West Jordan, Utah

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Population in 2017: 113,905 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +66.7%
Males: 56,793  (49.9%)
Females: 57,112  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

31.2 years
Utah median age:

31.0 years

Zip codes: 84081.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $74,400 (it was $55,794 in 2000)
West Jordan:

$74,400
UT:

$68,358

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,036 (it was $17,221 in 2000)

West Jordan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $283,700 (it was $152,600 in 2000)
West Jordan:

$283,700
UT:

$275,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $287,879; detached houses: $300,523; townhouses or other attached units: $258,178; in 2-unit structures: $474,525; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $183,249; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,432; mobile homes: $66,378

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,308.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Jordan: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.2%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.5% for Black residents, 14.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.2% for American Indian residents, 12.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 10.4% for other race residents, 8.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in West Jordan, UT (2017)
    • 82,40071.6%White alone
    • 22,42919.5%Hispanic
    • 3,5833.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 2,7152.4%Two or more races
    • 2,4242.1%Asian alone
    • 3730.3%Black alone
    • 1320.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Utah and other state lists, there were 156 registered sex offenders living in West Jordan, Utah as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Jordan is 729 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in West Jordan by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.1)
1
(1.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(3.7)
1
(1.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(1.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(0.9)
3
(2.6)
1
(0.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
27
(28.6)
37
(38.3)
39
(36.9)
24
(22.4)
37
(35.3)
31
(29.3)
24
(22.4)
21
(18.6)
39
(34.3)
36
(31.2)
39
(33.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
36
(38.1)
49
(50.7)
29
(27.4)
36
(33.6)
54
(51.5)
25
(23.6)
33
(30.8)
53
(47.0)
58
(51.1)
53
(45.9)
50
(43.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
109
(115.4)
116
(120.0)
146
(138.0)
101
(94.3)
165
(157.5)
154
(145.7)
140
(130.7)
231
(205.0)
211
(185.7)
203
(175.9)
208
(180.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
466
(493.5)
559
(578.2)
470
(444.4)
532
(496.7)
469
(447.6)
405
(383.1)
474
(442.6)
398
(353.2)
413
(363.6)
388
(336.3)
352
(305.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,560
(2,711)
2,512
(2,598)
2,472
(2,337)
2,807
(2,621)
2,410
(2,300)
2,314
(2,189)
2,264
(2,114)
2,736
(2,428)
2,866
(2,523)
2,767
(2,398)
2,374
(2,057)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
303
(320.9)
324
(335.1)
259
(244.9)
278
(259.5)
224
(213.8)
220
(208.1)
228
(212.9)
286
(253.8)
365
(321.3)
384
(332.8)
310
(268.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(10.6)
15
(15.5)
16
(15.1)
16
(14.9)
14
(13.4)
12
(11.4)
9
(8.4)
6
(5.3)
6
(5.3)
3
(2.6)
3
(2.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)228.2243.1209.5214.7217.5190.7189.6212.2233.8225.2203.0

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City-data.com crime index in West Jordan, UT

Crime rate in West Jordan detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 146 (114 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
Utah average:

1.51
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Ancestries: English (17.2%), American (8.2%), German (5.5%), European (3.5%), Irish (2.9%), Danish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 01/10/1941

Elevation: 4370 feet

Land area: 30.9 square miles.

Population density: 3,686 people per square mile   (average).

West Jordan, Utah map

11,897 residents are foreign born (6.7% Latin America).

This city:

10.3%
Utah:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,804 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,657 (0.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 40.61 N, Longitude: 111.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -28,563 (-25.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,980 (21.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 801

Distribution of median household income in West Jordan, UT in 2017
Distribution of house value in West Jordan, UT in 2017
West Jordan satellite photo by USGS

West Jordan tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
Utah:

3.0%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in West Jordan, UT
Historical housing units in West Jordan, UT
Most common industries in West Jordan, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in West Jordan, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Computer specialists (4.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Computer specialists (7.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (2.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.4%)

Average climate in West Jordan, Utah

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West Jordan, Utah environmental map by EPA

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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 98.8. This is worse than average.

City:

98.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.179. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.179
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.206. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.206
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.28
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 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0394
U.S.:

0.0098

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 West Jordan 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 the city 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 West Jordan 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 West Jordan 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).
West Jordan topographic map

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)
  • COPPER RIDGE HEALTH CARE (3706 WEST 9000 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)

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 (Full-time 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)

Biggest public high schools in West Jordan:

