Washington Terrace, Utah

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Washington Terrace is a city in Weber County, Utah, United States. The population was 8,551 at the 2000 census. It is part of the OgdenClearfield, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Washington Terrace had its foundings when it was developed in 1948 from a war time housing project. George Herman Van Leeuwen was instrumental in securing the land from the federal government and acted as the President of the Board of Directors. Due to his role in the organizing of the community, it was proposed to be named VanLeeuwenville, which was voted down for a variety of reasons.



Washington Terrace is located at 41°10′21″N 111°58′40″W / 41.1725°N 111.97778°W / 41.1725; -111.97778 (41.172386, -111.977692).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 8,551 people, 3,019 households, and 2,267 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,477.4 people per square mile (1,728.6/km²). There were 3,162 housing units at an average density of 1,655.7/sq mi (639.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 89.43% White, 2.25% African American, 0.57% Native American, 1.19% Asian, 0.35% Pacific Islander, 3.93% from other races, and 2.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.88% of the population.

There were 3,019 households out of which 36.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.7% were married couples living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.9% were non-families. 20.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.21.

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