|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of South Salt Lake is 26,166. South Salt Lake, Utah is the 1,486th largest city in the US.
South Salt Lake is located entirely in Salt Lake County.
The peak population of South Salt Lake was in 2020, when its population was 26,312. In 2020, South Salt Lake was the 1,472nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,486th largest city in the US. South Salt Lake is currently 0.6% smaller than it was in 2020.
South Salt Lake has grown 18.8% since the 2000. South Salt Lake, Utah's growth is about average. 49% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
South Salt Lake has a population density of 3,401.1 people per square mile.
|1339||Magna metro township||29,268|
|1486||South Salt Lake||26,166||18.8%|
|1715||North Salt Lake||22,300||152.8%|
|1484||Ridgewood, New Jersey||26,202||5.1%|
|1485||Elk River, Minnesota||26,192||56.9%|
|1486||South Salt Lake, Utah||26,166||18.8%|
|1489||East Chicago, Indiana||26,099||-19.2%|
|1492||Forest Grove, Oregon||26,089||43.9%|
The total voting age population of South Salt Lake, Utah, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 16,092. The voting age population is 51.4% male and 48.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 7.5% of the residents of South Salt Lake are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of South Salt Lake are 65.0% White, 10.4% Asian, 8.2% Other, 7.2% Black, 4.2% Two or more races, 3.0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 1.9% American Indian. Additionally, 19.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In South Salt Lake, 18.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 28.3%. On a per-household basis, 14.5% of families are below the poverty line in South Salt Lake.
Among those aged 16 and older, 70.4% of South Salt Lake residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.3% of South Salt Lake residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 25.3% have a bachelor's degree and 8.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among South Salt Lake residents aged 5 and older, 34.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 13.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 12.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in South Salt Lake is 5.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In South Salt Lake, 14.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in South Salt Lake is $47,813.
In South Salt Lake, 40.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 59.9% of housing units in South Salt Lake.
Of all the housing units in South Salt Lake, 12.3% of them were build before 1940.
In South Salt Lake, 14.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,500 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in South Salt Lake is $908.
In South Salt Lake, 77.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.