The Heber area has been recognized as one of America's 50 hottest little boomtowns by Money magazine and a best value in second homes by Real Estate Journal (a division of The Wall Street Journal) and Parade Magazine. American Cowboy magazine also named Heber City one of the Top 20 Places to Live in the West. The American Community Survey report released December 2008 names Wasatch County as the seventh fastest growing midsize county in the country with a population growth of 35 percent since 2000. In July 2010 the State of Utah estimated the population of Wasatch County at 23,845.
A recent survey by The Pathfinders of Dallas Texas found that approximately 27% of our heads of households commute outside the area for employment. Of these commuters, 77% indicated that they would consider taking a job in the area if one became available. These 1,900 workers represent a pool of potential workers for local employers. The same study surveyed local companies who rated 95% of their Wasatch County workers as good to excellent in reliability, attitude, and teamwork skills. Local workers also scored 89% good to excellent in productivity and reading competency.
One of the primary draws to Heber Valley is our small-town atmosphere in close proximity to the nearby cities of Salt Lake and Provo. The Salt Lake International Airport is less than 50 minutes away via 4 lane divided freeway. Another draw is the scenic beauty that surrounds the valley. Nestled in and between the Wasatch and Uinta Mountains, Heber Valley has a variety of year-round recreational opportunities including boating, camping, fishing, golfing, hiking, hunting, mountain biking, skiing, and snowmobiling. Come visit and discover for yourself why we say "Wasatch County - Where Else!" You'll find there isn't another place like it on earth.