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Overview

Introduction to Woods Cross, Utah

Woods Cross, Utah, in Davis county, is located 7 miles N of Salt Lake City, Utah (center to center) and is 369 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. The people of the city are in the Salt Lake City - Ogden metropolitan area. Woods Cross has a population of 6,419.

Woods Cross History

Woods Cross was first settled in 1848. The rich bottom lands of the city attracted the early settlers to establish their farms. It was named after Daniel Wood, one of the early settlers of the region. Wood built a school in the area in 1854 and a church in 1863. He also donated land to establish a railroad depot in 1869. The city of Woods Cross was chartered in 1935. The city is located in Davis County, which was founded in 1852.

Woods Cross and nearby Attractions

  • Museum of Church History and Art
  • Great Salt Lake State Park
  • Children's Museum of Utah
  • Fort Douglas
  • Pioneer Village
  • East Canyon State Park

Things To Do In Woods Cross

Woods Cross offers easy access to various museums like the Daughters of Utah Pioneer Memorial Museum, Museum of Church History and Art, and Children's Museum of Utah. The Great Salt Lake State Park, Antelope Island State Park, and East Canyon State Park offer a wide variety of recreational opportunities. One can also visit the Temple Square. The Bountiful Ridge Golf Course provides opportunities for those who enjoy golf.

Woods Cross Transportation

Salt Lake City International Airport is few miles away.

Woods Cross Higher Education

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

People

Total Population 10,686
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 5.8%
Employed Population 16+ 5,485
Age of the Population 30

Families

% of people married 63.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $74,524
% Above Poverty Level 91.2%
% Below Poverty Level 8.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6%
% Using Public Transportation 2.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 12%
Median Gross Rent $854
Median House Value $213,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24%
US/American 1%
English 28.1%
Irish 5.8%

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

Woods Cross Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles N of Salt Lake City, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 369 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada
County Davis
Metro Area Salt Lake City - Ogden
Standard Zip Codes 84010, 84087
Phone Area Codes 801
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.871
Longitude -111.891

Woods Cross 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 BOUNTIFUL-VAL VERDA
Distance 1.6 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
Station SALT LAKE CITY INTL AP
Distance 7.3 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
Station SALTAIR SALT PLANT
Distance 13.9 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, Woods Cross, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Val Verda (84010)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bountiful 43,221 $71,837
Centerville 16,387 $88,269
Farmington 21,223 $97,427
North Salt Lake 18,046 $74,924
Salt Lake City 190,679 $63,393
West Bountiful 5,394 $83,408

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

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Woods Cross High Schools

WOODS CROSS HIGH
600 W 2200 S
801-402-4500
Serves 1,205 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.3

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