Statewide Claims to Fame

Cottonwood Heights is 6th in Utah out of 92 other cities in Income per capita

Cottonwood Heights is 7th in Utah out of 92 other cities in Race - Asian

Cottonwood Heights is 10th in Utah out of 71 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Cottonwood Heights is 10th in Utah out of 75 other cities in Retail sales

Cottonwood Heights is 11th in Utah out of 92 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Cottonwood Heights is 12th in Utah out of 92 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Cottonwood Heights is 13th in Utah out of 92 other cities in Home median value

Cottonwood Heights is 14th in Utah out of 79 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Cottonwood Heights is 15th in Utah out of 92 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Cottonwood Heights is 16th in Utah out of 92 other cities in Housing units

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Cottonwood Heights Rank Utah US
Current population (2012) 34,017 21st 2,855,287 313,914,040
Size in square miles 8.8 46th 82,169.6 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,785.9 15th 33.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Cottonwood Heights Rank Utah US
Residents younger than 5 6.1% 90th 9.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.0% 88th 31.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.4% 12th 9.5% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Cottonwood Heights Rank Utah US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 95.7% 24th 90.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 45.9% 11th 29.6% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Cottonwood Heights Rank Utah US
Race - White 91.3% 45th 91.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.9% 24th 1.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 59th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.2% 7th 2.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% 55th 1.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.5% 39th 2.3% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 5.1% 72nd 13.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 88.2% 39th 79.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Cottonwood Heights Rank Utah US
Female residents 50.2% 27th 49.7% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 6.5% 29th 8.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Cottonwood Heights Rank Utah US
Housing units 13,194 16th 993,060 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 26.8% 18th 21.3% 25.9%
Households 12,111 17th 871,358 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 71.7% 65th 70.7% 66.1%
Home median value $308,000 13th $221,300 $186,200
People per household 2.8 72nd 3.1 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Cottonwood Heights Rank Utah US
Income per capita $36,127 6th $23,650 $27,915
Income per household $72,492 28th $57,783 $52,762
Income below poverty line 5.3% 63rd 11.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Cottonwood Heights Rank Utah US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 4,587 14th 246,393 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,048,537 10th $36,574,240 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $30,131 10th $13,730 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $31,738 23rd $3,980,570 $613,795,732

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