West Valley City, Utah

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Population in 2017: 136,170 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +25.0%
 
Males: 72,305  (53.1%)
Females: 63,865  (46.9%)
Median resident age:

31.0 years
Utah median age:

31.0 years

Zip codes: 84120.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,143 (it was $45,773 in 2000)
West Valley City:

$65,143
UT:

$68,358

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,237 (it was $15,031 in 2000)

West Valley City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $219,800 (it was $125,400 in 2000)
West Valley City:

$219,800
UT:

$275,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $210,153; detached houses: $230,388; townhouses or other attached units: $204,333; in 2-unit structures: $223,180; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $148,838; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $107,770; mobile homes: $38,466

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,041.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Valley City: 90.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.1%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.9% for Black residents, 11.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.9% for American Indian residents, 22.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.9% for other race residents, 24.1% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in West Valley City, UT (2017)
    • 66,12248.6%White alone
    • 49,68036.5%Hispanic
    • 6,8765.0%Asian alone
    • 4,3033.2%Two or more races
    • 4,1283.0%Black alone
    • 3,7212.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 9550.7%American Indian alone
    • 3810.3%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Utah and other state lists, there were 155 registered sex offenders living in West Valley City, Utah as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Valley City is 881 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: English (8.3%), American (5.0%), German (2.7%), European (2.1%), Yugoslavian (1.4%), Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1980

Elevation: 4267 feet

Land area: 35.4 square miles.

Population density: 3,847 people per square mile   (average).

West Valley City, Utah map

33,385 residents are foreign born (17.2% Latin America, 2.6% Asia).

This city:

23.9%
Utah:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,630 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,539 (0.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 40.69 N, Longitude: 111.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -13,674 (-10.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 17,026 (24.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 801

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

West Valley City tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Utah:

3.0%
Unemployment by year
Population change in the 1990s: +22,024 (+25.4%).
Most common industries in West Valley City, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
  • Educational services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
  • Social assistance (3.6%)
Most common occupations in West Valley City, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Customer service representatives (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)

Average climate in West Valley City, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West Valley City, Utah average temperatures West Valley City, Utah average precipitation West Valley City, Utah humidity West Valley City, Utah wind speed West Valley City, Utah snowfall West Valley City, Utah sunshine West Valley City, Utah clear and cloudy days

West Valley City, Utah environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 97.9. This is worse than average.

City:

97.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.197. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.197
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.315. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.315
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.39
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 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0394
U.S.:

0.0098

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

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)

Biggest public high schools in West Valley City:

  • HUNTER HIGH (Students: 2,150, Location: 4200 S 5600 W, Grades: 10-12)
  • HUNTER JR HIGH (Students: 1,205, Location: 6131 W 3785 S, Grades: 7-9)
  • JOHN F. KENNEDY JR HIGH (Students: 1,068, Location: 4495 S 4800 W, Grades: 7-9)
  • EAST HOLLYWOOD HIGH (Location: 2185 S 3600 W, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • MONTICELLO ACADEMY (Location: 2782 S CORPORATE PARK DRIVE, Grades: KG-9, Charter school)
  • MANA ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL (Location: 2355 S TECHNOLOGY DRIVE, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)
  • KAIROS ACADEMY (Location: 1325 WEST 2200 SOUTH SUITE A, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • GRANGER HIGH (Location: 3690 S 3600 W, Grades: 9-12)
  • VALLEY JR HIGH (Location: 4195 S 3200 W, Grades: 7-9)
  • WEST LAKE JR HIGH (Location: 3400 S 3450 W, Grades: 7-9)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in West Valley City:

Private elementary/middle schools in West Valley City:

  • DANCING MOOSE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 206, Location: 4428 LINKS DR, Grades: UG-2)
  • SMALL WORLD CHILD CARE (Students: 121, Location: 4130 S 3600 W, Grades: UG-6)
  • IQRA ACADEMY OF UTAH (Students: 33, Location: 1293 W 2200 S STE B, Grades: KG-4)
See full list of schools located in West Valley City

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Ray Feinga - Football player, D. J. Jelitto - Ice hockey 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 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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in West Valley City:

Marital status in West Valley City, UT
  • Never married: 36.8%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in West Valley City:

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Utah average:

10.4

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

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Religion statistics for West Valley City, 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.
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
Salt Lake County:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Salt Lake County:

6.5%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.7%
Utah:

23.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West Valley City:

46.4%
Utah:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.5%
Utah:

45.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
Utah:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.6%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Valley City:

10.5%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West Valley City:

6.8
Utah:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.3%
State:

31.6%

General health condition:
West Valley City:

