Learn about Pleasant Grove, Utah. Below you can find community information, including vital statistics, information on local schools as well as resources for finding real estate listings and homes for sale in Pleasant Grove.

Pleasant Grove Utah MapIntersected by State Highway 146 and US Highway 89, Pleasant Grove sits just east of American Fork at the foot of Mount Timpanogos. Pleasant Grove has arguably the most melodic sounding name of all Utah Valley communities, and its location and view leave residents and visitors with nothing to apologize for.

Pleasant Grove is a small town with great community pride and satisfaction. Its close location to urban areas allows its residents to maintain a pleasant life style and at the same time enjoy a personal, small-town atmosphere.

Like other north Valley communities, Pleasant Grove’s economy has long balanced agriculture with commercial development; wood, pipework, steel, and concrete mills have provided the community with additional economy over the decades.

During the past decade, Pleasant Grove experienced steady growth, averaging an average annual rate change of 5.7%. From 1998 to 2000 alone the city gained nearly 3,000 new residents. With a median age of 23.6 and an average household size of 3.88, Pleasant Grove is right in line with the county averages.

Pleasant Grove takes great pride in its annual summer community festival, Strawberry Days, billed as the longest continuing community celebration in the state. Held annually in June, Strawberry Days is rivaled by few in activities, community involvement, and spirit. Activities include sporting tournaments, concerts, parades, and a PRCA-sanctioned rodeo.

General Facts and Information

Largest Employer: Walker Oil Company: 440 employees
Population: 24,487 (2002)
State Rank by Population: 20
Political Profile: Out of the 9,744 registered voters, 7,701 cast ballots in the 2001 November election.

Climate

The climate for Pleasant Grove is Moderate. There are approximately 10 to 20 inches of snow each year with much more in the mountain areas.
Pleasant Grove average annual rainfall is 16 inches per year.
Pleasant Grove average temperature is (January) 21 (July) 83 degrees F.