Stansbury Park in Tooele County Utah
Stansbury Park is a census designated place in Tooele County, Utah. It is a suburban community located along Utah State Route 36 and Utah State Route 138, and is a few miles south of Great Salt Lake. Salt Lake City is about 30 miles to the east and can be easily reached by the nearby Interstate 80. The zip code of Stansbury Park is 84074.
Stansbury Park includes prime real estate in a well planned and developed growing community surrounded by the scenic Oquirrh Mountains.
According to the 2000 census, Stansbury Park has a population of more than 2,300 people. The CDP has a total area of 1.5 square miles (0.2 sq. miles water) with a population density of over 1,800 people per square mile. It is located at elevation of over 4,200 feet above sea level.
The racial demographics of Stansbury Park are predominately white accounting for about 95% of the population.
Stansbury Park has more than 700 households. The median income for a household in the CDP is $66,295, and the median income for a family was $67,930.
Stansbury is a beautiful and new planned community that with an impressive landscape that incorporates recreational facilities. The community surrounds the Stansbury Park Golf Club which includes 18 hole golf course with a clubhouse and a beautiful terrain of ponds. There are additional sports fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, skate park, swimming pool, astronomical observatory and a small lake.
Stansbury Park is served by the Tooele County School District and is home to the Stansbury Elementary School, Rose Springs Elementary School, and the newly built Stansbury High School.
Stansbury Park is home to multiple churches of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with more plans on the way.
Tooele County is located in northwest Utah and is surrounded by eight counties, including two counties from Nevada. Tooele County is a predominately rural county, mostly occupied by the Great Salt Lake Desert. Tooele County is the second largest county in Utah by area, and is also one of the driest.
Tooele is home to a vast mountain ranges including Onaqui Mountains, Stansbury Mountains, Cedar Mountains, Deep Creek Range, and more. One of the most spectacular geographical areas of Tooele County include Bonneville Salt Flats, a 159 acre area of salt flats that’s are ancient remains of Lake Bonneville.
Most of the population of Tooele County is concentrated in several major communities. Despite being a rural county, Tooele is part of Salt Lake City Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Salt Lake City–Ogden–Clearfield Combined Statistical Area.
According to the U.S. census of 2000, Tooele County has a population of just over 40,000 . The county covers an area of 7,287 square miles, with 357 square miles of water.
Tooele County is home to seven cities and towns, and five unincorporated communities. Tooele County is also home to numerous ghost towns. The county seat and largest city in Tooele County is Tooele, which hosts about half of the county’s population.
Tooele County is home to major U.S. military activity in Deseret Chemical Depot and Tooele Chemical Agent Disposal Facility. Additionally, the county is home to the historic military Wendover Air Force Base, now used for general aviation.