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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: 83,759 (76,982 occupied: 36,326 owner occupied, 40,656 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

53%
State:

30%

Housing density: 768 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $215,932.

Median contract rent in 2016: $516 (lower quartile is $421, upper quartile is $641)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $920


Median gross rent in Salt Lake City, UT in 2016: $564

Housing units in Salt Lake City with a mortgage: 26,085 (1,070 second mortgage, 2,584 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,241

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $91,131

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $60,238

Median monthly housing costs: $1,017


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Salt Lake City, Utah Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $285,100 (it was $152,400 in 2000)
Salt Lake City:

$285,100
Utah:

$250,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $186,600 - $436,300

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $369,869
Here:

$369,869
State:

$309,378

Townhouses or other attached units: $269,360
Here:

$269,360
State:

$232,458

In 2-unit structures: $354,515
Here:

$354,515
State:

$296,762

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $260,435
Here:

$260,435
State:

$214,080

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $228,746
Here:

$228,746
State:

$277,403

Mobile homes: $143,041
Here:

$143,041
State:

$53,139

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $34,027
Here:

$34,027
State:

$40,564
Median year house/condo built: 1950

Median year apartment built: 1969

Household type by relationship:

Households: 193,776
  • In family households: 133,235 (22,189 male householders, 17,422 female householders)
    28,471 spouses, 47,620 children (44,446 natural, 1,502 adopted, 1,672 stepchildren), 2,592 grandchildren, 4,115 brothers or sisters, 2,662 parents, 3,785 other relatives, 4,379 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 54,036 (19,900 male householders (13,768 living alone)), 17,471 female householders (13,286 living alone)), 16,665 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 6,505

Size of family households: 17,531 2-persons, 8,680 3-persons, 7,160 4-persons, 2,932 5-persons, 1,780 6-persons, 1,528 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 27,054 1-person, 7,536 2-persons, 2,377 3-persons, 307 4-persons, 97 5-persons.

27,289 married couples with children.
9,624 single-parent households (3,343 men, 6,281 women).

72.5% of residents of Salt Lake City speak English at home.
16.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
4.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
4.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak other language at home (59% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 27% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 33,724 (17.4%)
(26.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.7
State:

7.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.7
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 488no bedroom
  • 1,4981 bedroom
  • 9,2512 bedrooms
  • 12,1173 bedrooms
  • 9,0434 bedrooms
  • 3,9295+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Salt Lake City population

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

  • 2,903no bedroom
  • 15,0691 bedroom
  • 14,8682 bedrooms
  • 5,1853 bedrooms
  • 1,8714 bedrooms
  • 7605+ 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:

  • 1,380no vehicle
  • 11,2811 vehicle
  • 15,6052 vehicles
  • 5,3413 vehicles
  • 1,7874 vehicles
  • 9325+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Salt Lake City population

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

  • 6,800no vehicle
  • 18,9411 vehicle
  • 11,2882 vehicles
  • 2,5643 vehicles
  • 4024 vehicles
  • 6615+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Salt Lake City population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 4881 room
  • 3492 rooms
  • 1,3403 rooms
  • 3,8274 rooms
  • 6,0785 rooms
  • 5,1096 rooms
  • 5,0207 rooms
  • 5,5958 rooms
  • 8,5209+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Salt Lake City population

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

  • 2,1331 room
  • 4,0722 rooms
  • 11,5143 rooms
  • 11,4954 rooms
  • 5,1715 rooms
  • 2,6336 rooms
  • 1,4737 rooms
  • 8258 rooms
  • 1,3409+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Salt Lake City population

Year house built

Median 2016 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
  • 5,543Less than $10,000
  • 3,320$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3,541$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4,302$20,000 to $24,999
  • 3,183$25,000 to $29,999
  • 4,114$30,000 to $34,999
  • 3,316$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3,972$40,000 to $44,999
  • 3,351$45,000 to $49,999
  • 5,429$50,000 to $59,999
  • 9,240$60,000 to $74,999
  • 8,724$75,000 to $99,999
  • 6,476$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4,464$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,512$150,000 to $199,999
  • 4,495$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Salt Lake City, UT

