Statewide Claims to Fame

West Valley City is 1st in Utah out of 92 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

West Valley City is 1st in Utah out of 92 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

West Valley City is 2nd in Utah out of 85 other cities in Current population (2012)

West Valley City is 2nd in Utah out of 92 other cities in Foreign born residents

West Valley City is 2nd in Utah out of 92 other cities in Households

West Valley City is 2nd in Utah out of 92 other cities in Housing units

West Valley City is 2nd in Utah out of 92 other cities in Race - Asian

West Valley City is 5th in Utah out of 92 other cities in Race - Two or More

West Valley City is 6th in Utah out of 60 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

West Valley City is 6th in Utah out of 75 other cities in Retail sales

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
West Valley City Rank Utah US
Current population (2012) 132,434 2nd 2,855,287 313,914,040
Size in square miles 35.6 7th 82,169.6 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,641.6 17th 33.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
West Valley City Rank Utah US
Residents younger than 5 10.2% 36th 9.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 33.0% 50th 31.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 6.9% 57th 9.5% 13.7%
Education Demographics
West Valley City Rank Utah US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 78.5% 91st 90.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 13.0% 89th 29.6% 28.2%
Race Demographics
West Valley City Rank Utah US
Race - White 65.4% 92nd 91.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 2.0% 6th 1.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.3% 13th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 5.0% 2nd 2.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 3.6% 1st 1.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.8% 5th 2.3% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 33.1% 1st 13.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 53.7% 92nd 79.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
West Valley City Rank Utah US
Female residents 49.6% 62nd 49.7% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 21.1% 2nd 8.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
West Valley City Rank Utah US
Housing units 38,978 2nd 993,060 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 20.9% 31st 21.3% 25.9%
Households 38,159 2nd 871,358 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 69.5% 68th 70.7% 66.1%
Home median value $182,000 70th $221,300 $186,200
People per household 3.3 41st 3.1 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
West Valley City Rank Utah US
Income per capita $18,601 75th $23,650 $27,915
Income per household $53,061 69th $57,783 $52,762
Income below poverty line 15.0% 15th 11.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
West Valley City Rank Utah US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 6,764 7th 246,393 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,563,661 6th $36,574,240 $3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $12,778 33rd $13,730 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $125,475 6th $3,980,570 $613,795,732

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