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Eagle Mountain

Eagle Mountain, Utah

  •   State: 
    Utah
      County: 
    Utah County
      City: 
    Eagle Mountain
      County FIPS: 
    49049
      Coordinates: 
    40°18′22″N 112°0′35″W
      Area total: 
    50.43 sq mi (130.61 km²)
      Area land: 
    50.43 sq mi (130.61 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
      Elevation: 
    4,882 ft (1,488 m)
      Established: 
    Incorporated December 3, 1996 Became a city May 31, 2001
  •   Latitude: 
    40,3524
      Longitude: 
    -111,9855
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Provo-Orem, UT
      Timezone: 
    Mountain Standard Time (MST) UTC-7:00; Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) UTC-6:00
      ZIP codes: 
    84005
      GMAP: 

    Eagle Mountain, Utah County, Utah, United States

  •   Population: 
    43,623
      Population density: 
    865.02 residents per square mile of area (333.99/km²)
      Household income: 
    $65,607
      Households: 
    3,290
      Unemployment rate: 
    5.80%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.45%
      Income taxes: 
    6.98%

Eagle Mountain is a city in Utah County, Utah. It is part of the ProvoOrem metropolitan area. It was incorporated on 3 December 1996 and had been rapidly growing. In 2011 Eagle Mountain extended further west with the annexation of the White Hills neighborhood, which had about 400 residents. In 2015, Eagle Mountain was the 10th most conservative city in the United States as judged by political donations. The city is located at the western and northern bases of the Lake Mountains in the flat Cedar Valley east and northeast of the town of Cedar Fort. The area is home to a number of natural landmarks, including a site along the original Pony Express trail and 1,800-year-old rock art petroglyphs carved by ancient Fremont Indians. Eagle Mountain's climate varies drastically between the northeastern Ranches area and the southwestern City Center area. Despite being further south than Salt Lake City, both areas have cooler temperatures due to sitting at a higher elevation. The Ranches section of the city has slightly milder temperatures since it is closer to the moderating impact of the Salt Lake and Utah Valleys as well as the Great Salt Lake, which gives it a climate more similar to Salt Lake city. The City Centre area is drier and cooler. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city's 2007-2011 income for a household in the city was $64.676. About 7.6% of the population was below the poverty line. In 2009 Eagle Mountain opened the Eagle Mountain Ranch Bike Park, which is the first of its kind on the local map.

History

Eagle Mountain is the primary city name, but also Eagle Mtn, Lehi, Saratoga, Saratoga Spgs, Saratoga Springs are acceptable city names or spellings. The official name is Eagle Mountain, Utah. The area is home to a number of natural landmarks, including a site along the original Pony Express trail and 1,800-year-old rock art petroglyphs carved by ancient Fremont Indians. In 2011 Eagle Mountain extended further west with the annexation of the White Hills neighborhood, which had about 400 residents, as well as an area that is part of the Pole Canyon development plan. The land outside of White Hills was almost 2,900 acres at the time of the annexation. The area is now home to more than 2,000 residents and has a population of about 6,000. The town of Eagle Mountain was founded in 1858. The city's first post office was established in 1859 and the town's first school was built in 1872. It is located on the banks of the San Francisco Bay. The village of Eagle Mountains was founded on the base of the Santa Catalina Mountains in 1855 and was named after the Eagle Mountain Range, which is located to the west of the town. The community was originally known as Eagle Mountain, which means "the mountain of the mountains" and means "mountain of the mountain" in Spanish. It was also known as "Eagle Mountain" or "The Mountain of the Mountains" because of its location on the California-Nevada border. The name Eagle Mountain comes from the word "eagle," which means mountain, or "eastern," and "magnificent" in English. The word "mountain" is also used to refer to a type of mountain in the U.S. state of California.

Geography

Eagle Mountain is located at the western and northern bases of the Lake Mountains in the flat Cedar Valley east and northeast of the town of Cedar Fort. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 50.3 square miles (130.3 km²), all land. The city is home to the U.S. Air Force Base, which is located on the base of Eagle Mountain. The base of the mountain is also known as the "Eagle Mountains" and is located in the eastern part of the state. It is located just east of the city's main airport, the Fort Worth International Airport, and is known as one of the most scenic places in the state, with views of the Great Lakes and the Great Falls of the Colorado River. The U.N. World Heritage Site is also located on Eagle Mountain, at its base, near Cedar Fort, in the Cedar Valley. The town's name is derived from the word "eagle", which means "mountain" or "hill" in English. The mountain is named after the Eagle River, which runs through the city. The name Eagle Mountain is also used to refer to a mountain in the area, which was once known as "The Eagle River" and "The Mountain of the Eagle". The city's name also means "Eagles" in Spanish, meaning "the mountain of the eagle". It is the name of a mountain that once stood on the eastern side of the lake, and was known for being a popular tourist destination.

