Introduction to Bountiful, Utah

Bountiful, Utah, in Davis county, is 8 miles N of Salt Lake City, Utah and 370 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. The city is conveniently located inside the Salt Lake City-Ogden metropolitan area.

Bountiful History

Bountiful was first settled on September 27, 1847. Perrigrine Sessions and his family were the first settlers of the area. Before adopting its present name in 1855, Bountiful was known as North Canyon Ward and Sessions Settlement. Some believe the city was named after an ancient city mentioned in the sacred Book of Mormon. However, others believe that the city was named due to its rich harvests. It was incorporated as a city in 1892, as Joseph L Holbrook became the first mayor.

Bountiful and nearby Attractions

  • Hayward Interests Shopping Center
  • Bountiful Historic Museum
  • Children's Museum of Utah
  • Bountiful Ridge Golf Course
  • Utah's Hogle Zoo
  • Pioneer Village

Things To Do In Bountiful

The Bountiful Historic Museum provides insight into the history of this area. The Five Points Shopping Center and the Hayward Interests Shopping Center are the local shopping destinations. The Bountiful Ridge Golf Course provides excellent facilities for local golfers. The Salt Lake Art Center, the Museum of Church History and Art, Antelope Island State Park, the Children's Museum of Utah and the Great Salt Lake State Park are all nearby as well. One can also visit Utah's Hogle Zoo and Fort Douglas while in Bountiful.

Bountiful Transportation

Salt Lake City International Airport is nearby.

Bountiful Higher Education

The University of Utah, the University of Phoenix-Utah Campus and Salt Lake Community College are in the neighborhood.


Total Population 43,221
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 16.9%
Employed Population 16+ 18,965
Age of the Population 35


% of people married 59%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 39.8%
Median Earnings25+ $36,612
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,669
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,699


Median Family Income $71,837
% Above Poverty Level 92.1%
% Below Poverty Level 7.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 7.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation 3.1%


People Living Alone 19%
Median Gross Rent $899
Median House Value $246,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17%
US/American 0.5%
English 34.1%
Irish 4.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bountiful Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles N of Salt Lake City, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 370 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada
County Davis
Metro Area Salt Lake City - Ogden
Standard Zip Codes 84010
P.O. Box Zip Codes 84011
Phone Area Codes 801
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.889
Longitude -111.88

Bountiful Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 2.7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 22.4 inches
Distance 8.6 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 61 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 65 F
Annual Precip 17.7 inches
Distance 8.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 91 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 16.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Bountiful, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Val Verda (84010)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Centerville 16,387 $88,269
Farmington 21,223 $97,427
North Salt Lake 18,046 $74,924
Salt Lake City 190,679 $63,393
West Bountiful 5,394 $83,408
Woods Cross 10,686 $74,524

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bountiful Hospitals

(801) 299-2530
Emergency Service: Yes

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Bountiful High Schools

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120 W 1000 N
Serves 1,811 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.9

Serves 1,332 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.2

Serves 127 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.1

A Special Education School
Serves 7 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7

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