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Layton, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of Layton is the 9th largest city in Utah with a population of 73,591 as of July 1, 2016. Layton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Layton is located at latitude 41.0774 and longitude -111.9607 in Davis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Layton (see map below) encompass a land area of 21.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Davis County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,350 feet.

The City of Layton (GNIS ID: 2411639) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Layton is located within North Davis Division of Davis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Layton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Layton, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 73,591
Population in Households 73,517
Population in Familes 65,744
Population in Group Qrtrs 74
Population Density1 3,363
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 23,324
Average Household Size 3.15
Family Households 18,322
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 24,421 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,540 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,784 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,097 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $223,490
Average Home Value $259,585


Median Household Income $66,127
Average Household Income $83,459
Per Capita Income $26,627
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.6% 1.79%
Households 1.55% 1.76%
Families 1.37% 1.7%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.

Layton, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Layton to the other 325 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 9 98th
Population Density1 # 25 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 49 85th
Median Household Income # 94 71st
Per Capita Income # 73 78th

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