Layton, Utah Information
This Ogden suburb lies along the front range of the Wasatch Mountains in the north-central region of Utah. The town is the largest populated city in Davis County and the ninth largest in the state. The 2014 census recorded the population at 72,231. The cost of living and crime rates are lower than state or U.S. averages, which make the community a nice place to raise a family. Nearly half of the 18,282 ethnically diverse households are raising children who attend the 13 elementary schools, four junior high schools and three high schools. The city additionally has a branch of Weber State University for students desiring to advance their education. Of the adults living within the city, 37 percent have a bachelor’s, graduate or professional degree.
Layton, Utah Details
The Utah community was originally established during the 1850s as part of Kaysville. Three decades later, residents chose to create their own community. The newly-formed township officially gained its independence as a separate city in 1902. The population slowly rose until the construction of the Hill Air Force Base and the onset of WWII. After which time, more people moved into the town. The U.S. Census reports by 2015, the median household income was $73,242. As of 2016, median home prices were $220,900. The average cost of renting a 3-bedroom, 2-bath home is approximately $1,200 each month.
The facility is a wonderful place to venture into the community’s past and learn about the daily lives of Native Americans, settlers and businesses. Using artifacts, pictures and stories, the museum tells the story of the community from 1850 to the present. See examples of homesteads, household items and tools commonly used along with a whimsical look at clothing, accessories and personal care products.
The Kenley Amphitheater
The open-air venue is situated in the center of beautiful Layton Park and accommodates up to 1,800 audience members. Throughout the year, the facility hosts a wide range of celebrity entertainers. Scheduled guest performers include Neil Diamond, Pete Cetera, Ann Wilson and Ambrosia. Enjoy the concert while gazing at the lovely gardens and the majestic mountains beyond.
Parks and Recreation
The Utah community maintains one dozen parks ranging in size from two to 47 acres. The green spaces feature ball fields, basketball, tennis and volleyball courts, skate parks, playgrounds and pavilions along with public restrooms, BBQ areas and concession stands. The city also has an indoor Swim N’ Surf pool, which remains open year round.
The Parks and Recreation Commission hosts a number of adult and youth sports programs throughout the year. Various park facilities additionally offer a variety of classes from May through August. Cyclists, hikers, joggers and walkers enjoy the more than 10 miles of trails, which meander through the community and into the nearby canyons surrounded by mountains.
Novice and experienced golfers alike have the choice of three different local courses on which to play a few rounds. The Sun Hills Golf Course is an 18-hole public facility open from April 1 to November 25. The Swan Lakes Golf Course has a 9-hole executive course and an 18-hole putting course along with an 18-hole miniature golf course. The facility also has an illuminated driving range, batting cages and a snack bar. The Valley View Golf Course features an 18-hole public course available from March 1 to November 1.
The community celebrates July 4 with Liberty Days. Events planned during the day include breakfast in the park, a 5k run/walk, a flag raising ceremony, a parade and live entertainment. The festivities also include concessions, vendor booths and an evening fireworks display.
F.E.S.T. represents farmers, entertainment, shopping and trucks. All are invited on Friday evenings during July and August for the chance to purchase locally grown produce, arts and crafts and food truck delights. Local musicians and vocalists provide the live entertainment.
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