West Valley City, Utah

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Population in 2013: 133,579 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +22.7%
 
Males: 65,041  (48.7%)
Females: 68,538  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  30.4 years
Utah median age:  30.2 years

Zip codes: 84120.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,027 (it was $45,773 in 2000)
West Valley City:

$51,027
UT:

$59,770

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,599 (it was $15,031 in 2000)

West Valley City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $158,900 (it was $125,400 in 2000)
West Valley City:

$158,900
UT:

$211,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $153,250; Detached houses: $173,289; Townhouses or other attached units: $138,328; In 2-unit structures: $156,468; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $124,003; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $129,486; Mobile homes: $23,844

Median gross rent in 2013: $942.

  • Races in West Valley City, UT (2013)

    West Valley City races chart
    • 64,39448.2%White alone
    • 47,51235.6%Hispanic
    • 8,2176.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 4,3043.2%Asian alone
    • 4,1433.1%Black alone
    • 3,4872.6%Two or more races
    • 1,2370.9%American Indian alone
    • 3030.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in West Valley City: 90.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (14.1%), German (5.9%), Irish (3.9%), United States (3.6%), Scottish (2.8%), Danish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1980

Elevation: 4267 feet

Land area: 35.4 square miles.

Population density: 3,774 people per square mile   (average).

West Valley City,UT real estate house value index trend

West Valley City, Utah map

For population 25 years and over in West Valley City:

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Valley City city:

  • Never married: 33.4%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

28,702 residents are foreign born (14.8% Latin America, 2.8% Asia).

This city:

21.5%
Utah:

8.2%



According to our research of Utah and other state lists there were 25 registered sex offenders living in West Valley City, Utah as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in West Valley City to the number of sex offenders is 5,297 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: $1,325 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,210 (0.8%)

West Valley City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (356.7 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (495.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Kearns, UT (1.6 miles ), Taylorsville, UT (1.8 miles ), Oquirrh, UT (2.1 miles ), Magna, UT (2.2 miles ), South Salt Lake, UT (2.4 miles ), West Jordan, UT (2.4 miles ), Murray, UT (2.4 miles ), Millcreek, UT (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 737 buildings, average cost: $69,200
  • 1998: 554 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 1999: 479 buildings, average cost: $79,600
  • 2000: 445 buildings, average cost: $79,100
  • 2001: 482 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 2002: 522 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2003: 494 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 2004: 344 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 2005: 359 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2006: 487 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2007: 235 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2008: 98 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 2009: 136 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2010: 133 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2011: 89 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 2012: 204 buildings, average cost: $97,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.69 N, Longitude: 111.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,530 (-5.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 13,314 (22.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 801

West Valley City household income distribution West Valley City home values distribution

West Valley City tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.1%
Utah:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +22,024 (+25.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in West Valley City, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

West Valley City-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 276.7 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 289.4 miles away from West Valley 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 251.9 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 94.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 357.8 miles away from West Valley City center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 334.7 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 Valley City topographic map

Birthplace of: Ray Feinga - Player of football, D. J. Jelitto - Ice hockey player.

Hospitals and medical centers in West Valley City:

  • PIONEER VALLEY HOSPITAL (3460 SOUTH PIONEER PARKWAY)
  • PROMISE SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF SALT LAKE (3460 SOUTH PIONEER PARKWAY 5TH FLOOR)
  • WEST SIDE CENTER (4028 SOUTH 4800 WEST)
  • HAZEN NURSING HOME (2520 SOUTH REDWOOD ROAD)
  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN CARE - WEST VALLEY (4150 WEST 3375 SOUTH)

Heliports located in West Valley City:

Amtrak station near West Valley City:

  • 7 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.

