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West Valley City is a city in Salt Lake County, in the Salt Lake City metro area.
The community was named for its location in west Salt Lake Valley.
The latitude of West Valley City is 40.691N. The longitude is -112W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,304 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 111,687.
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10% of West Valley City residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Valley City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Valley City was $15,031, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of West Valley City 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 Valley City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $570. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,034.
Libraries in West Valley City include Hunter Library, West Valley Library ... View libraries
Salt Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Valley City political report.
The average commute time for West Valley City workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 15 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in West Valley City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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