Eagle Mountain is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States. It is part of the Provo–Orem, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is located to the west as well as north of the Lake Mountains, which are west of Utah Lake. It was incorporated December 3, 1996 and has been rapidly growing ever since. The population was 21,415 at the 2010 census. Although Eagle Mountain was a town in 2000, it has since been classified as a fourth-class city by state law. In its short history, the city has quickly become known for its rapid growth.
Eagle Mountain is located at the western and northern bases of the Lake Mountains in the flat Cedar Valley east, and northeast of the town of Cedar Fort. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 41.7 square miles (108.0 km).
As of the census of 2010, there were 21,415 people, 5,111 households, and 4,741 families residing in the town. The population density was 513.6 inhabitants per square mile (20.0/km²). There were 5,546 housing units at an average density of 133 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 91.9% White, 0.6% African American, 0.5% American Indian and Alaskan Native, 0.6% Asian, 0.6% Pacific Islander, 2.7% from other races, and 3.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.6% of the population.
There were 5,111 households of which 72.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 84.7% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 7.2% were non-families. 5.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 0.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.19 and the average family size was 4.34.
In the town the population was spread out with 49.5% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 20 to 24, 35.7% from 25 to 44, 8.0% from 45 to 64, and 1.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 20.3 years.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2007-2011 statistics, the median income for a household in the city was $64,676. The per capita income for the town was $17,814 (U.S. Census Bureau 2007-2011). About 7.6% of the population was below the poverty line.
In 2015, Eagle Mountain was the 10th most conservative city in the United States as judged by political donations.
Eagle Mountain Utah neighborhoods include: Cedar Pass Ranch, Eagle Mountain – 6th Ward, Eagle Mountain Ranches, Eagle Park, Eagles Gate, Heritage, Highlands at The Ranches, Highlands on the Green, Lone Tree, Meadow Ranch, Valley View, Mt. Airey, Mt Airey Village, N Maple Dr, North Ranch, Overland Trails, Pioneer, Ranches Strong, Rock Creek, Saratoga Springs Crossroads, Sergeant Court, Silverlake, Willow Springs