Community of Holladay Utah
About Holladay Utah
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Holladay Utah is a gorgeous community tucked against the mountains along the western side of Salt Lake Valley and located east of Murray and north of Cottonwood Heights. As the first community established outside of Salt Lake City, Holladay is an established city full of big mature trees, beautiful parks, and stunning neighborhoods.
With an estimated population of 30,784, Holladay has over 90% of the adult working class in white collar jobs. Holladay is a city of professionals with a much higher rate of college educated adults than most parts of the United States.
Abounding in outdoor recreation opportunities, and with a very well-educated workforce and beautiful neighborhoods, Holladay Utah attracts both the young professional and the old retiree and is a wonderful place for both groups to live.
Holladay Utah’s real estate is up there with the most expensive in Utah. Not only that, Holladay home values are among the highest in the nation, as a whole.
This isn’t to say that it’s only made up of multi-million dollar properties as Holladay also has neighborhoods full of perfect first time buyer homes. So whether you’re just out of college and looking for your family’s first starter home, or retired and ready to golf, Holladay has exactly what you’re looking for.
HOMES IN HOLLADAY OVERVIEW
HOLLADAY APPRECIATION RATES
One great thing about the city of Holladay is the home ownership percentage is high. This generally correlates to well-maintained properties and neighborhoods full of people that care about each other.
Holladay has a rich history, being established in the 1800’s by Mormon settlers. Of the homes in American Fork, 49.83% were built between 1940 and 1969, with 38.50% build between 1970-1999 and 7.12% built after 2000.
HOME VALUE RANGE
Another fact about Holladay housing is that just 20% of the homes have 5 or more bedrooms. This is an interesting statistic as Holladay home prices are higher on average throughout the state, and yet the number of bedrooms is lower than the average home throughout the state.
Holladay’s population is 94% white with 25.25% being children under the age of 17. With 30.73% over 55 years old, this is a city with a higher than average senior population.
Holladay’s estimated median household income comes in at $72,827. This is higher than Utah’s estimated median household income of $59,770.
94.46% of Holladay’s adult population graduated from High School. Just over 50% graduated from college compared to 21.84% nationwide. This statistic makes the high average of white collar workers make sense. 15.18% of the workforce work in management, 12.54% in office and administrative support and 12.45% in sales jobs.
Bestplaces.net’s comfort index places Holladay 74 out of 100. Where higher is more comfortable, this is a good rating considering the U.S. average is 54.
Holladay is on the drier side with 27.7 inches of rain as compared to the national average of 39.2 inches of rain per year. With snowfall of 95.1 inches in Holladay it is considerably more than the 25.8 inches for the average U.S. city.
There are 229 sunny days per year in Holladay with 89 days of rain, measured by at least .01 inches. The annual high in July is 89.4 degrees while the average low in January is 22.2 degrees.
Although some students in Holladay attend Skyline High School (has open enrollment) and Cottonwood High School, Holladay itself is home to 6 schools: 3 elementary, 2 middle schools and 1 high school. There are 4,900 students enrolled in these schools.
There is a lot to do in Holladay, which is popular for its close proximity to outdoor trails, biking, hiking, and outdoor recreational opportunities. Located in the perfect spot to be considered away from it all but still so close to everything, it’s no wonder Holladay is a sought after community to live.
Holladay’s most notable park is Creekside Park, located at 1164 East Murray-Holladay Road (4800 South). This 26-acre park with lots of green grass, reservable pavilions (can seat 250), 2 sand volleyball courts, a playground, restrooms, and an 18 hole Frisbee golf course is the home of the Holladay Lions Fitness and Recreation Facility.
Holladay has a lot to offer by way of great restaurant options. So whether you’re looking for something casual or something a little on the formal side, Holladay has what you’re looking for.
For those of you looking to try something new, here’s a few great options for Holladay Utah dining.
2832 E. 6200 S. SLC, 84121
Located just off the I-215, Tuscany’s is a fabulous fine Italian dining experience. With an award winning menu and a fantastic ambience, Tuscany is the perfect place to take your sweetheart for the beginning of a dressed up night out.
