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County population in 2012: 1,063,842 (99% urban, 1% rural); it was 898,387 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 181,521
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 48,898
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 203,690
Renter-occupied apartments: 112,203 (it was 91,451 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

30%

Land area: 737 sq. mi.
Water area: 70.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 1423 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Salt Lake County: 91.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (23.6%), Educational,health and social services (16.8%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (14.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Salt Lake County, Utah:


Median resident age:  30.0 years
Utah median age:  29.0 years

Males: 517,881  (44.0%)
Females: 511,774  (56.0%)

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Salt Lake County,UT real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Salt Lake County:

2.0 people
Utah:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $57,006 ($48,373 in 1999)
This county:

$57006
Utah:

$55117

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $745 (lower quartile is $593, upper quartile is $972)
This county:

$745
State:

$700


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $244,700 (it was $153,500 in 2000)
Salt Lake County:

$244,700
Utah:

$224,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $183,100 - $344,500

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $297,579
Here:

$297,579
State:

$270,407

Townhouses or other attached units: $212,299
Here:

$212,299
State:

$209,353

In 2-unit structures: $230,965
Here:

$230,965
State:

$215,405

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $146,693
Here:

$146,693
State:

$165,540

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $178,616
Here:

$178,616
State:

$183,037

Mobile homes: $57,332
Here:

$57,332
State:

$47,459
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,514
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $378

Institutionalized population: 9,420

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


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Health of residents in Salt Lake County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is about average.
80.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
31.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
69.6% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
72.4% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 195 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 160 pounds. This is more than average.
36.5% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is about average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,587 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,544 (0.6%)


Salt Lake County household income distribution in 2009 Salt Lake County home values distribution


Salt Lake County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 10.3%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.1% for other race residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 10.3%
Salt Lake County:

10.3%
Utah:

11.5%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.1% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 30 years old
(Males: 30 years old, Females: 31 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 32 years old, Black residents: 25 years old, American Indian residents: 27 years old, Asian residents: 32 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Area name: Salt Lake City, UT HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Salt Lake County is $572 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $690 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $971 a month.

Cities in this county include: Salt Lake City, West Valley City, Sandy, West Jordan, Taylorsville, Murray, Kearns, Millcreek, South Jordan, Cottonwood Heights.

Salt Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2005 air pollution in Salt Lake County:

Carbon Monoxide: 4 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Lead: 0.08 µg/m3 (standard limit: 1.5 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.023 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.120 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.086 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 37 µg/m3. Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 123 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 14.1 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 44 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.003 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.012 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.co.slc.ut.us

Click to draw/clear Salt Lake County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Salt Lake County: Clover Springs Picnic Ground (A), Latter Day Saints Church Records Storage Area (B), George Washington Memorial Grove (C), Ledgemere Picnic Ground (D), Solitude Ski Area (E), Millcreek Forest Service Station (F), Jordan Pines Recreation Site (G), Brighton Ski Area (H), Brighton Recreation Area (I), Brighton Guard Station (J), Big Water Recreation Site (K), Utah Duck Club (L), Stairs Powerplant (M), Rudy Duck Club (N), Mountain Dell Golf Course (O), Maxfield Lodge (P), Lake Front Duck Club (Q), Harrison Duck Club (R), Mill B South Fork Picnic Ground (S), Saltair Resort (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Salt Lake County include: Trinity Community Church (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (C), Saint Pauls United Methodist Church (D), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bingham City Cemetery (1), Chandler Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Dog Lake (A), Dry Lake (B), Lake Martha (C), Lake Catherine (D), Red Pine Lake (E), Lake Desolation (F), Red Butte Reservoir (G), Lake Lillian (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hogum Fork (A), Rudy Drain (B), Mill B North Fork (C), Mill B South Fork (D), Bowman Fork (E), Days Fork (F), Soldier Fork (G), Silver Fork (H), Broads Fork (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Salt Lake County include: Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort (1), Yellow Fork Canyon County Park (2), Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area (3), Red Butte Canyon Research Natural Area (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Sunset Beach (A), Silver Sands Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Davis County , Morgan County , Summit County , Tooele County , Utah County , Wasatch County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 63,514
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 93,276 (31% naturalized citizens)

