Learn about Taylorsville, 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 Taylorsville.
Taylorsville has a thriving business base. Companies like American Express, Convergys Corporation, Abbott Critical Care, Data Chem Laboratories, Unibase Data Entry and Nelson Laboratories have discovered our advantages, including no franchise taxes.
Our central location in the Salt Lake Valley is ideal. We enjoy access to Interstate 215 and are within one mile of Interstate 15 and the light rail system. We are also within 15 minutes of the Salt Lake International Airport.
Local businesses are very supportive of community events. Companies regularly offer their time, resources and money. Their efforts are helping our city to flourish. Our residents realize and appreciate the many contributions of the business community.
Taylorsville’s community pride is expressed in many different ways – well groomed yards, friendly hello’s, but possibly the most apparent expression of community pride is volunteerism. Several hundred volunteers make up numerous city committees and thousands more are involved in city events, religious undertakings and educational activities. Located in the heart of the Wasatch front, Taylorsville, Utah’s Centennial City, takes pride in being a new kind of city for a new century.
Taylorsville has golf courses, baseball parks, a skateboarding park, a swimming pool, and several community parks.
There are several events that will take place annually in Taylorsville. The Taylorsville City parade and Taylorsville Dayzz form a good example of how diversity and working together build strong community ties. Each year the Taylorsville Arts Council presents a musical performance by resident volunteers.
Central to the education community is the Salt Lake Community College. More than 24,000 matriculated students from around the valley are taking courses. The Community College has the second largest student body in the Utah system of higher education. ITT Technical Institute, Taylorsville High School and several junior high schools emphasize Taylorsville’s focus on education.
General Information and Facts
Population (year 2000): 57,439. Estimated population in July 2005: 58,009 (+1.0% change)
Males: 28,731 (50.0%), Females: 28,708 (50.0%)
Median resident age: 27.8 years
Median household income: $47,236 (year 2000)
Median house value: $138,100 (year 2000)
Hospitals/medical centers near Taylorsville:
- HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSPITAL OF UTAH (about 3 miles; SANDY, UT)
- PIONEER VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; WEST VALLEY, UT)
- SALT LAKE SPECIALTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; WEST VALLEY CITY, UT)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Taylorsville:
- SALT LAKE CITY INTL (about 9 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; ID: SLC)
- HILL AFB (about 32 miles; OGDEN, UT; ID: HIF)
- PROVO MUNI (about 35 miles; PROVO, UT; ID: PVU)