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Population in 2012: 108,383 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +58.6%
Males: 54,730  (50.5%)
Females: 53,653  (49.5%)

Median resident age:  28.2 years
Utah median age:  29.6 years

Zip codes: 84081.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $65,936 (it was $55,794 in 2000)
West Jordan:

$65,936
UT:

$57,049
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,775

West Jordan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $201,500 (it was $152,600 in 2000)
West Jordan:

$201,500
UT:

$199,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $243,158; Detached houses: $256,070; Townhouses or other attached units: $185,830; In 2-unit structures: $186,719; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $170,984; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $67,151; Mobile homes: $62,143

Median gross rent in 2012: $962.

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  • White alone - 78,495 (72.4%)
  • Hispanic - 19,762 (18.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2,708 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 2,349 (2.2%)
  • Black alone - 2,077 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 1,969 (1.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 1,030 (1.0%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in West Jordan: 90.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (20.5%), German (9.9%), United States (5.8%), Irish (4.3%), Danish (4.0%), Swedish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 01/10/1941

Elevation: 4370 feet

Land area: 30.9 square miles.

Population density: 3,507 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in West Jordan:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Jordan city:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

9,412 residents are foreign born (6.4% Latin America).

This city:  9.0%
Utah:  8.4%



According to our research of Utah and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in West Jordan, Utah as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in West Jordan to the number of sex offenders is 9,853 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 2012: $1,558 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,503 (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: -54,536 (-50.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,460 (17.3%)

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 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007
Murders 0110011
per 100,000 0.01.41.40.00.01.11.0
Rapes 26262418342737
per 100,000 38.137.433.924.239.528.638.3
Robberies 17273231343649
per 100,000 24.938.945.141.639.538.150.7
Assaults 8110613010894109116
per 100,000 118.6152.6183.4145.0109.2115.4120.0
Burglaries 314359446415359466559
per 100,000 459.7516.9629.2557.3417.2493.5578.2
Thefts 2,1122,2872,6142,6202,6832,5602,512
per 100,000 3092.33292.73688.03518.23117.82711.22598.2
Auto thefts 162165266197211303324
per 100,000 237.2237.6375.3264.5245.2320.9335.1
Arson 10131111131015
per 100,000 14.618.715.514.815.110.615.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 320.2) 252.1279.2321.6279.0254.6243.2259.1

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City-data.com crime rate 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 2012, including police officers: 124 (97 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.91
Utah average:

1.73

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West Jordan, Utah accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.1%
Utah:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)

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Earthquake activity:

West Jordan-area historical earthquake activity is below Utah state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/16/1992 at 14:42:49, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.2 ML, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 10.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 01:04:19, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.4 ML, Depth: 0.2 mi) earthquake occurred 75.7 miles away from West Jordan center
On 3/7/2000 at 02:16:04, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.2 ML, Depth: 1.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1992 at 18:22:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/6/2007 at 08:48:40, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 3.9 ML, Depth: 1.0 mi) earthquake occurred 88.1 miles away from West Jordan center
On 6/30/1999 at 15:27:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 MB, 3.7 ML, Depth: 7.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 21.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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, Mudslide: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 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/medical centers in West Jordan:

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

Political contributions by individuals in West Jordan, UT

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.

Local government website: www.ci.west-jordan.ut.us

College/University in West Jordan:

  • Utah Career College (Full-time enrollment: 155; Location: 1902 W 7800 S; Private, for-profit; Website: www.utahcollege.edu)

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

  • Salt Lake Community College (about 5 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; Full-time enrollment: 11,080)
  • University of Phoenix-Utah Campus (about 5 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 3,097)
  • Western Governors University (about 8 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 15,870)
  • Westminster College (about 11 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,451)
  • University of Utah (about 13 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,534)
  • Utah Valley University (about 27 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 15,072)
  • Brigham Young University (about 31 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 30,109)

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)
AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.7. This is about average.
City:

35.7
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.470. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.470
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.72
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 18.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.3
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 0.0434. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0434
U.S.:

0.0522
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 27.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.5
U.S.:

22.1

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

JORDAN VALLEY WCD (Population served: 82500, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One regular monitoring violation
PINNACLE HOMEOWNERS ASSOC (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2001), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-27-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
J R RECREATION PROPERTY (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • WEST JORDAN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 82000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.9%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.7% for Hispanic or Latino 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in West Jordan, UT

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 compared to Utah state average:

