South Jordan, Utah Population 2020

79,013

South Jordan is a city located in Utah. With a 2020 population of 79,013, it is the 10th largest city in Utah and the 451st largest city in the United States. South Jordan is currently growing at a rate of 3.18% annually and its population has increased by 56.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 50,418 in 2010. Spanning over 22 miles, South Jordan has a population density of 3,556 people per square mile.

The average household income in South Jordan is $126,341 with a poverty rate of 2.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,418 per month, and the median house value is $379,200. The median age in South Jordan is 32.5 years, 32.6 years for males, and 32.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.7 males.

South Jordan Demographics

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

  • White: 89.14%
  • Asian: 3.49%
  • Two or more races: 2.81%
  • Other race: 2.76%
  • Black or African American: 1.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.14%
The current population of South Jordan, Utah is 79,013, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 74,149.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 50,418.

South Jordan, Utah Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White61,05489.14%
Asian2,3903.49%
Two or More Races1,9282.81%
Some Other Race1,8892.76%
Black or African American7351.07%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4020.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native930.14%

South Jordan Population Pyramid 2020

South Jordan Median Age

32.5


Total

32.6


Male

32.4


Female

South Jordan Adults

There are 45,774 adults, (6,375 of whom are seniors) in South Jordan.

South Jordan Age Dependency

73.8

Age Dependency Ratio

16.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.7

Child Dependency Ratio

South Jordan Sex Ratio

Female

34,636

50.57%

Male

33,855

49.43%

South Jordan Households and Families

South Jordan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

South Jordan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
All80.6%19.4%
Male77%23%
Female75.6%24.4%
Non Family53.7%46.3%

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,0283.4280.6
Married14,5173.9487.9
Non Family3,6181.2353.7
Female1,3713.3375.6
Male5224.4377

3.81

Average Family Size

3.42

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

South Jordan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1630.40%
9th to 12th Grade9252.27%
High School Graduate6,93617.00%
Some College11,51928.24%
Associates Degree4,31810.58%
Bachelors Degree10,86926.64%
Graduate Degree6,06614.87%

South Jordan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35,79635,16214,628
Hispanic1,8751,653712
Asian1,7141,6331,082
Other Race869774348
Multiple Races601552206
Black512435266
Islander23322240
Native American626219

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 63.13%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,906$72,769$37,121
Less Than High School$33,631$35,833$31,923
High School Grad$36,844$42,074$32,381
Some College$49,705$60,144$34,259
Bachelors Degree$65,315$88,457$39,059
Graduate Degree$90,941$109,750$60,166

$54,906

Average Earnings

$72,769

Average Male

$37,121

Average Female

South Jordan Language

South Jordan Language by Age

South Jordan Language

90.24% of South Jordan residents speak only English, while 9.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.69% of the population.

South Jordan Poverty

South Jordan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White58,9731,6112.73%
Asian2,3901275.31%
Hispanic3,910822.10%
Multiple1,852351.89%
Other1,889120.64%
Black735111.50%

2.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.32%

Male Poverty Rate

3.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Jordan

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Jordan is Asian, with 5.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Jordan is Other, with 0.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.49%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School6.89%
High School4.07%
Some College2.72%
Bachelors or Greater2.08%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed17.91%
Female Employed2.18%
Male Employed1.77%
Male Unemployed0.00%

South Jordan Income

South Jordan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$103,430$126,341
Families$114,283$137,936
Married Families$117,679-
Non Families$52,829$64,331

South Jordan Marital Status

South Jordan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

64.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.9%

Male Marriage Rate

62.3%

Female Marriage Rate

South Jordan Married by Age and Sex

South Jordan 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.

South Jordan Marital Status by Race

South Jordan Veterans

2,218

Number of Veterans

2,024

Male Veterans

194

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam848
First Gulf War578
Second Gulf War430
Korea104
World War II48
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0705.03%
2 or More10113.84%
Hispanic893.73%
Hawaiian229.44%
Asian150.83%
Other100.93%

$South Jordan Veterans by Education

3.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Jordan Employment Status

71.5%

Labor Force Participation

70%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

South Jordan 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

66.32%

Born in Utah

94.13%

Native Born

5.87%

Foreign Born

2.55%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.13% of South Jordan residents were born in the United States, with 66.32% having been born in Utah. 2.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202079,0132,4323.18%
201976,5812,4323.28%
201874,1493,1224.40%
201771,0272,4323.55%
201668,5952,4953.77%
201566,1003,5995.76%
201462,5013,3165.60%
201359,1853,3075.92%
201255,8782,5624.81%
201153,3162,0093.92%
201051,30721,8705.71%
200029,43717,2179.19%
199012,2204,7285.01%
19807,4924,5509.80%
19702,9421,5427.71%
19601,4000.00%