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Overview

Introduction to Lindon, Utah

Lindon, Utah, in Utah county, is located 3 miles NW of Orem, Utah (center to center) and is 342 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Provo - Orem metropolitan area. Lindon contains a population of approximately 8,363.

Lindon History

The city of Lindon is in Utah County. The community was originally settled in 1861. It was basically grazing land at the time. The area was initially named String Town. This was because of the manner in which the houses of the area were strung up and down the road. The final name of the area was inspired by an old linden tree that grew in the town in 1901.

Lindon and nearby Attractions

  • Wasatch Mountain State Park
  • Deer Creek State Park
  • UVSC Woodbury Art Museum
  • Utah Lake State Park
  • North American Museum of Ancient Life
  • Jordanelle State Park

Things To Do In Lindon

Some of the notable locations in the area include Trafalga Family Fun Center, The Christa McAuliffe Space Education Center, and Mount Timpanogos Wilderness. There are numerous historical sites located nearby, such as Lindon Cider Mill, The Amusement Hall, Alfred Harper House and Joseph Wadley Farm. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is located nearby as well. The important museums in the area include UVSC Woodbury Art Museum and North American Museum of Ancient Life.

Lindon Transportation

Flights are available from by Salt Lake City International Airport.

Lindon Higher Education

Higher Education can be pursued through Brigham Young University, Salt Lake Community College, and Snow College.

People

Total Population 10,552
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 6.8%
Employed Population 16+ 4,460
Age of the Population 26

Families

% of people married 61.4%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 41.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $91,741
% Above Poverty Level 92%
% Below Poverty Level 8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 6.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 5.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,068
Median House Value $318,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.5%
US/American 0%
English 30.8%
Irish 6.1%

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

Lindon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles NW of Orem, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 342 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada
County Utah
Metro Area Provo - Orem
Standard Zip Codes 84042
Phone Area Codes 801
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.343
Longitude -111.72

Lindon 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 PLEASANT GROVE
Distance 1.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 59 to 90 F
Oct Temp 38 to 66 F
Annual Precip 17.6 inches
Station OLMSTEAD P H
Distance 4.1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 59 to 92 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 20.2 inches
Station TIMPANOGOS CAVE
Distance 7.5 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
American Fork 27,799 $75,821
Cedar Hills 10,165 $100,510
Lehi 54,079 $81,035
Orem 91,697 $60,355
Pleasant Grove 35,771 $67,138
Vineyard 901 $101,458

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

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