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Population (year 2000): 68,336
Males: 34,309 (50.2%), Females: 34,027 (49.8%)

Salt Lake County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 25.0 years
Median household income: $55,794 (year 2000)
Median house value: $155,200 (year 2000)

West Jordan, UT residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in West Jordan:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.4%)
  • Hispanic (10.1%)
  • Other race (4.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)
  • Black (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: English (27.5%), German (13.2%), United States (7.0%), Danish (6.5%), Irish (5.9%), Swedish (4.6%).Jordan, Utah

Elevation: 4370 feet

Land area: 30.9 square miles

West

For population 25 years and over in West Jordan

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Jordan city

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

5.5% Foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 1.2% Asia, 0.7% Europe).


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Nearest cities: UT (3.2 miles Oquirrh, Jordan, UT South (3.3 miles UT (3.8 miles Taylorsville, UT (3.9 miles Kearns, Valley City, UT West (5.9 miles UT (6.1 miles Midvale, UT Riverton, (6.1 miles UT (6.5 miles Murray,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 1104 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 1997: 713 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 1998: 844 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 1999: 758 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2000: 434 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2001: 373 buildings, average cost: $140,500
  • 2002: 441 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2003: 1107 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2004: 742 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2005: 858 buildings, average cost: $159,900

Latitude: 40.61 N, Longitude: 111.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 801

West Jordan, Utah business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (14.8%), Retail trade (13.2%), Manufacturing (11.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -16,320 (-23.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,074 (17.9%)

Crime in West Jordan by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 1 0 1 1 0
    per 100,000 1.5 0.0 1.5 1.5 0.0
Rapes 15 26 26 24 18
    per 100,000 22.0 38.0 38.0 35.1 26.3
Robberies 24 17 27 32 31
    per 100,000 35.1 24.9 39.5 46.8 45.4
Assaults 53 81 106 130 108
    per 100,000 77.6 118.5 155.1 190.2 158.0
Burglaries 421 314 359 446 415
    per 100,000 616.1 459.5 525.3 652.7 607.3
Thefts 1,871 2,112 2,287 2,614 2,620
    per 100,000 2737.9 3090.6 3346.7 3825.2 3834.0
Auto thefts 147 162 165 266 197
    per 100,000 215.1 237.1 241.5 389.3 288.3
206.1 221.1 249.5 297.4 274.7

Average climate in West Jordan, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West

Birthplace of: Jack Roberts - College football player (Southern Utah Thunderbirds).


Hospitals/medical centers in West Jordan:
  • COPPER HILLS YOUTH CENTER (5899 WEST RIVENDELL DRIVE)
  • JORDAN VALLEY HOSPITAL (3580 WEST 9000 SOUTH)
Other hospitals/medical centers near West Jordan:
  • PIONEER VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; WEST VALLEY, UT)
  • SALT LAKE SPECIALTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; WEST VALLEY CITY, UT)
  • ALTA VIEW HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; SANDY, UT)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Jordan:
  • SALT LAKE CITY INTL (about 13 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; ID: SLC)
  • PROVO MUNI (about 33 miles; PROVO, UT; ID: PVU)
  • HILL AFB (about 36 miles; OGDEN, UT; ID: HIF)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Jordan:
  • SALT LAKE CITY MUNI 2 (about 1 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; ID: U42)
  • SKYPARK (about 19 miles; BOUNTIFUL, UT; ID: BTF)
  • JAKE GARN (about 25 miles; EAGLE MOUNTAIN, UT; ID: 17U)