Climate

Eagle Mountain's climate varies drastically between the northeastern Ranches area and the southwestern City Center area. Despite being further south than Salt Lake City, both areas have cooler temperatures due to sitting at a higher elevation. The Ranches section of the city has slightly milder temperatures since it is closer to the moderating impact of the Salt Lake and Utah Valleys as well as the Great Salt Lake. Under the Köppen climate classification, the climate of the Ranche's area is classified as humid subtropical (Cfa) or hot-summer humid continental (Dfa) The City Centre area is drier and cooler. The Köping classification for this area is cold semi-arid (BSk), although rainfall is nearly enough to classify the area as warm- SUMmer humid Continental (Dfb). The area is also in a rain shadow causing less precipitation and more sunshine than the Ranches part of theCity. The area near Fairfield lies in the Cedar Valley, which cuts that area off from the Moderating influence of theSalt Lake Valley and Great Salt lake. This causes nights to get significantly colder than in the Ronies but also puts it in aRain shadow causing more sunshine. The city is in the eastern part of Utah, which is home to the majority of the state's Latter Day Saints. The U.S. state of Utah has the highest percentage of Mormons in the state. The state has the lowest percentage of the Mormon population in the United States.

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 21,415 people, 5,111 households, and 4,741 families residing in the town. In 2015, Eagle Mountain was the 10th most conservative city in the United States as judged by political donations. According to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2007-2011 statistics, the median income for a household in the city was $64,676. The per capita income for the town was $17,814. About 7.6% of the town's population was below the poverty line. The town is located on the North Carolina-Nevada border. It is located in the North Cascades region of the Rocky Mountains. Eagle Mountain is a popular destination for mountain bikers and skiers. It has a reputation for being a hotbed of illegal activity, especially among young people. The city has a population of about 21,000 people, the majority of whom live in or near the town of Eagle Mountain. The population density is 513.6 inhabitants per square mile (20.0/km²), with 5,546 housing units at an average density of 133 per sq mile (4.34/ km²) The town has a history of violence, with several murders and shootings in recent years. The U.N. World Health Organization has designated Eagle Mountain as one of the most dangerous places in the world to walk or bike in. It was the site of the deadliest shooting in 2012, with more than 1,200 people killed.

Parks and recreation

In 2009, Eagle Mountain opened the Mountain Ranch Bike Park. It features a jump line, two slopestyle tracks, a single track network, and a skills area with a pump track and wood features. On January 20, 2015 the city council approved budget for expanding Cory B Wride Memorial park. The city lists four regional parks and about 35 local parks. Eagle Mountain City parks are identified on the city's Parks Finder Map. It is the first of its kind on the Wasatch Front to have a single-track network. It also has a jump-line, slop-line and skills area, as well as wood features in the skills area. The park is located on the east side of the city, near the intersection of I-70 and I-80. It was built in the early 1900s, and was the first bike park in the state. It opened in the mid-20th century, and is located near the junction of the two main roads. It has been expanded several times since then, including in the 1980s and 1990s. It's located on a hilltop, and has a number of trails and jumps. The town has about 35 parks, including a regional park and about four local parks, which are listed on the Parks Finder map. There is also a park on the west side, which is on the north side, where the city has a park that is open to the public in the evenings and on the weekends. The parks are located in the downtown area of Eagle Mountain.

Government

Eagle Mountain City has a six-member Traditional Council form of government. The Mayor is a non-voting member of the Council except in the situation of a tie vote. The mayor acts as an elected executive, with the city council functioning with legislative powers. Eagle Mountain, by ordinance, offers candidates for mayor the option of declaring candidacy as the primary source of income at $70,000 per year. The current mayor is Tom Westmoreland who took office in January 2018. The city has seen a voting history from 3% of registered voter to 95% (1997) of registered voters participating in an election over the course of its incorporation. The town has a population of 2,000. It is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It has an elevation of 1,200 feet (400 meters) above sea level. It was incorporated in 1996 and has been in existence since 1998. The council has a total of six members, including the mayor, who are elected for a four-year term. The average age of the council members is 40 years old, and the mayor is 48 years old. The maximum salary for a city council member is $50,000, with a maximum of $60,000 for a mayor. The minimum wage is $25,000 and the maximum is $30,000 in Eagle Mountain. The chief administrative officer of the city is a chief of staff, who oversees the different departments. There are no police officers or firemen.