Salt Lake County:

10.4%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 93.8%

Salt Lake County marital status for males
Salt Lake County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Salt Lake County with a mortgage: 140,678 (22,314 second mortgage, 16,266 home equity loan, 450 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 37,642

Here:

78.9% with mortgage
State:

75.8% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.50%
Here67.5%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 606,391
Total congregations: 1,369

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchJewish
Adherents503,476 (83.0%)53,548 (8.8%)4,977 (0.8%)4,552 (0.8%)4,200 (0.7%)
Congregations1,198 (87.5%)22 (1.6%)17 (1.2%)9 (0.7%)4 (0.3%)
NameEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaMuslim EstimatePresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4,077 (0.7%)3,565 (0.6%)3,482 (0.6%)3,275 (0.5%)21,239 (3.5%)
Congregations5 (0.4%)5 (0.4%)3 (0.2%)8 (0.6%)98 (7.2%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Salt Lake County - Salt Lake City, West Valley City, Sandy, West Jordan, Taylorsville

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 146
This county:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 16
Salt Lake County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 47
Salt Lake County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 246
This county:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 558
Salt Lake County:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.5%
Utah:

6.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.7%
Utah:

23.6%



Agriculture in Salt Lake County:

Average size of farms: 116 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $27,231
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1190.82
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 62.46%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 28.81%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $23,429
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.09%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 44.72%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $26,214
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.96%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.22
All wheat for grain: 6350 harvested acres
Vegetables: 191 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 77 acres

Tornado activity:

Salt Lake County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above Utah state average. It is 1.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 80 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 8/11/1999, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 80 people and caused $170 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Salt Lake County-area historical earthquake activity is below Utah state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/17/2003 at 01:04:19, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.4 ML, Depth: 0.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.9 miles away from the county center
On 3/16/1992 at 14:42:49, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.2 ML, Depth: 7.6 mi) earthquake occurred 14.8 miles away from the county center
On 3/7/2000 at 02:16:04, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.2 ML, Depth: 1.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.6 miles away from Salt Lake County center
On 11/4/1992 at 18:22:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/6/2007 at 08:48:40, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 3.9 ML, Depth: 1.0 mi) earthquake occurred 89.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Salt Lake County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Salt Lake County (%):





Salt Lake County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 335,073 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 57,307 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12,356 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 1,002 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 513 (0%)
  • Railroad: 1,336 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 25 (0%)
  • Taxi: 100 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 530 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 2,196 (1%)
  • Walked: 8,767 (2%)
  • Other means: 2,474 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 16,948 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Salt Lake County, Utah in 2000:

People in group quarters in Salt Lake County, Utah in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $55,933.

6.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,230 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
Utah average:

8.03%


0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($578 average AGI)
Salt Lake County:

0.13%
Utah average:

0.17%

2.48% relocated from other counties in Utah ($15,539 average AGI)
3.39% relocated from other states ($26,113 average AGI)
Salt Lake County:

3.39%
Utah average:

3.99%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Utah County, UT  0.78% ($37,416 average AGI)
from Davis County, UT  0.58% ($35,109)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.20% ($38,615)
from Weber County, UT  0.20% ($32,477)
from Tooele County, UT  0.18% ($36,437)
from Cache County, UT  0.17% ($29,467)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.15% ($52,336)


5.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,406 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Utah average:

7.46%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($344 average AGI)
Salt Lake County:

0.05%
Utah average:

0.08%

2.53% relocated to other counties in Utah ($18,803 average AGI)
3.15% relocated to other states ($24,259 average AGI)
Salt Lake County:

3.15%
Utah average:

3.49%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Utah County, UT  0.78% ($42,346 average AGI)
to Davis County, UT  0.72% ($44,626)
to Tooele County, UT  0.22% ($39,144)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.19% ($45,370)
to Clark County, NV  0.18% ($41,816)
to Washington County, UT  0.18% ($40,255)
to Weber County, UT  0.15% ($32,279)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 19.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 19.8

