North Ogden has become a wonderful place to raise a family, complete with a great natural habitat, excellent school system, solid housing outlook, and numerous employment opportunities. Located in Weber County, this suburb of Ogden dates back to 1850. That is when two separate groups of cattle ranchers settled in the area. Over the years, the area has expanded to focus not only on cattle ranching, but also on fruit tree cultivation and canning operations. Land is plentiful and the quality of living is rather spectacular.
Population and Amenities
The population of North Ogden has grown to just over 18,000 full time residents. This is still small enough for it to retain that small town feel that many have grown to love and appreciate, but big enough to have implemented most of the modern conveniences of the big city. With only 6 and 1/2 square miles of land to its name, it is easy to enjoy all that the city has to offer. There are numerous parks scattered throughout the region, and ski resorts are never very far away.
There are numerous options for schooling in North Ogden. The public school system is highly rated and consists of one main high school, a junior high school, and a handful of elementary schools. In addition, there is a Montessori academy in the city, a specialized school for the deaf and blind, a few private schools, and a charter school. This adds to the notion that this is family oriented area with much to offer children in the way of education and recreational pursuits.
Available Real Estate Options
With a median household income of roughly $60,000 the standard of living is quite good for a city of this size. The median home value is currently $215,400. This represents more than a twelve percent jump over the previous year. Indicators are that the housing values in the area will continue to increase in the coming year. The current median price of a home per square foot is $147. This is a bit lower than nearby Ogden, indicating that even better values can be had. The median rent for the area stands at a shade under $1,380.