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Magna, Utah - Basic Facts

The Magna Census Designated Place had a population of 27,681 as of July 1, 2016. Magna 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 Magna is located at latitude 40.7097 and longitude -112.0827 in Salt Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Magna Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Salt Lake County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,278 feet.

The Magna Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408162) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Magna Census Designated Place is located within Magna Division of Salt Lake County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Magna 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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Magna, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 27,681
Population in Households 27,631
Population in Familes 24,378
Population in Group Qrtrs 50
Population Density1 3,496
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 7,989
Average Household Size 3.46
Family Households 6,435
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 8,418 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,158 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,831 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 429 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $161,587
Average Home Value $179,551


Median Household Income $57,238
Average Household Income $68,646
Per Capita Income $19,834
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 1.04%
Households 0.56% 1.01%
Families 0.51% 0.95%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

Magna, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Magna 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 # 34 90th
Population Density1 # 22 94th
Diversity Index2 # 13 96th
Median Household Income # 159 51st
Per Capita Income # 255 22nd

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