Cotton Bottom Inn
6200 Holladay Boulevard, Holladay Ut 84121
If you’re looking for something super casual and super delicious, check out Cotton Bottom Inn, located just around the corner from the Holladay Village. For a truly spectacular experience, try their famous garlic burger!
6263 S. Holladay Blvd Holladay, Ut 84121
Voted ‘best in state’ for best chef, Franck’s restaurant has incredible meatloaf. This French restaurant, that seats 50, is best known for their incredible ambience and their meatloaf. For a night out on the town, and to try something new and delicious, call Franck’s restaurant and get a reservation. You won’t be sorry. Did I mention their meatloaf?
And no- the picture isn’t their meatloaf. I’m holding that back. So go see them.
4751 S. Holladay Blvd. Holladay, Ut 84117
Holladay is super pleased with this quaint, Lebanese restaurant, with their very fresh food and impossible to say entrees. Layla’s is the perfect hot spot for those wild and reckless souls that want to try something new on their date night while the kids are at home with the babysitter. Give them a try.
Holladay city hosts an annual 4th of July Festival at the City Hall. Activities start off with a pancake breakfast, followed by the Parade and culminate with a concert in the park and a great firework show.
Holladay has a lot of opportunities for youth to get involved in athletics. There are local leagues for baseball, softball, basketball flag football, golf, outdoor soccer, tennis, and ultimate Frisbee.
For full details on all the leagues and camps, check out the Holladay Youth Sports page HERE.
Holladay also offers adults a few leagues including Coed Softball, Pickleball and men’s Basketball.
Local Community Fitness Center
1661 East Murray- Holladay Road (4800 South), Holladay UT 84117
Holladay Lions Fitness and Recreation Center has been serving the residents of our community and supporting healthy lifestyles for over 15 years. Come experience the health & wellness benefits by using our lap and leisure pools, indoor running track, full size basketball gym, aerobics & fitness classes, and modern cardio and weightlifting equipment.
Memberships can be purchased as an individual, family, senior, or senior couple for a single month or the entire year.
The Holladay Lions Fitness and Recreation Center has a lot to offer the entire family. Hosting a great weight room with a good number of cardio machines, a basketball facility, and multiple multipurpose rooms for karate, ballet, hip-hop, etc classes.
Attached to the fitness center is the pool facility which includes an indoor competition pool, shallow kiddy area, a water slide, a hot tub and party rooms for your kids birthday fun.
Thinking of Buying a Home in Holladay, Utah?
Hi! My name is Julie Bentley. I’m a real estate agent that specializes in Holladay, Utah real estate and I’ve put this page together to help you learn more about this great community. I have done a lot of business in Holladay and I know the market inside and out and I can vouch it’s a wonderful place to live. I would be happy to answer any questions you might have as you consider buying a home here. I can be reached at 801-604-0291
In the meantime, please feel free to look through the featured properties below of currently for sale homes in Holladay.
All the best,
96 properties found.
2575 PROVIDENCE CT
8 Beds, 13 Baths
24,401 Sqft, 2.01 Acres
2411 WALKER LN
4 Beds, 6 Baths
8,827 Sqft, 1.20 Acres
2590 WALKER LN
6 Beds, 9 Baths
12,868 Sqft, 1.31 Acres
2682 E 6200 S
6 Beds, 9 Baths
11,019 Sqft, 3.34 Acres
5909 DEERWOOD FARMS LN
5 Beds, 16 Baths
32,463 Sqft, 4.90 Acres
2644 KENTUCKY AVE
4 Beds, 6 Baths
7,685 Sqft, 0.53 Acres
5346 COTTONWOOD LN
7 Beds, 9 Baths
12,980 Sqft, 0.96 Acres
6147 S VERNESS COVE
4 Beds, 6 Baths
9,087 Sqft, 0.58 Acres
6120 VERNESS CV
7 Beds, 10 Baths
11,972 Sqft, 0.61 Acres
2586 WALKER LN
7 Beds, 5 Baths
7,870 Sqft, 1.40 Acres
5365 COTTONWOOD LN
6 Beds, 4 Baths
6,678 Sqft, 1.71 Acres
2036 NORMANDYWOODS CT #5
5 Beds, 7 Baths
7,800 Sqft, 0.67 Acres