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Draper, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of Draper had a population of 48,686 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Draper population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Draper: South Willow Creek.

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Draper, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 48,686
Daytime Population: Workers 25,710
Daytime Population: Residents 22,958
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 48,668
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 44,305
Population in Familes 40,334
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,381
Population Density2 1,618
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $101,211
Average Household Income $126,144
Per Capita Income $34,712


Total Housing Units 13,782 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,268 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,944 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 570 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $426,358
Average Home Value $479,597


Total Households 13,212
Average Household Size 3.35
Family Households 10,809
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.97% 1.72%
Households 1.88% 1.85%
Families 1.84% 1.77%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

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, 2017 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 # 16 95th
Population Density # 59 82nd
Diversity Index # 118 65th
Median Household Income # 14 96th
Per Capita Income # 19 94th

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