 1997/11/12; West Jordan Branch at 1835 West 7800 South, branch established on 1976/12/03. 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
  • KeyBank National Association: West Jordan Branch at 1435 W 9000 S, branch established on 1993/10/04; 70th South Keycenter Branch at 1607 7000 South, branch established on 2001/10/22. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Utah average:

10.5

West Jordan travel time to work - commute West Jordan mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for West Jordan city (based on Salt Lake County data)

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.
State:

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

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 246
Salt Lake County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 25$122,529$58,8140$0
Other Government Administration 23$105,054$54,8118$4,158
Judicial and Legal 24$118,921$59,4612$2,327
Police Protection - Officers 103$495,365$57,7120$0
Police - Other 30$103,830$41,53293$44,628
Firefighters 81$439,656$65,1340$0
Fire - Other 3$10,962$43,8480$0
Streets and Highways 19$77,585$49,0010$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,246$38,9521$1,297
Sewerage 7$32,400$55,5430$0
Parks and Recreation 13$52,897$48,82813$7,191
Water Supply 19$85,784$54,1790$0
Other and Unallocable 46$246,166$64,2175$6,735
Totals for Government 394$1,894,395$57,697122$66,336

West Jordan government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,173,000 ($19.74)
    Police Protection: $1,897,000 ($17.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,315,000 ($11.95)
    Sewerage: $1,119,000 ($10.17)
    General Public Buildings: $376,000 ($3.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $253,000 ($2.30)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,927,000 ($108.35)
    Water Utilities: $11,099,000 ($100.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,471,000 ($67.87)
    Sewerage: $5,916,000 ($53.74)
    Central Staff Services: $5,513,000 ($50.08)
    Regular Highways: $4,960,000 ($45.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,208,000 ($29.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,245,000 ($20.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,756,000 ($15.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,668,000 ($15.15)
    Financial Administration: $1,098,000 ($9.97)
    General Public Buildings: $826,000 ($7.50)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $69,000 ($0.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,232,000 ($20.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $330,000 ($3.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $187,000 ($1.70)
    Police Protection: $77,000 ($0.70)
    Central Staff Services: $50,000 ($0.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,895,000 ($180.74)

West Jordan government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $16,193,000 ($147.11)
    Sewerage: $4,440,000 ($40.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,285,000 ($29.84)
    Hospital Public: $584,000 ($5.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $94,000 ($0.85)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $50,000 ($0.45)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $542,000 ($4.92)
    All Other: $515,000 ($4.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,555,000 ($23.21)
    Interest Earnings: $338,000 ($3.07)
    Special Assessments: $298,000 ($2.71)
    Rents: $91,000 ($0.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,072,000 ($91.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,844,000 ($25.84)
    All Other: $169,000 ($1.54)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $13,877,000 ($126.07)
    Property: $11,103,000 ($100.87)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,592,000 ($41.72)
    Other License: $2,377,000 ($21.59)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $247,000 ($2.24)
    NEC: $111,000 ($1.01)

West Jordan government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,171,000 ($437.61)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,057,000 ($363.90)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,464,000 ($104.15)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,675,000 ($87.89)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,675,000 ($87.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,350,000 ($30.43)

West Jordan government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,492,000 ($40.81)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,967,000 ($36.04)

5.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,500 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.16%
Utah average:

6.32%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($350 average AGI)
Salt Lake County:

0.04%
Utah average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Utah County, UT  0.80% ($35,270 average AGI)
from Davis County, UT  0.56% ($35,770)
from Weber County, UT  0.18% ($33,854)


5.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,593 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Utah average:

6.46%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($632 average AGI)
Salt Lake County:

0.05%
Utah average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Utah County, UT  0.68% ($40,074 average AGI)
to Davis County, UT  0.53% ($41,813)
to Weber County, UT  0.16% ($31,898)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Jordan:

  • KLLB (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WEST JORDAN, UT; Owner: UNITED SECURITY FINANCIAL, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFNZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKDS (1060 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: HOLIDAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWDZ (910 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KBJA (1640 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • KMRI (1550 AM; 10 kW; WEST VALLEY CITY, UT; Owner: KMRI RADIO, LLC)
  • KSOP (1370 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • KNRS (570 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Jordan:

