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Overview

Introduction to Layton, Utah

Layton, Utah, in Davis county, is located 378 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. The city is considered part of the Salt Lake City - Ogden metropolitan area. Layton has a population of 58,474.

Layton History

The city of Layton is located in Davis County. The area was settled in the 1850s. It was then an outgrowth of Kaysville. In 1868, Kaysville was officially incorporated as a city and Layton was included in the boundaries. However, by the 1880s, most of the residents of Layton wanted to be separated from Kaysville. The dispute reached as Linford v. Ellison’s case in 1894. The case was settled in favor of the property owners of Layton. Layton became an unincorporated independent community in 1902 and was officially incorporated in 1920.

Layton and nearby Attractions

  • Willard Bay State Park
  • Children's Museum of Utah
  • Antelope Island State Park
  • Pioneer Village
  • Great Salt Lake State Park
  • Daughters of Utah Pioneer Memorial Museum

Things To Do In Layton

Layton has several notable locations such as Circle L Mobile Home Park and Layton Industrial Park. The shoppers may visit the Hillgate Shopping Center, Layton Hills Mall Convenience Center, and Fort Lane Shopping Center. There are several churches in the area such as Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Rosewood Lane Nazarene Chapel, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The museums in the area include Ogden Union Station Museums, Daughters of Utah Pioneer Memorial Museum, and Children's Museum of Utah.

Layton Transportation

The Salt Lake City International Airport offers air transportation facilities.

Layton Higher Education

The local higher educational institutions include University of Utah, Utah State University, and Utah Valley State College.

People

Total Population 69,508
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 7.9%
Employed Population 16+ 32,078
Age of the Population 30

Families

% of people married 60.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31.8%
Median Earnings25+ $38,954
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,506
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,010

Wealth

Median Family Income $73,578
% Above Poverty Level 90.7%
% Below Poverty Level 9.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation 2.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 15.5%
Median Gross Rent $857
Median House Value $200,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.1%
US/American 0.1%
English 25.7%
Irish 5.7%

Layton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 378 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada
County Davis
Metro Area Salt Lake City - Ogden
Standard Zip Codes 84040, 84041
Phone Area Codes 801
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.06
Longitude -111.97

Layton 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 6.4 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 12.4 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 PINE VIEW DAM
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 29 to 56 F
Jul Temp 50 to 85 F
Oct Temp 30 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

East Layton (84040)

West Layton (84041)

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 30,361 $52,236
Fruit Heights 5,353 $112,625
Kaysville 28,480 $96,539
Sunset 5,145 $58,816
Syracuse 25,374 $89,503
Uintah 1,254 $75,000

Layton Hospitals

DAVIS HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER
(Proprietary)
1600 WEST ANTELOPE DRIVE
(801) 807-1000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Layton High Schools

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NORTHRIDGE HIGH
2416 N HILLFIELD ROAD
801-402-8500
Serves 2,200 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.5

LAYTON HIGH
440 LANCER LN (WASATCH DR)
801-402-4800
Serves 1,774 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.4

TRIDENT SCHOOL (DRUG & ALCOH)
2250 N 1700 W
801-773-7051
A Non-traditional School
Serves 13 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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523 HERITAGE BLVD SUITE #2
801-779-6528
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Student/teacher ratio: 9

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