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Overview

Introduction to Washington Terrace, Utah

Washington Terrace, Utah, in Weber county, is located 3 miles S of Ogden, Utah (center to center) and is 381 miles W of Denver, Colorado. The city is in the Salt Lake City - Ogden area.

Washington Terrace History

Washington Terrace was originally a temporary military housing project which was established during the World War II. It was founded in 1942. George Herman Van Leeuwen played a major role in securing the land from the government. He was also the President of the Board of Directors. In fact, the city was once proposed to be named as VanLeeuwenville. The city is located in Weber County, which was created in 1852.

Washington Terrace and nearby Attractions

  • Roy Historical Museum
  • Fort Buenaventura
  • Eccles Dinosaur Park
  • Ogden Union Station Museums
  • Great Salt Lake State Park
  • Pioneer Village

Things To Do In Washington Terrace

Washington Terrace offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities. History buffs should visit the Roy Historical Museum, Ogden Union Station Museums, Fort Buenaventura, and Pioneer Village. There are several parks in the city including the Southview Park and Rohmer Park. One can also plan a day trip to the Great Salt Lake State Park, Willard Bay State Park, East Canyon State Park, and Antelope Island State Park.

Washington Terrace Transportation

Salt Lake City International Airport is less than an hour's drive away.

Washington Terrace Higher Education

Weber State University, Utah State University, and University of Utah provide programs for higher studies.

People

Total Population 9,119
Male Share of the Population 46.8%
Female Share of the Population 53.2%
Senior Citizens 16.5%
Employed Population 16+ 4,305
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 47.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,922
% Above Poverty Level 83.1%
% Below Poverty Level 16.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation 2.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.8%
Median Gross Rent $687
Median House Value $140,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.7%
US/American 0%
English 24%
Irish 7.2%

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

Washington Terrace Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles S of Ogden, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 381 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Weber
Metro Area Salt Lake City - Ogden
Standard Zip Codes 84405
Phone Area Codes 801
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.172
Longitude -111.975

Washington Terrace 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 RIVERDALE
Distance 2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 90 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 20.7 inches
Station OGDEN SUGAR FACTORY
Distance 5.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 92 F
Oct Temp 38 to 66 F
Annual Precip 18.4 inches
Station MORGAN POWER AND LIGHT
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 35 F
Apr Temp 31 to 59 F
Jul Temp 51 to 88 F
Oct Temp 30 to 65 F
Annual Precip 19 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ogden 84,273 $47,569
Riverdale 8,610 $63,688
Roy 37,670 $67,527
South Ogden 16,805 $63,221
South Weber 6,568 $88,950
Uintah 1,427 $78,534

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

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