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Overview

Introduction to Lehi, Utah

Lehi, Utah, in Utah county, is located 10 miles NW of Orem, Utah (center to center) and is 341 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. The city is considered part of the Provo - Orem metropolitan area.

Lehi History

The city of Lehi is in Utah County. The area is named in honor of Lehi, the prophet in the Book of Mormon. The area was first settled in the year 1850, by a group of Mormon pioneers. It was formally named Dry Creek. The area was renamed Evansville in 1851, in honor of David Evans, who was a local bishop in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The city was officially incorporated in the year 1852, by legislative act.

Lehi and nearby Attractions

  • UVSC Woodbury Art Museum
  • Rockport State Park
  • Park City Museum
  • North American Museum of Ancient Life
  • Wheeler Historic Farm
  • Wasatch Mountain State Park

Things To Do In Lehi

While at Lehi one can plan a day trip to Farm Country, Children's Discovery Garden at Thanksgiving Point, and Hee Haw Farms, which are among the notable locations in the community. The history buffs must visit Timpanogos Cave National Monument, John Hutchings Museum of Natural History, and North American Museum of Ancient Life that provide absorbing insights into the history of the community. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is located nearby. The city celebrates Lehi Round-Up Festival every year in the month of June.

Lehi Transportation

The nearest major international airport is Salt Lake City International Airport.

Lehi Higher Education

The students in the area can pursue higher studies through Salt Lake Community College, Brigham Young University, and Weber State University.

People

Total Population 54,079
Male Share of the Population 51%
Female Share of the Population 49%
Senior Citizens 5.4%
Employed Population 16+ 20,901
Age of the Population 24

Families

% of people married 68.8%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 39.8%
Median Earnings25+ $45,521
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,438
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,103

Wealth

Median Family Income $81,035
% Above Poverty Level 94.3%
% Below Poverty Level 5.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 7.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 2.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 8.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,209
Median House Value $252,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.7%
US/American 0.2%
English 29.7%
Irish 6.6%

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

Lehi Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles NW of Orem, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 341 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada
County Utah
Metro Area Provo - Orem
Standard Zip Codes 84043
Phone Area Codes 801
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.391
Longitude -111.85

Lehi 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 UTAH LAKE LEHI
Distance 3.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 37 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 56 to 90 F
Oct Temp 34 to 65 F
Annual Precip 12.4 inches
Station DRAPER POINT OF THE MTN
Distance 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 38 to 65 F
Jul Temp 61 to 95 F
Oct Temp 40 to 69 F
Annual Precip 15.7 inches
Station TIMPANOGOS CAVE
Distance 8.9 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 34 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 57 to 92 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 25.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Cedar Pass (84043)

Saratoga (84043)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alpine 9,986 $102,230
American Fork 27,799 $75,821
Cedar Hills 10,165 $100,510
Highland 17,030 $119,398
Pleasant Grove 35,771 $67,138
Saratoga Springs 22,532 $79,879

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

Lehi Public Libraries

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Lehi City Public Library
120 NORTH CENTER STREET
Lehi, Utah
(801) 768-7150

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Lehi High Schools

LEHI HIGH
180 N 500 E
801-768-7000
Serves 1,317 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 25.2

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