Introduction to Logan, Utah

Logan, Utah is located 36 miles N of Ogden, Utah (center to center) and is 384 miles W of Denver, Colorado. It is in Cache county. The population of the city is 42,670.

Logan History

The city of Logan was founded by the Mormon settlers in 1859. The Logan Utah Temple, which was dedicated in 1884, is based in the city of Logan. The city was given its name after Ephraim Logan, an early fur trapper in the Cache Valley. It is commonly known as "College Town" as it houses the main campus of Utah State University.

Logan and nearby Attractions

  • American West Heritage Center
  • Golden Spike National Historic Site
  • Logan Utah Temple
  • Willow Park Zoo
  • Ellen Eccles Theatre
  • Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art

Things To Do In Logan

The city of Logan offers numerous recreational activities and interesting places to visit. The Logan Utah Temple, based on the highest hill in the Cache Valley, offers an excellent view of the cityscape. Tourists interested in the local community history can visit the American West Heritage Center. The Willow Park Zoo is a good family outing destination, especially for children. In addition, the city hosts several festivals such as Cache County Fair and Summerfest Arts Faire.

Logan Transportation

Air transportation is available from Salt Lake City International Airport.

Logan Higher Education

The Utah State University is in the city of Logan. Higher educational opportunities are also available at the Weber State University, and the University of Utah.


Total Population 49,400
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 6.6%
Employed Population 16+ 24,604
Age of the Population 24


% of people married 45.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 36.6%
Median Earnings25+ $25,666
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,220
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,165


Median Family Income $42,497
% Above Poverty Level 73.5%
% Below Poverty Level 26.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9.5%
% Using Public Transportation 3.8%


People Living Alone 22.8%
Median Gross Rent $652
Median House Value $161,900


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.9%
US/American 0.1%
English 22.1%
Irish 4.8%

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

Logan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles N of Ogden, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 384 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Cache
Standard Zip Codes 84321, 84341
P.O. Box Zip Codes 84323
Company Zip Codes 84322
Phone Area Codes 435
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.735
Longitude -111.833

Logan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 55 to 88 F
Oct Temp 34 to 63 F
Annual Precip 17.8 inches
Distance 2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 19.8 inches
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 52 to 87 F
Oct Temp 30 to 63 F
Annual Precip 18.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hyde Park 4,170 $79,750
Millville 2,080 $85,273
Nibley 6,060 $76,172
North Logan 9,380 $72,945
Providence 7,043 $79,088
River Heights 1,973 $79,904

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

Logan Public Libraries

Logan Library
Logan, Utah
(435) 716-9870

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Logan Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1400 NORTH 500 EAST
(435) 716-1000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Logan High Schools

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162 W 100 S
Serves 1,684 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.6

265 W 1400 N
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Serves 95 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17

325 W 400 S
A Non-traditional School
Serves 65 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.6

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Serves 55 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.7

83 S 100 W
A Non-traditional School
Serves 8 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8

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