Oakley in Summit County Utah
Oakley is a city in Summit County, Utah, and is part of the Salt Lake City, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. Oakley is surrounded by the scenic Wasatch Mountains and Uintas Mountains and located at elevations of over 6,000 feet.
According to the United States Census Bureau of 2000, Oakley has a population of over 900 people. The city has a total area of 6.3 square miles with a population density of over 150 people per square mile.
The racial demographics of Oakley are predominately white accounting for about 96% of the population.
Oakley has more than 250 households, many of them affluent. The median income for a household in the city is $61,250, and the median income for a family is $62,059.
Oakley is best known locally for its annual rodeo, held each year on the Independence Day weekend. This rodeo, sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, celebrated its 75th birthday in 2005 with the opening of a $3 million, 6,000 seating capacity venue.
Summit County is located in northeastern Utah and is surrounded by eight counties, including two counties from Wyoming. Summit County is part of the Salt Lake City Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Summit County has a population of about 30,000 residents living in 1,882 square miles of land of which 11 square miles is water. The county is mostly occupied by a mountainous terrain and includes 39 of the highest peaks in Utah. The Wasatch Range and Uinta Mountains dominate the landscape of Summit County and are popular attractions for outdoor activities.
Summit County is home to four cities, two towns, five census designated places and three unincorporated communities. The County seat is Coalville and the largest community is Park City, a major ski resort town.