  • COPPER HILLS HIGH (Students: 2,360, Location: 5445 W 7800 S, Grades: 10-12)
  • WEST JORDAN HIGH (Students: 1,827, Location: 8136 S 2700 W, Grades: 10-12)
  • SUNSET RIDGE MIDDLE (Students: 1,279, Location: 6881 W 8200 S, Grades: 7-9)
  • WEST HILLS MIDDLE (Students: 1,157, Location: 8270 SO 5290 W, Grades: 7-9)
  • WEST JORDAN MIDDLE (Students: 975, Location: 7550 S 1700 W, Grades: 7-9)
  • JOEL P JENSEN MIDDLE (Students: 819, Location: 8105 S 3200 W, Grades: 7-9)
  • SOUTH VALLEY SCHOOL (Students: 117, Location: 8400 S 1700 W, Grades: 9-12)
  • ITINERIS EARLY COLLEGE HIGH (Location: 8714 ROY DEL CIRCLE, Grades: 10-12, Charter school)
  • HAWTHORN ACADEMY (Location: 9062 S 2200 W, Grades: KG-9, Charter school)
  • MOUNTAIN HEIGHTS ACADEMY (Location: 9067 S 1300 W SUITE 204, Grades: 7-12, Charter school)

Private high schools in West Jordan:

  • COPPER HILLS YOUTH CENTER (Students: 99, Location: 5899 RIVENDELL DR, Grades: 7-12)
  • WEST RIDGE ACADEMY (Students: 80, Location: 5500 BAGLEY PARK RD, Grades: 6-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in West Jordan:

Private elementary/middle school in West Jordan:

  • CHILDREN S CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 119, Location: 3138 W 7000 S, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in West Jordan

Points of interest:

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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

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 - Football player.

Salt Lake 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 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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in West Jordan:

Marital status in West Jordan, UT
  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in West Jordan:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Utah average:

10.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for West Jordan, 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
Here:

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.
Utah:

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

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

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

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%
State:

23.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West Jordan:

46.4%
Utah:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West Jordan:

43.3%
Utah:

45.5%

Average BMI:
West Jordan:

28.8
Utah:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.1%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Jordan:

10.7%
Utah:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Utah:

6.8

Overweight people:
West Jordan:

31.8%
State:

31.6%

General health condition:
This city:

55.9%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
West Jordan:

80.9%
Utah:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Jordan, 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 109$583,117$64,1960$0
Firefighters 81$470,866$69,7580$0
Streets and Highways 48$218,180$54,5450$0
Police - Other 38$133,360$42,11495$55,178
Other Government Administration 37$189,543$61,4736$664
Other and Unallocable 34$171,293$60,4562$1,466
Judicial and Legal 21$110,300$63,0292$2,899
Water Supply 20$83,704$50,2220$0
Financial Administration 18$93,115$62,0770$0
Sewerage 17$63,114$44,5510$0
Parks and Recreation 15$58,331$46,6654$2,949
Fire - Other 3$10,412$41,6480$0
Solid Waste Management 2$6,379$38,2740$0
Totals for Government 443$2,191,714$59,369109$63,156

West Jordan government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $3,554,000 ($31.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,852,000 ($16.26)
    General - Other: $1,021,000 ($8.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $4,491,000 ($39.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,424,000 ($56.40)

West Jordan government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,349,000 ($82.08)
    Other: $8,786,000 ($77.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,439,000 ($30.19)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,075,000 ($18.22)
  • Tax - Property: $12,239,000 ($107.45)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,302,000 ($90.44)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,386,000 ($47.29)

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)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of West Jordan fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 32.8mTotal length
  • 480,848Total average daily traffic
  • 79,250Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in West Jordan, UT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 72010-2018
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: 159 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in West Jordan, UT)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 126 (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: 720 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Jordan)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in West Jordan)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 28 (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 in West Jordan, UT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Jordan, UT - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 196. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 320 took place in 2005, and the least - 28 in 2011. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in West Jordan, UT When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (41.5%), and Outside Fires (36.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in West Jordan, UT
    • 1,37841.5%Structure Fires
    • 1,20036.1%Outside Fires
    • 44213.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3049.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Jordan, UT

Fire-safe hotels and motels in West Jordan, Utah:

  • Hampton Inn And Suites West Jordan/Salt Lake City, 3923 W Ctr Park Dr, West Jordan, Utah 84084 , Phone: (801) 280-7300, Fax: (801) 280-1815
  • Hotel Barons, JLA, LLC dba West Jordan My Place Hotel, 7424 S Campus View Dr, West jordan, Utah 84084 , Phone: (855) 200-5685, Fax: (801) 285-5207
  • Residence Inn, 7558 S Plz Center Dr, West jordan, Utah 84084 , Phone: (801) 282-1800, Fax: (801) 282-1805
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in West Jordan, Utah
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Jordan, UT
  • 93.2%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Wood
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Jordan, UT
  • 87.6%Utility gas
  • 11.2%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


West Jordan compared to Utah state average:

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

West Jordan on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest household incomes disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of high school students in private schools (3,000+ students)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 50,000+"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 100,000+"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having professional degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having Doctorate degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (5,000+ students)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest minimum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people below 50% of the poverty level (population 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #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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