8 Reasons To Live In Park City Utah

Posted by Kathryn Vallee on Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 at 4:21pm.

8 Reasons To Live In Park City, Utah

1. Breathtaking Views

Imagine driving into a city everyday with jaw dropping views. No matter the time of day Park City has the most amazing panoramic majestic mountain views. Utah's natural setting is known world-wide for it's beauty. Park City is a stunning location where mountains meet city living. Everyday Parkites celebrate 'Top of the World' living by partaking in the myriad of activities that Utah has to offer. No matter where you call home in Park City, capturing views of the Rocky Mountains is just steps away. 

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2. Strong Economy

The census in 2016 reported the population for Park City hovered around 8,000 people with a median age of 40. The median income was $105,000. According to The State of Utah, Park City will have a population of 13,382.4 by 2020. 

As you would expect the Leisure and Hospitality industry is the largest workforce in Park City. Housing affordability is one of the biggest challenges Park City faces today. As a small resort town, many second home owners contribute significantly to the local economy. The property tax base is much higher for second home owner's than it is for a primary residence. Thus, contributing further to the quality of life. The Salt Lake City economy spills over into the Park City economy as well with high tech companies such as Flash Technology, Adobe, Ebay, Microsoft, Sundance, Nikola, and many many high tech start up companies. Salt Lake City has been called "Silicon Slopes"...

In a 10 day period, the Sundance Film Festival brings in an estimated plus or minus $67 million dollars to the local business owners, ski industry, and the tax base and generates more than $36 million in earnings for Utah residents and supports 1,275 jobs. Get the full report here.

Park City is packed with Boutiques and restaurants! Award winning chefs!

3. Short 30 Minute Drive To International Airport

The drive from the Salt Lake City International airport to Park City is a quick 30 minute commute. The prettiest drive through Parleys Canyons. 

4. The Air Is Clean

Summit County committed to monitoring and maintaining the high quality air in Park City. There are several air quality collections  a year to evaluate and mitigate the airborne pollutants. A full report from the Summit County Health Department (SCHD) indicates the Salt Lake City has inversions very seldom impacts the air quality in Park City. 

5. Park City Summers Are Fantastic

There are so so many Park City recreational activities right in your back yard. From hardcore to zen. A few of my personal Zen favorites are: Spa, The Kura Door and Salt Pilates - Meditation Salt room.

6. Park City Winters Snow Glitters With Ski Adventure

It's no secret that we have the Top Ski and Snowboard Resorts In The Country! Park City is nature's play ground with surprises that unfold before your eyes. Enjoy the region's highest altitude nature center, with Elk, Moose, Deer, and snow bunnies all sharing in on the natural habitat of the great western frontier. Outdoor recreation in your backyard begins with fun activities such as: Snowshoe, Cross-Country, and Backcountry ski tours for all levels in the Wasatch National Forest. Experience Park City's best views from the Scenic Gondola Ride.

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7. Hiking And Mountain Biking

Park City has been awarded The Gold-Level Ride Center Award for mountain biking!

Park City has the most amazing public recreational facilities: The PC MARC, the Park City Ice Arena and Sports Complex and the Park City Golf Club

Hiking with Fido is not RUFF at all. Check out the Park City dog parks and trails.  Easy hikes.

8. The Most Beautiful Homes, Condos, Townhomes and Equestrian Ranches!

Mountain Contemporary homes are not only visually stunning; it is also ready to welcome a family who will enjoy making memories in it! With Jaw-dropping Park City Mountain views & outdoor adventure await at your doorstep. With airy interiors that invite the outdoors in, sleek wood casement window walls in every room display expert craftsmanship & allow breathtaking views of Park City’s incomparable panoramic ski areas. Unique lifestyle! Start your Park City search for Single Family homes, townhomes, condos, and estates, now!

Start Your Park City Home Search, Now!

Kathryn Vallee with Coldwell Banker Newpark - Park City, Utah

Did you know? 

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