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Salt Lake City, UT (Utah) Houses and Residents

Salt Lake City,UT index of house prices

Total population: 190,884 (Urban population: 179,663, Rural population: 1,793 (11 farm, 1,782 nonfarm))

Houses: 77,016 (71,402 occupied: 37,293 owner occupied, 41,738 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

53%
State:

31%

Housing density: 706 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $507,515.

Median contract rent in 2015: $516 (lower quartile is $421, upper quartile is $641)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $890


Median gross rent in Salt Lake City, UT in 2015: $564

Housing units in Salt Lake City with a mortgage: 21,756 (2,796 second mortgage, 2,552 home equity loan, 50 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,933

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $90,353

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $56,401

Median monthly housing costs: $891


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Salt Lake City, Utah Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $262,400 (it was $152,400 in 2000)
Salt Lake City:

$262,400
Utah:

$234,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $173,000 - $389,100

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $336,269
Here:

$336,269
State:

$286,553

Townhouses or other attached units: $298,542
Here:

$298,542
State:

$222,132

In 2-unit structures: $263,784
Here:

$263,784
State:

$245,072

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $300,691
Here:

$300,691
State:

$182,070

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $234,093
Here:

$234,093
State:

$181,091

Mobile homes: $158,672
Here:

$158,672
State:

$56,600

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $18,404
Here:

$18,404
State:

$139,990
Median year house/condo built: 1950

Median year apartment built: 1970

Household type by relationship:

Households: 176,871
  • In family households: 135,493 (29,839 male householders, 10,547 female householders)
    30,587 spouses, 47,937 children (44,686 natural, 1,267 adopted, 1,984 stepchildren), 2,917 grandchildren, 3,112 brothers or sisters, 1,097 parents, 4,540 other relatives, 4,917 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 41,378 (15,225 male householders (10,908 living alone)), 15,881 female householders (12,813 living alone)), 10,272 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,585 (1,028 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 16,618 2-persons, 8,688 3-persons, 6,936 4-persons, 3,982 5-persons, 1,971 6-persons, 2,191 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 23,721 1-person, 5,585 2-persons, 1,181 3-persons, 509 4-persons, 72 5-persons, 32 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

28,592 married couples with children.
9,331 single-parent households (2,034 men, 7,297 women).

74.9% of residents of Salt Lake City speak English at home.
14.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (41% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
4.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
4.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (63% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 33,252 (18.3%)
(23.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.5
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Salt Lake City, Utah:

  • 302no bedroom
  • 2,0791 bedroom
  • 10,3682 bedrooms
  • 12,0303 bedrooms
  • 7,9674 bedrooms
  • 3,8335+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Salt Lake City population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Salt Lake City, Utah:

  • 3,393no bedroom
  • 13,9551 bedroom
  • 12,3602 bedrooms
  • 3,6183 bedrooms
  • 1,1504 bedrooms
  • 3475+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Salt Lake City population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Salt Lake City in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 2,019no vehicle
  • 11,9181 vehicle
  • 15,5262 vehicles
  • 4,9243 vehicles
  • 1,6674 vehicles
  • 5255+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Salt Lake City population

Cars and other vehicles available in Salt Lake City in renter-occupied apartments

  • 7,057no vehicle
  • 16,7621 vehicle
  • 8,6422 vehicles
  • 1,6663 vehicles
  • 5044 vehicles
  • 1925+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Salt Lake City population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Salt Lake City, Utah:

  • 1351 room
  • 5082 rooms
  • 1,5803 rooms
  • 4,3134 rooms
  • 6,3145 rooms
  • 5,9116 rooms
  • 5,6777 rooms
  • 4,9978 rooms
  • 7,1449+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Salt Lake City population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Salt Lake City, Utah:

  • 2,7101 room
  • 5,2882 rooms
  • 9,0993 rooms
  • 9,1844 rooms
  • 4,3735 rooms
  • 1,9916 rooms
  • 1,0677 rooms
  • 6408 rooms
  • 4719+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Salt Lake City population

Year house built

Median 2015 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Salt Lake City, UT household income distribution

  • Salt Lake City, UT household income distribution
  • 7,660Less than $10,000
  • 5,193$10,000 to $14,999
  • 5,247$15,000 to $19,999
  • 5,840$20,000 to $24,999
  • 5,108$25,000 to $29,999
  • 4,812$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4,319$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3,951$40,000 to $44,999
  • 3,531$45,000 to $49,999
  • 6,154$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6,579$60,000 to $74,999
  • 5,810$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,826$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,478$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,326$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,658$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Salt Lake City, UT

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Salt Lake City, UT
  • 145Less than $10,000
  • 66$10,000 to $14,999
  • 260$15,000 to $19,999
  • 87$20,000 to $24,999
  • 98$25,000 to $29,999
  • 43$30,000 to $34,999
  • 112$35,000 to $39,999
  • 69$40,000 to $49,999
  • 109$50,000 to $59,999
  • 121$70,000 to $79,999
  • 120$80,000 to $89,999
  • 365$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,823$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,920$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4,334$150,000 to $174,999
  • 3,303$175,000 to $199,999
  • 4,451$200,000 to $249,999
  • 4,938$250,000 to $299,999
  • 6,294$300,000 to $399,999
  • 3,168$400,000 to $499,999
  • 3,236$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,353$750,000 to $999,999
  • 752$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 27$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 99$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Salt Lake City, UT

