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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of South Salt Lakewas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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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.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in South Salt Lake
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.