Elk Ridge, Utah

Statistics & Facts

The population of Elk Ridge is approximately 2,363 (2002).
The approximate number of families is 151 (1990).
The amount of land area in Elk Ridge is 7.024 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
Elk Ridge is positioned 40.00 degrees north of the equator and 111.67 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Land area: 2.8 square miles
Zip code: 84651
Median resident age: 20.7 years
Median household income: $65,511 (year 2000)
Median house value: $197,000 (year 2000)

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Elk Ridge is located on the foothills of Mount Loafer above the cities of Payson and Salem in Utah county.

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Government And Information

The city office is located at 80 E. Park Drive. Office hours are from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm, and may be reached by calling (801) 423-2300
Town Office – 80 Park Dr., Elk Ridge

Climate & Weather

The climate for Elk Ridge is Moderate. There are approximately 10 to 20 inches of snow each year with much more in the mountain areas.
Elk Ridge average annual rainfall is 16 inches per year
Elk Ridge average temperature is (January) 21 (July) 83 degrees F.

General Information

Elk Ridge is a charming bedroom community, with its wide open spaces, crisp and clean air, and its location along the borders of the Gladstan Golf Course. It has a panoramic view of Utah Valley, which residents believe is the nicest
in the county because it is not blocked by structures or obscured by pollution. On a clear day, Antelope Island in the Great Salt Lake is clearly visible.

Elk Ridge is a fast-growing area in Utah County. The town more than doubled its population during the past decade. In 2000, the population was more than 1,800 people, with an average of 5.21 persons per household—the highest household average in Utah County.

Origin of City’s Name
Prior to becoming a town, the area was the Salem Hills subdivision. Town leaders held an election to choose a name for the fledgling town at the time it was incorporated. The name Elk Ridge was chosen because a herd of elk winters on the town borders.

Date of Incorporation: December 22, 1976

Recreation   Crime (1990)  
Baseball Diamonds 0 Aggravated Assault 1
Bowling Alleys 0 Arson N/A
Covered Picnic Facilities 1 Auto Theft N/A
Golf Courses 0 Burglary 3
Indoor Facilities 0 Larceny N/A
Parks 0 Murder 0
Rodeo Grounds 0 Rape 0
Soccer/Football Fields 0 Robbery 0
Swimming Pools 0    
Tennis Courts 1    
Median Age: 20.7   Household Size: 5.21  

Population: 1,838
State Rank by Population:
Political Profile

Out of the 877 registered voters, 740 cast ballots in the 2000 November election.

Sources: Elk Ridge Town Clerk, U.S. Census Bureau, Utah County Sheriff’s Department; Utah County Elections and Utah County Association of Realtors.

Elk Ridge City Website www.elkridgecity.org