Weber County

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Weber County, Utah

2380 Washington Blvd Suite 350
Ogden, UT 84401
Phone: (801) 399-8454
Fax: (801) 399-8314
www.co.weber.ut.us

In north-central UT, north of Salt Lake City; original county; organized Jan 31, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Weber River, which runs through the county. The river is itself named for John H. Weber (?-1859), a Dutch sea captain and trapper who traveled west with Gen. Ashby and was killed near the river, or for another trapper named Weber

Area (sq mi):: 659.46 (land 575.54; water 83.93) Population per square mile: 366.20
Population 2005: 210,749 State rank: 4 Population change: 2000-20005 7.20%; 1990-2000 24.10% Population 2000: 196,533 (White 82.80%; Black or African American 1.40%; Hispanic or Latino 12.60%; Asian 1.30%; Other 9.70%). Foreign born: 6.40%. Median age: 29.30
Income 2000: per capita $18,246; median household $44,014; Population below poverty level: 9.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,260-$25,075
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 21.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Ogden County seat (78,519)
  • Roy (35,308)
  • North Ogden (16,328)
  • South Ogden (15,130)

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