Introduction to Taylorsville, Utah

Taylorsville, Utah is located 355 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. It is in Salt Lake County. The city is part of the Salt Lake City - Ogden metro area. The population of Taylorsville is 57,439.

Taylorsville History

Taylorsville is originally made up of the historic communities of Bennion, Taylorsville, and Kearns. They became the city of Taylorsville in 1996. The Ute Indians were the original settlers of the area. The first Mormon pioneer settlers arrived in November 1848. In fact, the city was named in honor of John Taylor, the president of the Latter Day Saints Church. The Bingham - Garfield Railroad and Rio Grande Western Railroad first arrived in the area in 1910. The first water system of Taylorsville was built in 1915.

Taylorsville and nearby Attractions

  • Carriage Square Shopping Center
  • Meadow Brook Golf Course
  • Utah's Hogle Zoo
  • Utah Museum of Fine Arts
  • Old Deseret Village
  • East Canyon State Park
  • Fort Douglas
  • Raging Waters

Things To Do In Taylorsville

Taylorsville offers easy access to Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Old Deseret Village, Wheeler Historic Farm, and Salt Lake Art Center. History buffs should also visit the Fort Douglas and Beehive House. The Meadow Brook Golf Course provides excellent facilities for golf enthusiasts. One can shop at the Meadowbrook Plaza Shopping Center, Plaza 5400 Shopping Center, and Carriage Square Shopping Center. The Raging Waters, Utah's Hogle Zoo, and East Canyon State Park are some of the popular tourist destinations.

Taylorsville Transportation

Salt Lake City International Airport is nearby.

Taylorsville Higher Education

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


Total Population 59,920
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 9.7%
Employed Population 16+ 30,331
Age of the Population 32


% of people married 52.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.5%
Median Earnings25+ $31,926
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,881
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,485


Median Family Income $64,253
% Above Poverty Level 87.6%
% Below Poverty Level 12.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation 2%


People Living Alone 22.9%
Median Gross Rent $900
Median House Value $186,700


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.5%
US/American 0.3%
English 21%
Irish 5.6%

Taylorsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 355 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada
County Salt Lake
Metro Area Salt Lake City - Ogden
Standard Zip Codes 84118, 84119, 84123
Phone Area Codes 801
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.667
Longitude -111.938

Taylorsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 61 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 65 F
Annual Precip 17.7 inches
Distance 8.1 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 11.6 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bennion (84118)

Granger (84119)

Granger Hunter (84119)

Salt Lake Cty (84118, 84119, 84123)

West Valley (84119)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Holladay 26,896 $95,994
Midvale 29,957 $53,971
Murray 47,909 $66,846
South Salt Lake 24,315 $42,950
West Jordan 108,062 $74,661
West Valley City 132,329 $54,803
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Student/teacher ratio: 25.1

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Student/teacher ratio: 19.4

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