College/University in West Valley City:

  • Everest College-Salt Lake City (Full-time enrollment: 543; Location: 3280 W 3500 S; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everest.edu/campus/salt_lake_city)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Valley City:

  • Salt Lake Community College (about 3 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 7 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 8 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Westminster College (about 8 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • University of Utah (about 10 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Utah Valley University (about 32 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)

Public high schools in West Valley City:

  • HUNTER HIGH (Students: 2,280; Location: 4200 SOUTH 5600 WEST; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • GRANGER HIGH (Students: 1,736; Location: 3690 SOUTH 3600 WEST; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • YOUNG PARENT PROGRAM (Students: 106; Location: 3760 SOUTH 4610 WEST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • DECKER LAKE YOUTH CENTER (YIC) (Students: 33; Location: 2310 WEST 2770 SOUTH; Grades: 10 - 12)

Private high school in West Valley City:

  • GRACE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 39; Location: 4737 W 4100 S PO BOX 701020; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in West Valley City:

  • HUNTER JR HIGH (Students: 1,180; Location: 6131 WEST 3785 SOUTH; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • KENNEDY JR HIGH (Students: 1,092; Location: 4495 SOUTH 4800 WEST; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • WEST LAKE JR HIGH (Students: 1,085; Location: 3400 SOUTH 3450 WEST; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • GRANGER SCHOOL (Students: 915; Location: 3700 SOUTH 1950 WEST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • VALLEY JR HIGH (Students: 906; Location: 4195 SOUTH 3200 WEST; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • VALLEY CREST SCHOOL (Students: 880; Location: 5240 WEST 3100 SOUTH; Grades: PK - 06)
  • HILLSDALE SCHOOL (Students: 845; Location: 3275 WEST 3100 SOUTH; Grades: PK - 06)
  • REDWOOD SCHOOL (Students: 836; Location: 2650 SOUTH REDWOOD RD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • WEST VALLEY SCHOOL (Students: 831; Location: 6049 WEST BRUD DR; Grades: PK - 06)
  • STANSBURY SCHOOL (Students: 825; Location: 3050 SOUTH 2700 WEST; Grades: PK - 06)

Private elementary/middle schools in West Valley City:

  • DANCING MOOSE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 130; Location: 4428 LINKS DR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SMALL WORLD CHILD CARE (Students: 122; Location: 4130 S 3600 W; Grades: PK - KG)
  • IQRA ACADEMY OF UTAH (Students: 78; Location: 1293 W 2200 S STE B; Grades: PK - 3)
  • LEARNING TREE WEST (Students: 56; Location: 3655 W 2340 S; Grades: PK - KG)
  • WEE WILLIE WINKLE CHILD CARE (Students: 16; Location: 3818 W 4700 S; Grades: KG - KG)

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Notable locations in West Valley City: Valley Indoor Market Place (A), Mini Warehouse Condominium (B), Wedelco Industrial Subdivision (C), Cyprus Siding (D), West Valley City Fire Department Station 72 (E), Alliant Techsystems Fire Station (F), West Valley City Fire Department Station 71 (G), West Valley City Fire Department Station 74 (H), West Valley City Fire Department Station 75 (I), Unified Fire Authority Station 107 (J), West Valley City Fire Department Station 73 (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Willow Wood Shopping Center (1), West Valley Shopping Center (2), Legacy Plaza Shopping Center (3), Valley Fair Mall (4), Redwood Shopping Center (5), Granger Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West Valley City include: Grace Baptist Church (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), Mount Calvary Family Worship Center (C), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Blake Manor Reception Center (E), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses of West Valley (F), Atonement Lutheran Church (G), Bible Baptist Church (H), First Apostolic (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Valley View Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Decker Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Decker Creek (A), Mill Creek (B), Coon Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: SLEEP INN (3440 Decker Lake Dr) (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 93.9. This is worse than average.

City:

93.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.354. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 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 2.0 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 2.0 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 1.7 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 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.86. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.86
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.0394. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0394
U.S.:

0.0147

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

PINE MOUNTAIN MUTUAL (Population served: 328, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2009), St Public Notif requested (DEC-17-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-17-2009)

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

  • SAMAK COUNTRY ESTATES WUA (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.0%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.0% for Black residents, 33.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.3% for American Indian residents, 30.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 44.0% for other race residents, 27.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.5 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  79.6%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  4.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in West Valley City in 2010:

  • 77 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 55 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 26 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in West Valley City in 2000:

  • 258 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 86 people in nursing homes
  • 57 people in halfway houses
  • 54 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 15 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

West Valley City, Utah environmental map by EPA

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West Valley City compared to Utah state average:

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

Arenas or stadiums:

  • E Center. Capacity: 12,000.
  • Golden Spike Arena. Capacity: 8,500.

