Salt Lake County, Utah Population 2018

Salt Lake County, Utah's estimated population is 1,135,649 with a growth rate of 3.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Salt Lake County, Utah is the 1st largest county in Utah.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20171,135,64943,1313.95%
20161,092,518-28,861-2.57%
20161,121,37917,0071.54%
20151,104,37213,1011.20%
20141,091,27110,4410.97%
20131,080,83016,3411.54%
20121,064,48916,1761.54%
20111,048,31315,3541.49%
20101,032,959307,00342.29%
1990725,956106,89017.27%
1980619,066160,45934.99%
1970458,60775,57219.73%
1960383,035108,14039.34%
1950274,89563,27229.90%
1940211,62317,5219.03%
1930194,10234,82021.86%
1920159,28227,85621.20%
1910131,42653,70169.09%
190077,72519,26832.96%
189058,45726,48082.81%
188031,97713,64074.39%
187018,3377,04262.35%
186011,2955,13883.45%
18506,1570.00%

Salt Lake County, Utah Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White886,578
Some Other Race90,103
Asian41,324
Two or More Races31,334
Black or African American18,297
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander16,817
American Indian and Alaska Native8,065

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Salt Lake County, Utah Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Salt Lake County, Utah Median Age

32.1


Total

31.6


Male

32.6


Female

Salt Lake County, Utah Adults

There are 783,335 adults, (104,882 of which are seniors) in Salt Lake County, Utah.

Salt Lake County, Utah Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

15.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Salt Lake County, Utah Sex Ratio

Female

543,684

49.76%

Male

548,834

50.24%

Salt Lake County, Utah Households and Families

Salt Lake County, Utah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Salt Lake County, Utah Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79%21%
All66.3%33.7%
Male55.9%44.1%
Female53.7%46.3%
Non Family49%51%

66.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Salt Lake County, Utah Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All356,0613.0366.3
Married195,2253.7379
Non Family104,6401.449
Female38,3283.653.7
Male17,8683.855.9

3.6

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Salt Lake County, Utah Households

Salt Lake County, Utah Education

Salt Lake County, Utah Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade25,7103.80%
9th to 12th Grade43,5016.44%
High School Graduate153,27022.67%
Some College171,54725.38%
Associates Degree60,2428.91%
Bachelors Degree141,68420.96%
Graduate Degree80,05011.84%

Salt Lake County, Utah Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White521,039495,056189,149
Hispanic97,44262,52912,480
Other Race45,78724,7964,421
Asian27,57223,09413,744
Multiple Races10,1228,7952,740
Black9,6078,1172,373
Islander8,7727,761934
Native American4,9224,074756

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.01%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 49.85%.

Salt Lake County, Utah Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,599$44,527$29,346
Less Than High School$23,753$26,484$18,707
High School Grad$30,121$35,092$25,064
Some College$34,909$42,423$27,464
Bachelors Degree$46,675$60,369$35,533
Graduate Degree$65,943$81,266$52,887

$36,599

Average Earnings

$44,527

Average Male

$29,346

Average Female

Salt Lake County, Utah Language

Salt Lake County, Utah Language by Age

Salt Lake County, Utah Language

79.61% of Salt Lake County, Utah residents speak only English, while 20.39% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.20% of the population.

Salt Lake County, Utah Poverty

Salt Lake County, Utah Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White783,57559,9307.65%
Hispanic191,27242,65422.30%
Other88,72423,75526.77%
Asian40,4746,40415.82%
Black17,9345,10128.44%
Multiple30,7554,91115.97%
Islander16,6673,55921.35%
Native7,7692,06626.59%

11.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.52%

Male Poverty Rate

12.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Salt Lake County, Utah

The race most likely to be in poverty in Salt Lake County, Utah is Black, with 28.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Salt Lake County, Utah is White, with 7.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.93%.

Salt Lake County, Utah Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.50%
High School10.76%
Some College7.44%
Bachelors or Greater4.61%

Salt Lake County, Utah Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.17%
Male Unemployed26.11%
Female Employed7.04%
Male Employed5.79%

Salt Lake County, Utah Income

Salt Lake County, Utah Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,601$84,171
Families$75,066$95,035
Married Families$85,023$106,244
Non Families$39,965$53,294

Salt Lake County, Utah Marital Status

Salt Lake County, Utah Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Salt Lake County, Utah Married by Age and Sex

Salt Lake County, Utah Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Salt Lake County, Utah Marital Status by Race

Salt Lake County, Utah Veterans

Salt Lake County, Utah Veterans by War

44,262

Number of Veterans

41,603

Male Veterans

2,659

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam15,323
First Gulf War8,072
Second Gulf War7,786
Korea4,253
World War II2,855

Salt Lake County, Utah Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5410,697
65 to 7410,396
75+10,022
55 to 648,580
18 to 344,567

Salt Lake County, Utah Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White40,3966.20%
Hispanic3,2742.72%
Black1,0438.94%
Other7821.40%
2 or More7555.30%
Asian7012.17%
Indian3054.95%
Hawaiian2802.60%

Salt Lake County, Utah Veterans by Education

6.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Salt Lake County, Utah Employment Status

Salt Lake County, Utah Employment by Age

71.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Salt Lake County, Utah Employment by Race

Salt Lake County, Utah Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Salt Lake County, Utah

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Salt Lake City18643919374473053.92%
West Valley City12947513657470995.48%
West Jordan103609113699100909.74%
Sandy892999583665377.32%
South Jordan50473690341856136.77%
Taylorsville586866043617502.98%
Murray467434923024875.32%
Draper 4227247328505611.96%
Riverton3884142838399710.29%
Herriman21778353851360762.48%
Cottonwood Heights33585342857002.08%
Midvale2798233035505318.06%
Holladay30127308317042.34%
South Salt Lake235722463010584.49%
Bluffdale 760911809420055.20%
Alta38338741.04%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990