Lehi, UT


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Lehi, UT

About Lehi, UT

Lehi, Utah is a thriving city located in northern Utah County. This vibrant community offers plenty of incredible attractions such as the American Fork Canyon National Park or the renowned Thanksgiving Point Museum, Gardens and Farm. Residents here can also take advantage of some great outdoor recreation opportunities at Pelican Point Golf Course or the Jordan River Parkway Trail System. With its strong economy, stunning natural beauty, and array of fascinating things to do, it's no wonder why so many people choose to call Lehi their home! Small city complex/College town - North-central Utah at the south end of the greater Salt Lake City area.

State: Utah
County: Utah County
Metro Area: Provo-Orem Metro Area
City: Lehi
Zip Codes: 84043
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Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 4227 ft above sea level

Provo is at the south end of a long complex of cities, towns and suburbs extending in both directions from Salt Lake City. Home to Brigham Young University, with 32,000 students, Provo has a strong college-town feel. Orem, just north, is a suburban family community. Provo and Orem are clean and relatively modern in look and feel but traditional in values and culture. There is some industry and commercial development in the immediate area, mostly high tech and service firms.

There is plenty to do in Provo with more options available in the cities along the Wasatch front to the north. The high population and job growth rate combined with a limited geography threaten the city’s pleasant atmosphere, and growth and sprawl continue to be an issue. For now, the area is clean and crime is low. Robert Redford’s Sundance resort to the east up Provo Canyon adds tourist traffic to the area. Cost of living and housing are moderate by national and regional standards, but have been on the rise.

The area is located in a narrow plain between Lake Bonneville and the front range of the Wasatch. The immediate area is built up with grassland and a few trees to the west. Toward Heber City to the east is steep terrain and dense coniferous alpine forests. Similar to Salt Lake City to the north, the climate is a mountain-influenced semiarid continental type. Summers have hot, dry weather but low humidity and occasional cooling breezes from the mountains. Winters are mostly dry and cold with occasional light rain and infrequent (but sometimes heavy) snow. Because of the altitude and dry air, diurnal temperature changes are dramatic. Summer thunderstorms occur, but they’re usually not severe. The valley location can cause air stagnation and quality issues especially in summer. First freeze is mid-October, last is late April.

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Lehi Cost of Living
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Attractive setting, educated population, and future job growth make Lehi a great place to live.

$567,700
+40.4% higher than avg
$108,669
+36.5% higher than avg
$1,200 /mo
Monthly rent (2br)
+4.3% higher than avg
Lehi Crime
21.7 / 100
Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low) to 100 (high). US average: 35.4
Minimum annual income
To live comfortably in Lehi, Utah
$108,720
for a family
$56,400
for a single person
Pros & Cons of Lehi
   Attractive setting
Rising living costs
   Educated population
Some air quality issues
   Future job growth
Growth and sprawl
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Lehi is booming! Many tech companies are moving here. My husband can walk to work. It's amazing! Nice people, clean community. It's a great place to live! Thanksgiving  More

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Over 15 years ago

I really like living here in Lehi, Utah. It is still has a farm feel to it and I am far enough away from everyone to enjoy seeing them once in a while. lol They have  More

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Over 16 years ago

I have lived in Lehi for about 3 years and have been very happy about the town. It is growing like a weed, but it still a pretty small town. It is a great town for  More

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