West Jordan, Utah environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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 (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.50%
Here67.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchJewish
Adherents83.0%8.8%0.8%0.8%0.7%
Congregations87.5%1.6%1.2%0.7%0.3%
NameEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaMuslim EstimatePresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents0.7%0.6%0.6%0.5%3.5%
Congregations0.4%0.4%0.2%0.6%7.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 40$189,109$56,7331$1,114
Other Government Administration 30$143,562$57,4252$2,360
Judicial and Legal 18$84,367$56,2450$0
Police Protection - Officers 133$595,615$53,7400$0
Police - Other 1$3,013$36,15674$46,800
Firefighters 81$412,247$61,0740$0
Fire - Other 3$9,861$39,4440$0
Streets and Highways 42$186,572$53,3061$821
Health 4$14,150$42,4500$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,093$37,1160$0
Sewerage 11$48,777$53,2110$0
Parks and Recreation 14$47,904$41,0610$0
Water Supply 8$38,725$58,0880$0
Other and Unallocable 13$48,019$44,3251$1,266
Totals for Government 399$1,825,014$54,88879$52,361

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,173,000 ($20.05)
    Police Protection: $1,897,000 ($17.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,315,000 ($12.13)
    Sewerage: $1,119,000 ($10.32)
    General Public Buildings: $376,000 ($3.47)
    Local Fire Protection: $253,000 ($2.33)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,927,000 ($110.04)
    Water Utilities: $11,099,000 ($102.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,471,000 ($68.93)
    Sewerage: $5,916,000 ($54.58)
    Central Staff Services: $5,513,000 ($50.87)
    Regular Highways: $4,960,000 ($45.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,208,000 ($29.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,245,000 ($20.71)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,756,000 ($16.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,668,000 ($15.39)
    Financial Administration: $1,098,000 ($10.13)
    General Public Buildings: $826,000 ($7.62)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $69,000 ($0.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,232,000 ($20.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $330,000 ($3.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $187,000 ($1.73)
    Police Protection: $77,000 ($0.71)
    Central Staff Services: $50,000 ($0.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,895,000 ($183.56)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $16,193,000 ($149.41)
    Sewerage: $4,440,000 ($40.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,285,000 ($30.31)
    Hospital Public: $584,000 ($5.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $94,000 ($0.87)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $50,000 ($0.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $542,000 ($5.00)
    All Other: $515,000 ($4.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,555,000 ($23.57)
    Interest Earnings: $338,000 ($3.12)
    Special Assessments: $298,000 ($2.75)
    Rents: $91,000 ($0.84)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,072,000 ($92.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,844,000 ($26.24)
    All Other: $169,000 ($1.56)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $13,877,000 ($128.04)
    Property: $11,103,000 ($102.44)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,592,000 ($42.37)
    Other License: $2,377,000 ($21.93)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $247,000 ($2.28)
    NEC: $111,000 ($1.02)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,171,000 ($444.45)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,057,000 ($369.59)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,464,000 ($105.77)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,675,000 ($89.27)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,675,000 ($89.27)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,350,000 ($30.91)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,492,000 ($41.45)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,967,000 ($36.60)

6.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,230 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
Utah average:

8.03%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($578 average AGI)
Salt Lake County:

0.13%
Utah average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Utah County, UT  0.78% ($37,416 average AGI)
from Davis County, UT  0.58% ($35,109)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.20% ($38,615)


5.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,406 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Utah average:

7.46%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($344 average AGI)
Salt Lake County:

0.05%
Utah average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Utah County, UT  0.78% ($42,346 average AGI)
to Davis County, UT  0.72% ($44,626)
to Tooele County, UT  0.22% ($39,144)

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 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total average daily traffic: 330,515
Total average daily truck traffic: 10,381
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 445,561

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 2
  • 2010-2012: 1
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 Fitness1Lowe's1
7-Eleven4MasterBrand Cabinets7
AT&T3Maurices1
Aeropostale1McDonald's5
Applebee's1Men's Wearhouse1
Arby's2New Balance2
AutoZone2Nike6
Bath & Body Works1Office Depot1
Bed Bath & Beyond1OfficeMax1
Big O Tires1Old Navy1
Blockbuster2Panda Express2
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza1
Chick-Fil-A1Payless3
Cold Stone Creamery1PetSmart1
Cricket Wireless2Pier 1 Imports1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack2
Decora Cabinetry2Rue211
Discount Tire1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sam's Club1
DressBarn1Sears3
Famous Footwear1Shoe Carnival1
FedEx7Sprint Nextel1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks2
GNC2Subway4
GameStop2T-Mobile2
H&R Block3T.J.Maxx1
Home Depot1Taco Bell2
IHOP1Target2
Jamba Juice1The Room Place1
Kmart1U-Haul1
Kohl's1UPS5
Kroger4Verizon Wireless2
La-Z-Boy1Village Inn1
Lane Bryant1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza4Walmart1
Browse common businesses in West Jordan, UT


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  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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