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Encyclopedia > Draper, Utah

Draper is a city in Salt Lake County and Utah County, Utah, United States, located about 20 miles south of Salt Lake City along the Wasatch Front. Between 1990 and 2000 Draper was Utah's fastest-growing city over 5,000 people (as of 2000). Its population in 1990 was 7,143 and had grown to 25,220 by the 2000 census. In 2005, Draper's population was estimated at 35,119. Salt Lake County is a county located in the state of Utah. ... Utah County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah. ... Official language(s) English Capital Salt Lake City Largest city Salt Lake City Area  Ranked 13th  - Total 84,876 sq mi (219,887 km²)  - Width 270 miles (435 km)  - Length 350 miles (565 km)  - % water 3. ... Salt Lake City is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Utah. ... The Wasatch Range has prevented the Wasatch Front from expanding eastward. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Official language(s) English Capital Salt Lake City Largest city Salt Lake City Area  Ranked 13th  - Total 84,876 sq mi (219,887 km²)  - Width 270 miles (435 km)  - Length 350 miles (565 km)  - % water 3. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Draper is home to the internet auction site Ebay's main customer service center. PGP Corporation, one of the largest computer encryption companies in the world also has there tech call center here. It is also home to the call center of Musicians Friend. The headquarters for 1-800 Contacts is also located in Draper. eBay headquarters in San Jose eBay North First Street satellite office campus (home to PayPal) eBay Inc. ... Musicians Friend is the Americas largest direct response retailer of musical instruments and related gear. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ...


The Utah State Prison is located in Draper, near Point of the Mountain (alongside Interstate 15). The execution of Gary Gilmore took place here on January 24, 1977. I-15 redirects here. ... Gary Mark Gilmore (December 4, 1940 – January 17, 1977) was an American career criminal who gained international notoriety as the first person executed in the United States after the death penalty was reinstated in 1976 after Gregg v. ...


There is a street named "Wayne's World Drive," after the title of the 1991 Mike Myers film Wayne's World. This is one's person's theory. Wayne (left) and Garth (right) displaying a list of the Top Ten Babes of All Time. Waynes World was one of the most popular recurring sketches to come from the NBC television series, Saturday Night Live. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Michael John Myers (born May 25, 1963 in Scarborough, Ontario) is an Emmy Award-winning Canadian-British comedian, actor, screenwriter, and film producer, best known for his comedy work in Saturday Night Live and the film roles include the titular characters of Waynes World, the Austin Powers series, and... Waynes World is a 1992 comedy film starring Mike Myers as Wayne Campbell and Dana Carvey as Garth Algar, hosts of a cable access television show (called Waynes World) from Aurora, Illinois. ...

Corner Canyon, Draper, Utah.
Corner Canyon, Draper, Utah.

Draper is also home to Utah's first Ikea, due to open in Spring 2007. [1] It is also the home of golfer Mike Weir and the winds on Traverse Ridge make it one of the world's best hang-gliding spots. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixelsFull resolution (3072 × 2048 pixel, file size: 3. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixelsFull resolution (3072 × 2048 pixel, file size: 3. ... IKEA is a privately-owned, international, low-cost home products retailer that sells modern, utilitarian design furniture, much of which is assembled by the consumer. ... In golf the distinction between amateurs and professionals is rigorously maintained. ... Michael Richard Weir O.Ont. ... Hang gliding is an air sport. ...


In 2004, the Citizens of Draper City voted in favor of a tax increase to pay for the purchase of key pieces of property in the Corner Canyon area. The need for this purchase was to protect and preserve the Corner Canyon area for future enjoyment of the citizens of the City and the Salt Lake Valley area. In the fall of 2005, key properties were identified and purchased for the development of a regional park. The result was the purchase of 1,021 acres of property to be created in the the Corner Canyon Regional Park which will consist of parks, trails and other recreation areas. Salt Lake Valley from space. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Korean family name Park, see Korean name. ... A trail, in the most general sense, is any linear route for travel. ...

Jordan River Parkway, Draper, Utah.
Jordan River Parkway, Draper, Utah.

In August 2006, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints broke ground for a temple in the fast growing community. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1280 × 960 pixel, file size: 583 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Jordan River Parkway File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1280 × 960 pixel, file size: 583 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Jordan River Parkway File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the largest attraction in the citys Temple Square. ...

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Geography

Draper is located at 40°30′53″N, 111°52′23″W (40.514843, -111.872940)GR1. It lies roughly midway between Salt Lake City and Provo. Adapted from Wikipedias UT county maps by Seth Ilys. ... Salt Lake City is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Utah. ... Panoramic view of Provo Provo is a city in Utah and the county seat of Utah County, located about 50 miles south of Salt Lake City along the Wasatch Front. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 78.6 km² (30.4 mi²). 78.6 km² (30.3 mi²) of it is land and 0.03% is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Draper shares city borders with Riverton and Bluffdale to the west, South Jordan to the northwest, Sandy to the north, and Alpine to the southeast. Riverton is a city located in Salt Lake County, Utah. ... Bluffdale is a city located in Salt Lake County, Utah. ... South Jordan Towne Center South Jordan is a city in Salt Lake County in the U.S. state of Utah. ... A view of the Wasatch Mountains from a Sandy neighborhood. ... Alpine is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 25,220 people, 6,305 households, and 5,428 families residing in the city. The population density was 320.9/km² (831.1/mi²). There were 6,588 housing units at an average density of 83.8/km² (217.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.25% White, 1.52% African American, 0.75% Native American, 1.30% Asian, 0.36% Pacific Islander, 2.71% from other races, and 2.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.82% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 6,305 households out of which 54.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.8% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.9% were non-families. 10.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.40 and the average family size was 3.69. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 32.0% under the age of 18, 11.2% from 18 to 24, 38.3% from 25 to 44, 14.8% from 45 to 64, and 3.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 129.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 141.9 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $72,341, and the median income for a family was $76,858. Males had a median income of $50,915 versus $31,742 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,747. About 1.8% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.1% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


See also

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