The Wasatch Mountains provide a naturally beautiful backdrop for a lifestyle emphasizing sports, recreation, history and the arts. Accessibly located within Weber County, Ogden is the center of commerce within the region. The city is served by a variety of roadways, railroads and airports, including Interstates 15 and 84, the Union Pacific rail lines, Ogden-Hinckley Airport, and Salt Lake City International Airport. Ogden is also the location of Hill Air Force Base, which is an air logistics center that is home to many operational and support missions. The major employing industries in Ogden include manufacturing, educational, health and social services and retail trade.
Students in grades K-12 are served by the Ogden School District. Several colleges and universities are located in the area, including Weber State University. Ogden’s 83,000 residents enjoy the use of the city’s extensive recreation program. Thirty-eight parks on over 200 acres provide a wide variety of athletic facilities, including baseball fields, soccer fields, basketball courts and tennis courts. The city also maintains the Ogden Trails Network, 16 miles of mountain hiking trails that allow residents to get closer a look at local deer, elk and cougar. Skiers love the proximity of Ogden to three major ski resorts – Snowbasin, Powder Mountain and Nordic Valley – all within 20 miles of the city. Another popular attraction is Ogden Union Station. Once the heart of the transcontinental rail system, the facility is now home to several museums and galleries that pay tribute to the area’s local culture and history. Ogden’s real estate options consist of single-family detached homes, condominiums, townhouses and land lots.
Due to Ogden’s location at the base of the Wasatch Mountains, the city is a scenic place to call home. The rugged landscape provides homeowners with dramatic views of the nearby mountains, canyons, valleys and waterways. Covering over 26 square miles, Ogden has a sizeable market for residential properties. Prices for single-family detached homes start at below $100,000. Newly built homes with scenic hill, mountain and lake views can be purchased in the low $100,000s. Large, lovely estate properties on spacious wooded lots and with saunas, multiple fireplaces and scenic hill, mountain, valley, canyon and lake views range from the high $200,000s to $2 million for luxury estates on lots of considerable acreage. The ages of the homes are also diverse, ranging from early 20th century to new construction. Condominiums and townhouses are priced from less than $100,000 up to the high $200,000s. For custom building, there is a large selection of land and lots available; prices range according to size and location.
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