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Overview

Introduction to Washington Terrace, Utah

Washington Terrace, Utah, in Weber county, is located 3 miles S of Ogden, Utah (center to center) and is 381 miles W of Denver, Colorado. The city is in the Salt Lake City - Ogden area.

Washington Terrace History

Washington Terrace was originally a temporary military housing project which was established during the World War II. It was founded in 1942. George Herman Van Leeuwen played a major role in securing the land from the government. He was also the President of the Board of Directors. In fact, the city was once proposed to be named as VanLeeuwenville. The city is located in Weber County, which was created in 1852.

Washington Terrace and nearby Attractions

  • Roy Historical Museum
  • Fort Buenaventura
  • Eccles Dinosaur Park
  • Ogden Union Station Museums
  • Great Salt Lake State Park
  • Pioneer Village

Things To Do In Washington Terrace

Washington Terrace offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities. History buffs should visit the Roy Historical Museum, Ogden Union Station Museums, Fort Buenaventura, and Pioneer Village. There are several parks in the city including the Southview Park and Rohmer Park. One can also plan a day trip to the Great Salt Lake State Park, Willard Bay State Park, East Canyon State Park, and Antelope Island State Park.

Washington Terrace Transportation

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

Washington Terrace Higher Education

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

Demographics

People

Total Population9,122
Male Share of the Population45.3%
Female Share of the Population54.7%
Senior Citizens16.8%
Employed Population 16+4,456
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married48%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.7%
Median Earnings25+$32,486
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$41,618
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,353

Wealth

Median Family Income$66,221
% Above Poverty Level88.4%
% Below Poverty Level11.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home5.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.3%
% Using Public Transportation3%

Housing

People Living Alone25.9%
Median Gross Rent$697
Median House Value$149,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.8%
English19.6%
German10.8%
Irish6%
Scottish5.8%
Italian4.9%
Danishn3.9%
Swedish3.3%
Dutch3.2%
French Except Basque2.8%
Welsh2.3%
Norwegian1.3%
African1%
Lithuanian0.7%
Swiss0.6%
Canadian0.4%
Polish0.3%
Finnish0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Slovak0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Washington Terrace Almanac

CategoryValue
County Weber County
Standard Zip Codes84405
Phone Area Codes801
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude41.15
Approximate Longitude-111.98

Washington Terrace 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
Distance2 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
Distance5.1 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
Distance18.2 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
Ogden85,497$52,472
Riverdale8,685$61,055
Roy38,013$72,153
South Ogden16,918$70,870
South Weber6,921$102,417
Uintah1,520$80,125
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