Roy, Utah Population 2021

40,315
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Roy is a city located in Weber County Utah. With a 2020 population of 40,315, it is the 22nd largest city in Utah and the 973rd largest city in the United States . Roy is currently growing at a rate of 0.88% annually and its population has increased by 9.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,884 in 2010. Roy reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 8 miles, Roy has a population density of 4,956 people per square mile.

The average household income in Roy is $75,827 with a poverty rate of 9.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,061 per month, and the median house value is $191,800. The median age in Roy is 31.4 years, 31.3 years for males, and 31.4 years for females.

Roy Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Roywas:

  • White: 84.94%
  • Other race: 6.04%
  • Two or more races: 5.49%
  • Asian: 1.64%
  • Black or African American: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.66%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.33%
The current population of Roy, Utah is 40,315 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 39,613.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 36,884.

Roy, Utah Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,16084.94%
Some Other Race2,3576.04%
Two or More Races2,1455.49%
Asian6401.64%
Black or African American3540.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native2570.66%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1270.33%
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Roy Population by Race

Roy Population Pyramid $2021

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Roy Median Age

31.4


Total

31.3


Male

31.4


Female

Roy Adults

There are 27,180 adults, (4,053 of whom are seniors) in Roy.

Roy Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

17.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Roy Sex Ratio

Female

19,255

49.32%

Male

19,785

50.68%

Roy Population by Age

Roy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Roy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female69.6%30.4%
Non Family79.1%20.9%
Male82.3%17.7%
All83.8%16.2%
Married88.6%11.4%

83.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Roy Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,7733.0483.8
Married7,3463.6288.6
Non Family3,1261.2979.1
Female1,2783.6669.6
Male1,0233.582.3

3.51

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

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Roy Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5162.17%
9th to 12th Grade1,1804.95%
High School Graduate8,53335.82%
Some College6,81728.62%
Associates Degree2,2849.59%
Bachelors Degree3,31713.93%
Graduate Degree1,1734.92%
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Roy Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Roy Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White18,53317,5023,801
Hispanic3,7073,138271
Other Race1,3871,05892
2+ Races694678212
Asian516494147
Black24321116
Native American135114
Islander929257

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 islander people with a rate of 61.96%.

Roy Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,338$50,029$28,380
Less Than 9th Grade$33,858$39,735$18,922
High School Graduate$36,218$45,764$28,607
Some College$39,592$53,424$28,571
Bachelors Degree$43,709$58,556$31,550
Graduate Degree$63,091$64,719$53,224

$39,338

Average Earnings

$50,029

Average Male

$28,380

Average Female

Roy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Roy Language by Age

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Roy Language

86.20% of Roy residents speak only English, while 13.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.71% of the population.

Roy Language

Roy Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,7242,3348.13%
Hispanic7,05295413.53%
Multiple2,07929214.05%
Other2,35723910.14%
Native2568432.81%
Black349298.31%
Islander12664.76%

9.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.69%

Male Poverty Rate

9.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roy is Native, with 32.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roy is Islander, with 4.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.48%.

Roy Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.77%
High School8.55%
Some College6.70%
Bachelors or Greater2.45%

Roy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed19.00%
Male Unemployed7.75%
Female Employed5.08%
Male Employed2.93%

Roy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Roy Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,032$75,827
Families$76,156$81,663
Married Families$80,697-
Non Families$42,226$48,331
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Income by Household Type

Roy Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Roy Married by Age and Sex

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Roy 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.

Roy Marital Status by Race

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Roy Marital Status

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2,664

Number of Veterans

2,404

Male Veterans

260

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam930
First Gulf War779
Second Gulf War743
Korea136
World War II88

Roy Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54748
65 to 74623
55 to 64615
75+398
18 to 34280

Roy Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,40110.25%
Hispanic1864.50%
2+ Races11513.13%
Other Race905.76%
Black5416.17%
Asian40.70%

Roy Veterans by Race

Roy Veterans by Education

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3.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roy Veterans by Education

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70.7%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Roy Employment by Age

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Roy Employment by Race

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Roy Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.65%

Born in Roy

94.36%

Native Born

5.64%

Foreign Born

2.41%

Non Citizen

3.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.36% of Roy residents were born in the United States, with 68.65% having been born in Utah. 2.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Roy Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202140,3153510.88%
202039,9643510.89%
201939,6133510.89%
201839,262780.20%
201739,1844801.24%
201638,7042820.73%
201538,422690.18%
201438,3531370.36%
201338,2161460.38%
201238,0702870.76%
201137,7832280.61%
201037,5554,6701.34%
200032,8858,2822.94%
199024,6034,9092.25%
198019,6945,3383.21%
197014,3565,1174.51%
19609,2395,5169.51%
19503,7232,72314.05%
19401,0000.00%

Roy Population by Year