Located the foot of the Wasatch Mountains, Ogden is a principal city of the Ogden–Clearfield, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Weber, Morgan, and Davis counties. Ogden is also the county seat of Weber County.  The city has a total area of 26.6 square and mountain elevations range from about 4,300 to 5,200 feet above sea level. Prominent mountain peaks near Ogden include Mount Ogden to the east and Ben Lomond to the north.

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Because Ogden has historically been the second largest city in Utah, it is home to a large number of historic buildings.  However, by the 1980s, several Salt Lake City suburbs and Provo had surpassed Ogden in population.

Ogden offers a wide range of attractions within easy reach, from downtown shopping, the arts, gourmet dining, vibrant nightlife, rugged outdoor recreation, and easily accessible foothills and mountains.  Discover three world-class ski resorts, including Snowbasin , Powder Mountain and Nordic Valley (located just 20 minutes from downtown. Anglers, canoers and kayakers also enjoy Ogden and Weber Rivers, along with over 13,000 acres of freshwater.

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The downtown district offers prime dining, entertainment, and nightlife. Visitors who love culture and the arts enjoy over a dozen independent art galleries and museums, including Ogden's Union Station (four museums, two galleries, and the town's historic train station).

In 2013, Ogden ranked No. 16 on Forbes' list of the "Best Places for Business and Careers". The city is also known for its many historic buildings, proximity to the Wasatch Mountains, and as the home of Weber State University.

Climate

Ogden gets approximately 21 inches of rain per year and 43 inches of snowfall. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 82. On average, there are 223 sunny days per year with July highs around 91 degrees and January lows around 19 degrees.

People

As of 2014, Ogden's population is 82,749 with 3,054 people per square mile (population density). The median age is 29.8. 50.53% of people in Ogden are married and 13.06% are divorced. The average household size is 2.72 people. 36.15% of people are married with kids and 21.26% have kids, but are single.

Housing Overview

The median value for homes for sale in Ogden is $122,800. The median age of Ogden, Utah, real estate is 51 years.  Renters make up 40.41% of population and 7.85% of houses and apartments are unoccupied (vacancy rate).  Value of owner-occupied housing:

  • Less Than $20,000 3.73%
  • $20,000 to $39,999 1.22%
  • $40,000 to $59,999 1.57%
  • $60,000 to $79,999 6.75%
  • $80,000 to $99,999 12.14%
  • $100,000 to $149,999 34.71%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 21.15%
  • $200,000 to $299,999 11.42%
  • $300,000 to $399,999 2.75%
  • $400,000 to $499,999 1.91%
  • $500,000 to $749,999 1.82%
  • $750,000 to $999,999 0.55%
  • $1,000,000 or more 0.29%

Education

The city is served by the Ogden School District.  Ogden schools spend $7,674 per student. There are 22 pupils per teacher, 1,085 students per librarian, and 519 children per counselor.

Elementary Schools include: Bonneville Elementary, Dee Elementary, Gramercy Elementary, Heritage Elementary, Hillcrest Elementary, Horace Mann Elementary, Lincoln Elementary, James Madison Elementary, Odyssey Elementary, Polk Elementary, Shadow Valley Elementary, Taylor Canyon Elementary, T.O. Smith Elementary, and Wasatch Elementary.

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Junior High Schools include:  Highland Junior High, Mound Fort Junior High, and Mount Ogden Junior High. High schools include: Ben Lomond High, Ogden High, and George Washington High (website links to public schools the Ogden school District).  Colleges and universities include: Weber State University, Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College and Stevens–Henager College.

Economic Overview

Ogden is considered an economic hub for the northern part of Utah. The IRS has a large regional facility in Ogden and is the city's largest employer in the city with over 5,000 employees. Other large employers include McKay Dee Hospital, Weber State University, Ogden City School District, Autoliv, Fresenius, and Convergys.

The following companies have their headquarters in Ogden: FJ Management Inc. (Oil company), Marketstar (Sales and marketing company), Autoliv North America (Automotive safety equipment), Bank of Utah (Banking services), America First Credit Union (Banking services), and Kadince (Software services).

The unemployment rate in Ogden is 4.00%, with job growth of 3.95%.  Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 43.90%.  Sales tax rate is 6.85%.  Income tax is 5.00%.  The income per capita is $19,383, which includes all adults and children.  The median household income is $42,162.

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Transportation

The average one-way commute in Ogden takes 20 minutes. 75% of commuters drive their own car alone, 14% carpool with others, 3% take mass transit and 3% work from home.

The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) operates four bus routes directly between Salt Lake City and Ogden. Numerous others serve Weber and northern Davis counties that connect into either the Ogden Intermodal Hub on the west edge of town or to Weber State University.

TheFrontRunner commuter rail runs between Salt Lake City and Pleasant View, just north of Ogden, and includes a stop at the Ogden Intermodal Hub.

The nearest major airport is Ogden-Hinckley Airport offering domestic flights, and is 4 miles from the center of Ogden. Another major airport is Salt Lake City International Airport, which has international and domestic flights from Salt Lake City, and is 41 miles from Ogden.

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Realty Path Summit is a full-service real estate brokerage representing buyers and sellers. If you are a buyer, our foremost goal is to assist you in finding the perfect home in the right neighborhood to fit for your lifestyle, preferences and needs!

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We focus our real estate services in the following communities of Weber County, but not limited to: North Ogden, Ogden, Pleasant View, and Eden (click on the links to learn more about these areas).

If you are considering selling your home, we utilize the latest real estate marketing tools online and offline to expose your Weber County real estate property to the widest range of potential buyers. We are here to get your home aggressively marketed to sell as quickly as possible and for the best price!

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Our team of real estate professionals have extensive knowledge of the Weber County and Davis County real estate market, which allows us to guide our clients intelligently.  Whether you are looking to buy, sell or invest, we have one mission, and that is to provide exceptional customer service while assisting you throughout the transaction.

Please call us today or fill out the online contact form and let us know how we can best serve your Ogden Utah real estate needs.

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Kelly L. Cordova-Armer, Associate Broker
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Ogden UT 84401
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