The City of West Valley City is the 2nd largest city in Utah with a population of 142,233 as of July 1, 2020. West Valley City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for West Valley City is located at latitude 40.6916 and longitude -112.0011 in Salt Lake County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Valley City encompass a land area of 35.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Salt Lake County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,304 feet.
The City of West Valley City (GNIS ID: 2412231) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of West Valley City is located within Salt Lake City Division of Salt Lake County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for West Valley City: Granger-Hunter, West Valley.
|Total Population||142,233 (100%)|
|Population in Households||141,958 (99.8%)|
|Population in Families||122,992 (86.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||275 ( 0.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$62,646|
|Average Household Income||$76,937|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||17%|
|Per Capita Income||$21,929|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||42,024 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||27,562 (65.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||12,952 (30.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,511 ( 3.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$247,455|
|Average Home Value||$270,199|
|Housing Affordability Index3||144|
|Average Household Size||3.5|
|Average Family Size||4|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.81%|
|Per Capita Income||2.1%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.18%|
The table below compares West Valley City to the other 327 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 2||100th|
|Population Density||# 16||95th|
|Median Household Income||# 166||50th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 134||41st|
|Per Capita Income||# 263||20th|
|Diversity Index||# 1||100th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Utah Census Data Comparison Tool.