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Granite is a census-designated place near Sandy. The area’s boundaries begin with the eastern edge of Sandy, then includes most of Little Cottonwood Canyon, up to Snowbird. The 1.5-mile area included 609 households in 2010. The median household income in Granite was $108,343.
2) Summit Park
Summit Park had 2,241 households in 2010; 47 percent included children, 70 percent included a married couple, no word on how many included adorable dogs like these pictured. The median household income in Summit Park was $88,477.
3) South Snyderville Basin
South Snyderville Basin is about 4 miles northwest of Park City and encompasses 10.9 square miles. In 2010, the U.S. Census counted 1,226 households. The median household income was $86,116.
4) Olympus Cove
Olympus Cove is located in Salt Lake County, in the shadow of Mount Olympus. This community had 5,575 households in 2010, with a median income of $84,684.
Alta is the smallest community on this list, with only 67 households. The residents there earn nice paychecks — a household median of $81,250.
6) Woodland Hills
Woodland Hills is a tiny community near the Provo-Orem area that only covers about 2 square miles; near the Provo-Orem area. Only 220 households existed there in 2010, but the median household income was $80,854...not so tiny.
Highland is neighbors with Alpine (number 12 on our list). Its 1,804 households had a median income of $80,053.
8) Fruit Heights
"Fruit Heights Utah City Hall" by Ntsimp
The residents of Fruit Heights earned a median household income of $79,192 in 2010. There were 1,256 households counted.
9) Little Cottonwood Creek Valley
Another census-designated place, Little Cottonwood Creek Valley is in Salt Lake County. It’s right next to Cottonwood and encompasses 2.6 miles. In 2010, the area had 2,223 households with a median income of $77,652.
10) South Jordan
South Jordan residents enjoyed a median household income of $75,433 in 2010. The Census Bureau counted 7,507 households that year.
Farmington, in Davis County, is a small community with 3,087 households. The median income there was $74,250.
Alpine is a little town in Utah county, snuggled up to American Fork canyon. Its 1,662 households had a median income of $72,880 in 2010.
The 6,305 Draper households counted in the 2010 census enjoyed a median income of $72,341.
14) South Weber
South Weber is in Davis county; it covers roughly 4 ½ square miles. In 2010, the number of households was 1,080, with a median income of $70,656.
Bluffdale has grown quite a bit during the last five years; it would be interesting to see where it falls on the list today. The 2010 census reported that the median household income was $66,615, with 1,112 households counted.
Holladay had 5,096 households in 2010, with median incomes of $66,468.
Sandy has the largest number of households on this list: 25,737. The median income in 2010 was $66,458.
18) Stansbury Park
Tooele County made the top 20 list with Stansbury Park’s median household income of $66,295. The town had 701 households in 2010 (Erda didn’t quite make my list, but came in at #25).
19) Park City
You might be surprised to find Park City this low on the list; a few of its surrounding towns are counted separately by the Census Bureau, so they’re higher up. Park City still reported a healthy median household income of $65,800 with 2,705 households.
20) Elk Ridge
Elk Ridge, in Utah county, is a small community of only 2.7 square miles. In 2010, the Census Bureau counted 413 households with a median income of $65,511.