Salt Lake City, UT

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH: Demographic and Financial Snapshot

(Last updated on 12.8.20)

 

AGE IN SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

Age RangePopulationPercent
20 to 24 years21,92210.9%
25 to 29 years25,15312.5%
30 to 34 years18,9149.4%
35 to 39 years16,8308.4%
40 to 44 years12,0036.0%
45 to 49 years8,4084.2%
50 to 54 years9,6254.8%
55 to 59 years10,0725.0%
60 to 64 years10,4205.2%
65 to 69 years7,1133.5%
70 to 74 years5,4742.7%
75 to 79 years3,6121.8%
80 to 84 years2,8791.4%
85+ years1,8730.9%

The median age in Salt Lake City is 32.2 years

Source: US Census Data; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Age

 

ETHNICITY IN SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

EthnicityPopulationPercent
White148,78074.2%
Black or African American4,7342.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,2521.6%
Asian9,5234.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,7740.9%
Other24,71512.3%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Race

 

EDUCATION IN SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

Education LevelPopulationPercent
Less than 9th grade6,7404.9%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,9545.1%
High school graduate (includes GED)25,66618.7%
Some college, no degree22,92516.7%
Associate’s degree10,0987.4%
Bachelor’s degree35,74826.1%
Graduate or professional degree28,83921.1%
High school graduate or higher123,27690.0%
Bachelor’s degree or higher64,58747.2%
Less than Bachelor’s degree72,38352.8%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Education (population 25+ years)

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

Annual Household IncomePercent
Less than $10,0008.0%
$10,000 to $14,9994.8%
$15,000 to $24,9998.8%
$25,000 to $34,99910.1%
$35,000 to $49,99913.1%
$50,000 to $74,99917.9%
$75,000 to $99,99911.5%
$100,000 to $149,99913.7%
$150,000 to $199,9994.7%
$200,000 or more7.3%

Median household income: $56,370

Mean household income: $83,449

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Household Income

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME BY EDUCATION IN SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

Education LevelAverage Income
Less than high school graduate$25,114
High school graduate (includes GED)$27,493
Some college or Associate’s degree$31,981
Bachelor’s degree$42,626
Graduate or professional degree$67,029

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Median earnings in past 12 months by education (population 25+ years with earnings)

 

MARITAL STATUS IN SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

 PopulationPercent
Population 15+ years 169,784 NA
Never married75,31244.4%
Now married (except separated)69,94541.2%
Separated2,5311.5%
Widowed5,8433.4%
Divorced16,1539.5%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Marital Status for population 15 years and over

 

POVERTY STATUS IN SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

 PopulationPercent
Living beneath poverty line34,10017.9%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Poverty Rate

 

HOUSING IN SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

Owner-occupied housing units37,869
Renter-occupied housing units40,360
Single-family detached units40,112
Homeownership rate48.4%
Vacancy rate7.7%
Renters rate51.6%
Average housing value$357,615
Average monthly owner cost (with mortgage)$1,213
Average rent$910

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Housing Characteristics

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS IN SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

Average income$83,449
Average household size2.43
Percent population 16 years and over in labor force71.3%
Percent disabled10.5%
Percent with health coverage86.3%
Average travel time to work (in minutes)19.4
Percent workers using public transportation7.1%
Percent veterans4.5%
Percent foreign born16.7%
Percent speaking Spanish at home6.1%

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Socioeconomic Characteristics

 

CONSUMER SPENDING IN SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

Total consumer expenditures per household$74,531.82
Alcoholic beverages$597.69
Alcoholic beverages consumed at home$350.39
Beer consumed away from home$105.07
Wine consumed away from home$51.84
Apparel & services$2,225.42
Men’s apparel$436.15
Women’s apparel$731.86
Children’s apparel$338.59
Boys’ apparel$112.26
Girls’ apparel$126.24
Footwear$513.03
Dining out (food away from home)$3,817.18
Dining out – Breakfast$392.68
Dining out – Lunch$1,187.19
Dining out – Dinner$1,767.41
Education$1,573.07
Entertainment / recreation$3,162.37
Club membership fees$230.92
Dating services$0.90
Pet food$243.73
Pet services$63.35
Food consumed at home$5,231.54
Bakery products consumed at home$682.69
Dairy products consumed at home$531.95
Fruits and vegetables consumed at home$1,030.02
Meat, poultry, fish, eggs consumed at home$1,166.78
Nonalcoholic beverages consumed at home$512.17
Snacks / other food products consumed at home$1,820.09
Health care$5,575.84
Medical services$1,042.50
Nonprescription drugs$138.50
Household Services$1,995.74
Care for the elderly and handicapped$65.48
Lawn and garden services$398.45
Housekeeping services$168.47
PC repair$7.01
Housing$23,836.84
Home improvements$2,263.13
Utilities, fuel, and public services$4,807.30
Phone services$1,793.82
Water$707.30
Life and other insurance$392.15
Pensions and social security$7,903.17
Personal care products and services$897.23
Hair care products$109.47
Personal care products$378.12
Local transportation$8,610.18
Gasoline$2,273.52
Vehicle maintenance and repair$1,191.24
Travel$2,144.79
Airline fares$541.89
Auto / truck rental on trips$26.24
Lodging on trips$567.66
Food and drink on trips$521.68
Entertainment on trips$180.01

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Consumer Spending (Consumer expenditures per household)

 

DEBT IN SALT LAKE COUNTY (home to SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH)

% with any debt in collections24%
Average debt in collections$1,869
% with medical debt in collections15%
Average medical debt in collections$1,008
% with student loan debt14%
Average student loan debt$15,711
Average monthly student loan payment$160
% with auto debt36%

Source: Urban Institute; https://apps.urban.org/features/debt-interactive-map/
Survey/Program
: Data from credit bureau data (2018) + the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (2017)
Data Point
: Consumer Debt

 

UNEMPLOYMENT IN SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

YearPopulationPercent
January 20193,0542.7%
February 20193,3202.9%
March 20193,2872.9%
April 20192,9772.6%
May 20192,8932.5%
June 20193,4402.9%
July 20193,0162.6%
August 20193,0212.6%
September 20192,4782.1%
October 20192,4142.1%
November 20192,4902.1%
December 20192,3912.0%
January 20203,0262.6%
February 20203,1132.6%
March 20204,7314.1%
April 202014,99612.8%
May 202012,90510.9%
June 20208,7117.4%
July 20207,2926.1%
August 20206,1895.3%

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics; https://www.bls.gov/lau/data.htm
Survey/Program
: Local Area Employment Statistics
Data Point
: Unemployment totals (not seasonally adjusted)

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