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Overview

Introduction to Midvale, Utah

Midvale, Utah, in Salt Lake county, is located 2 miles E of West Jordan, Utah (center to center) and is 353 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. The people of the city are in the Salt Lake City - Ogden metropolitan area.

Midvale History

Midvale was initially known as East Jordan Ward. It held historical significance as far as the southern Slavic settlement in Utah was concerned. The American Smelting and Refining Company attracted many Slavs to Midvale. With changes in industrial life a number of social and fraternal organizations sprung up in Midvale. The name of the community later changed to Midvale as it was a centrally located and was a thriving community.

Midvale and nearby Attractions

  • Beehive House
  • Fort Douglas
  • Deer Creek State Park
  • Jordanelle State Park
  • Utah’s Hoggle Zoo
  • Tracy Aviary

Things To Do In Midvale

There are a number of tourist attractions and places of interest in and around Midvale. Visitors to the city can take a look around the Classic Skating and Waterslide Amusement Park. A visit to the Midvale City Museum is a nice way to spend a long afternoon as well. Junction Bowling Lanes is a place where you can enjoy yourself with your family. Shopping and entertainment options are available at the Jungle Jim’s Playland - Union Point Shopping Center in Midvale.

Midvale Transportation

One can avail flights from Salt Lake City International Airport.

Demographics

People

Total Population32,249
Male Share of the Population50.5%
Female Share of the Population49.5%
Senior Citizens8%
Employed Population 16+17,170
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married46.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29%
Median Earnings25+$35,924
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,726
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,071

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,194
% Above Poverty Level83%
% Below Poverty Level17%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.9%
% Using Public Transportation5.8%

Housing

People Living Alone30.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,009
Median House Value$216,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)34.4%
English18.5%
Irish5.8%
Danishn3.2%
Scottish3.2%
Swedish3.1%
Italian2.8%
Norwegian2.4%
French Except Basque2.1%
African2%
Welsh1.5%
Afghan)1.2%
Dutch1.1%
Greek1.1%
Polish1%
Arab0.9%
Iraqi0.8%
Canadian0.7%
Swiss0.7%
Hungarian0.4%
Somali0.4%
Russian0.3%
Ethiopian0.2%
US/American0.2%
Ugandan0.2%
Serbian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Czech0.1%
German0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Haitian0.1%
British0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Sudanese0.1%
South African0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Basque0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Midvale Almanac

CategoryValue
County Salt Lake County
Standard Zip Codes84047
Phone Area Codes801
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude40.62
Approximate Longitude-111.9

Midvale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCOTTONWOOD WEIR
Distance6.1 miles
Jan Temp22 to 39 F
Apr Temp41 to 62 F
Jul Temp66 to 91 F
Oct Temp44 to 65 F
Annual Precip26.1 inches
StationDRAPER POINT OF THE MTN
Distance8.8 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
StationSALT LAKE CITY INTL AP
Distance12.4 miles
Jan Temp21 to 37 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 91 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip16.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Holladay30,793$101,363
Murray49,038$71,609
Sandy94,556$97,459
South Jordan65,523$111,037
Taylorsville60,377$69,103
West Jordan111,937$76,854

Midvale Hospitals

Highland Ridge Hospital
(Proprietary)
7309 South 180 West
(801) 569-2153

Midvale Public Schools

Copperview School
8449 S 150 W
ZIP: 84047
(801) 826-8125
Primary
Total Enrollment 546
East Midvale School
6990 S 300 E
ZIP: 84047
(801) 826-8350
Primary
Total Enrollment 568
Hillcrest High
7350 S 900 E
ZIP: 84047
(801) 826-6000
High
Total Enrollment 2243
Jordan Valley School
7501 S 1000 E
ZIP: 84047
(801) 826-1200
Other
Total Enrollment 98
Midvale Middle
7852 S Pioneer St
ZIP: 84047
(801) 826-7300
Middle
Total Enrollment 836
Midvale School
7830 Chapel Street
ZIP: 84047
(801) 826-8725
Primary
Total Enrollment 760
Midvalley School
217 E 7800 S
ZIP: 84047
(801) 826-8800
Primary
Total Enrollment 481

Midvale Private Schools

Tender Touch - Midvale
665 E 7800 S
ZIP: 84047
Elementary
Total Enrollment 20
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