Introduction to Kaysville, Utah

Kaysville, Utah, in Davis county, is located 2 miles SE of Layton, Utah (center to center) and is 377 miles W of Denver, Colorado. The city is part of the Salt Lake City - Ogden metropolitan statistical area (MSA). Approximately 20,351 people reside in Kaysville.

Kaysville History

The city of Kaysville is located in Davis County. After the arrival of the Mormon pioneers in 1847, Hector Haight settled in the area. He was sent to the north to find the stock’s feed and thereafter he settled in. Despite the fact that the settlement started in the 1840s, the name of the community is connected to the fact that William Kay was made the bishop by Heber C. Kimball and Brigham Young, in the year 1851. The city was officially incorporated in 1868 and was the first city to be incorporated in Davis County.

Kaysville and nearby Attractions

  • Great Salt Lake State Park
  • Museum of Church History and Art
  • East Canyon State Park
  • Old Deseret Village
  • Antelope Island State Park
  • Children's Museum of Utah

Things To Do In Kaysville

The notable locations in the area include Cherry Hill Campground, Village Square, and Crestwood Professional Plaza. The numerous parks in the area include East Wilderness Park, Barton Ponds Park, Richmond Park, and Gailey Park. The Davis Park Golf Course is a well facilitated golf course that offers multiple opportunities to the golf enthusiasts. The local churches in the area include Westminster Presbyterian Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and Wasatch Baptist Church. Kaysville City Library offers a good selection of reading materials to the avid readers.

Kaysville Transportation

Salt Lake City International Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Kaysville Higher Education

Weber State University, Salt Lake Community College, and Utah State University are the nearby higher educational institutions.


Total Population 29,213
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 7.2%
Employed Population 16+ 12,575
Age of the Population 28


% of people married 64.5%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 46.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0


Median Family Income $93,295
% Above Poverty Level 94.7%
% Below Poverty Level 5.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 6.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation 4.5%


People Living Alone 11.9%
Median Gross Rent $759
Median House Value $275,700


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.5%
US/American 0%
English 33.6%
Irish 4.3%

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

Kaysville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles SE of Layton, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 377 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Davis
Metro Area Salt Lake City - Ogden
Standard Zip Codes 84037
Phone Area Codes 801
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.035
Longitude -111.937

Kaysville 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 8.6 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
Distance 14.2 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, Kaysville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

West Kaysville (84037)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clearfield 30,299 $55,172
Farmington 21,223 $97,427
Fruit Heights 5,625 $116,150
Layton 71,007 $76,243
Syracuse 25,977 $89,410
Uintah 1,427 $78,534

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

Kaysville Public Libraries

Kaysville City Library
Kaysville, Utah
(801) 544-2826
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Kaysville High Schools

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325 S MAIN
Serves 2,230 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.9

490 S 500 E
A Non-traditional School
Serves 400 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

490 S 500 E
A Non-traditional School
Serves 248 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

A Non-traditional School
Serves 115 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.3

215 S 300 E
A Special Education School
Serves 89 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.3

550 E 300 S
A Special Education School
Serves 42 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21

Kaysville Colleges

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