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West Mountain, Utah - Basic Facts

The West Mountain Census Designated Place had a population of 1,230 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for West Mountain is located at latitude 40.0623 and longitude -111.7836 in Utah County. The formal boundaries for the West Mountain Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Utah County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,547 feet.

The West Mountain Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409557) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The West Mountain Census Designated Place is located within Spanish Fork-Payson Division of Utah County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Mountain population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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West Mountain, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,230
Population in Households 1,230
Population in Familes 1,152
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 115
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 306
Average Household Size 4.02
Family Households 263
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 322 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 254 (78.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $320,408
Average Home Value $425,694


Median Household Income $66,217
Average Household Income $73,264
Per Capita Income $20,810
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.58% 2.16%
Households 0.48% 2.25%
Families -0.36% 2.11%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

West Mountain, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Mountain to the other 325 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 158 52nd
Population Density1 # 242 26th
Diversity Index2 # 131 60th
Median Household Income # 92 72nd
Per Capita Income # 223 32nd

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