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Special Report: Davis and Weber Counties

Unemployment Rate (March 2018)

Davis 2.9%
Weber 3.5%

Source: Department of Workforce Services

 

Construction Permitting (2017)

Change
Davis 9%
Weber 16%

Source: Department of Workforce Services

 

Change in Total Construction Value

Davis Weber
2012 18% -43%
2013 29% 51%
2014 -5% 28%
2015 57% 5%
2016 -20% 24%
2017 -9% -5%

Source: Department of Workforce Services

 

Year-to-Year Change in Nonfarm Jobs (Dec. 2017)

%  Change No.
Davis 2.5% 3,044
Weber 3.4% 3,600

Source: Department of Workforce Services

 

Major Employers

  1. Department of Defense
  2. Davis County School District
  3. Department of the Treasury
  4. Weber County School District
  5. McKay-Dee Hospital
  6. Weber State University
  7. Autoliv
  8. Walmart

 

Population Projections

County 2015 2025 2035 2045 2055 2065
Davis 336,091 385,800 428,627 474,028 510,712 544,958
Weber 242,737 286,593 317,344 344,025 368,635 389,334

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Source: State and County Population Projections, Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute

 

Davis County Travel & Tourism

2016 2015 change
Travel-related tax revenues $6,669,158 $6,516,005 2.4%
Leisure & Hospitality taxable sales $529,132,825 $504,886,673 4.8%
L&H jobs 12,075 11,870 1.7%
L&H % of total jobs 12.9% 12.9% 0.0%
L&H wages $175,561,378 $167,115,949 5.1%
Ave. occupancy rate 67.4% 69.4% -3.0%

Source: Davis County Tourism Profile, Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute

 

Weber County Travel & Tourism

2016 2015 change
Travel-related tax revenues $5,567,873 $5,343,283 4.2%
Leisure & Hospitality taxable sales $399,671,930 $377,432,767 5.9%
L&H jobs 9,231 9,005 2.5%
L&H % of total jobs 11.1% 11.3% -1.8%
L&H wages $134,840,029 $132,295,125 1.9%
Ave. occupancy rate 65.8% 63.3% 4.1%

Source: Weber County Tourism Profile, Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute