January 22, 2018

North Salt Lake, Utah

Life in North Salt Lake, Utah, explained by people who’ve lived in North Salt Lake:

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North Salt Lake Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in North Salt Lake?

  • Sense of security and proximity to shopping, restaurants, downtown, libraries, etc. (Kaylie, 2 years)
  • Kid friendly. (Rachel, 4 years)
  • The community. (Kathy, 4.5 years)
  • Closeness to Historic Saltair. (Ian, 5 years)
  • Proximity to the big city without living in the city. It’s quiet. (Meggin, 6 years)
  • No nosey neighbors. (Amber, 7 years)
  • How close you are to everything. (James, 33 years)

North Salt Lake Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in North Salt Lake?

  • The smell from the refineries and distance from Trader Joe’s and Sprouts Market! (Kaylie, 2 years)
  • Needs more good restaurants/bar. (Rachel, 4 years)
  • Air pollution. (Kathy, 4.5 years)
  • The city government. (Ian, 5 years)
  • All the hills in the winter and all the train tracks. (Meggin, 6 years)
  • Not many amenities. (Amber, 7 years)
  • No freeway access. (James, 33 years)

North Salt Lake Things To Do

What are fun things to do in North Salt Lake?

  • Shop, eat, Bountiful Lake/trails. (Kaylie, 2 years)
  • Kangaroo zoo. (Rachel, 4 years)
  • Different parks, hiking trails, different festivals during the summer. (Kathy, 4.5 years)
  • Orchard Lanes- oh wait North Salt Lake wanted more housing, so it’s gone… (Ian, 5 years)
  • Hiking, golfing, sledding, walking. (Meggin, 6 years)
  • Go shooting at Discount Guns and Range. (Amber, 7 years)
  • Parks and hikes. (James, 33 years)

North Salt Lake’s Reputation

What’s North Salt Lake known for?

  • Being north of Salt Lake and refineries. (Kaylie, 2 years)
  • Refineries. (Rachel, 4 years)
  • Good community. (Kathy, 4.5 years)
  • Being North of Salt Lake City. (Ian, 5 years)
  • Train tracks, refineries. (Meggin, 6 years)
  • lol, trouble. (Amber, 7 years)
  • It’s great residents. (James, 33 years)

North Salt Lake Crime

What’s the crime like in North Salt Lake? (hot spot areas, etc.)

  • I feel pretty safe, but I know there have been quite a few cars stolen/broken into in the time I’ve lived here. (Kaylie, 2 years)
  • Hardly any. (Rachel, 4 years)
  • Foxboro has way more crime than I would have expected. (Ian, 5 years)
  • Low. (Meggin, 6 years)
  • My area is pretty mellow. (Amber, 7 years)
  • Not any worse than other cities of the same size. (James, 33 years)

North Salt Lake Advice

Any advice for people moving to North Salt Lake?

  • Don’t live downwind of the refineries. Ignore the whiney, prissy people on Facebook. People are pretty good, overall. (Kaylie, 2 years)
  • Love it/kid friendly. (Rachel, 4 years)
  • Don’t over pay for your house. (Ian, 5 years)
  • Stay away from the train tracks. (Meggin, 6 years)
  • Be open minded. (Amber, 7 years)
  • Get involved. (James, 33 years)

North Salt Lake Stories

Share an experience you’ve had in North Salt Lake (fun, crazy, dangerous, etc.).

  • I’ve enjoyed going to the neighborhood fairs/Food trucks at Legacy Park. (Kaylie, 2 years)
  • Learning how to install my own yard. (Ian, 5 years)

North Salt Lake’s Future

How do you think North Salt Lake will change over the next 10 years?

  • I think it’ll continue to grow residentially, and that more shops/restaurants/businesses will flourish. (Kaylie, 2 years)
  • Definitely growing. (Rachel, 4 years)
  • More land will be replaced with useless apartments. (Ian, 5 years)
  • Get busier and hopefully an overpass over the train tracks 😂. (Meggin, 6 years)
  • I think it will continue to grow. (Amber, 7 years)
  • More residents. (James, 33 years)

North Salt Lake Facts

Any other interesting facts about North Salt Lake?