West Jordan, Utah Population 2020

117,426

West Jordan is a city located in Salt Lake County, Utah. With a 2020 population of 117,426, it is the 4th largest city in Utah (after Salt Lake City, West Valley City, and Provo) and the 251st largest city in the United States. West Jordan is currently growing at a rate of 0.59% annually and its population has increased by 13.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 103,712 in 2010. Spanning over 32 miles, West Jordan has a population density of 3,633 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Jordan is $87,783 with a poverty rate of 7.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,191 per month, and the median house value is $261,800. The median age in West Jordan is 31.3 years, 30.6 years for males, and 31.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.2 males.

West Jordan Ut Demographics

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

  • White: 80.89%
  • Other race: 8.42%
  • Two or more races: 3.48%
  • Asian: 3.39%
  • Black or African American: 1.62%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.49%
  • Native American: 0.70%
The current population of West Jordan, Utah is 117,426, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 116,046. The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 103,712.

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White91,48180.89%
Some Other Race9,5228.42%
Two or More Races3,9383.48%
Asian3,8383.39%
Black or African American1,8281.62%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,6881.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native7940.70%

West Jordan Ut Population Pyramid 2020

West Jordan Ut Median Age

31.3


Total

30.6


Male

31.9


Female

West Jordan Ut Adults

There are 77,632 adults, (8,312 of whom are seniors) in West Jordan Ut.

West Jordan Ut Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

12

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.1

Child Dependency Ratio

West Jordan Ut Sex Ratio

Female

56,205

49.70%

Male

56,884

50.30%

West Jordan Ut Households and Families

West Jordan Ut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West Jordan Ut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.5%18.5%
Male75.5%24.5%
All74.3%25.7%
Female60.1%39.9%
Non Family58.8%41.2%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,1213.474.3
Married20,9303.981.5
Non Family6,2621.3758.8
Female4,0413.760.1
Male1,8883.9275.5

3.71

Average Family Size

3.4

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Jordan Ut Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6872.50%
9th to 12th Grade3,9775.91%
High School Graduate18,97528.17%
Some College18,16726.98%
Associates Degree8,20312.18%
Bachelors Degree12,22618.15%
Graduate Degree4,1126.11%

West Jordan Ut Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White50,13648,04113,853
Hispanic11,1768,1191,273
Other Race5,4363,795671
Asian2,5512,322711
Multiple Races1,3321,154164
Black1,031976209
Islander877826112
Native American58849210

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.82%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 27.87%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,890$48,804$30,218
Less Than High School$27,057$31,397$22,448
High School Grad$34,653$41,613$27,415
Some College$38,358$50,572$30,125
Bachelors Degree$47,583$57,452$35,831
Graduate Degree$68,633$86,453$52,946

$38,890

Average Earnings

$48,804

Average Male

$30,218

Average Female

West Jordan Ut Language

West Jordan Ut Language by Age

West Jordan Ut Language

82.03% of West Jordan Ut residents speak only English, while 17.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.52% of the population.

West Jordan Ut Poverty

West Jordan Ut Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White80,0604,2135.26%
Hispanic21,1922,53811.98%
Other9,1401,21613.30%
Black1,82453229.17%
Asian3,8383629.43%
Multiple3,9062867.32%
Islander1,688794.68%
Native763455.90%

7.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.30%

Male Poverty Rate

7.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Jordan Ut

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Jordan Ut is Black, with 29.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Jordan Ut is Islander, with 4.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.51%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.89%
Some College5.73%
High School5.43%
Bachelors or Greater3.16%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.30%
Male Unemployed9.91%
Female Employed5.02%
Male Employed2.68%

West Jordan Ut Income

West Jordan Ut Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$75,481$87,783
Families$80,726$91,715
Married Families$88,971$100,081
Non Families$47,479$60,085

West Jordan Ut Marital Status

West Jordan Ut Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

West Jordan Ut Married by Age and Sex

West Jordan Ut 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 35-44.

West Jordan Ut Marital Status by Race

West Jordan Ut Veterans

3,983

Number of Veterans

3,837

Male Veterans

146

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,670
First Gulf War1,125
Second Gulf War846
Korea176
World War II41
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,5105.56%
Hispanic3872.78%
Asian1344.75%
Other1141.69%
Black1028.63%
2 or More904.66%
Indian274.01%
Hawaiian60.56%

$West Jordan Ut Veterans by Education

3.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Jordan Ut Employment Status

74.7%

Labor Force Participation

71.7%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

West Jordan Ut 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

64.84%

Born in Utah

89.18%

Native Born

10.82%

Foreign Born

6.44%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.18% of West Jordan Ut residents were born in the United States, with 64.84% having been born in Utah. 6.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020117,4266900.59%
2019116,7366900.59%
2018116,0461,9761.73%
2017114,0706900.61%
2016113,3801,9861.78%
2015111,3948910.81%
2014110,5036910.63%
2013109,8121,6571.53%
2012108,1551,7991.69%
2011106,3562,3222.23%
2010104,03435,6984.29%
200068,33625,4444.77%
199042,89215,5674.61%
198027,32523,10420.54%
19704,2211,2123.44%
19603,0090.00%