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Overview

Introduction to Woods Cross, Utah

Woods Cross, Utah, in Davis county, is located 7 miles N of Salt Lake City, Utah (center to center) and is 369 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. The people of the city are in the Salt Lake City - Ogden metropolitan area.

Woods Cross History

Woods Cross was first settled in 1848. The rich bottom lands of the city attracted the early settlers to establish their farms. It was named after Daniel Wood, one of the early settlers of the region. Wood built a school in the area in 1854 and a church in 1863. He also donated land to establish a railroad depot in 1869. The city of Woods Cross was chartered in 1935. The city is located in Davis County, which was founded in 1852.

Woods Cross and nearby Attractions

  • Museum of Church History and Art
  • Great Salt Lake State Park
  • Children's Museum of Utah
  • Fort Douglas
  • Pioneer Village
  • East Canyon State Park

Things To Do In Woods Cross

Woods Cross offers easy access to various museums like the Daughters of Utah Pioneer Memorial Museum, Museum of Church History and Art, and Children's Museum of Utah. The Great Salt Lake State Park, Antelope Island State Park, and East Canyon State Park offer a wide variety of recreational opportunities. One can also visit the Temple Square. The Bountiful Ridge Golf Course provides opportunities for those who enjoy golf.

Woods Cross Transportation

Salt Lake City International Airport is few miles away.

Woods Cross Higher Education

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

Demographics

People

Total Population10,930
Male Share of the Population50.3%
Female Share of the Population49.7%
Senior Citizens5.7%
Employed Population 16+5,787
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married65.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher32.3%
Median Earnings25+$43,107
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,767

Wealth

Median Family Income$82,585
% Above Poverty Level91.8%
% Below Poverty Level8.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.1%
% Using Public Transportation2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone13%
Median Gross Rent$969
Median House Value$226,200

Ancestry

English24.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.5%
German13.2%
Irish6.5%
Danishn5.8%
Scottish4.9%
Swedish3.1%
Swiss2.8%
Norwegian2.5%
Dutch2.5%
Welsh2.4%
Italian1.1%
US/American0.9%
French Except Basque0.8%
Canadian0.7%
Polish0.7%
Finnish0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Brazilian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Greek0.1%
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Woods Cross Almanac

CategoryValue
County Davis County
Standard Zip Codes84087, 84010
Phone Area Codes801
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude40.89
Approximate Longitude-111.93

Woods Cross Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBOUNTIFUL-VAL VERDA
Distance1.6 miles
Jan Temp22 to 37 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 88 F
Oct Temp41 to 63 F
Annual Precip22.4 inches
StationSALT LAKE CITY INTL AP
Distance7.3 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
Distance13.9 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
Bountiful43,428$74,495
Centerville16,727$88,885
Farmington21,983$100,625
North Salt Lake18,753$73,879
Salt Lake City191,446$65,865
West Bountiful5,436$85,893

Woods Cross Hospitals

Benchmark Regional Hospital
(Proprietary)
592 West 1350 South
(801) 299-5300

Woods Cross Public Schools

Odyssey School
2050 S 1955 W
ZIP: 84087
(801) 402-0200
Primary
Total Enrollment 638
Utah Connections Academy
687 West 700 South Suite E
ZIP: 84087
(801) 298-6660
Other
Total Enrollment 829
Woods Cross High
600 W 2200 S
ZIP: 84087
(801) 402-4500
High
Total Enrollment 1420
Woods Cross School
745 W 1100 S
ZIP: 84087
(801) 402-1800
Primary
Total Enrollment 674

Woods Cross Private Schools

Benchmark School
592 W 1350 S
ZIP: 84010
Secondary
Total Enrollment 83
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