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Magna, Utah - Basic Facts

The Magna Census Designated Place had a population of 28,310 as of July 1, 2017. Magna 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 Magna is located at latitude 40.7097 and longitude -112.0827 in Salt Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Magna Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Salt Lake County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,278 feet.

The Magna Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408162) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Magna Census Designated Place is located within Magna Division of Salt Lake County.

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

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


Total Population 28,310
Daytime Population: Workers 3,645
Daytime Population: Residents 14,670
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,315
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 28,256
Population in Familes 24,849
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density2 3,575
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $58,901
Average Household Income $70,860
Per Capita Income $20,381


Total Housing Units 8,535 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,307 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,829 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 399 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $165,796
Average Home Value $186,563


Total Households 8,136
Average Household Size 3.47
Family Households 6,522
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 0.91% 1.18%
Households 0.74% 1.12%
Families 0.63% 1.01%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Magna, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Magna 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 # 35 90th
Population Density # 22 94th
Diversity Index # 13 96th
Median Household Income # 154 53rd
Per Capita Income # 249 24th

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