Introduction to Centerville, Utah

Centerville, Utah, in Davis county, is 10 miles N of Salt Lake City, Utah and 372 miles W of Denver, Colorado. The people of the city are in the Salt Lake City-Ogden metropolitan area. Centerville has a population of 14,585.

Centerville History

Centerville was settled in 1849 by an early Latter Day Saint leader named Shadrach Roundy and his family. In the same year, Roundy built the first gristmill of the area. The first school house was established in 1851, which was replaced in 1854 by an adobe building. The city is named because of its location between Ogden and Salt Lake City. The Utah Central Railroad first entered the area in 1869. The city is located in Davis County, which was organized on October 5, 1850.

Centerville and nearby Attractions

  • Pages Lane Shopping Center
  • Centerville Historic Home
  • Wasatch - Cache National Forest
  • Pioneer Village
  • Museum of Church History and Art
  • Antelope Island State Park

Things To Do In Centerville

While in Centerville, one can pay a visit to the Wasatch-Cache National Forest. The Centerville Historic Home, the Museum of Church History and Art, the Salt Lake Art Center, Fort Douglas, the Old Desert Village, the Children's Museum of Utah and Pioneer Village are all in the area as well. One can plan a day trip to the East Canyon State Park, the Great Salt Lake State Park and the Antelope Island State Park. The Pages Lane Shopping Center is the local shopping destination.

Centerville Transportation

Salt Lake City International Airport is nearby.

Centerville Higher Education

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


Total Population 16,104
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 12.8%
Employed Population 16+ 7,686
Age of the Population 36


% of people married 61.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 42.5%
Median Earnings25+ $44,476
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $37,266
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,681


Median Family Income $89,188
% Above Poverty Level 95.6%
% Below Poverty Level 4.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation 4.5%


People Living Alone 19.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,069
Median House Value $248,000


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.2%
US/American 0%
English 37.6%
Irish 3.6%

Centerville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles N of Salt Lake City, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 372 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Davis
Metro Area Salt Lake City - Ogden
Standard Zip Codes 84014
Phone Area Codes 801
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.918
Longitude -111.871

Centerville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 60 to 92 F
Oct Temp 37 to 67 F
Annual Precip 23.2 inches
Distance 4.7 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 10.6 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bountiful 42,947 $72,983
Farmington 20,440 $92,324
North Salt Lake 17,465 $73,548
Salt Lake City 189,267 $62,236
West Bountiful 5,353 $83,256
Woods Cross 10,389 $73,322
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