Births per 1000 population in Salt Lake County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Salt Lake County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Salt Lake County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 83,291 (72,189 aged, 11,102 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.96
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10478.62
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 192.770
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40715.28

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1860.320
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 579.960
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 2.21

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 55.84
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 92.39

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.7
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 8034.357

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 31.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 17.5
  • Cut/Pierce - 4.0
  • Other - 10.4

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 146.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 70.3
  • Poisoning - 35.2
  • Suffocation - 34.9
  • Other - 6.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,015,649

Size of family households: 80,900 2-persons, 51,129 3-persons, 48,540 4-persons, 30,567 5-persons, 17,242 6-persons, 14,248 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 75,064 1-person, 18,211 2-persons, 4,072 3-persons, 1,773 4-persons, 558 5-persons, 184 6-persons, 134 7-or-more-persons.

83.8% of residents of Salt Lake County speak English at home.
9.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
3.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $4,793,316,000 ($5125 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $628,114,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,447,947,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $613,042,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $14,005,000
Federal grants: $1,494,054,000
Federal procurement contracts: $540,050,000 ($350,251,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $684,217,000 ($166,219,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,627,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,552,937,000
Federal Government insurance: $129,950,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 94,883
Here:

100 per 1000 residents
State:

103 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 27,212
Here:

29 per 1000 residents
State:

28 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +30,353
Here:

+32 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -49,513
Here -52 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Salt Lake County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 258.39 millions of gallons per day (30% from ground, 70% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

4.0

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Salt Lake County, Utah
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 242
  • 2 rooms: 1,619
  • 3 rooms: 6,367
  • 4 rooms: 14,403
  • 5 rooms: 27,399
  • 6 rooms: 31,322
  • 7 rooms: 33,952
  • 8 rooms: 34,404
  • 9+ rooms: 53,982
  • 1 room: 4,884
  • 2 rooms: 12,628
  • 3 rooms: 19,191
  • 4 rooms: 26,386
  • 5 rooms: 12,545
  • 6 rooms: 6,464
  • 7 rooms: 4,087
  • 8 rooms: 2,754
  • 9+ rooms: 2,512
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Salt Lake County, Utah
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 704
  • 1 bedroom: 5,433
  • 2 bedrooms: 31,631
  • 3 bedrooms: 69,145
  • 4 bedrooms: 57,164
  • 5+ bedrooms: 39,613
  • no bedroom: 5,888
  • 1 bedroom: 29,308
  • 2 bedrooms: 35,932
  • 3 bedrooms: 12,960
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,190
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2,173
Cars and other vehicles available in Salt Lake County, Utah in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 5,564
  • 1 vehicle: 45,010
  • 2 vehicles: 93,009
  • 3 vehicles: 39,895
  • 4 vehicles: 13,993
  • 5+ vehicles: 6,219
  • no vehicle: 13,010
  • 1 vehicle: 41,837
  • 2 vehicles: 28,784
  • 3 vehicles: 5,536
  • 4 vehicles: 1,660
  • 5+ vehicles: 624

52% of Salt Lake County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 31% lived in Utah.

Salt Lake County:

52.2%
State average:

51.0%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $153,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Salt Lake County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (94.9%)
  • Electricity (4.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (80.2%)
  • Electricity (17.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6,733
Here:

5.8%
Utah:

4.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3,292
Here:

5.2%
Utah:

3.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8,138
Here:

15.2%
Utah:

