Heber City, Utah
The former Wasatch Stake Tabernacle on Heber City
Heber Valley and Deer Creek Reservoir
Heber City was founded by a group of Mormon pioneers from England. They named the settlement after one of the early LDS Apostles, Heber C. Kimball.
Heber City was quite pastoral in its early days as most settlers were involved in dairy farming and cattle ranching, but over the years Heber City has developed more and more into a bedroom community with almost 40% of the working population commuting to Provo, Park City, Orem or Salt Lake City for work.
Heber Valley has had one of the lowest unemployment rates and fastest growing economies in Utah: the population grew more than 25% between 2000 and 2008 while home prices doubled. Then came the crash...
High School or Higher: 85.2%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 24.4%
Graduate or Professional Degree: 5.6%
Cost of Living Index for Heber City: 89.8
Median Household Income: $52,000
Median Home Value: $270,000
Median Resident Age: 28.0 Years
Lodging & Food Services, Construction, Educational Services, Health Care, Professional Services, Retail Services, Government, Finance & Insurance Services, Utilities
Unemployed (March 2015): 3.8%
Upper left photo is in the public domain