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Overview

Introduction to Holladay, Utah

Holladay, Utah, in Salt Lake county, is located 6 miles E of Taylorsville, Utah (center to center) and is 358 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Salt Lake City - Ogden metropolitan area. Holladay contains a population of approximately 14,561 residents.

Holladay History

Holladay is located in Salt Lake County. A group of pioneers, who were known as Mississippi Company, entered the Salt Lake Valley in 1847. They were led by John Holladay. Some of them established a little village away from Great Salt Lake City. The village was named Holladay’s Burgh or Holladay’s settlement after John Holladay, after he became the church’s branch president. In 1999, the city of Holladay was officially incorporated.

Holladay and nearby Attractions

  • Daughters of Utah Pioneer Memorial Museum
  • Utah Museum of Fine Arts
  • Old Deseret Village
  • Wasatch Mountain State Park
  • Museum of Church History and Art
  • Antelope Island State Park

Things To Do In Holladay

The Village Professional Building Condominium is a notable location in the area. The popular shopping destinations in the community include Cottonwood Village Shopping Center and Cottonwood Mall Shopping Center. One may plan a day trip to Hogle Zoo and parks like Deer Creek State Park, Wasatch Mountain State Park, and Antelope Island State Park. One may visit churches like Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and Jehovahs Witnesses Holladay Congregation.

Holladay Transportation

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

Holladay Higher Education

Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and Salt Lake Community College are the nearby local institutions offering courses in higher education.

People

Total Population 30,748
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 18.7%
Employed Population 16+ 14,505
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 59.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 51.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $95,560
% Above Poverty Level 95%
% Below Poverty Level 5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 8.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation 1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.9%
Median Gross Rent $989
Median House Value $342,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.4%
US/American 0.2%
English 30.9%
Irish 5.8%

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

Holladay Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles E of Taylorsville, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 358 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada
County Salt Lake
Metro Area Salt Lake City - Ogden
Standard Zip Codes 84117, 84121, 84124
Phone Area Codes 801
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.668
Longitude -111.823

Holladay 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 COTTONWOOD WEIR
Distance 4.2 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 41 to 62 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 26.1 inches
Station SALT LAKE TRIAD CENTER
Distance 7.9 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
Station SALT LAKE CITY INTL AP
Distance 10.9 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, Holladay, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Brighton (84121)

Cottonwood (84121)

Cottonwood Heights City (84121)

Holladay Cottonwood (84117, 84121)

Salt Lake Cty (84117, 84121, 84124)

Solitude (84121)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Midvale 30,844 $53,816
Murray 48,460 $67,726
Sandy 91,533 $86,796
South Salt Lake 24,501 $44,365
Taylorsville 60,383 $65,024
West Jordan 109,549 $74,650

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

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