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Holladay is a city in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States. It is part of the Salt Lake City, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 14,561 at the 2000 census. The city was incorporated on November 29, 1999 as Holladay-Cottonwood, and the name was shortened to Holladay on December 14 of that year. It was reported in the 1990 census as the Holladay-Cottonwood CDP.

The city was incorporated on November 29, 1999 as Holladay-Cottonwood, and the name was shortened to Holladay on December 14 of that year. Holladay City operated under the "strong mayor" form of government from 1999 until 2003, when the "council-manager" form was adopted. The mayors of Holladay have been Liane Stillman (1999 to 2001), Dennis Larkin (2001 to 2003) and Dennis Webb (2003 to present). The city's first manager is Randy Fitts (2003 to present). Members of the City Council have included Edward D.P. Lunt, Sandy Thackeray, Steven Peterson, Jim Palmer, Grant Orton, Daniel Bay Gibbons, Jeffrey Fishman, Hugo Diederich, Lynn Pace and Patricia Pignanelli. Known for its fine old homes, its heavily wooded lots and its beautiful watercourses, the controlling of commercial development and the preservation of open space have been the chief political issues in Holladay's recent history. It has also expanded its borders several times, the most significant expansion of which was in 2002.


As of the census of 2000, there were 14,561 people, 5,096 households, and 3,806 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,726.2 people per square mile (1,052.8/km²). There were 5,338 housing units at an average density of 999.4/sq mi (386.0/km²).

There were 5,096 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.3% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $66,468, and the median income for a family was $77,736. Males had a median income of $54,216 versus $31,244 for females. The per capita income for the city was $35,685. About 2.6% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% of those under age 18 and 2.9% of those age 65 or over.

Map of City Boundaries



Cottonwood Elementary
Crestview Elementary
Oakwood Elementary
Howard Driggs Elementary
Spring Lane Elementary
Olympus Jr. High
Olympus High School
Cottonwood HIgh School

Holladay Library -
2150 E Murray Holladay Rd
Mt. Olympus Senior Center -
1635 E Murray Holladay Rd

Holladay Lions Fitness Center
1616 E Murray Holladay Rd
Post Office
Holladay Branch
2350 Arbor Ln
801-278-9947 or 801-974-2265
Salt Lake Parks & Rec
2001 S State
Holladay Chamber of Commerce
4677 S Holladay Blvd
Salt Lake Parks & Rec
2001 S State