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Salt Lake City, UT
  • 370Less than $100
  • 177$100 to $149
  • 427$150 to $199
  • 977$200 to $249
  • 638$250 to $299
  • 813$300 to $349
  • 599$350 to $399
  • 891$400 to $449
  • 1,321$450 to $499
  • 1,697$500 to $549
  • 2,146$550 to $599
  • 2,668$600 to $649
  • 4,269$650 to $699
  • 2,259$700 to $749
  • 3,486$750 to $799
  • 5,299$800 to $899
  • 3,363$900 to $999
  • 4,312$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,955$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,584$1,500 to $1,999
  • 379$2,000 to $2,499
  • 47$2,500 to $2,999
  • 1,061No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 16,0211995 to March 2000
  • 6,5801990 to 1994
  • 3,3001985 to 1989
  • 2,2711980 to 1984
  • 1,5791975 to 1979
  • 8041970 to 1974
  • 4981965 to 1969
  • 2,199Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Salt Lake City population
Salt Lake City commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2,173
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 11,646
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 19,413
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 19,680
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 14,350
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 4,149
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 8,356
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 872
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,378
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,484
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,643
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,128
Salt Lake City, UT Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 93.2%
Number of people working at home: 2,915 (3.2% of all workers)

Salt Lake City mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 62,542 (69%)
  • Carpooled: 12,521 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5,333 (6%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 125 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 44 (0%)
  • Railroad: 86 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 16 (0%)
  • Taxi: 61 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 192 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 1,331 (1%)
  • Walked: 4,427 (5%)
  • Other means: 594 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,915 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 46,904
 English: 28,201
 German: 12,567
 United States or American: 7,825
 Irish: 7,170
 Danish: 4,929
 Scottish: 4,870
 Swedish: 3,878
 Italian: 3,871
 Norwegian: 3,272
 European: 3,230
 British: 2,407
 Dutch: 2,138
 French (except Basque): 2,133
 Welsh: 1,779
 Scotch-Irish: 1,563
 Yugoslavian: 1,468
 Scandinavian: 1,459
 Greek: 1,329
 Swiss: 1,260
 Subsaharan African:: 1,253
 Polish: 1,166
 Russian: 765
 Arab:: 680
 Canadian: 527
 Croatian: 475
 Northern European: 452
 French Canadian: 380
 Somalian: 341
 African: 327
 Ukrainian: 306
 Sudanese: 293
 Czech: 290
 Finnish: 272
 Other Arab: 259
 Hungarian: 236
 Portuguese: 232
 Iranian: 219
 Lebanese: 219
 Armenian: 201
 Romanian: 186
 Austrian: 170
 Icelander: 165
 Eastern European: 154
 Basque: 149
 Czechoslovakian: 140
 Celtic: 120
 Lithuanian: 109
 Brazilian: 97
 Turkish: 95
 Israeli: 92
 Australian: 91
 South African: 90
 Serbian: 87
 Slavic: 83
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 81
 Slovak: 79
 Ghanian: 73
 Afghan: 67
 Albanian: 62
 Iraqi: 53
 Kenyan: 53
 Slovene: 45
 Haitian: 44
 Belgian: 42
 Arab/Arabic: 42
 Latvian: 35
 New Zealander: 35
 Palestinian: 35
 Jordanian: 31
 Bulgarian: 24
 Nigerian: 24
 Egyptian: 24
 Ethiopian: 23
 Luxemburger: 17
 Belizean: 15
 Acadian/Cajun: 12
 Jamaican: 12
 Liberian: 11
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 11
 Guyanese: 10
 Zimbabwean: 10
 Moroccan: 9
 Syrian: 8
 Bahamian: 6
 Pennsylvania German: 6
 Estonian: 5
 Macedonian: 5
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 4
 Other Subsaharan African: 4
 Cape Verdean: 4

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

  • 47%Mexico
  • 5%Polynesia
  • 4%Vietnam
  • 4%Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 3%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 2%Germany
  • 2%Canada

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

  • This state: 89,166
  • Northeast: 6,653
  • Midwest: 10,908
  • South: 9,484
  • West: 30,157

47% of Salt Lake City residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 31% lived in Utah.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 958
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 445
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,500
  • 7th and 8th grade: 896
  • 9th grade: 1,373
  • 10th grade: 1,146
  • 11th grade: 1,264
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2,398
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 9,789
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,726
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 9,305
  • Associate degree: 3,378
  • Bachelor's degree: 11,450
  • Master's degree: 4,450
  • Professional school degree: 2,848
  • Doctorate degree: 1,938

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 786
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 292
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,218
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,056
  • 9th grade: 1,009
  • 10th grade: 940
  • 11th grade: 1,144
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2,018
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 12,015
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,607
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 9,478
  • Associate degree: 3,421
  • Bachelor's degree: 11,520
  • Master's degree: 4,371
  • Professional school degree: 1,201
  • Doctorate degree: 908

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.1%Males
  • 4.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 13.3%Males
  • 13.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 16.0%Males
  • 7.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.3%Males
  • 6.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.3%Males
  • 13.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 9.3%Males
  • 10.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.3%Males
  • 12.6%Females
Salt Lake City marital status for males
Salt Lake City marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 37,974
  • One, attached: 2,625
  • Two: 6,175
  • 3 or 4: 6,128
  • 5 to 9: 4,245
  • 10 to 19: 4,818
  • 20 to 49: 6,752
  • 50 or more: 7,588
  • Mobile homes: 676
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 35

Median worth of mobile homes: $206,000

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Salt Lake City:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 93.3%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 73.9%Utility gas
  • 21.8%Electricity
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,489
Here:

8.5%
Utah:

4.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 743
Here:

8.6%
Utah:

3.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,274
Here:

14.1%
Utah:

27.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

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 (Noninstitutionalized)