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Overview

Introduction to Taylorsville, Utah

Taylorsville, Utah is located 355 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. It is in Salt Lake County. The city is part of the Salt Lake City - Ogden metro area.

Taylorsville History

Taylorsville is originally made up of the historic communities of Bennion, Taylorsville, and Kearns. They became the city of Taylorsville in 1996. The Ute Indians were the original settlers of the area. The first Mormon pioneer settlers arrived in November 1848. In fact, the city was named in honor of John Taylor, the president of the Latter Day Saints Church. The Bingham - Garfield Railroad and Rio Grande Western Railroad first arrived in the area in 1910. The first water system of Taylorsville was built in 1915.

Taylorsville and nearby Attractions

  • Carriage Square Shopping Center
  • Meadow Brook Golf Course
  • Utah's Hogle Zoo
  • Utah Museum of Fine Arts
  • Old Deseret Village
  • East Canyon State Park
  • Fort Douglas
  • Raging Waters

Things To Do In Taylorsville

Taylorsville offers easy access to Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Old Deseret Village, Wheeler Historic Farm, and Salt Lake Art Center. History buffs should also visit the Fort Douglas and Beehive House. The Meadow Brook Golf Course provides excellent facilities for golf enthusiasts. One can shop at the Meadowbrook Plaza Shopping Center, Plaza 5400 Shopping Center, and Carriage Square Shopping Center. The Raging Waters, Utah's Hogle Zoo, and East Canyon State Park are some of the popular tourist destinations.

Taylorsville Transportation

Salt Lake City International Airport is nearby.

Taylorsville Higher Education

University of Phoenix - Utah Campus, University of Utah, and Salt Lake Community College are in the neighborhood.

Demographics

People

Total Population60,448
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens10.3%
Employed Population 16+30,836
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married50.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21%
Median Earnings25+$32,258
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,861
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,947

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,630
% Above Poverty Level88.5%
% Below Poverty Level11.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation3.4%

Housing

People Living Alone22.2%
Median Gross Rent$930
Median House Value$192,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)34.6%
English20.8%
German10.7%
Irish5.6%
Swedish4.4%
Danishn4%
Scottish3.3%
Italian3.1%
Dutch2.4%
French Except Basque1.8%
Norwegian1.7%
Welsh1.4%
Swiss1.2%
African0.8%
Greek0.7%
Polish0.7%
Brazilian0.7%
Arab0.4%
Russian0.4%
Afghan)0.3%
Iraqi0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Australian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Lebanese0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Haitian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Sudanese0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
Somali0.1%
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Taylorsville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Salt Lake County
Standard Zip Codes84129, 84123
Phone Area Codes801, 385
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude40.66
Approximate Longitude-111.93

Taylorsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSALT LAKE TRIAD CENTER
Distance7.1 miles
Jan Temp25 to 39 F
Apr Temp43 to 61 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp46 to 65 F
Annual Precip17.7 inches
StationSALT LAKE CITY INTL AP
Distance8.1 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
StationSALTAIR SALT PLANT
Distance11.6 miles
Jan Temp20 to 36 F
Apr Temp40 to 59 F
Jul Temp65 to 89 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip14.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Holladay30,793$97,590
Midvale31,659$55,595
Murray48,834$71,286
South Salt Lake24,575$45,908
West Jordan110,928$75,738
West Valley City134,609$57,447

Taylorsville Public Schools

Arcadia School
3461 W 4850 S
ZIP: 84118
(385) 646-4756
Primary
Total Enrollment 540
Bennion Jr High
6055 S 2700 W
ZIP: 84118
(385) 646-5114
Middle
Total Enrollment 977
Calvin S. Smith School
2150 W 6200 S
ZIP: 84118
(385) 646-5020
Primary
Total Enrollment 779
Vista School
4925 S 2200 W
ZIP: 84118
(385) 646-5067
Primary
Total Enrollment 766
Westbrook School
3451 W 6200 S
ZIP: 84118
(385) 646-5085
Primary
Total Enrollment 680
Eisenhower Jr High
4351 S Redwood Rd
ZIP: 84123
(385) 646-5154
Middle
Total Enrollment 1011
Hartvigsen School
1510 W 5400 S
ZIP: 84123
(385) 646-4585
Other
Total Enrollment 197
John C Fremont School
4249 S 1425 W
ZIP: 84123
(385) 646-4834
Primary
Total Enrollment 551
Taylorsville High
5225 S Redwood Road
ZIP: 84123
(385) 646-5455
High
Total Enrollment 1699

Taylorsville Private Schools

Kids World Academy
1328 Stern Dr
ZIP: 84123
Elementary
Total Enrollment 24
Montessori Building Blocks
5218 S Redwood Rd
ZIP: 84123
Elementary
Total Enrollment 4
Bennion Learning Center
3337 W 6200 S
ZIP: 84129
Elementary
Total Enrollment 9
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