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North Salt Lake, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of North Salt Lake had a population of 20,446 as of July 1, 2016. North Salt Lake 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 North Salt Lake is located at latitude 40.8471 and longitude -111.9188 in Davis County. The formal boundaries for the City of North Salt Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Davis County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,337 feet.

The City of North Salt Lake (GNIS ID: 2411279) 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 North Salt Lake is located within South Davis Division of Davis County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for North Salt Lake: North.

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North Salt Lake, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,446
Population in Households 20,436
Population in Familes 18,049
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 2,392
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 6,593
Average Household Size 3.1
Family Households 5,129
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 6,918 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,911 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,682 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 325 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $274,478
Average Home Value $359,932


Median Household Income $78,976
Average Household Income $101,898
Per Capita Income $32,616
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.67% 2.58%
Households 3.39% 2.56%
Families 3.42% 2.46%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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.

North Salt Lake, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Salt Lake 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 # 41 88th
Population Density1 # 40 88th
Diversity Index2 # 55 83rd
Median Household Income # 47 86th
Per Capita Income # 23 93rd

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