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Demographic Trends and Characteristics

North Ogden’s population shows a modest increase over the past ten years. In 2010 the population of the city was estimated at 17,357 by the U.S. Census Bureau, an increase of 15.5 percent since 2000. North Ogden is the third largest city in Weber County. Only Ogden and Roy have larger populations. Demographic growth in North Ogden has been slightly lower than the countywide demographic growth rate.

Other demographic characteristics of North Ogden include:

The population of North Ogden is getting older. The median age has increased from 29.5 years to 32.9 years.

In 2010 nearly 40 percent of the population of North Ogden was 19 years or younger, much higher than the statewide share of 34.8 percent. In Weber County those 19 years or younger comprise only 32.9 percent of the population.

The number of households in the city in 2010 totaled 5,569, an increase of 26 percent in ten years. The average size of households declined from 3.4 to 3.11, another indication of the growing share of older, smaller families.

The minority population of North Ogden has also increased significantly. In 2000 the minority population in the city totaled 576 individuals. By 2010 the number of minority individuals in the city had increased to 1,029, an increase of 78.6 percent. Despite this increase the minority population in the city is still relatively low. Only 5.9 of the population in North Ogden are minorities.