Statewide Claims to Fame

Salt Lake City is 1st in Utah out of 60 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Salt Lake City is 1st in Utah out of 75 other cities in Retail sales

Salt Lake City is 1st in Utah out of 79 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Salt Lake City is 1st in Utah out of 85 other cities in Current population (2012)

Salt Lake City is 1st in Utah out of 92 other cities in Households

Salt Lake City is 1st in Utah out of 92 other cities in Housing units

Salt Lake City is 1st in Utah out of 92 other cities in Size in square miles

Salt Lake City is 3rd in Utah out of 92 other cities in Race - Asian

Salt Lake City is 3rd in Utah out of 92 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Salt Lake City is 4th in Utah out of 92 other cities in Foreign born residents

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Salt Lake City Rank Utah US
Current population (2012) 189,314 1st 2,855,287 313,914,040
Size in square miles 111.1 1st 82,169.6 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,678 51st 33.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Salt Lake City Rank Utah US
Residents younger than 5 7.8% 77th 9.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.5% 89th 31.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 9.4% 32nd 9.5% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Salt Lake City Rank Utah US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 86.0% 81st 90.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 39.5% 18th 29.6% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Salt Lake City Rank Utah US
Race - White 75.1% 89th 91.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 2.7% 3rd 1.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.2% 16th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.4% 3rd 2.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2.0% 5th 1.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.7% 6th 2.3% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 22.3% 8th 13.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 65.6% 88th 79.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Salt Lake City Rank Utah US
Female residents 48.7% 88th 49.7% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 17.8% 4th 8.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Salt Lake City Rank Utah US
Housing units 80,724 1st 993,060 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 47.5% 5th 21.3% 25.9%
Households 74,801 1st 871,358 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 48.6% 88th 70.7% 66.1%
Home median value $244,400 34th $221,300 $186,200
People per household 2.4 90th 3.1 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Salt Lake City Rank Utah US
Income per capita $26,700 24th $23,650 $27,915
Income per household $44,501 84th $57,783 $52,762
Income below poverty line 17.9% 9th 11.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Salt Lake City Rank Utah US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 23,826 1st 246,393 27,092,908
Retail sales $4,213,599 1st $36,574,240 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $23,565 15th $13,730 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $880,808 1st $3,980,570 $613,795,732

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