Amtrak station near West Jordan:
  • 12 miles: SALT LAKE CITY (320 S. RIO GRANDE ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 40 $161,576 $48,472 6 $10,676
Police - Other 21 $57,323 $32,756 65 $33,797
Firefighters 81 $344,319 $51,010 0 $0
Financial Administration 24 $100,938 $50,469 2 $1,937
Other Government Administration 20 $114,608 $68,764 7 $7,213
Judicial and Legal 18 $73,702 $49,134 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 91 $401,761 $52,979 3 $2,593
Fire - Other 3 $7,950 $31,800 0 $0
Water Supply 21 $76,060 $43,462 2 $1,738
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $3,330 $39,960 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 15 $42,710 $34,168 1 $1,450
Sewerage 10 $40,146 $48,175 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $2,980 $35,760 0 $0
Health 5 $13,904 $33,369 0 $0
Streets and Highways 20 $62,244 $37,346 1 $1,302
Totals for Government 371 $1,503,551 $48,632 87 $60,706
College/University in West Jordan:
  • UTAH CAREER COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 175; Location: 1902 W 7800 S; Private, for-profit; Website: www.utahcollege.com)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Jordan:
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-UTAH CAMPUS (about 6 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,021)
  • SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; FT enrollment: 11,896)
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (about 15 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; FT enrollment: 19,866)
  • BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; PROVO, UT; FT enrollment: 29,977)
  • UTAH VALLEY STATE COLLEGE (about 30 miles; OREM, UT; FT enrollment: 14,182)
  • WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; OGDEN, UT; FT enrollment: 12,112)
  • UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; LOGAN, UT; FT enrollment: 16,384)
Public high schools in West Jordan:
  • WEST JORDAN HIGH (Students: 2,121; Location: 8136 S 2700 W; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • COPPER HILLS HIGH (Students: 1,817; Location: 5445 W NEW BINGHAM HWY; Grades: 10 - 12)
Private high school in West Jordan:
  • COPPER HILLS YOUTH CENTER (Students: 62; Location: 5899 WEST RIVENDELL DRIVE; Grades: 6 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in West Jordan:
  • WEST HILLS MIDDLE (Students: 1,445; Location: 8270 SO GRIZZLY RD; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • HAYDEN PEAK ELEM SCH (Students: 1,303; Location: 5120 W HAYDEN PEAK DR; Grades: KG - 06)
  • JORDAN HILLS ELEM SCH (Students: 1,178; Location: 8892 S 4800 W; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WEST JORDAN MIDDLE (Students: 1,129; Location: 7550 S 1700 W; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • JOEL P JENSEN MIDDLE (Students: 1,121; Location: 8105 S 3200 W; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • TERRA LINDA ELEM SCH (Students: 1,059; Location: 8400 S 3400 W; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WESTVALE ELEM SCH (Students: 956; Location: 2300 W 8660 S; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MOUNTAIN SHADOWS ELEM SCH (Students: 941; Location: 5255 W 7000 S; Grades: KG - 06)
  • OQUIRRH ELEM SCH (Students: 885; Location: 7165 S PADDINGTON ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • RIVERSIDE ELEM SCH (Students: 830; Location: 8737 S 1220 W; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in West Jordan:
  • KINDER CARE (Students: 100; Location: 1785 W 7888 SO; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LEARNING TREE-SOUTHWEST (Students: 79; Location: 2857 WEST 7800 SOUTH; Grades: PK - KG)

Notable location: Redwood Village (A).

Churches in West Jordan include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Trinity Baptist Church (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), Saint Joseph the Worker Catholic Church (D), Sonrise Baptist Church (E), Jordan Valley Baptist Church (F).

Cemeteries: Wite Fort Cemetery (1), West Jordan City Cemetery (2), Redwood Memorial Estates (3).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Barneys Creek (A), Barneys Wash (B).

Park in West Jordan: West Jordan Park (1).

Post office: (A).  


West Jordan compared to Utah state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KFNZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKDS (1060 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: HOLIDAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KCPX (105.7 FM; CENTERVILLE, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • K272DP (102.3 FM; TOOELE, UT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K248AK (97.5 FM; DRAPER, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • K59GS (Channel 59; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: ALPHA & OMEGA COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KULC (Channel 9; OGDEN, UT; Owner: UTAH STATE BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KUED (Channel 7; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KEJT-LP (Channel 48; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBYU-TV (Channel 11; PROVO, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • 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)
  • K66FN (Channel 66; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: AZTECA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KUBX-LP (Channel 58; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

 

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