South Salt Lake, Utah Population 2019

South Salt Lake, Utah's estimated population is 25,365 according to the most recent United States census estimates. South Salt Lake, Utah is the 36th largest city in Utah based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3654.07 people/mi² (1410.84 people/km²).

The overall median age is 30.6 years, 31.2 years for males, and 29.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.4 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.65 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in South Salt Lake, Utah is $41,457, while the mean household income is $52,904.

South Salt Lake Ut Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of South Salt Lake Ut was:

  • White: 65.11%
  • Asian: 11.39%
  • Black or African American: 8.25%
  • Other race: 7.08%
  • Two or more races: 3.59%
  • Native American: 2.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.07%

How Many People Live in South Salt Lake, Utah?

25,365
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201825,3653751.50%
201724,9903421.39%
201624,648-25-0.10%
201524,673530.22%
201424,62010.00%
201324,6193491.44%
201224,2703711.55%
201123,8993231.37%
201023,5761,5380.68%
200022,03811,9098.08%
199010,129-284-0.28%
198010,4132,6032.92%
19707,810-1,710-1.96%
19609,5201,8162.14%
19507,7042,0033.06%
19405,7010.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,096
Asian2,815
Black or African American2,040
Some Other Race1,750
Two or More Races888
American Indian and Alaska Native622
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander511

South Salt Lake Ut Population Pyramid 2019

South Salt Lake Ut Median Age

30.6


Total

31.2


Male

29.5


Female

South Salt Lake Ut Adults

There are 18,640 adults, (1,657 of whom are seniors) in South Salt Lake Ut.

South Salt Lake Ut Age Dependency

45.6

Age Dependency Ratio

9.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

South Salt Lake Ut Sex Ratio

Female

12,097

48.93%

Male

12,625

51.07%

South Salt Lake Ut Households and Families

South Salt Lake Ut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

South Salt Lake Ut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married46.1%53.9%
All41.4%58.6%
Non Family41.3%58.7%
Female32.7%67.3%
Male30.4%69.6%

41.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,8442.6541.4
Non Family3,8231.3841.3
Married3,3693.6346.1
Female1,1383.4632.7
Male5143.8530.4

3.5

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

South Salt Lake Ut Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1407.34%
9th to 12th Grade1,70310.96%
High School Graduate3,92825.28%
Some College3,75924.19%
Associates Degree9586.17%
Bachelors Degree2,85018.34%
Graduate Degree1,2007.72%

South Salt Lake Ut Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,4818,6202,894
Hispanic2,5221,712331
Asian1,590959561
Other Race939503169
Black87047074
Multiple Races48242376
Islander37837844
Native American28518210

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.28%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,824$31,220$26,432
Less Than High School$19,095$18,893$20,962
High School Grad$27,636$32,133$25,020
Some College$27,973$30,168$23,697
Bachelors Degree$37,147$47,021$32,029
Graduate Degree$39,609$47,955$36,424

$28,824

Average Earnings

$31,220

Average Male

$26,432

Average Female

South Salt Lake Ut Language

South Salt Lake Ut Language by Age

South Salt Lake Ut Language

65.14% of South Salt Lake Ut residents speak only English, while 34.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.36% of the population.

South Salt Lake Ut Poverty

South Salt Lake Ut Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,8211,41129.27%
Black2,0231,39368.86%
White12,0791,38411.46%
Asian2,81584630.05%
Other1,64648329.34%
Multiple76314418.87%
Native56112822.82%
Islander485316.39%

22.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.61%

Male Poverty Rate

24.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Salt Lake Ut

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Salt Lake Ut is Black, with 68.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Salt Lake Ut is Islander, with 6.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.21%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.17%
High School19.16%
Some College14.44%
Bachelors or Greater9.13%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.83%
Female Unemployed27.62%
Male Employed14.26%
Female Employed10.12%

South Salt Lake Ut Income

South Salt Lake Ut Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,457$52,904
Families$47,663$58,676
Married Families$53,090-
Non Families$34,880$43,167

South Salt Lake Ut Marital Status

South Salt Lake Ut Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.5%

Male Marriage Rate

40.2%

Female Marriage Rate

South Salt Lake Ut Married by Age and Sex

South Salt Lake Ut Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

South Salt Lake Ut Marital Status by Race

South Salt Lake Ut Veterans

787

Number of Veterans

707

Male Veterans

80

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War250
Vietnam215
First Gulf War104
World War II78
Korea49

South Salt Lake Ut Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6735.22%
Hispanic822.50%
2 or More8015.33%
Asian211.06%
Other131.09%

South Salt Lake Ut Veterans by Education

4.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Salt Lake Ut Employment Status

68.5%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

South Salt Lake Ut Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

48.87%

Born in Utah

73.59%

Native Born

26.41%

Foreign Born

20.03%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

73.59% of South Salt Lake Ut residents were born in the United States, with 48.87% having been born in Utah. 20.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.