Salt Lake County, Utah Population 2022

Salt Lake County, Utah's estimated population is 1,195,670 with a growth rate of 0.99% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Salt Lake County, Utah is the 2nd largest county in Utah. The 2010 Population was 1,032,980 and has seen a growth of 15.75% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18506,1570.00%
186011,2955,13883.45%
187018,3377,04262.35%
188031,97713,64074.39%
189058,45726,48082.81%
190077,72519,26832.96%
1910131,42653,70169.09%
1920159,28227,85621.20%
1930194,10234,82021.86%
1940211,62317,5219.03%
1950274,89563,27229.90%
1960383,035108,14039.34%
1970458,60775,57219.73%
1980619,066160,45934.99%
1990725,956106,89017.27%
20101,032,980307,02442.29%
20111,047,61014,6301.42%
20121,063,96016,3501.56%
20131,079,39015,4301.45%
20141,090,00010,6100.98%
20151,102,27012,2701.13%
20161,120,11017,8401.62%
20171,136,72016,6101.48%
20181,148,69011,9701.05%
20191,160,44011,7501.02%
20201,172,18011,7401.01%
20211,183,93011,7501.00%
20221,195,67011,7400.99%
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Salt Lake County, Utah Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White888,96777.56%
Black or African American22,3391.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native9,0560.79%
Asian47,2024.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander17,8341.56%
Some Other Race106,7799.32%
Two or More Races54,0384.71%
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Salt Lake County, Utah Population by Race

Salt Lake County, Utah Population Pyramid 2022

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Salt Lake County, Utah Median Age

33


Total

32.4


Male

33.5


Female

Salt Lake County, Utah Adults

There are 835,644 adults, (124,572 of whom are seniors) in Salt Lake County, Utah.

Salt Lake County, Utah Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Salt Lake County, Utah Sex Ratio

Female

570,761

49.80%

Male

575,454

50.20%

Salt Lake County, Utah Population by Age

Salt Lake County, Utah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Salt Lake County, Utah Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.2%18.8%
All67.5%32.5%
Female57.4%42.6%
Male56.6%43.4%
Non Family48.5%51.5%

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Salt Lake County, Utah Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All383,3242.9567.5
Married208,2143.6681.2
Male18,6023.5656.6
Female38,5693.6157.4
Non Family117,9391.3948.5

3.53

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

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Salt Lake County, Utah Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade22,8483.14%
9th to 12th Grade38,7875.34%
High School Graduate162,49122.35%
Some College170,22123.42%
Associates Degree67,0319.22%
Bachelors Degree170,11023.40%
Graduate Degree95,41913.13%
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Salt Lake County, Utah Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Salt Lake County, Utah Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian32,75228,31216,808
White544,993522,480220,337
2+ Races23,74321,6407,880
Black11,6319,9042,742
Native American5,4024,3971,030
Hispanic110,26979,74118,599
Islander9,7228,7921,356
Other Race55,79435,8126,934

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.87%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.32%.

Salt Lake County, Utah Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,124$51,943$34,863
Less Than 9th Grade$28,680$32,700$21,862
High School Graduate$34,110$41,053$27,524
Some College$40,204$48,569$32,199
Bachelors Degree$53,788$69,181$41,961
Graduate Degree$75,649$89,195$61,238

$43,124

Average Earnings

$51,943

Average Male

$34,863

Average Female

Salt Lake County, Utah Earnings by Educational Attainment

Salt Lake County, Utah Language by Age

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Salt Lake County, Utah Language

79.06% of Salt Lake County, Utah residents speak only English, while 20.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.39% of the population.

Salt Lake County, Utah Language

Salt Lake County, Utah Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black21,7555,40624.85%
Native8,7951,67819.08%
Hispanic208,05430,98014.89%
Asian46,2115,64712.22%
Multiple53,0375,2049.81%
Islander17,7291,1686.59%
White799,27249,6306.21%
Other18,142NaN%

8.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.93%

Male Poverty Rate

9.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Salt Lake County, Utah

The race most likely to be in poverty in Salt Lake County, Utah is Black, with 24.85% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.91%.

Salt Lake County, Utah Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.43%
High School8.55%
Some College6.21%
Bachelors or Greater4.33%

Salt Lake County, Utah Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.43%
Male Unemployed21.48%
Female Employed5.39%
Female Unemployed23.96%

Salt Lake County, Utah Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Salt Lake County, Utah Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$77,128$100,181
Families$90,815$114,486
Married Families$102,023$126,959
Non Families$46,627$62,312
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Income by Household Type

Salt Lake County, Utah Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Salt Lake County, Utah Married by Age and Sex

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Salt Lake County, Utah 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 45-54.

Salt Lake County, Utah Marital Status by Race

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Salt Lake County, Utah Marital Status

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38,781

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War9,944
First Gulf War8,333
Vietnam12,955
Korea2,254
World War II1,249

Salt Lake County, Utah Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 344,088
35 to 549,349
55 to 646,916
65 to 749,700
75+8,728

Salt Lake County, Utah Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White34,6635.21%
Black1,0667.66%
Native American2273.44%
Asian4941.30%
Islander3272.77%
Other Race9401.37%
2+ Races1,0643.55%
Hispanic2,8502.09%

Salt Lake County, Utah Veterans by Race

Salt Lake County, Utah Veterans by Education

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5.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Salt Lake County, Utah Veterans by Education

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71.8%

Labor Force Participation

69%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Salt Lake County, Utah Employment by Age

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Salt Lake County, Utah Employment by Race

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Salt Lake County, Utah 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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58.46%

Born in Salt Lake County, Utah

87.25%

Native Born

12.75%

Foreign Born

7.70%

Non Citizen

5.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.25% of Salt Lake County, Utah residents were born in the United States, with 58.46% having been born in Utah. 7.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Salt Lake County, Utah Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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