South Ogden Demographics

In 2010, there were more than 16,000 people living in South Ogden, and, though the city hasn’t really been around for as long as the other cities in the Ogden-Weber area, it has been experiencing rapid growth. The city is contained in just a few square miles, 3.7 to be exact.

There are slightly more females in South Ogden than there are males, though the age groups are relatively well distributed. There is a small disparity of 18-24 year old, as they make up a little more than 11 percent of the South Ogden population.


South Ogden’s geography is very similar to that of Utah’s as a whole. It is surrounded by the mountains of the Wasatch Front, typically has temperatures from 20 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit, and has few water sources of its own.

South Ogden is exceptionally hilly, and many of the residential areas reside near the base of the mountains.

Industry, Employment, and Income

There are more than 1,500 total businesses in the small South Ogden area. The area is home to many small businesses who have found niches in with the population of South Ogden. South Ogden also has a high amount of retail sales per capita, at almost $18,000, which beats both the Utah average and the United States average.

Though almost nine percent of the population of South Ogden is below the poverty line, that statistic is also better than the Utah and national averages in that arena, and the city has a booming economy. The city is perfect for startup businesses and national chains alike.

If you are considering relocating to the South Ogden area, the Ogden-Weber Chamber of Commerce can give you recommendations on real estate, moving services, and more. We’ll make sure that your family or your business gets set up in a way that encourages success. For more information about South Ogden City, visit