Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area UT Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,179,813
Population in Households 1,165,110
Population in Familes 979,236
Population in Group Qrtrs 14,703
Population Density1 154
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 387,246
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 274,574
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 412,229 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 253,881 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 133,365 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 24,983 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $258,016
Average Home Value $311,161


Median Household Income $62,339
Average Household Income $81,836
Per Capita Income $27,128
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.31% 1.28%
Households 1.15% 1.24%
Families 1.07% 1.17%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.