55.2%
Utah:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.3%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Valley City, 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 183$968,117$63,4830$0
Firefighters 99$544,442$65,9930$0
Streets and Highways 50$227,062$54,4952$5,757
Parks and Recreation 49$208,460$51,051150$83,018
Other Government Administration 47$249,510$63,7056$9,028
Police - Other 42$157,358$44,95963$36,350
Judicial and Legal 42$199,554$57,0155$13,067
Other and Unallocable 31$141,187$54,6531$2,179
Health 29$105,537$43,6701$899
Housing and Community Development (Local) 18$99,264$66,1761$819
Financial Administration 15$87,407$69,9261$804
Solid Waste Management 3$9,730$38,9200$0
Fire - Other 3$9,920$39,6801$1,404
Welfare 0$0 5$8,580
Totals for Government 611$3,007,548$59,068236$161,905

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $23,441,000 ($172.15)
    Housing and Community Development: $14,938,000 ($109.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,441,000 ($106.05)
    General - Other: $9,940,000 ($73.00)
    Regular Highways: $9,382,000 ($68.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,929,000 ($65.57)
    Central Staff Services: $8,110,000 ($59.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,204,000 ($30.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,784,000 ($27.79)
    Health - Other: $3,033,000 ($22.27)
    Financial Administration: $2,421,000 ($17.78)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,288,000 ($9.46)
    General Public Buildings: $1,092,000 ($8.02)
    Sewerage: $1,034,000 ($7.59)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $937,000 ($6.88)
    Natural Resources - Other: $133,000 ($0.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,899,000 ($35.98)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Public Welfare - Other: $65,000 ($0.48)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $329,000 ($2.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $890,000 ($6.54)
    Sewerage: $162,000 ($1.19)
    Regular Highways: $129,000 ($0.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $77,000 ($0.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $67,000 ($0.49)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $39,772,000 ($292.08)

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

  • Charges - Other: $10,318,000 ($75.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,683,000 ($41.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,824,000 ($35.43)
    Regular Highways: $470,000 ($3.45)
    Parking Facilities: $322,000 ($2.36)
    Sewerage: $48,000 ($0.35)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,478,000 ($10.85)
    Other: $10,000 ($0.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $65,000 ($0.48)
    Other: $17,000 ($0.12)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,352,000 ($24.62)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,894,000 ($21.25)
    Rents: $1,322,000 ($9.71)
    Sale of Property: $393,000 ($2.89)
    Donations From Private Sources: $311,000 ($2.28)
    Special Assessments: $180,000 ($1.32)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,239,000 ($31.13)
    Other: $133,000 ($0.98)
  • Tax - Property: $36,965,000 ($271.46)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $23,772,000 ($174.58)
    Public Utilities Sales: $10,112,000 ($74.26)
    Other License: $2,472,000 ($18.15)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,623,000 ($11.92)
    Other Selective Sales: $347,000 ($2.55)

West Valley City government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $137,457,000 ($1009.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $126,854,000 ($931.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,786,000 ($101.24)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,183,000 ($23.38)

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 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

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
See more detailed statistics of West Valley City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 85Number of bridges
  • 525ft / 160mTotal length
  • $3,891,000Total costs
  • 2,361,746Total average daily traffic
  • 411,500Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,192,561Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in West Valley City, UT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21960-1969
  • 231970-1979
  • 131980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 342010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for West Valley City, UT
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 in West Valley City, UT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Valley City, 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 277. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 417 took place in 2007, and the least - 18 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in West Valley City, UT When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (44.1%), and Structure Fires (37.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in West Valley City, UT
    • 2,07844.1%Outside Fires
    • 1,77437.6%Structure Fires
    • 76216.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 982.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Valley City, UT

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

  • Extended Stay America - Salt Lake City - West Valley Center, 2310 W City Center Ct, West Valley City, Utah 84119 , Phone: (801) 886-2400, Fax: (801) 886-9400
  • Comfort Inn, 2229 W City Ctr Ct, West Valley City, Utah 84119 , Phone: (801) 886-1300, Fax: (801) 886-1301
  • Country Inn & Suites By Carlosn, 3422 So Decker Lake Dr, West Valley City, Utah 84119 , Phone: (801) 908-0311, Fax: (801) 908-0315
  • Home2 Suites By Hilton, 4028 Parkway Blvd, West Valley City, Utah 84120 , Phone: (801) 679-8222, Fax: (801) 679-8220
  • TownPlace Suites by Marriott, 5473 W High Market, West valley city, Utah 84120 , Phone: (801) 307-3300, Fax: (801) 307-3300
  • West Valley City My Place Hotel, 3074 S Decker Dr, West valley city, Utah 84119 , Phone: (800) 200-5685
  • Best Western West Valley Inn, 3540 S 2200 W, West valley city, Utah 84119 , Phone: (801) 954-9292, Fax: (801) 954-8242
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in West Valley City, Utah
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Valley City, UT
  • 93.7%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Valley City, UT
  • 88.8%Utility gas
  • 10.1%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel


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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

West Valley City on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (5,000+ students)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having professional degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: construction (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 50,000+"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 100,000+"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having Doctorate degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest household incomes disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit (population 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of high school students in private schools (3,000+ students)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest minimum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentages of current college students (population 100,000+)"
  • #48 (84120) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #99 (84120) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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