kids encyclopedia robot

Elk Ridge, Utah facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Elk Ridge,Durham
Panorama of Elk Ridge
Panorama of Elk Ridge
Location in Utah County and the state of Utah
Location in Utah County and the state of Utah
Country United States
State Utah
County Utah
Founded 1971
Incorporated (town) December 22, 1976
Incorporated (city) November 3, 2000
Named for Elk
 • Total 2.82 sq mi (7.3 km2)
 • Land 2.82 sq mi (7.3 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
5,354 ft (1,632 m)
 • Total 4,687
 • Density 1,662.06/sq mi (642.05/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 385, 801
FIPS code 49-22370
GNIS feature ID 1455857

Elk Ridge is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States. Named for a herd of elk that wintered in the area, it is part of the ProvoOrem, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 4,687 at the time of the 2020 census. Elk Ridge became a fifth-class city by state law in November 2000.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 381
1990 771 102.4%
2000 1,838 138.4%
2010 2,436 32.5%
2020 4,687 92.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,838 people, 413 households, and 401 families residing in the town. The population density was 662.2 people per square mile (255.3/km2). There were 441 housing units at an average density of 158.9 per square mile (61.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 94.99% White, 0.27% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.76% Pacific Islander, 2.29% from other races, and 1.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.26% of the population.

There were 413 households, out of which 66.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 92.7% were married couples living together, 2.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 2.9% were non-families. 2.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 0.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.45 and the average family size was 4.52.

In the town the population was spread out, with 46.1% under the age of 18, 8.22% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 15.3% from 45 to 64, and 4.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 21 years. For every 100 females, there were 107.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $65,511, and the median income for a family was $65,813. Males had a median income of $50,489 versus $31,667 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,513. About 2.5% of families and 4.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.3% of those under age 18 and 2.2% of those age 65 or over.

See also

Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Elk Ridge (Utah) para niños

National Hispanic Heritage Month on Kiddle
Contemporary Hispanic artists
Firelei Báez
Coco Fusco
Diana Guerrero-Maciá
Harmonia Rosales
kids search engine
Elk Ridge, Utah Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.