Hill AFB, UT Local InformationOgden, Utah, is the closest city to Hill AFB. Ogden has 83,000 people, and is in Weber County, which has a population of about 228,000 people. There are several other nearby small communities, including Roy (37,000), Clearfield (31,000), Layton (68,000), South Ogden (17,000), Clinton (20,000), Riverdale (9,000), Washington Terrace (9,000) and West Haven (11,000). Ogden is also only 40 miles north of Salt Lake City, a city of over 190,000 in a metropolis of 2.4 million.
Hill AFB is centrally located to many nearby communities; the average commute nearby is about 21 minutes, but the closest communities should be about 15 minutes.
Local Housing Rental Prices: The average apartment rent in the Ogden area ranges from $400 to $700 per month, with a median of $650 per month.
Local Housing Purchase Prices: The average price for a house in Ogden is about $139,000, compared to $224,000 for Utah.
Short Description of the Area: Ogden is a mid-sized city in northern Utah, with a substantial suburban surrounding. The city was a transcontinental railway hub, and continues to have a partly shipping-based economy. This central-west transportation hub led to various commercial and Federal offices being located here, notably the main western offices of the IRS.
Climate and Weather: The area has a variable dry climate, with winter temperatures of the high 30s to low 20s and summer temperatures in the low 90s to low 60s. The area has cool winters, with light snow, less than a foot a month, and light rain year round. Summers hot and dry, with rare thunderstorms. Spring and fall are more moderate, with a bit more rain and some temperate days.