Heber City, Utah


The former Wasatch Stake Tabernacle
The former Wasatch Stake Tabernacle on Heber City
Heber Valley and Deer Creek Reservoir
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...

Fast Facts about Heber City, Utah
Heber City, Wasatch County, UT 84032
Latitude: 40.5068°N
Longitude: 111.4123°W
Founded: 1859
Elevation: 5,604'

Education:
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

2015 Estimates:
Median Household Income: $52,000
Median Home Value: $270,000
Median Resident Age: 28.0 Years
Major Industries:
Lodging & Food Services, Construction, Educational Services, Health Care, Professional Services, Retail Services, Government, Finance & Insurance Services, Utilities
Unemployed (March 2015): 3.8%
 
Population Demographics: 2010
Total Population
11,362
Males
5,744
Females
5,618
Population by Age
Under 18
4,215
18 & over
7,147
20-24
643
25-34
1,824
35-49
2,364
50-64
1,326
65 & over
720
Population by Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino
2,092
Non Hispanic or Latino
9,270
Population by Race
White
9,967
African-American
47
Asian
121
Native American
93
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
14
Other
934
Two or more
186
 
Wasatch County Pages
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