West Valley City Homes For Sale
West Valley City, Utah is a suburb southwest of Salt Lake City. It is the second largest city in Utah, with an estimated population of over 130,000 people. West Valley City is ideal for commuters, being an easy 20 minute drive from downtown Salt Lake City. Homes in West Valley City vary widely in age, style and price. Many houses, particularly in the eastern and central portions of the city, were built in the 1950s and 1960s. Newer houses are scattered throughout the city, but many are concentrated in the south, near the West Jorndan border, and feed into the popular Diamond Ridge Elementary School.
The median price for a home in West Valley City is $177,000, which is significantly less than the state median of $218,000. About 15 to 20 percent of homes in the city are duplexes, townhomes or condos. The percentage of owner occupied homes equals the state average of 70 percent. There is no standard style of home in West Valley City. Popular styles include ranch, rambler and two-story. Despite the low median price, homes in the city have many bedrooms. Nearly 50 percent have four or more bedrooms.
West Valley City residents have a wide variety of recreational activities available to them. Parks abound throughout the city. Golfers can choose between Stonebridge Golf Club and the Ridge Golf Club. The USANA Amphitheatre, which seats 20,000 people, is a great place for large outdoor concerts. Plus, Salt Lake City’s best shopping, hiking and skiing are only a short drive away.
The Granite School District serves children in West Valley City. Over twenty elementary schools are located within the city, along with four middle schools and two high schools. Six charter schools are located in West Valley City, plus many more nearby.