Willard is a city in Box Elder County, Utah, United States. The population was 1,772 at the 2010 census.
Willard is located in southeastern Box Elder County and is bordered by the city of Perry to the north and the unincorporated community of South Willard to the south. The east edge of the city is bordered by Cache National Forest in the Wasatch Range, and the west side extends into Willard Bay, a freshwater reservoir built out of the Great Salt Lake. Willard Bay State Park is located within the city limits along the shore of Willard Bay.
Interstate Highways 15 and 84 pass through the west side of the city, with access from Exit 357. U.S. Route 89 is the city’s Main Street.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.2 square miles (18.6 km), of which 5.7 square miles (14.7 km) is land and 1.5 square miles (3.9 km), or 21.16%, is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,772 people, 600 households, and 485 families residing in the city. The population density was 310.9 people per square mile (120.5/km²). There were 633 housing units at an average density of 111.1 per square mile (43.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.4% White, 0.1% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 1.2% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.
There were 600 households out of which 35.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.3% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.2% were non-families. 15.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.31.
In the city, the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 12% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34.3 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.7 males.
In 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $52,150, and the median income for a family was $57,841. Males had a median income of $40,625 versus $26,364 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,592. About 5.1% of families and 7.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.9% of those under age 18 and 4.7% of those age 65 or over.