Salt Lake City: The Details

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City Population 174,348

Skiable Acreage Within 40 Miles 18,400

Big Areas Within 80 MilesAlta 29-mile drive; 2,200 skiable acres; 2,020-foot vertical drop; lift ticket, $35; season pass, $875. Brighton 28-mile drive; 850 skiable acres; 1,745-foot vertical drop; lift ticket, $37; season pass, $895. The Canyons 33-mile drive; 3,300 skiable acres; 3,190-foot vertical drop; lift ticket, $60; season pass, $1,227. Deer Valley 37-mile drive; 1,750 skiable acres; 3,000-foot vertical drop; lift ticket, $63; season pass, $1,360. Park City 36-mile drive; 3,300 skiable acres; 3,100-foot vertical drop; lift ticket, $55; season pass, $1,225. Snowbasin 40-mile drive; 3,200 skiable acres; 3,400-foot vertical drop; lift ticket, $43; season pass, $725. Snowbird 28-mile drive; 2,500 skiable acres; 3,240-foot vertical drop; lift ticket, $54; season pass, $1,199. Solitude 28-mile drive; 1,300 skiable acres; 2,047-foot vertical drop; lift ticket, $39; season pass, $1,499.

Best On-Slope Event Park City annually hosts the U.S. launch for the World Cup in mid-November.

Average Annual Income $27,494

Unemployment Rate 3 percent

Median Price of a 2,000-Square-Foot Home $174,608

Tax Rates Property, 1.7 percent of assessed value; income, 2.3 percent to 7 percent, plus $158; sales, 4.875 percent.

Cool Ski Fact The ski industry provides $800 million to the Utah economy.

For Information on relocating to Salt Lake, visit www.saltlakechamber.com.