Rent to Own Homes near Ogden, UT

Top Reasons to Live in Ogden UT

  • Ogden, once called Fort Buenaventura, is located in Weber County, Utah. The city is close to the Wasatch Mountains and is also home to Weber State University. In 2010, there were 82,825 people living in Ogden. That same year, Forbes ranked the city as the 6th best place to raise a family.

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  • Housing StatisticsOver the years, rent in Ogden has increased steadily, but it is still relatively affordable. The median sales price in Ogden has dropped to $107,500, which is about $50,000 less than the national median. From July 2013 to August 2013, there was only one home sold in Ogden, while almost 9 percent of homes are vacant and 39 percent are rented. This scenario suggests that you might be able to negotiate a rent to own option for your home. If you are considering renting instead of buying, the rental vacancy rate is 4.26 percent.
  • Largest Employers and Industries One of the largest employers in the city of Ogden is the Internal Revenue Service. Hill Air Force Base, which is located on the Great Salt Lake, employs thousands of Ogden's residents to work in the aircraft maintenance facility. Weber State University not only provides education for students, but is a major employer as well. The Weber School District employs over 1,000 teachers and plays an important role in sustaining the economy of Ogden. In the healthcare sector, Mckay Dee Hospital employs well over 2,000 workers and is the leading provider of healthcare in the area.
  • Nightlife People often gather along historic 25th Street, known to residents as 'the most entertaining street in Utah.' Some of the best clubs include the Brewskis, which is on 25th Street, and the fantastic City Club, which provides a bar, kitchen, and museum for patrons to browse. Copper Club is another popular nightclub and sports bar.
  • Neighborhoods Ogden has a few neighborhoods with distinctive character. Some of these are: