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Layton, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of Layton is the 9th largest city in Utah with a population of 78,983 as of July 1, 2019. 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 41.0602 and longitude -111.9711 in Davis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Layton 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.


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Layton, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Layton, UT Housing Affordability Index is 145
State of Utah Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Layton, UT Wealth Index is 104
State of Utah Wealth Index is 97
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 78,983
Population in Households 78,902
Population in Families 70,413
Population in Group Qrtrs 81
Population Density 3,535
Diversity Index1 45
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $78,089
Average Household Income $94,687
Per Capita Income $29,827
Wealth Index3 104

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 25,811 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,389 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,381 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,041 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $278,055
Housing Affordability Index2 145
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 24,770
Average Household Size 3.19
Family Households 19,337
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.73% 1.74%
Households 1.59% 1.66%
Families 1.39% 1.59%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Layton, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Layton to the other 327 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 Density # 25 93rd
Diversity Index # 55 84th
Median Household Income # 75 77th
Per Capita Income # 68 80th

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