Introduction to North Salt Lake, Utah

North Salt Lake, Utah, in Davis county, is located 6 miles N of Salt Lake City, Utah (center to center) and is 367 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Salt Lake City - Ogden metropolitan area. North Salt Lake contains a population of approximately 8,749.

North Salt Lake History

North Salt Lake was first settled in the late 1840s. John Winegar was one of the early settlers of the area. It was incorporated as a town on September 3, 1946. The town board included Harold R. Howard, Harold T. Johnson, Jack Cummings, David S. Betts, and Alton Boggess. The first election of the town was held in 1949 and Ray Hatch became the first mayor of North Salt Lake. It was reincorporated as a third - class city on August 1, 1961.

North Salt Lake and nearby Attractions

  • Children's Museum of Utah
  • Salt Lake Art Center
  • Utah's Hogle Zoo
  • Pioneer Village
  • Fort Douglas
  • East Canyon State Park

Things To Do In North Salt Lake

North Salt Lake offers easy access to various museums such as the Museum of Church History and Art, Children's Museum of Utah, Salt Lake Art Center, Daughters of Utah Pioneer Memorial Museum, and Old Deseret Village. The East Canyon State Park, Great Salt Lake State Park, and Antelope Island State Park are less than half an hour's drive away. One can also plan to visit the Utah's Hogle Zoo while in the city. The Eaglewood Golf Course is well facilitated. In addition, the city offers scenic trails for hiking and mountain biking.

North Salt Lake Transportation

Salt Lake City International Airport is nearby.

North Salt Lake Higher Education

University of Utah, University of Phoenix - Utah Campus, and Salt Lake Community College are in the neighborhood.


Total Population 18,046
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 6.7%
Employed Population 16+ 8,897
Age of the Population 30


% of people married 61.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 42%
Median Earnings25+ $39,368
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $24,855
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,103


Median Family Income $74,924
% Above Poverty Level 88.7%
% Below Poverty Level 11.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation 2.7%


People Living Alone 17.3%
Median Gross Rent $961
Median House Value $232,500


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.7%
US/American 0.1%
English 25.1%
Irish 3.7%

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

North Salt Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles N of Salt Lake City, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 367 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada
County Davis
Metro Area Salt Lake City - Ogden
Standard Zip Codes 84054
Phone Area Codes 801
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.848
Longitude -111.906

North Salt Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 1.2 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 22.4 inches
Distance 5.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 91 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 16.5 inches
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 59 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 14.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bountiful 43,221 $71,837
Centerville 16,387 $88,269
Farmington 21,223 $97,427
Salt Lake City 190,679 $63,393
West Bountiful 5,394 $83,408
Woods Cross 10,686 $74,524

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

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Serves 24 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 24

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