Draper, UT Profile: Facts & Data


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Draper, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of Draper had a population of 50,210 as of July 1, 2018. Draper ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Draper is located at latitude 40.4952 and longitude -111.8606 in Salt Lake County. The formal boundaries for the City of Draper (see map below) encompass a land area of 30.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Salt Lake County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,505 feet.

The City of Draper (GNIS ID: 2410355) 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 Draper is located within Salt Lake City Division of Salt Lake County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Draper: South Willow Creek.

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Draper, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 50,210
Population in Households 46,244
Population in Familes 42,129
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,966
Population Density2 1,668
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $107,215
Average Household Income $133,632
Per Capita Income $37,297


Total Housing Units 14,132 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,693 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,170 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 268 ( 1.9%)
Median Home Value $438,450
Average Home Value $501,994


Total Households 13,864
Average Household Size 3.34
Family Households 11,311
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 2.11% 2.09%
Households 2.24% 2.25%
Families 2.18% 2.2%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Draper, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Draper to the other 325 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 15 96th
Population Density # 60 82nd
Diversity Index # 117 64th
Median Household Income # 10 97th
Per Capita Income # 22 94th

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