Salt Lake County, Utah Population 2019

Salt Lake County, Utah's estimated population is 1,135,649 with a growth rate of 1.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Salt Lake County, Utah is the largest county in Utah.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20171,135,64914,2701.27%
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
White887,004
Some Other Race98,444
Asian43,052
Two or More Races33,854
Black or African American19,098
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander16,935
American Indian and Alaska Native8,313

Salt Lake County, Utah Population Pyramid 2019

Salt Lake County, Utah Median Age

32.4


Total

31.9


Male

32.9


Female

Salt Lake County, Utah Adults

There are 796,227 adults, (110,372 of whom are seniors) in Salt Lake County, Utah.

Salt Lake County, Utah Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

16.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Salt Lake County, Utah Sex Ratio

Female

551,111

49.80%

Male

555,589

50.20%

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
Married79.2%20.8%
All66.5%33.5%
Male57.5%42.5%
Female54.3%45.7%
Non Family48.7%51.3%

66.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All363,0583.0166.5
Married199,1153.779.2
Non Family107,2301.3948.7
Female38,1983.6254.3
Male18,5153.7657.5

3.58

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Salt Lake County, Utah Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade24,8793.61%
9th to 12th Grade42,8486.21%
High School Graduate156,80422.73%
Some College172,23224.97%
Associates Degree61,1408.86%
Bachelors Degree147,72621.42%
Graduate Degree84,17312.20%

Salt Lake County, Utah Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White527,943502,863197,191
Hispanic100,62666,23112,955
Other Race50,93228,7994,765
Asian28,98324,73614,406
Multiple Races11,53210,0393,298
Black9,9908,3602,583
Islander8,8728,008917
Native American4,9754,161850

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 49.70%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,577$46,038$30,546
Less Than High School$25,227$28,286$19,410
High School Grad$30,911$35,910$25,978
Some College$35,832$43,217$29,021
Bachelors Degree$48,521$61,763$36,410
Graduate Degree$68,634$85,488$54,719

$37,577

Average Earnings

$46,038

Average Male

$30,546

Average Female

Salt Lake County, Utah Language

Salt Lake County, Utah Language by Age

Salt Lake County, Utah Language

79.51% of Salt Lake County, Utah residents speak only English, while 20.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.30% of the population.

Salt Lake County, Utah Poverty

Salt Lake County, Utah Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White788,32656,7377.20%
Hispanic195,49939,47220.19%
Other96,84022,56223.30%
Asian42,1685,94114.09%
Black18,6945,42329.01%
Multiple33,1664,38813.23%
Islander16,7332,38314.24%
Native8,0192,02125.20%

10.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.63%

Male Poverty Rate

11.27%

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 29.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Salt Lake County, Utah is White, with 7.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.82%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.62%
High School10.23%
Some College7.01%
Bachelors or Greater4.45%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.87%
Male Unemployed24.59%
Female Employed6.62%
Male Employed5.36%

Salt Lake County, Utah Income

Salt Lake County, Utah Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$67,922$88,315
Families$78,828$99,904
Married Families$89,243$111,721
Non Families$41,403$55,643

Salt Lake County, Utah Marital Status

Salt Lake County, Utah Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Salt Lake County, Utah Marital Status by Race

Salt Lake County, Utah Veterans

41,987

Number of Veterans

39,265

Male Veterans

2,722

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam14,614
Second Gulf War7,779
First Gulf War7,712
Korea3,875
World War II2,373
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5410,225
65 to 7410,215
75+9,757
55 to 647,520
18 to 344,270

Salt Lake County, Utah Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White38,4465.87%
Hispanic3,0672.48%
Other9681.57%
Black8036.68%
2 or More7264.56%
Asian5331.57%
Indian2834.62%
Hawaiian2282.10%

Salt Lake County, Utah Veterans by Education

5.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Salt Lake County, Utah Employment Status

71.3%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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