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Overview

Introduction to Heber, Utah

In Heber, about 64% of adults are married. Heber, compared to the great majority of similar-sized cities, is characterized by married couples rather than single adults. The size of households in the city is larger than most. Kids are seemingly everywhere in Heber.

Heber History

The city of Heber is located in Wasatch County. It is also its county seat. The community was settled in by James Davis, Robert Broadhead and James Gurr in the year 1859. The first house in the area was built by John W. Witt. It was under Bishop Silas Smith’s direction, who was in Provo. Joseph S. Murdock became the bishop in 1860, in Heber City and vicinity, over the Latter-day Saints.

Heber and nearby Attractions

  • Wasatch Mountain State Park
  • UVSC Woodbury Art Museum
  • Jordanelle State Park
  • Park City Museum
  • Deer Creek State Park
  • Utah Lake State Park

Things To Do In Heber

While at Heber, one may plan a trip to parks such as Deer Creek State Park, Jordanelle State Park, and Wasatch Mountain State Park that offer multiple opportunities for recreation. The Historic Herber Valley Railroad is a notable location in the community. Travelors may also visit churches like The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Saint Lawrence Catholic Church, and Mountain Valley Baptist Chapel. The Wasatch County Library offers a host of reading materials to the avid readers. The city hosts the Wasatch County Fair in the months of July and August.

Heber Transportation

Salt Lake City International Airport is the closest major international airport offering air transportation facilities.

Heber Higher Education

One can pursue higher education through Brigham Young University, University of Utah and Salt Lake Community College.

People

Total Population 13,001
Male Share of the Population 52.7%
Female Share of the Population 47.3%
Senior Citizens 5.5%
Employed Population 16+ 5,928
Age of the Population 27

Families

% of people married 53%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,102
% Above Poverty Level 85.1%
% Below Poverty Level 14.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,094
Median House Value $255,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.6%
US/American 0.1%
English 24.9%
Irish 4.2%

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

Heber Climate

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Notes:

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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Center Creek (84032)

Daniels (84032)

Hailstone (84032)

Heber City (84032)

Keetley (84032)

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

Heber Hospitals

HEBER VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1485 SOUTH HIGHWAY 40
(435) 654-2500
Emergency Service: Yes

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