West Jordan, Utah Population 2024

116,304

West Jordan is a city located in Salt Lake County Utah. West Jordan has a 2024 population of 116,304. West Jordan is currently declining at a rate of -0.15% annually and its population has decreased by -0.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 117,024 in 2020.

The average household income in West Jordan is $110,374 with a poverty rate of 6.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Jordan is 32.6 years, 31.6 years for males, and 33.6 years for females.

West Jordan Demographics

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

  • White: 74.99%
  • Two or more races: 9.83%
  • Other race: 8.91%
  • Asian: 2.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.61%
  • Black or African American: 1.29%
  • Native American: 0.8%
State
Utah
Land Area (mi²)
32.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,569.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.62% (-720)
The current population of West Jordan, Utah is 116,304 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 117,024.

West Jordan, Utah Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White87,27674.99%
Two or more races11,4439.83%
Other race10,3718.91%
Asian2,9852.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1,8701.61%
Black or African American1,5021.29%
Native American9360.8%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Native American

West Jordan Population by Race

West Jordan Population Pyramid 2024

West Jordan Median Age

32.6

Total

31.6

Male

33.6

Female

West Jordan Adults

There are 83,036 adults, (10,248 of whom are seniors) in West Jordan.

West Jordan Age Dependency

59.9

Age Dependency Ratio

14.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Child Dependency Ratio

West Jordan Sex Ratio

Female56,25848.34%
Male60,12551.66%

West Jordan Population by Age

West Jordan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All35,9763.2277.422.6
Married23,1073.728515
Non Family7,1231.3758.141.9
Female3,6973.6168.431.6
Male2,0493.3174.525.5

3.57

Average Family Size

3.22

Average Household Size

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Jordan Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9262.71%
9th to 12th Grade3,9215.51%
High School Graduate19,34927.18%
Some College18,24725.63%
Associates Degree7,94511.16%
Bachelors Degree14,39020.21%
Graduate Degree5,4097.6%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Jordan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Jordan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White50,80648,53016,077
Hispanic14,76011,7572,387
Other Race6,0574,218744
2+ Races5,6515,2331,198
Asian2,2311,835711
Black961912201
Islander961857101
Native American5555070

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.52%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.87%.

West Jordan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$52,184$63,273$40,911
Less Than 9th Grade$36,476$39,414$26,447
High School Graduate$45,300$52,063$35,901
Some College$48,339$66,021$39,948
Bachelors Degree$65,613$76,633$55,577
Graduate Degree$78,554$94,451$59,808

$52,184

Average Earnings

$63,273

Average Male

$40,911

Average Female

West Jordan Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Jordan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Jordan Language

80.12% of West Jordan residents speak only English, while 19.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.61% of the population.

West Jordan Language

West Jordan Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic26,5072,90610.96%
White78,9152,7293.46%
Other10,3051,42713.85%
Multiple11,3591,0118.9%
Islander1,87051227.38%
Black1,48149933.69%
Native91417519.15%
Asian2,958581.96%

6.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.18%

Male Poverty Rate

7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Jordan

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Jordan is Black, with 33.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Jordan is Asian, with 1.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.27%.

West Jordan Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.75%
High School6.95%
Some College3.77%
Bachelors or Greater2.78%

West Jordan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed21.86%
Female Unemployed12.24%
Female Employed3.88%
Male Employed2.12%

West Jordan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Jordan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$99,002$110,374
Families$106,097$117,669
Married Families$117,660$126,522
Non Families$56,112$69,262

mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Jordan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

Female Marriage Rate

West Jordan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West Jordan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

West Jordan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Jordan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,563

Number of Veterans

3,380

Male Veterans

183

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War1,450
First Gulf War1,178
Vietnam957
Korea57
World War II0

West Jordan Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 541,415
65 to 74777
55 to 64510
18 to 34472
75+389

West Jordan Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3,0954.88%
Hispanic4202.34%
2+ Races2163.1%
Other Race1301.84%
Black544.95%
Native American364.72%
Asian321.3%

West Jordan Veterans by Race

West Jordan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Jordan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

76.1%

Labor Force Participation

72.8%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

West Jordan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Jordan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Jordan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.55%

Born in West Jordan

88.27%

Native Born

11.73%

Foreign Born

6.84%

Non Citizen

4.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.27% of West Jordan residents were born in the United States, with 64.55% having been born in Utah. 6.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West Jordan Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029115,404-180-0.16%
2028115,584-180-0.16%
2027115,764-180-0.16%
2026115,944-180-0.16%
2025116,124-180-0.15%
2024116,304-180-0.15%
2023116,484-180-0.15%
2022116,6641200.1%
2021116,544-480-0.41%
2020117,0247140.61%
2019116,3106570.57%
2018115,6531,6351.43%
2017114,0186140.54%
2016113,4042,0561.85%
2015111,3488890.8%
2014110,4596900.63%
2013109,7691,6571.53%
2012108,1121,7491.64%
2011106,3632,3342.24%
2010104,02935,69352.23%
200068,33625,44459.32%
199042,89215,56756.97%
198027,32523,104547.36%
19704,2211,21240.28%
19603,00900%
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West Jordan Population by Year