South Salt Lake, Utah Population 2022

27,409
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South Salt Lake is a city located in Utah. With a 2020 population of 27,409, it is the 35th largest city in Utah and the 1662nd largest city in the United States. South Salt Lake is currently growing at a rate of 1.17% annually and its population has increased by 2.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,777 in 2020. Spanning over 7 miles, South Salt Lake has a population density of 3,949 people per square mile.

The average household income in South Salt Lake is $59,377 with a poverty rate of 17.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in South Salt Lake is 32.2 years, 32.1 years for males, and 32.4 years for females.

South Salt Lake Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of South Salt Lakewas:

  • White: 61.14%
  • Other race: 10.75%
  • Asian: 10.03%
  • Black or African American: 7.38%
  • Two or more races: 6.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.58%
  • Native American: 2.05%
The current population of South Salt Lake, Utah is 27,409 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 26,777.

South Salt Lake, Utah Population 2022

Population by Race

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South Salt Lake Population by Race

South Salt Lake Population Pyramid 2022

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South Salt Lake Median Age

31.9


Total

32.4


Male

31.2


Female

South Salt Lake Adults

There are 19,393 adults, (1,707 of whom are seniors) in South Salt Lake.

South Salt Lake Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

9.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

South Salt Lake Sex Ratio

Female

12,536

49.89%

Male

12,589

50.11%

South Salt Lake Population by Age

South Salt Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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South Salt Lake Household Types

40.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

South Salt Lake Households and Families

3.38

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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South Salt Lake Households by Type

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South Salt Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Salt Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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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 2+ races people with a rate of 35.98%.

South Salt Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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$34,157

Average Earnings

$36,325

Average Male

$32,010

Average Female

South Salt Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Salt Lake Language by Age

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South Salt Lake Language

65.42% of South Salt Lake residents speak only English, while 34.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.06% of the population.

South Salt Lake Language

South Salt Lake Poverty by Race

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17.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.89%

Male Poverty Rate

19.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Salt Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Salt Lake is Black, with 38.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Salt Lake is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.15%.

South Salt Lake Poverty

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South Salt Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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South Salt Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Salt Lake Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

South Salt Lake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

Female Marriage Rate

South Salt Lake Married by Age and Sex

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South Salt Lake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

South Salt Lake Marital Status by Race

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South Salt Lake Marital Status

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535

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

South Salt Lake Veterans by War

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South Salt Lake Veterans by Age

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South Salt Lake Veterans by Race

South Salt Lake Veterans by Education

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5.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Salt Lake Veterans by Education

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71.1%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

South Salt Lake Employment by Age

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South Salt Lake Employment by Race

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South Salt Lake 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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49.70%

Born in South Salt Lake

75.14%

Native Born

24.86%

Foreign Born

16.81%

Non Citizen

8.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.14% of South Salt Lake residents were born in the United States, with 49.70% having been born in Utah. 16.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

South Salt Lake Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

South Salt Lake Population by Year