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Top 5 Cities To Live In Utah

 

Salt Lake City

1.Salt Lake City

  • Salt Lake City has a population of 186,740, with a population density of 1,681 people per square mile.
    111.11 square miles of Salt Lake City is land, and 0.619 square miles is water.
  • The median age of a Salt Lake City resident is 31.2 years old. The population is 48.99% female and 51.02% male.
  • The air quality index is 72.5, and the water quality index is 68.
  • Salt Lake City has an unemployment rate of 2.90%, with annual job growth of 3.18%. Over the next 10 years, job growth is expected to be 43.50%.
  • Median household income is $44,510.
  • The median home age in Salt Lake City is 57 years, and the median home price is $263,100.
  • 8.02% of all housing in Salt Lake City stands vacant.
  • Salt Lake City ranked #2 for the most romantic cities for boomers, #5 in one of the healthiest cities in America, and #10 for cities on the edge of greatness.
  • Salt Lake City has 222 sunny days per year, and 83 days a year with precipitation.
  • Salt Lake City ranks 102 on the cost of living index, compared to 100 for the State of Utah, on a national scale of 100.
  • Salt Lake City has annually on average 206 violent crimes per 100,000 residents and 2,992 property crimes per 100,000 residents.
  • Salt Lake City has 583 police officers total, which is 3.0 officers per 1,000 residents.
  • Salt Lake City has 110 public schools and 35 private schools. The student to teacher ratio is 20:1.

 

2.Provo

  • Provo has a population of 113,105, with a population density of 2,714 people per square mile.
  • 41.67 square miles of Provo is land, and 2.5 square miles is water.
  • The median age of a Provo resident is 23.5 years old. The population is 50.75% female and 49.25% male.
  • The air quality index is 87.9, and the water quality index is 52.
  • Provo has an unemployment rate of 2.90%, with annual job growth of 5.37%. Over the next 10 years, job growth is expected to be 47.80%.
  • Median household income is $40,288.
  • The median home age in Provo is 35 years, and the median home price is $186,300.
  • 5.84% of all housing in Provo stands vacant.
  • Provo ranked #5 on the most affordable colleges list and #62 as one of the best green cities in America.
  • Provo has 222 sunny days per year, and 104 days a year with precipitation.
  • Provo ranks 98 on the cost of living index, compared to 100 for the State of Utah, on a national scale of 100.
  • Provo has annually on average 127 violent crimes per 100,000 residents and 2,109 property crimes per 100,000 residents.
  • Provo has 149 police officers total, which is 1.3 officers per 1,000 residents.
  • Provo has 28 public schools and 8 private schools. The student to teacher ratio is 17:1.

 

3.West Valley City

  • West Valley City has a population of 129,123, with a population density of 3,632 people per square mile.
  • 35.55 square miles of West Valley City is land, and 0.053 square miles is water.
  • The median age of a West Valley City resident is 29.6 years old. The population is 50.41% female and 49.59% male.
  • The air quality index is 72.5, and the water quality index is 68.
  • West Valley City has an unemployment rate of 3.50%, with annual job growth of 3.18%. Over the next 10 years, job growth is expected to be 42.90%.
  • Median household income is $52,524.
  • The median home age in West Valley City is 32 years, and the median home price is $162,700.
  • 4.61% of all housing in West Valley City stands vacant.
  • West Valley City ranked #1 on the fiscally fit cities report and #7 on the best cities for Thanksgiving list.
  • West Valley City has 224 sunny days per year, and 74 days a year with precipitation.
  • West Valley City ranks 96 on the cost of living index, compared to 100 for the State of Utah, on a national scale of 100.
  • West Valley City has annually on average 224 violent crimes per 100,000 residents and 3,844 property crimes per 100,000 residents.
  • West Valley City has 231 police officers total, which is 1.7 officers per 1,000 residents.
  • West Valley City has 27 public schools and 2 private schools. The student to teacher ratio is 23:1.

 

4.Orem

  • Orem has a population of 88,820, with a population density of 4,855 people per square mile.
  • 18.293 square miles of Orem is land, and 0 square miles is water.
  • The median age of an Orem resident is 26.5 years old. The population is 50.32% female and 49.68% male.
  • The air quality index is 87.9, and the water quality index is 52.
  • Orem has an unemployment rate of 2.91%, with annual job growth of 5.36%. Over the next 10 years, job growth is expected to be 47.82%.Median household income is $52,704.
  • The median home age in Orem is 31 years, and the median home price is $206,800.
  • 4.28% of all housing in Orem stands vacant.
  • Orem has 223 sunny days per year, and 78 days a year with precipitation.
  • Orem ranks 100 on the cost of living index, compared to 100 for the State of Utah, on a national scale of 100.
  • Orem has annually on average 45 violent crimes per 100,000 residents and 2,358 property crimes per 100,000 residents.
  • Orem has 119 police officers total, which is 1.3 officers per 1,000 residents.
  • Orem has 23 public schools and 1 private school. The student to teacher ratio is 23:1.

 

5.Farmington

  • Farmington has a population of 18,722, with a population density of 1,900 people per square mile.
  • 9.856 square miles of Farmington is land, and 0.095 square miles is water.
  • The median age of a Farmington resident is 28.8 years old. The population is 50.27% female and 49.73% male.
  • The air quality index is 93, and the water quality index is 59.
  • Farmington has an unemployment rate of 3.00%, with annual job growth of 3.95%. Over the next 10 years, job growth is expected to be 44.90%.
  • Median household income is $85,417.
  • The median home age in Farmington is 19 years, and the median home price is $283,100.
  • 1.30% of all housing in Farmington stands vacant.
  • Farmington has 230 sunny days per year, and 83 days a year with precipitation.
  • Farmington ranks 108 on the cost of living index, compared to 100 for the State of Utah, on a national scale of 100.
  • Farmington has annually on average 32 violent crimes per 100,000 residents and 1,502 property crimes per 100,000 residents.
  • Farmington has 17 police officers total, which is 0.9 officers per 1,000 residents.
  • Farmington has 9 public schools and 0 private schools. The student to teacher ratio is 16:1.

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