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Overview

Introduction to Roy, Utah

Roy, Utah, in Weber county, is located 5 miles SW of Ogden, Utah (center to center) and is 383 miles W of Denver, Colorado. The city is located in the Salt Lake City - Ogden metropolitan area.

Roy History

Roy was first settled in 1873. The first post office of the area was established on May 24, 1894. The former names of the city include Central City, The Basin, Sandridge, and Lakeview. Roy was incorporated as a city on March 10, 1937. It was renamed after the son of a local school teacher called David P. Peebles. The city developed rapidly in 1943 during World War II. It is located in Weber County, which was founded in 1852.

Roy and nearby Attractions

  • Roy Historical Museum
  • Ogden Union Station Museums
  • Roy Shopping Center
  • Great Salt Lake State Park
  • Fort Douglas
  • Utah's Hogle Zoo

Things To Do In Roy

The Roy Historical Museum provides absorbing insights into the history of this area. History buffs should also visit the Hill Aerospace Museum, Rock Island Arsenal Museum, Pioneer Village, Fort Douglas, Utah State Railroad Museum, and Treehouse Children's Museum. The Antelope Island State Park, Willard Bay State Park, and Great Salt Lake State Park offer a wide variety of recreational opportunities. One can also plan a day trip to the Utah's Hogle Zoo and Tracy Aviary.

Roy Transportation

Flights can be availed from Salt Lake City International Airport.

Roy Higher Education

Weber State University, Utah State University, and University of Utah provide programs for higher studies.

Demographics

People

Total Population37,853
Male Share of the Population50.4%
Female Share of the Population49.6%
Senior Citizens9.9%
Employed Population 16+16,908
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married57.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.4%
Median Earnings25+$36,675
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,536
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,272

Wealth

Median Family Income$69,405
% Above Poverty Level88.3%
% Below Poverty Level11.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.5%
% Using Public Transportation1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone18.1%
Median Gross Rent$937
Median House Value$157,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28.2%
English21.7%
German11%
Irish6.3%
Swedish4%
Danishn3.2%
Dutch2.8%
Scottish2.8%
Norwegian2.6%
Italian2.5%
French Except Basque1.8%
Polish0.9%
Welsh0.8%
Greek0.7%
Swiss0.4%
Arab0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Bulgarian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
West Indian0.2%
African0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Czech0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Russian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
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Roy Almanac

CategoryValue
County Weber County
Standard Zip Codes84067, 84401
Phone Area Codes801, 385
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude41.17
Approximate Longitude-112.04

Roy 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
Distance1.6 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
Distance5 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
Distance20.2 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
Clearfield30,483$57,929
Clinton21,210$76,853
Riverdale8,636$65,714
Sunset5,176$59,615
Washington Terrace9,150$60,162
West Haven11,639$84,847

Roy Public Schools

Lakeview School
2025 W 5000 S
ZIP: 84067
(801) 452-4380
Primary
Total Enrollment 506
Midland School
3100 W 4800 S
ZIP: 84067
(801) 476-5400
Primary
Total Enrollment 586
Municipal School
5775 S 2200 W
ZIP: 84067
(801) 452-4120
Primary
Total Enrollment 385
North Park School
4046 S 2175 W
ZIP: 84067
(801) 452-4340
Primary
Total Enrollment 452
Roy High
2150 W 4800 S
ZIP: 84067
(801) 476-3600
High
Total Enrollment 1649
Roy Jr High
5400 S 2100 W
ZIP: 84067
(801) 476-5260
Middle
Total Enrollment 862
Roy School
2888 W 5600 S
ZIP: 84067
(801) 452-4160
Primary
Total Enrollment 537
Sand Ridge Jr High
2075 W 4600 S
ZIP: 84067
(801) 476-5320
Middle
Total Enrollment 808
Valley View School
2465 W 4500 S
ZIP: 84067
(801) 476-5200
Primary
Total Enrollment 491

Roy Private Schools

Busy Bee's Playhouse
2700 W 5600 S
ZIP: 84067
Elementary
Total Enrollment 27
Kiddie Academy
5353 S 1950 W
ZIP: 84067
Elementary
Total Enrollment 9
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