Salt Lake County UT Information


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  1. Salt Lake County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forSalt Lake County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Utah Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Salt Lake County UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,165,359
Population in Households 1,151,317
Population in Familes 963,858
Population in Group Qrtrs 14,042
Population Density2 1,570
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $69,341
Average Household Income $90,001
Per Capita Income $29,733


Total Housing Units 402,387 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 247,617 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 134,069 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 20,701 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $288,285
Average Home Value $337,838


Total Households 381,686
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 267,589
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.51% 1.42%
Households 1.32% 1.36%
Families 1.19% 1.27%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   2.42%


Salt Lake County UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Salt Lake County to the other 29 counties and county equivalents in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 1 100th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 2 97th
Median Household Income # 6 83rd
Per Capita Income # 4 90th

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