Bountiful has a diverse set of demographic profiles, according to Virginia-based Claritas Corp's system PRIZM. The computer-derived system analyzes social and economic differences and classifies neighborhoods into "clusters."
The city has the highest concentration of residents in Blue-Chip Blues. Other strong showings are in more upscale Furs and Station Wagons and God's Country.According to the 1990 Census, a high percentage, 83 percent, of Bountiful's households contains families, which mean they have a householder and one or more other persons related by birth, marriage or adoption. Nearly three-quarters of Bountiful's households are headed by married-couples. forty percent of the population is 18 and younger. Six percent of the population is 65 years and older.
Origin of city's name
Bountiful's name comes from a Book of Mormon land called Bountiful, which, according to the book, was "filled with all manner of wild animals."
Date of incorporation
Dec. 14, 1892. The city is preparing a big centennial celebration for next year.
Did you know?
Bountiful grew by 510.58 percent in the past 40 years from 6,004 residents to 36,659.
Median home price
1 ice rink
2 swimming pools
1 public library
1 golf course
10 covered picnic facilities
19 tennis courts
2 soccer fields
8 baseball diamonds
Aggravated assault, 38
3.25 people per household
The city is unquestionably Republican. In 1988, 12,687 Bountiful voters cast ballots for George Bush; 3,637 for Dukakis; 258 voted for other candidates.
US West Communications paid nearly $25,000 in Bountiful property taxes last year.
The Davis School District employs about 990 people within the city's boundaries.
36,659, Utah's 9th largest city
Asian or Pacific Is. 347
American Indian 100
Sources: Bountiful City Corp., Davis County clerk, State Data Center, U.S. Census Bureau, State Bureau of Criminal Identification, Claritas Corp.