Banks with branches in West Valley City (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Fresh Market Granger Branch, Fresh Market West Valley Branch, Valley Fair 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
  • First Utah Bank: International Branch at 3123 South Redwood Road, branch established on 2007/04/13; West Valley City Branch at 4900 West 3500 South, branch established on 1994/02/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $253.4 mil, Deposits: $215.2 mil, headquarters in Salt Lake City, UT, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Utah Bancorporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: West Valley Branch at 3580 South 2700 West, branch established on 1971/01/04. 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: Bangerter Highway Branch at 3712 West 3500 South, branch established on 2001/05/09. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: West Valley City Branch at 3029 S Colt Plaza Drive, Unit 01, branch established on 1995/04/17. 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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in West Valley City, Utah:

  • Sleep Inn, 3440 S 2200 W, West Valley City, UT 84119 , Phone: (801) 975-1888, Fax: (801) 975-1888
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 2229 W City Ctr Ct, West Valley City, UT 84119 , Phone: (801) 886-1300, Fax: (801) 886-1301
  • Country Inn & Suites By Carlosn, 3422 So Decker Lake Dr, West Valley City, UT 84119 , Phone: (801) 908-0311, Fax: (801) 908-0315
  • Home2 Suites By Hilton, 4028 Parkway Blvd, West Valley City, UT 84120 , Phone: (801) 679-8222, Fax: (801) 679-8220
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in West Valley City, Utah

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Utah average:

10.5

West Valley City travel time to work - commute West Valley City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for West Valley City 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 17$91,564$64,6330$0
Other Government Administration 42$207,483$59,2818$11,291
Judicial and Legal 47$191,794$48,9694$8,493
Police Protection - Officers 184$918,845$59,9250$0
Police - Other 39$131,835$40,56554$34,060
Firefighters 102$514,702$60,5530$0
Fire - Other 2$6,193$37,1581$1,052
Streets and Highways 47$195,773$49,9851$421
Welfare 1$2,298$27,5764$5,905
Health 29$96,823$40,0652$1,877
Solid Waste Management 3$9,004$36,0161$1,052
Sewerage 1$2,739$32,8680$0
Parks and Recreation 46$179,888$46,927121$72,652
Housing and Community Development(Local) 21$101,649$58,0850$0
Other and Unallocable 30$129,953$51,9811$2,019
Totals for Government 611$2,780,543$54,610197$138,822

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,656,000 ($34.86)
    Sewerage: $1,374,000 ($10.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $909,000 ($6.80)
    Central Staff Services: $509,000 ($3.81)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $17,801,000 ($133.26)
    Central Staff Services: $10,620,000 ($79.50)
    Housing and Community Development: $10,161,000 ($76.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,898,000 ($66.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,739,000 ($57.94)
    Financial Administration: $4,618,000 ($34.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,103,000 ($30.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,520,000 ($18.87)
    Regular Highways: $2,040,000 ($15.27)
    Sewerage: $2,002,000 ($14.99)
    General Public Buildings: $1,060,000 ($7.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,767,000 ($73.12)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $975,000 ($7.30)
    Regular Highways: $540,000 ($4.04)
    General - Other: $386,000 ($2.89)
    Police Protection: $159,000 ($1.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000 ($0.09)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $611,000 ($4.57)
    Police Protection: $63,000 ($0.47)
    General - Other: $34,000 ($0.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($0.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,161,000 ($8.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $902,000 ($6.75)
    General - Other: $619,000 ($4.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $351,000 ($2.63)
    Regular Highways: $226,000 ($1.69)
    Housing and Community Development: $51,000 ($0.38)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($0.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($0.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($0.10)
    General Public Building: $7,000 ($0.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $40,981,000 ($306.79)

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

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $4,340,000 ($32.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,451,000 ($25.83)
    Sewerage: $3,160,000 ($23.66)
    All Other: $2,886,000 ($21.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $59,000 ($0.44)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,105,000 ($30.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $803,000 ($6.01)
    General Local Government Support: $440,000 ($3.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $640,000 ($4.79)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,161,000 ($46.12)
    Interest Earnings: $6,069,000 ($45.43)
    Rents: $3,578,000 ($26.79)
    Sale of Property: $1,770,000 ($13.25)
    Special Assessments: $477,000 ($3.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,508,000 ($26.26)
    All Other: $94,000 ($0.70)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $19,247,000 ($144.09)
    Property: $17,424,000 ($130.44)
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,563,000 ($64.10)
    Other License: $2,013,000 ($15.07)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $778,000 ($5.82)
    Other Selective Sales: $89,000 ($0.67)
    NEC: $82,000 ($0.61)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $156,038,000 ($1168.13)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $118,131,000 ($884.35)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,863,000 ($298.42)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,711,000 ($20.30)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,270,000 ($16.99)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,957,000 ($14.65)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $441,000 ($3.30)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,734,000 ($289.97)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,670,000 ($222.12)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,423,000 ($48.08)