  • KUER-FM (90.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KBYU-FM (89.1 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • KODJ (94.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KURR (99.5 FM; BOUNTIFUL, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBEE-FM (98.7 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSOP-FM (104.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • K248AK (97.5 FM; DRAPER, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • KCPX (105.7 FM; CENTERVILLE, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXRK (96.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KQMB (102.7 FM; MIDVALE, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around West Jordan:

  • KUTV (Channel 2; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KUTV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KULC (Channel 9; OGDEN, UT; Owner: UTAH STATE BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KUED (Channel 7; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KBYU-TV (Channel 11; PROVO, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • KEJT-LP (Channel 48; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE CORP.)
  • K59GS (Channel 59; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: ALPHA & OMEGA COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSL-TV (Channel 5; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KUWB (Channel 30; OGDEN, UT; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF UTAH, LLC)
  • KTVX (Channel 4; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KJZZ-TV (Channel 14; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: LARRY H. MILLER COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KSTU (Channel 13; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KTMW (Channel 20; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: ALPHA & OMEGA COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KUBX-LP (Channel 58; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K66FN (Channel 66; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: AZTECA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K68FY (Channel 68; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUCL-LP (Channel 26; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE BROADCASTING)
  • K18FJ (Channel 18; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of West Jordan fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 15m49ftTotal length
  • 369,560Total average daily traffic
  • 13,114Total average daily truck traffic
  • 518,289Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for West Jordan, UT
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in West Jordan)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 120 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in West Jordan, UT)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 547 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Jordan)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in West Jordan)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 36 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED679$208,478299$183,8733,655$192,31776$96,29869$146,30314$76,287
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED48$219,48233$181,796412$204,52819$51,93412$140,9814$55,168
APPLICATIONS DENIED92$202,76742$181,889949$209,42951$74,53643$160,47421$65,881
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN62$214,14337$188,152600$210,40030$108,96111$164,6962$100,860
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$195,4165$198,124121$210,6399$150,2865$272,3980$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 18 tracts in West Jordan, UT

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED68$232,621129$231,9500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED34$237,90568$239,6042$194,920
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$221,32331$228,1190$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$194,06221$220,1210$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$282,7430$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 288
  • Hazardous Condition: 161
  • Service Call: 18
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - West Jordan

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Jordan, UT
Most common first names in West Jordan, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5469.1 years
Mary5178.6 years
James4971.5 years
William4869.4 years
Robert4568.1 years
George3279.4 years
Richard3159.5 years
Dorothy2977.1 years
Joseph2877.0 years
Kenneth2669.2 years
Most common last names in West Jordan, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4368.6 years
Johnson2977.1 years
Peterson2972.4 years
Anderson2779.2 years
Jones2675.9 years
Williams2471.1 years
Christensen2071.2 years
Gardner2075.4 years
Martinez1970.4 years
Brown1969.5 years
Businesses in West Jordan, UT
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Little Caesars Pizza4
7-Eleven4Lowe's1
AT&T3MasterBrand Cabinets7
Aeropostale1Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's5
Arby's2Men's Wearhouse1
AutoZone2New Balance2
Barnes & Noble1Nike6
Bath & Body Works1Office Depot1
Bed Bath & Beyond1OfficeMax1
Big O Tires1Old Navy1
Blockbuster2Panda Express2
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza1
Carl\s Jr.2Payless3
Chick-Fil-A1PetSmart1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pier 1 Imports1
Cricket Wireless2Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack2
Dairy Queen1Rue211
Decora Cabinetry2SONIC Drive-In1
Discount Tire1Sam's Club1
Domino's Pizza1Sears3
DressBarn1Shoe Carnival1
Dressbarn1Sprint Nextel1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks2
FedEx7Subway4
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile2
GNC2T.J.Maxx1
GameStop2Taco Bell2
H&R Block3Target2
Home Depot1The Room Place1
IHOP1U-Haul1
Jamba Juice1UPS5
Kmart1Verizon Wireless2
Kohl's1Village Inn1
Kroger4Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Bryant1

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