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Magna is in Salt Lake County, in the Salt Lake City metro area.
One tradition says the community was named for a nearby mine
The latitude of Magna is 40.709N. The longitude is -112.1W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,278 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 22,770.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Magna demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Salt Lake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Salt Lake City-Ogden area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 84044 ZIP code.
12% of Magna residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Magna ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Magna was $14,355, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Magna residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Magna, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $541. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $967.
Libraries in Magna include Magna Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Magna include Magna Times
Salt Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Magna political report.
The average commute time for Magna workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Magna between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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