Education

Eagle Mountain is located in the Alpine School District and currently has seven elementary schools. Frontier Middle School serves students in grades 78 except those in the Silverlake area, who attend Vista Heights Middle School in Saratoga Springs. Cedar Valley High School opened in August 2019. Samuel Jarman is the superintendent of schools. The city also has two public charter schools (The Ranches Academy and Rockwell Charter High School). Eagle Mountain is home to the U.S. Air Force Academy, which is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The U.N. Peace Corps has a training center in Eagle Mountain, Colorado, which opened in 2009. It is the largest Peace Corps base in the world, with more than 2,000 staff members. It also has a military air base in Silver Lake, where it has trained more than 1,000 troops since its inception in the 1950s. It has an airbase in Blackridge, Colorado that opened in the 1970s, and a military base in Brookhaven, Colorado in the 1990s. The Air Force base is the only one of its kind in the United States, and it is located near the town of Silver Lake. It was also the site of the World War II training center, which has since been closed. The base is now the base of the Air Force Reserve Base, which was built in the 1960s and 1970s. There is also an airfield in the town that is used for military exercises and training of airmen and women.

Infrastructure

The six major roads running into Eagle Mountain are Utah State Route 73, Eagle Mountain Blvd, Ranches Pkwy, Aviator Ave, Pole Canyon Blvd, and Pony Express Pk Wy. The city center sits at least 15 miles (24 km) from the two valleys' main transportation corridor along Interstate 15. The Utah Department of Transportation is in the process of building a western freeway for the Salt Lake Valley (the Mountain View Corridor), which will connect to SR-73 only a few miles from the city. In 2008, the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) began service on an express bus route (#806) into Eagle Mountains. It is the first UTA bus to service the city, and the first in the state of Utah. It was extended east to Redwood road in Saratoga Springs in 2010. This was done to facilitate access with the rest of Utah County via connection with Pioneer Crossing, the east-west connector from Redwood Road to I-15. The UTA is also planning to build a freeway to connect to the city from the west, which will be called the Mountain View corridor. It will be the first freeway to link to the west coast of the U.S. from the east, and will run from San Francisco to Los Angeles. It would be the longest freeway in the United States to link the West Coast to the East Coast, and would cost $1.5 billion to build. The freeway would also be the most expensive in the world, costing an estimated $1 billion.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Eagle Mountain, Utah County, Utah = 23.2. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 52. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 90. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Eagle Mountain = 4.5 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 43,623 individuals with a median age of 22.7 age the population grows by 534.63% in Eagle Mountain, Utah County, Utah population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 865.02 residents per square mile of area (333.99/km²). There are average 4.16 people per household in the 3,290 households with an average household income of $65,607 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 5.80% of the available work force and has dropped -4.47% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 25.26%. The number of physicians in Eagle Mountain per 100,000 population = 121.4.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Eagle Mountain = 11.2 inches and the annual snowfall = 26.8 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 74. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 223. 90 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 15 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 64, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Eagle Mountain, Utah County, Utah which are owned by the occupant = 88.24%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 6 years with median home cost = $199,780 and home appreciation of -8.80%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $5.29 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $3,475 per student. There are 22.7 students for each teacher in the school, 894 students for each Librarian and 857 students for each Counselor. 11.89% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 22.51% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 5.63% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Eagle Mountain's population in Utah County, Utah of 1,117 residents in 1900 has increased 39,05-fold to 43,623 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 49.85% female residents and 50.15% male residents live in Eagle Mountain, Utah County, Utah.

    As of 2020 in Eagle Mountain, Utah County, Utah are married and the remaining 23.36% are single population.

  • 37.8 minutes is the average time that residents in Eagle Mountain require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    72.03% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 20.01% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 1.24% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 6.08% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Eagle Mountain, Utah County, Utah, 88.24% are owner-occupied homes, another 1.72% are rented apartments, and the remaining 10.04% are vacant.

  • The 87.46% of the population in Eagle Mountain, Utah County, Utah who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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