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Overview

Introduction to Clearfield, Utah

Clearfield, Utah, in Davis county, is 4 miles NW of Layton, Utah and 380 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. The people of the city are in the Salt Lake City-Ogden metropolitan area. Clearfield has a population of 25,974.

Clearfield History

Clearfield was one of the last communities to be settled in the northern part of Davis County. It was once named Sandridge. Richard and Emily Hamblin settled in the area now known as Clearfield in 1877. The Utah Central Railroad first entered the area in 1869. The city gained a separate ward on November 3rd, 1907. In the 1940s, Clearfield developed rapidly due to the foundation of the Hill Air Force Base.

Clearfield and nearby Attractions

  • Clearfield Shopping Center
  • Hill Aerospace Museum
  • Antelope Island State Park
  • Syracuse City Museum
  • Pioneer Village
  • Great Salt Lake State Park

Things To Do In Clearfield

Clearfield offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation, as Bicentennial Park, Steed Park, Fisher Park, Kiwanis Park and Clearfield Central Park are all located in the Clearfield area. One can enjoy shopping at the Clearfield Shopping Center. The Hill Aerospace Museum, Pioneer Village, the Roy Historical Museum, the Rock Island Arsenal Museum and the Ogden Union Station Museums provide insight into the area’s history. One can also plan a family day trip to the Antelope Island State Park, Willard Bay State Park or the Great Salt Lake State Park.

Clearfield Transportation

Salt Lake City International is the nearest major airport.

Clearfield Higher Education

Weber State University, Salt Lake Community College and the University of Utah are the local centers of higher education.

People

Total Population 30,299
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 6.4%
Employed Population 16+ 13,633
Age of the Population 28

Families

% of people married 54.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.2%
Median Earnings25+ $30,598
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,161
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,574

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,172
% Above Poverty Level 86.9%
% Below Poverty Level 13.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation 2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.6%
Median Gross Rent $920
Median House Value $153,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.3%
US/American 0%
English 18.2%
Irish 7.3%

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

Clearfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles NW of Layton, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 380 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada
County Davis
Metro Area Salt Lake City - Ogden
Standard Zip Codes 84015
P.O. Box Zip Codes 84016, 84089
Phone Area Codes 801
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.11
Longitude -112.025

Clearfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station RIVERDALE
Distance 3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 90 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 20.7 inches
Station OGDEN SUGAR FACTORY
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 92 F
Oct Temp 38 to 66 F
Annual Precip 18.4 inches
Station MORGAN POWER AND LIGHT
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 35 F
Apr Temp 31 to 59 F
Jul Temp 51 to 88 F
Oct Temp 30 to 65 F
Annual Precip 19 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Anchorage (84015)

Arsenal (84015)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clinton 21,036 $75,625
Layton 71,007 $76,243
Roy 37,670 $67,527
Sunset 5,163 $58,641
Syracuse 25,977 $89,410
West Point 9,932 $79,035

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

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Clearfield High Schools

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CLEARFIELD HIGH
931 S FALCON DR (1000 E)
801-402-8200
Serves 2,005 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.6

3-6 PROG (CLRFLD HIGH)
938 S 1000 E
801-402-8200
Serves 142 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.9

CLEARFIELD JOB CORPS
20 W 1700 S
801-774-4000
A Vocational School
Serves 64 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.9

ARROW ACAD (YIC)
430 E 450 S
801-402-0540
A Non-traditional School
Serves 16 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

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