West Jordan, Utah Population 2019

West Jordan, Utah's estimated population is 116,046 according to the most recent United States census estimates. West Jordan, Utah is the 4th largest city in Utah based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3590.15 people/mi² (1386.16 people/km²).

The overall median age is 30.7 years, 29.9 years for males, and 31.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.3 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 33,631 households in the city, with an average size of 3.42 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.5%, with a median rent of $1168/month. The median house has 6.8 rooms, and has a value of $244,500.

The median income for households in West Jordan, Utah is $72,083, while the mean household income is $83,060.

How Many People Live in West Jordan, Utah?

116,046
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018116,0461,9761.73%
2017114,0706900.61%
2016113,3801,9861.78%
2015111,3948910.81%
2014110,5036910.63%
2013109,8121,6571.53%
2012108,1551,7991.69%
2011106,3562,3222.23%
2010104,03435,6984.29%
200068,33625,4444.77%
199042,89215,5674.61%
198027,32523,10420.54%
19704,2211,2123.44%
19603,0090.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White92,740
Some Other Race8,980
Two or More Races3,254
Asian3,175
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,696
Black or African American1,336
American Indian and Alaska Native756

West Jordan Ut Population Pyramid 2019

West Jordan Ut Median Age

30.7


Total

29.9


Male

31.5


Female

West Jordan Ut Adults

There are 76,224 adults, (7,887 of whom are seniors) in West Jordan Ut.

West Jordan Ut Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

11.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.3

Child Dependency Ratio

West Jordan Ut Sex Ratio

Female

55,613

49.68%

Male

56,324

50.32%

West Jordan Ut Households and Families

West Jordan Ut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West Jordan Ut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
Male75.9%24.1%
All74.9%25.1%
Female58.9%41.1%
Non Family58.8%41.2%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All32,5513.4274.9
Married20,3883.9683
Non Family6,4521.3458.8
Female3,8353.7858.9
Male1,8764.0175.9

3.77

Average Family Size

3.42

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Jordan Ut Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7322.63%
9th to 12th Grade3,9886.07%
High School Graduate18,60728.30%
Some College18,54928.21%
Associates Degree7,63711.62%
Bachelors Degree11,03016.78%
Graduate Degree4,2046.39%

West Jordan Ut Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White49,48947,51113,003
Hispanic11,1127,9671,032
Other Race5,0003,401464
Asian2,1541,948691
Multiple Races1,1991,025113
Islander873810147
Black712665189
Native American50532516

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.08%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,752$46,843$28,327
Less Than High School$25,808$29,317$21,776
High School Grad$32,364$40,850$25,511
Some College$37,591$47,925$29,075
Bachelors Degree$48,612$57,401$36,106
Graduate Degree$63,622$83,235$43,700

$37,752

Average Earnings

$46,843

Average Male

$28,327

Average Female

West Jordan Ut Language

West Jordan Ut Language by Age

West Jordan Ut Language

81.91% of West Jordan Ut residents speak only English, while 18.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.01% of the population.

West Jordan Ut Poverty

West Jordan Ut Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White80,0424,4155.52%
Hispanic21,5852,96113.72%
Other8,6591,05512.18%
Asian3,1602859.02%
Islander1,61325415.75%
Black1,33221516.14%
Native75016021.33%
Multiple3,2181113.45%

7.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.87%

Male Poverty Rate

8.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Jordan Ut

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Jordan Ut is Native, with 21.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Jordan Ut is Multiple, with 3.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.48%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School10.65%
High School6.83%
Some College5.53%
Bachelors or Greater3.27%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.39%
Male Unemployed8.06%
Female Employed5.96%
Male Employed3.05%

West Jordan Ut Income

West Jordan Ut Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$72,083$83,060
Families$76,854$87,116
Married Families$84,582-
Non Families$46,506$56,399

West Jordan Ut Marital Status

West Jordan Ut Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

West Jordan Ut Married by Age and Sex

West Jordan Ut Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

West Jordan Ut Marital Status by Race

West Jordan Ut Veterans

3,934

Number of Veterans

3,772

Male Veterans

162

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,662
First Gulf War949
Second Gulf War666
Korea324
World War II36

West Jordan Ut Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,4455.45%
Hispanic4523.22%
Other1862.97%
Black10812.53%
Asian943.84%
2 or More512.96%
Indian274.99%
Hawaiian232.43%

West Jordan Ut Veterans by Education

5.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Jordan Ut Employment Status

74.5%

Labor Force Participation

71.1%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

West Jordan 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

65.06%

Born in Utah

89.39%

Native Born

10.61%

Foreign Born

6.43%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.39% of West Jordan Ut residents were born in the United States, with 65.06% having been born in Utah. 6.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.