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West Valley City
  • Suburb of Salt Lake City, UT

Report Card

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

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West Valley City is a suburb of Salt Lake City with a population of 138,868. West Valley City is in Salt Lake County. Living in West Valley City offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In West Valley City there are a lot of parks. Many families live in West Valley City and residents tend to have moderate political views.

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About West Valley City...
Population
138,868

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$333,600
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,360
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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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
    305.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    59.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    70.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    304.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,106.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    457.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    national  11%

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