South Jordan, Utah Population 2021

82,120
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South Jordan is a city located in Salt Lake County Utah. With a 2020 population of 82,120, it is the 9th largest city in Utah and the 427th largest city in the United States . South Jordan is currently growing at a rate of 3.48% annually and its population has increased by 62.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 50,418 in 2010. South Jordan reached it's highest population of 82,120 in 2021. Spanning over 22 miles, South Jordan has a population density of 3,696 people per square mile.

The average household income in South Jordan is $131,609 with a poverty rate of 2.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,418 per month, and the median house value is $405,400. The median age in South Jordan is 32.6 years, 32.9 years for males, and 32.2 years for females.

South Jordan Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of South Jordan was:

  • White: 88.36%
  • Asian: 3.78%
  • Other race: 3.20%
  • Two or more races: 2.63%
  • Black or African American: 0.99%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.25%
The current population of South Jordan, Utah is 82,120 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 73,837.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 50,418.

South Jordan, Utah Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White62,90788.36%
Asian2,6893.78%
Some Other Race2,2773.20%
Two or More Races1,8692.63%
Black or African American7020.99%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5790.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native1750.25%
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South Jordan Population by Race

South Jordan Population Pyramid $2021

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South Jordan Median Age

32.6


Total

32.9


Male

32.2


Female

South Jordan Adults

There are 47,745 adults, (7,135 of whom are seniors) in South Jordan.

South Jordan Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.8

Child Dependency Ratio

South Jordan Sex Ratio

Female

36,498

51.26%

Male

34,700

48.74%

South Jordan Population by Age

South Jordan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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South Jordan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
All81%19%
Female79.7%20.3%
Male68%32%
Non Family54.6%45.4%

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

South Jordan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,8333.4281
Married15,0043.9388.2
Non Family3,7201.2254.6
Female1,4753.4279.7
Male6344.0668

3.8

Average Family Size

3.42

Average Household Size

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South Jordan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2600.61%
9th to 12th Grade9662.26%
High School Graduate6,85816.06%
Some College11,94427.98%
Associates Degree4,63010.85%
Bachelors Degree11,69627.40%
Graduate Degree6,33814.85%
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South Jordan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Jordan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White37,11336,40815,564
Hispanic2,3512,085869
Asian1,8941,8091,200
Other Race974884409
2+ Races544497162
Black484397234
Islander24422427
Native American919115

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.36%.

South Jordan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$55,622$73,054$39,105
Less Than 9th Grade$33,362$35,268$33,233
High School Graduate$37,417$42,516$31,143
Some College$49,835$61,350$35,869
Bachelors Degree$67,669$86,764$38,814
Graduate Degree$92,340$110,769$62,849

$55,622

Average Earnings

$73,054

Average Male

$39,105

Average Female

South Jordan Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Jordan Language by Age

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South Jordan Language

88.89% of South Jordan residents speak only English, while 11.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.40% of the population.

South Jordan Language

South Jordan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White60,2171,6102.67%
Asian2,6891555.76%
Hispanic5,0061422.84%
Multiple1,783412.30%
Other2,277261.14%

2.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.37%

Male Poverty Rate

3.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Jordan

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Jordan is Asian, with 5.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Jordan is Other, with 1.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.93%.

South Jordan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.08%
High School3.46%
Some College2.75%
Bachelors or Greater2.18%

South Jordan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed13.13%
Female Employed2.63%
Male Employed1.98%
Male Unemployed0.00%

South Jordan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Jordan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$104,597$131,609
Families$115,279$144,163
Married Families$120,571-
Non Families$52,899$63,288
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Income by Household Type

South Jordan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.1%

Male Marriage Rate

61.4%

Female Marriage Rate

South Jordan Married by Age and Sex

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South Jordan 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 Jordan Marital Status by Race

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South Jordan Marital Status

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2,248

Number of Veterans

2,056

Male Veterans

192

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam740
First Gulf War573
Second Gulf War566
Korea154
World War II45

South Jordan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54672
65 to 74546
75+501
18 to 34337
55 to 64192

South Jordan Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1545.03%
Hispanic913.08%
2+ Races7511.23%
Islander123.22%
Other Race70.60%

South Jordan Veterans by Race

South Jordan Veterans by Education

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3.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Jordan Veterans by Education

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71.1%

Labor Force Participation

69.8%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

South Jordan Employment by Age

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South Jordan Employment by Race

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South Jordan 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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64.82%

Born in South Jordan

93.66%

Native Born

6.34%

Foreign Born

2.61%

Non Citizen

3.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.66% of South Jordan residents were born in the United States, with 64.82% having been born in Utah. 2.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

South Jordan Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202182,1202,7613.48%
202079,3592,7613.60%
201976,5982,7613.74%
201873,8372,9084.10%
201770,9292,3843.48%
201668,5452,5113.80%
201566,0343,5885.75%
201462,4463,3045.59%
201359,1423,3005.91%
201255,8422,5334.75%
201153,3092,0083.91%
201051,30121,8645.71%
200029,43717,2179.19%
199012,2204,7285.01%
19807,4924,5509.80%
19702,9421,5427.71%
19601,4000.00%

South Jordan Population by Year