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West Jordan is a city in Salt Lake County, in the Salt Lake City metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Utah named West Jordan. For links to other places called West Jordan, UT, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of West Jordan is 40.609N. The longitude is -111.938W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,373 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 84,701.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Jordan 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 84006 ZIP code.
12% of West Jordan residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Jordan ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Jordan was $17,221, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of West Jordan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in West Jordan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $661. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,188.
Libraries in West Jordan include Bingham Creek Library, West Jordan Library ... View libraries
Salt Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Jordan political report.
The average commute time for West Jordan workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in West Jordan between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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