West Jordan, UT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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West Jordan, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of West Jordan is the 4th largest city in Utah with a population of 112,569 as of July 1, 2016. West Jordan 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 West Jordan is located at latitude 40.6023 and longitude -112.001 in Salt Lake County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Jordan (see map below) encompass a land area of 32.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Salt Lake County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,377 feet.

The City of West Jordan (GNIS ID: 2412222) 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 West Jordan is located within Bingham Division of Salt Lake County.

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


Total Population 112,569
Population in Households 112,033
Population in Familes 101,094
Population in Group Qrtrs 536
Population Density1 3,467
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 32,113
Average Household Size 3.49
Family Households 26,418
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 33,624 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,077 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,036 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,511 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $243,159
Average Home Value $263,532


Median Household Income $70,001
Average Household Income $80,193
Per Capita Income $23,075
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.32% 1.3%
Households 1.18% 1.28%
Families 1.04% 1.19%
Median Household Income   2.39%
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.

West Jordan, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Jordan 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 # 4 99th
Population Density1 # 23 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 20 94th
Median Household Income # 78 76th
Per Capita Income # 162 50th

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