The city of Ogden is named after one of the best known mountain men of his time, Peter Skene Ogden. Since Ogden was incorporated as a city in 1851, Real Estate has had time to become established and diversified with older and newer neighborhoods.
Ogden is one of the bigger cities in Utah with a population of 82,702, 39% of which rent their homes. There are 29,778 households and median income is $ 38,583. Even though the majority of the days in the year are sunny, precipitation is about 43 inches of snow and 21 inches of rain annually. The summer high is generally around 91 degrees and the low in the winter is about 19 degrees. Major businesses in the city include: Adam’s Aircraft, Descente North America, Goode Skis, Kahuna Creations, JDH group, and more. For those who are interested in furthering their education, Ogden is home to Weber State University. Surrounding cities within ten miles are South Ogden, Washington Terrace, Harrisville, Riverdale, Marriott-Slaterville, North Ogden, Uintah and Far West.
Ogden has been able to establish many strong traditions and fun activities for all ages. Great informative learning can be found at the Dinosaur park and museum, nature center, Hill Air Force Base, Union Station, and the children’s museum. During the season, the Christmas spirit is abundant at Christmas Village where several businesses sponsor lights and creative displays. Locals enjoy snow skiing at nearby resorts, kayaking down the Ogden and Weber rivers, ice skating at the Ice Sheet, swimming at the indoor and outdoor pools, and golfing at one of the seven courses in the area.