Vineyard, Utah

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Vineyard, Utah
City (4th Class)
Original Vineyard town office
Original Vineyard town office
Motto(s): 
Stay Connected
Location in Utah County and the state of Utah
Location in Utah County and the state of Utah
Coordinates: 40°18′14″N 111°45′28″W / 40.30389°N 111.75778°W / 40.30389; -111.75778Coordinates: 40°18′14″N 111°45′28″W / 40.30389°N 111.75778°W / 40.30389; -111.75778
CountryUnited States
StateUtah
CountyUtah
IncorporatedMay 11, 1989
Government
 • TypeCouncil–Manager (Strong Mayor)
 • MayorJulie Fullmer (2022)
 • CouncilmemberG. Tyce Flake (2020)
 • CouncilmemberNathan Riley (2020)
 • CouncilmemberChris Judd (2022)
 • CouncilmemberJohn Earnest (2022)
Area
 • Total6.35 sq mi (16.45 km2)
 • Land4.79 sq mi (12.42 km2)
 • Water1.56 sq mi (4.03 km2)
Elevation
4,557 ft (1,389 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total12,543
 • Density2,618.58/sq mi (1,009.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
ZIP Code
84059
Area code(s)385 and 801
FIPS code49-80420[1]
GNIS feature ID1449150[2]
Websitewww.vineyard.utah.gov

Vineyard is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States. It is part of the ProvoOrem Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population grew from 139 at the 2010 census to 12,543 at the 2020 census making it the fastest growing city in Utah and one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation during that timeframe.[3] Population has grown dramatically since about 2012 due to redevelopment of the former Geneva Steel site which sits in Vineyard.

History[edit]

The community was named for grape vineyards near the original town site.[4] According to some town residents, Vineyard first became a distinct place in 1899. The town incorporated in 1989. Vineyard was certified as a city of the 5th class (1,000 - 10,000 residents)[5] during the summer of 2016. Prior to 2016, Vineyard was classified as a town.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 6.4 square miles (16.5 km2), of which 4.4 square miles (11.3 km2) is land and 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), or 31.53%, is water.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990151
2000150−0.7%
2010139−7.3%
202012,5438,923.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census of 2020,[8] there were 12,543 people living in Vineyard. The racial makeup of the city was 77.9% White alone, 3.2% Black or African American alone, and 3.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.7% of the population.

In 2000, there were 43 households, out of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 83.7% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.6% were non-families. 11.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.49 and the average family size was 3.76.

In 2020, 39.3% of the population was under 18 years old (including 17.8% under 5) and 1.6% of the population was over 65 years old. 9.1% of the population was foreign born. The median income for a household in the city was $81,116 (in 2019 dollars). The per capita income for the city was $26,342. 9.5% of the population was below the poverty line.

According to the US Census 2015 Population Estimate[9][10] Vineyard had the fastest growth from 2013 to 2014[11] and from 2014 to 2015 of any city or town in the entire USA with a 417% growth.[12] The second highest growth was only 59%.

Education[edit]

Vineyard Public Schools are part of the Alpine School District.

  • Vineyard Elementary (K-6 Public)[13]
  • Trailside Elementary (K-6 Public)

Charter

  • Franklin Discovery Academy (K-6 Charter)[14]
  • Freedom Preparatory Academy (K-5 Charter)[15]

Recreation[edit]

Parks[edit]

  • Gammon Park
  • Lakeside Sports Park (West side)
  • Sunset Beach Park
  • Vineyard Grove Park
  • Penny Springs Park
  • Rendezvous Park

Active transportation[edit]

Vineyard has an extensive trail system. The city was awarded a Bronze level Bicycle Friendly Community award in 2020 by the League of American Bicyclists for its efforts to promote walking and biking in the city.[16]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Vineyard town, Utah". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 9, 2012.
  4. ^ Lund, Anthon Henrik (1922). The Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine. Geneal. Society of Utah. p. 39.
  5. ^ https://le.utah.gov/xcode/Title10/Chapter2/10-2-S301.html?v=C10-2-S301_1800010118000101
  6. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Vineyard town, Utah". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 9, 2012.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "QuickFacts Vineyard town, Utah". Census.gov. Retrieved August 18, 2021.
  9. ^ Bureau, U.S. Census. "U.S. Census website". census.gov. Retrieved 6 December 2016.
  10. ^ http://factfinder.census.gov/bkmk/cf/1.0/en/place/Vineyard[permanent dead link] town, Utah/ALL
  11. ^ "Here's the fastest growing town in every state". businessinsider.com. Retrieved 6 December 2016.
  12. ^ Tribune, Lee Davidson The Salt Lake. "Population booms in Vineyard, old site of Geneva Steel". sltrib.com. Retrieved 6 December 2016.
  13. ^ "Home Page – Style 2". alpineschools.org. Retrieved 6 December 2016.
  14. ^ "Franklin Discovery". franklindiscovery.org. Retrieved 6 December 2016.
  15. ^ "Vineyard Elementary". freedomprep.net. Retrieved 6 December 2016.
  16. ^ https://www.bikeleague.org/sites/default/files/bfareportcards/BFC_Fall_2020_ReportCard_Vineyard_UT.pdf

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