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West Jordan
  • Suburb of Salt Lake City, UT

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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West Jordan is a suburb of Salt Lake City with a population of 114,138. West Jordan is in Salt Lake County. Living in West Jordan offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In West Jordan there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in West Jordan and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in West Jordan are above average.

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About West Jordan...
Population
114,138

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$284,200
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,234
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    160.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    33.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    29.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    227.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,770.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    173.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    8%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

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