Roy is a city in Weber County, Utah, located on the west side of Interstate 15. The population estimate in 2018 was 38,773, a minimal increase of 5% from the official 2010 United States Census count of 36,884. It is part of the Ogden−Clearfield, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area, and is considered a suburb of nearby Ogden, although some small businesses are present in Roy.
Roy is located at 41°10′14″N 112°02′55″W / 41.170614°N 112.048674°W / 41.170614; -112.048674, and encompasses 7.6 square miles (19.7 square kilometers) of land and no natural water. To the west is the city of Hooper, to the north is West Haven, to the east are Riverdale and Ogden, and the Davis County cities of Clinton and Sunset border Roy on its south.
As of the census of 2010, there were 36,884 people, 10,689 households, and 8,604 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,853 people per square mile (1,872/km). There were 11,053 housing units at an average density of 1,455.3 per square mile (561.5/km). The racial makeup of the city was 90.75% White, 1.16% African American, 0.59% Native American, 1.79% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 3.64% from other races, and 1.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.68% of the population.
There were 10,689 households out of which 46.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.8% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.5% were non-families. 15.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.06 and the average family size was 3.43.
In the city, the population was spread out with 33.5% under the age of 18, 11.6% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 16.1% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.7 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $49,611, and the median income for a family was $53,763. Males had a median income of $37,286 versus $23,793 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,794. About 4.2% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.5% of those under age 18 and 1.9% of those age 65 or over.
Roy Utah neighborhoods include: Airport Circle, Berryland, Cedar Crest, Holly Acres, Land of Honey, Midland Farms, S 2700 W, S Street, W 5700 S, West Roy Midland