West Valley City Salt Lake County, Utah

West Valley City: City in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States

About

West Valley City is a city located in the county of Salt Lake in the U.S. state of Utah. Its population at the 2010 census was 129,480 and a population density of 1,408 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 135,248 inhabitants.

The city was created 42 years ago in 1979.

West Valley City Quick Facts

Population : 135,248 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Utah (United States)
County : Salt Lake County
Area : 91.99 km2
Altitude : 4,304 feet / 1312 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1980 (42 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 20:19:20 (27th May 2022)
Postal code : 84119
Density : 1,470 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 4.26% (2010-2019)
West Valley City locator map
Location of West Valley City on Utah map.
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Geography

West Valley City is located at 40°41'30"N 112°0'4"W (40.6916100, -112.0010500). It has 2 neighbors: Salt Lake City and West Jordan.

West Valley City map

West Valley City has 2 neighbours.

  • Salt Lake City city in and county seat of Salt Lake County, Utah, United States and the capital of Utah
  • West Jordan city in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States

Demographics

The population of West Valley City increased by 4.26% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 129,480 - census
2011 131,031 1.18% estimation process
2012 132,463 1.08% estimation process
2013 133,744 0.96% estimation process
2014 134,431 0.51% estimation process
2015 135,903 1.08% estimation process
2016 136,741 0.61% estimation process
2017 136,334 -0.3% estimation process
2018 135,982 -0.26% estimation process
2019 135,248 -0.54% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 9,119
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 8,674
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 5.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,460
April 1, 2010 Population : 8,526
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 26.3%
People over 65 (%) : 16.6%
Female persons, % : 55.9%
White only, percent : 45.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 50.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 7.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 40.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 423
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 44.2%

West Valley City zip code is 84119. County name: Salt Lake, County fips: 49035

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 44.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $141,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,190
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $345
2015-2019 median gross rent : $695
2015-2019 Households : 3,469
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.60
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 79.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 79.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 62.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 75.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 16.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 34,106
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 288,003
2012 total retail sales per capita : $32,896
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $30,122
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,744
Percentage of people living in poverty : 35.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,113
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 607
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 341
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 336
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 649
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 180
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 800
2010 population per square mile : 1,329.1
2010 land area in square miles : 6.41

People born in West Valley City (9)

People born in West Valley City, including politician Norman H. Bangerter, mayor Brent F. Anderson, ice hockey player D.J. Jelitto, .

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Schools in West Valley City

College & universities near West Valley City, UT

Code Name City ZIP
489247 American Beauty Academy-West Valley Campus West Valley City (UT) 84119
230746 Salt Lake Community College Salt Lake City (UT) 84123
481100 Top Nails & Hair Beauty School Taylorsville (UT) 84118-0000
438151 Stevens-Henager College Murray (UT) 84123-5671
406486 Myotherapy College of Utah Salt Lake City (UT) 84115

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near West Valley City, UT

Code Name Address Type
SLC Salt Lake City Intermodal Hub 340 South 600 West RAIL
SLB Salt Lake City Intermodal Hub 300 South 600 West BUS
PRO Provo 300 West 600 South RAIL
OGD Ogden, Utah 2393 Wall Avenue BUS

Post offices near West Valley City

Post Office Name City ZIP
West Valley Post Office West Valley City (UT) 84120
Kearn Post Office Taylorsville (UT) 84129
Salt Lake City Post Office Salt Lake City (UT) 84199
Magna Post Office Magna (UT) 84044
South Salt Lak Post Office Salt Lake City (UT) 84115

Other cities in Salt Lake County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Salt Lake County , UT. (more)

City Name Population Title
Salt Lake City 200,567 City in and county seat of Salt Lake County, Utah, United States and the capital of Utah
West Jordan 116,530 City in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Sandy 94,871 City in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Sandy Hills 89,575 City in United States of America
South Jordan 78,503 City in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Millcreek 60,507 City in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Taylorsville 59,402 City in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Herriman 55,756 City in southwestern Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Draper 48,963 City in Salt Lake and Utah counties in Utah, United States
Murray 48,355 City in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Riverton 44,369 City in Freemont County, Wyoming
South Jordan Heights 37,141 City in United States of America
Kearns 35,731 Census-designated place in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Midvale 34,434 City in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Cottonwood Heights 33,327 City in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Holladay 29,885 City in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States

Distance to Other Cities

West Valley City distances to largest Utah cities