Overview

Introduction to Clearfield, Utah

Clearfield, Utah, in Davis county, is 4 miles NW of Layton, Utah and 380 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. The people of the city are in the Salt Lake City-Ogden metropolitan area. Clearfield has a population of 25,974.

Clearfield History

Clearfield was one of the last communities to be settled in the northern part of Davis County. It was once named Sandridge. Richard and Emily Hamblin settled in the area now known as Clearfield in 1877. The Utah Central Railroad first entered the area in 1869. The city gained a separate ward on November 3rd, 1907. In the 1940s, Clearfield developed rapidly due to the foundation of the Hill Air Force Base.

Clearfield and nearby Attractions

  • Clearfield Shopping Center
  • Hill Aerospace Museum
  • Antelope Island State Park
  • Syracuse City Museum
  • Pioneer Village
  • Great Salt Lake State Park

Things To Do In Clearfield

Clearfield offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation, as Bicentennial Park, Steed Park, Fisher Park, Kiwanis Park and Clearfield Central Park are all located in the Clearfield area. One can enjoy shopping at the Clearfield Shopping Center. The Hill Aerospace Museum, Pioneer Village, the Roy Historical Museum, the Rock Island Arsenal Museum and the Ogden Union Station Museums provide insight into the area’s history. One can also plan a family day trip to the Antelope Island State Park, Willard Bay State Park or the Great Salt Lake State Park.

Clearfield Transportation

Salt Lake City International is the nearest major airport.

Clearfield Higher Education

Weber State University, Salt Lake Community College and the University of Utah are the local centers of higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population31,016
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens6.9%
Employed Population 16+14,393
Age of the Population27

Families

% of people married54.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.4%
Median Earnings25+$33,694
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,408
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,314

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,850
% Above Poverty Level90.3%
% Below Poverty Level9.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.5%
% Using Public Transportation1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone18.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,055
Median House Value$174,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)27.7%
English15.5%
German11.3%
Irish7.5%
Italian3.8%
Scottish3.7%
Danishn2.9%
Swedish2.7%
Norwegian2%
French Except Basque1.5%
Dutch1.4%
Welsh1.3%
Polish1%
Canadian0.9%
Australian0.7%
Russian0.6%
Ukrainian0.3%
Greek0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Finnish0.3%
African0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Czech0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Clearfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Davis County
Standard Zip Codes84015
P.O. Box Zip Codes84016, 84089
Phone Area Codes801, 3, 85
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude41.1
Approximate Longitude-112.02

Clearfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationRIVERDALE
Distance3 miles
Jan Temp19 to 37 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp59 to 90 F
Oct Temp38 to 65 F
Annual Precip20.7 inches
StationOGDEN SUGAR FACTORY
Distance8.5 miles
Jan Temp19 to 37 F
Apr Temp37 to 63 F
Jul Temp60 to 92 F
Oct Temp38 to 66 F
Annual Precip18.4 inches
StationMORGAN POWER AND LIGHT
Distance19.2 miles
Jan Temp11 to 35 F
Apr Temp31 to 59 F
Jul Temp51 to 88 F
Oct Temp30 to 65 F
Annual Precip19 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clinton21,618$84,200
Layton75,106$81,555
Roy38,238$73,982
Sunset5,229$65,690
Syracuse28,342$98,111
West Point10,434$86,313

Clearfield Public Schools

Antelope School
1810 S Main
ZIP: 84015
(801) 402-2100
Primary
Total Enrollment 805
Clearfield High
931 S Falcon Dr (1000 E), 931 S Falcon Drive
ZIP: 84015
(801) 402-8200
High
Total Enrollment 1797
Hill Field School
389 S 1000 E
ZIP: 84015
(801) 402-2350
Primary
Total Enrollment 531
Holt School
448 N 1000 W
ZIP: 84015
(801) 402-2400
Primary
Total Enrollment 564
North Davis Jr High
835 S State
ZIP: 84015
(801) 402-6500
Middle
Total Enrollment 1024
South Clearfield School
990 E 700 S
ZIP: 84015
(801) 402-2500
Primary
Total Enrollment 602
Wasatch School
270 E Center
ZIP: 84015
(801) 402-2650
Primary
Total Enrollment 535
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