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Overview

Introduction to Centerville, Utah

Centerville, Utah, in Davis county, is 10 miles N of Salt Lake City, Utah and 372 miles W of Denver, Colorado. The people of the city are in the Salt Lake City-Ogden metropolitan area.

Centerville History

Centerville was settled in 1849 by an early Latter Day Saint leader named Shadrach Roundy and his family. In the same year, Roundy built the first gristmill of the area. The first school house was established in 1851, which was replaced in 1854 by an adobe building. The city is named because of its location between Ogden and Salt Lake City. The Utah Central Railroad first entered the area in 1869. The city is located in Davis County, which was organized on October 5, 1850.

Centerville and nearby Attractions

  • Pages Lane Shopping Center
  • Centerville Historic Home
  • Wasatch - Cache National Forest
  • Pioneer Village
  • Museum of Church History and Art
  • Antelope Island State Park

Things To Do In Centerville

While in Centerville, one can pay a visit to the Wasatch-Cache National Forest. The Centerville Historic Home, the Museum of Church History and Art, the Salt Lake Art Center, Fort Douglas, the Old Desert Village, the Children's Museum of Utah and Pioneer Village are all in the area as well. One can plan a day trip to the East Canyon State Park, the Great Salt Lake State Park and the Antelope Island State Park. The Pages Lane Shopping Center is the local shopping destination.

Centerville Transportation

Salt Lake City International Airport is nearby.

Centerville Higher Education

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

People

Total Population 16,387
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 13.2%
Employed Population 16+ 7,447
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 61%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 43.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $88,269
% Above Poverty Level 95.5%
% Below Poverty Level 4.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.8%
% Using Public Transportation 3%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,063
Median House Value $248,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.4%
US/American 0%
English 35.1%
Irish 3.4%

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

Centerville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles N of Salt Lake City, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 372 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Davis
Metro Area Salt Lake City - Ogden
Standard Zip Codes 84014
Phone Area Codes 801
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.918
Longitude -111.871

Centerville 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 FARMINGTON COURTHOUSE
Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 60 to 92 F
Oct Temp 37 to 67 F
Annual Precip 23.2 inches
Station BOUNTIFUL-VAL VERDA
Distance 4.7 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 10.6 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bountiful 43,221 $71,837
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
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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