27.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

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Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Salt Lake County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
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Salt Lake County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 193 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6,679$207,1364,452$235,19435,327$208,728826$115,47037$2,513,2431,513$178,66090$92,611
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED557$216,131430$253,9144,251$216,350138$73,1522$1,659,000203$178,71435$58,343
APPLICATIONS DENIED1,025$206,651883$227,1089,791$227,718644$92,07515$785,400838$174,949146$50,048
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN739$207,089508$255,0695,896$218,076338$114,2284$4,868,750332$179,78016$83,188
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS119$211,647128$313,7271,330$227,53292$100,7500$091$192,5828$27,875
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 188 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED881$247,342993$232,8118$265,125
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED332$251,831584$244,72319$190,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED150$245,860235$239,3704$245,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN92$259,478129$238,0162$190,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS37$259,73019$223,1055$458,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Salt Lake County, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2,50575.1 years
William2,23875.0 years
Mary2,02880.1 years
Robert1,71671.0 years
James1,68172.5 years
George1,49777.2 years
Ruth1,12580.0 years
Joseph1,11775.9 years
Helen1,09780.1 years
Charles1,02174.8 years
Most common last names in Salt Lake County, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,45276.0 years
Johnson1,20175.8 years
Anderson1,05977.2 years
Jensen75477.5 years
Jones70376.1 years
Hansen69176.8 years
Brown68976.1 years
Peterson66577.0 years
Christensen61976.4 years
Nelson56776.4 years
Businesses in Salt Lake County, UT
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness5JoS. A. Bank2
7-Eleven81Jones New York14
ALDO2Journeys4
AMF Bowling1KFC5
AT&T44Kincaid2
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kmart7
Abercrombie Kids1Kohl's5
Ace Hardware3Kroger28
Aeropostale5La Quinta3
American Eagle Outfitters4La-Z-Boy4
Ann Taylor3Lane Bryant5
Apple Store1Lane Furniture18
Applebee's8LensCrafters3
Arby's20Little Caesars Pizza20
Ashley Furniture2Lowe's6
AutoZone15Macy's4
BMW1Marriott12
Banana Republic2MasterBrand Cabinets28
Baskin-Robbins6Maurices3
Bath & Body Works6McDonald's44
Baymont Inn2Men's Wearhouse4
Bebe2Microtel1
Bed Bath & Beyond5Motel 63
Ben & Jerry's1Motherhood Maternity6
Best Western1New Balance11
Big O Tires14New York & Co1
Blockbuster17Nike49
Brookstone4Nordstrom3
Budget Car Rental2Office Depot5
Burger King24OfficeMax6
Cache1Old Navy5
CarMax1Olive Garden6
Casual Male XL1Outback1
Charlotte Russe2Outback Steakhouse1
Chick-Fil-A5Pac Sun3
Chico's2Panda Express15
Chipotle3Papa John's Pizza11
Chuck E. Cheese's1Payless15
Cold Stone Creamery5Penske6
Coldwater Creek2PetSmart6
Comfort Inn4Pier 1 Imports4
Comfort Suites2Pizza Hut17
Costco4Quality2
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos10
Crate & Barrel1RadioShack14
Cricket Wireless39Ramada3
Curves11Red Lobster2
DHL5Red Robin3
Dairy Queen8Rite Aid11
Days Inn1Rue214
Deb1SAS Shoes1
Decora Cabinetry5SONIC Drive-In9
Dennys7Sam's Club4
Discount Tire9Sears12
Domino's Pizza4Sephora1
DressBarn3Shoe Carnival3
Econo Lodge1Sleep Inn2
Eddie Bauer2Spencer Gifts1
Ethan Allen1Sprint Nextel16
Express3Staples3
Extended Stay America3Starbucks29
Famous Footwear10Studio 61
Fashion Bug1Subway69
FedEx144Super 83
Finish Line1T-Mobile42
Firestone Complete Auto Care11T.G.I. Driday's2
Foot Locker4T.J.Maxx4
Forever 212Taco Bell21
GNC16Talbots1
GameStop11Target6
Gap2The Cheesecake Factory1
Gymboree3The Room Place1
H&R Block32Torrid2
Haworth1Toys"R"Us5
Hobby Lobby2True Value3
Holiday Inn8U-Haul22
Hollister Co.2UPS161
Home Depot8Urban Outfitters1
Homestead Studio Suites2Vans17
Hot Topic3Verizon Wireless13
Howard Johnson1Victoria's Secret3
Hyatt2Village Inn8
IHOP9Walgreens15
IKEA1Walmart13
InTown Suites2Wendy's34
J. Jill1Wet Seal2
J.Crew2Whole Foods Market3
JCPenney3YMCA1
Jamba Juice9
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