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 Valley City:

  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KMRI (1550 AM; 10 kW; WEST VALLEY CITY, UT; Owner: KMRI RADIO, LLC)
  • KBJA (1640 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSOP (1370 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • KFNZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNRS (570 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLLB (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WEST JORDAN, UT; Owner: UNITED SECURITY FINANCIAL, INC.)
  • KKDS (1060 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: HOLIDAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZNS (1280 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Valley City:

  • KCPX (105.7 FM; CENTERVILLE, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSOP-FM (104.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • K272DP (102.3 FM; TOOELE, UT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KBZN (97.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRCL (90.9 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: LISTENERS COMMUNITY RADIO OF UTAH)
  • KBER (101.1 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KISN-FM (97.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKAT (101.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSFI (100.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KUBL-FM (93.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOSY-FM (106.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRSP-FM (103.5 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • K248AK (97.5 FM; DRAPER, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K252DI (98.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: FIRST NATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K276DP (103.1 FM; MILLCREEK, UT; Owner: FIRST NATIONAL B/CING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around West Valley City:

  • KUTV (Channel 2; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KUTV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K59GS (Channel 59; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: ALPHA & OMEGA COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KEJT-LP (Channel 48; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE CORP.)
  • KULC (Channel 9; OGDEN, UT; Owner: UTAH STATE BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KUED (Channel 7; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KSL-TV (Channel 5; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBYU-TV (Channel 11; PROVO, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • KUWB (Channel 30; OGDEN, UT; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF UTAH, LLC)
  • KJZZ-TV (Channel 14; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: LARRY H. MILLER COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KTVX (Channel 4; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSTU (Channel 13; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KTMW (Channel 20; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: ALPHA & OMEGA COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K66FN (Channel 66; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: AZTECA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KUBX-LP (Channel 58; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: EQUITY 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 Valley City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 64m210ftTotal length
  • 150,497Total average daily traffic
  • 6,773Total average daily truck traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 19 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED880$171,898240$138,7543,547$161,21585$61,5985$755,400124$128,21037$85,949
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED71$175,05627$126,246556$165,82711$29,3091$780,00027$128,71715$54,839
APPLICATIONS DENIED146$173,056123$113,1001,250$166,39699$43,4070$0101$122,80052$38,222
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN87$170,58835$134,693670$169,65735$70,3590$030$129,2157$73,150
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS23$164,03311$101,624179$171,38411$102,1300$08$126,6764$24,500

Detailed mortgage data for all 22 tracts in West Valley City, UT

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 19 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED54$174,564127$188,8820$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED32$187,71880$198,4804$168,700
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$194,03329$192,1421$239,830
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$218,84515$198,0380$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$201,1442$215,4000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 383
  • Hazardous Condition: 185
  • Service Call: 17
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - West Valley City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Valley City, UT
Businesses in West Valley City, UT
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven7Lowe's1
AT&T3Macy's1
Arby's3Maurices1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's3
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity1
Big O Tires2Nike1
Blockbuster2Office Depot1
Carl\s Jr.3Payless2
Chevrolet1Penske1
Cricket Wireless10Pizza Hut2
Curves1Red Robin1
Dairy Queen2SONIC Drive-In2
Famous Footwear2Sprint Nextel2
FedEx5Staples1
Foot Locker1Starbucks1
Ford1Subway5
GNC1T-Mobile4
GameStop3T.G.I. Driday's1
H&R Block3Taco Bell2
Holiday Inn2Toys"R"Us1
Home Depot1U-Haul3
IHOP2UPS1
Jimmy John's1Vans1
Journeys1Verizon Wireless2
Kmart1Village Inn1
Kohl's1Walmart1
Kroger2

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  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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