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Overview

Introduction to Lehi, Utah

Lehi, Utah, in Utah county, is located 10 miles NW of Orem, Utah (center to center) and is 341 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. The city is considered part of the Provo - Orem metropolitan area.

Lehi History

The city of Lehi is in Utah County. The area is named in honor of Lehi, the prophet in the Book of Mormon. The area was first settled in the year 1850, by a group of Mormon pioneers. It was formally named Dry Creek. The area was renamed Evansville in 1851, in honor of David Evans, who was a local bishop in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The city was officially incorporated in the year 1852, by legislative act.

Lehi and nearby Attractions

  • UVSC Woodbury Art Museum
  • Rockport State Park
  • Park City Museum
  • North American Museum of Ancient Life
  • Wheeler Historic Farm
  • Wasatch Mountain State Park

Things To Do In Lehi

While at Lehi one can plan a day trip to Farm Country, Children's Discovery Garden at Thanksgiving Point, and Hee Haw Farms, which are among the notable locations in the community. The history buffs must visit Timpanogos Cave National Monument, John Hutchings Museum of Natural History, and North American Museum of Ancient Life that provide absorbing insights into the history of the community. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is located nearby. The city celebrates Lehi Round-Up Festival every year in the month of June.

Lehi Transportation

The nearest major international airport is Salt Lake City International Airport.

Lehi Higher Education

The students in the area can pursue higher studies through Salt Lake Community College, Brigham Young University, and Weber State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population56,314
Male Share of the Population51.2%
Female Share of the Population48.8%
Senior Citizens5.5%
Employed Population 16+22,739
Age of the Population25

Families

% of people married67.8%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher40.8%
Median Earnings25+$47,015
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,227
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,849

Wealth

Median Family Income$82,857
% Above Poverty Level94.1%
% Below Poverty Level5.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home7.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone8.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,306
Median House Value$265,800

Ancestry

English30.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.8%
German11.4%
Irish6.4%
Scottish6.2%
Danishn5.4%
Swedish5.1%
Italian3.1%
Norwegian3.1%
Welsh2.7%
French Except Basque1.7%
Dutch1.7%
Swiss1.3%
Finnish0.5%
Russian0.4%
Polish0.4%
Iranian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
US/American0.2%
Greek0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
West Indian0.1%
African0.1%
Arab0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Czech0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Lehi Almanac

CategoryValue
County Utah County
Standard Zip Codes84043, 84005, 84045
Phone Area Codes385,801
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude40.41
Approximate Longitude-111.87

Lehi Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationUTAH LAKE LEHI
Distance3.2 miles
Jan Temp16 to 37 F
Apr Temp34 to 61 F
Jul Temp56 to 90 F
Oct Temp34 to 65 F
Annual Precip12.4 inches
StationDRAPER POINT OF THE MTN
Distance6.9 miles
Jan Temp22 to 41 F
Apr Temp38 to 65 F
Jul Temp61 to 95 F
Oct Temp40 to 69 F
Annual Precip15.7 inches
StationTIMPANOGOS CAVE
Distance8.9 miles
Jan Temp20 to 34 F
Apr Temp34 to 61 F
Jul Temp57 to 92 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip25.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alpine10,129$109,063
American Fork28,127$78,333
Cedar Hills10,248$94,191
Highland17,544$124,503
Pleasant Grove36,678$72,411
Saratoga Springs24,088$80,914

Lehi Public Libraries

Lehi City Public Library
120 NORTH CENTER STREET
Lehi, Utah
(801) 768-7150

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Lehi Public Schools

Dry Creek School
1301 W. 1450 S.
ZIP: 84043
(801) 610-8730
Primary
Total Enrollment 844
Eaglecrest School
2760 N 300 W
ZIP: 84043
(801) 768-7035
Primary
Total Enrollment 983
Fox Hollow School
1450 W 3200 N
ZIP: 84043
(801) 610-8706
Primary
Total Enrollment 1132
Lehi High
180 N 500 E
ZIP: 84043
(801) 610-8805
High
Total Enrollment 2455
Lehi Jr High
700 E Cedar Hollow Rd
ZIP: 84043
(801) 768-7010
Middle
Total Enrollment 1453
Lehi School
765 N Center
ZIP: 84043
(801) 610-8712
Primary
Total Enrollment 641
Meadow School
176 S 500 W
ZIP: 84043
(801) 768-7025
Primary
Total Enrollment 723
North Point School
2300 W 1900 N
ZIP: 84043
(801) 768-0378
Primary
Total Enrollment 1323
Renaissance Academy
3435 N 1120 E
ZIP: 84043
(801) 768-4202
Other
Total Enrollment 701
Sego Lily School
550 E 900 N
ZIP: 84043
(801) 768-7030
Primary
Total Enrollment 979
Snow Springs School
850 S 1700 W
ZIP: 84043
(801) 768-7045
Primary
Total Enrollment 1108
Traverse Mountain School
2500 W Chapel Ridge Rd
ZIP: 84043
(801) 610-8725
Primary
Total Enrollment 1032
Willowcreek Middle
2275 W 300 N
ZIP: 84043
(801) 766-5273
Middle
Total Enrollment 1611
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