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Overview

Introduction to South Ogden, Utah

South Ogden, Utah, in Weber county, is located 2 miles S of Ogden, Utah (center to center) and is 381 miles W of Denver, Colorado. Part of the surrounding Salt Lake City - Ogden metro area, the city is not an isolated city.

South Ogden History

The Mormon pioneers were the first white settlers of South Ogden. Daniel Burch settled in the area in 1848. The area was named Burch Creek in 1850 after Daniel Burch. In its early year, the city was a small farming community. The first school of the area was Burch Creek Elementary and Junior High School and was established in 1897. South Ogden was established as a town on July 6, 1936. It was referred to as the City of Homes by 1946.

South Ogden and nearby Attractions

  • Eccles Community Art Center
  • Treehouse Children's Museum
  • Layton P Ott Planetarium
  • Utah State Railroad Museum
  • Great Salt Lake State Park
  • Pioneer Village

Things To Do In South Ogden

South Ogden offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities. One can visit the Eccles Community Art Center, Pioneer Village, Utah State Railroad Museum, and Treehouse Children's Museum. One can also plan a trip to the Great Salt Lake State Park, East Canyon State Park, Antelope Island State Park, and Willard Bay State Park. Ogden's Historic 25th Street is a few miles away. The local parks include Madison Avenue Park, Club Heights Park, Friendship Park, Nature Park, Glasmann Way Park, and Meadows Park.

South Ogden Transportation

Salt Lake City International Airport is less than an hour's drive away.

South Ogden Higher Education

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

Demographics

People

Total Population16,893
Male Share of the Population49.2%
Female Share of the Population50.8%
Senior Citizens14.8%
Employed Population 16+8,203
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married53.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.3%
Median Earnings25+$35,450
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,747
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,343

Wealth

Median Family Income$69,032
% Above Poverty Level90.5%
% Below Poverty Level9.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone24.3%
Median Gross Rent$828
Median House Value$172,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.7%
English21.3%
German12.5%
Irish7.7%
Danishn4.8%
Scottish4.6%
Dutch4.5%
Swedish3.7%
Italian2.8%
Welsh1.8%
Russian1.6%
Norwegian1.6%
French Except Basque1.6%
Polish0.9%
African0.8%
Canadian0.5%
Czech0.5%
Portuguese0.5%
Ukrainian0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Arab0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Iranian0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Belgian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
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South Ogden Almanac

CategoryValue
County Weber County
Standard Zip Codes84403, 84405
Phone Area Codes385,801
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude41.18
Approximate Longitude-111.91

South Ogden 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
Distance3.3 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
Distance4.3 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
Distance18.6 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
Ogden84,900$50,213
Riverdale8,636$65,714
Roy37,853$69,405
South Weber6,762$90,714
Uintah1,499$71,136
Washington Terrace9,150$60,162

South Ogden Private Schools

Childrens Classic #2
5820 Wasatch Dr
ZIP: 84403
Elementary
Total Enrollment 36
Evergreen Montessori Academy
5875 S 500 E Ste 100
ZIP: 84405
Elementary
Total Enrollment 59
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