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Salt Lake City, UT
  • 122Less than $10,000
  • 41$10,000 to $14,999
  • 173$15,000 to $19,999
  • 171$20,000 to $24,999
  • 40$25,000 to $29,999
  • 256$30,000 to $34,999
  • 112$40,000 to $49,999
  • 62$50,000 to $59,999
  • 71$60,000 to $69,999
  • 122$70,000 to $79,999
  • 271$80,000 to $89,999
  • 179$90,000 to $99,999
  • 715$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,721$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4,034$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2,131$175,000 to $199,999
  • 5,296$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3,765$250,000 to $299,999
  • 6,155$300,000 to $399,999
  • 4,982$400,000 to $499,999
  • 3,577$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,569$750,000 to $999,999
  • 468$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 49$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 244$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Salt Lake City, UT

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Salt Lake City, UT
  • 196Less than $100
  • 144$100 to $149
  • 171$150 to $199
  • 554$200 to $249
  • 353$250 to $299
  • 288$300 to $349
  • 220$350 to $399
  • 368$400 to $449
  • 961$450 to $499
  • 1,287$500 to $549
  • 2,478$550 to $599
  • 1,791$600 to $649
  • 3,213$650 to $699
  • 4,373$700 to $749
  • 3,339$750 to $799
  • 3,314$800 to $899
  • 3,604$900 to $999
  • 6,901$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,380$1,250 to $1,499
  • 2,966$1,500 to $1,999
  • 666$2,000 to $2,499
  • 184$2,500 to $2,999
  • 905No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 10,6122010 or later
  • 10,6352000 to 2009
  • 8,4111990 to 1999
  • 5,5711980 to 1989
  • 2,3831970 to 1979
  • 2,697Before 1970
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: 1,260
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 10,254
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 20,948
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 24,693
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 20,537
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 5,843
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 10,967
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,262
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,789
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3,078
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,236
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,318
Salt Lake City, UT Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 91.7%
Number of people working at home: 4,983 (4.6% of all workers)

Salt Lake City mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 211,934 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 30,639 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10,124 (4%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 3,207 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2,700 (1%)
  • Railroad: 5,397 (2%)
  • Ferryboat: 124 (0%)
  • Taxi: 2,961 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 2,193 (1%)
  • Walked: 5,802 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 4,983 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 English: 9,215
 European: 6,100
 American: 5,345
 German: 5,240
 Irish: 2,810
 Scottish: 1,749
 Italian: 1,646
 Danish: 1,525
 Somali: 1,396
 British: 1,258
 Norwegian: 1,191
 Swedish: 1,160
 Northern European: 1,028
 Dutch: 993
 Scandinavian: 858
 French (except Basque): 727
 Greek: 642
 Russian: 590
 Scotch-Irish: 571
 Welsh: 534
 African: 490
 Eastern European: 439
 Iraqi: 419
 Polish: 410
 Yugoslavian: 385
 Canadian: 273
 Iranian: 232
 Brazilian: 210
 Serbian: 209
 Swiss: 207
 Czech: 197
 Sudanese: 188
 Ukrainian: 180
 French Canadian: 172
 Austrian: 145
 Haitian: 142
 Romanian: 126
 Lebanese: 123
 Finnish: 113
 Israeli: 108
 Lithuanian: 106
 Hungarian: 102
 Armenian: 98
 Basque: 95
 Ethiopian: 87
 Australian: 82
 Croatian: 80
 Turkish: 69
 Portuguese: 65
 Palestinian: 56
 Bulgarian: 47
 Celtic: 47
 Icelander: 46
 Egyptian: 41
 Albanian: 40
 Guyanese: 39
 New Zealander: 34
 Latvian: 31
 Pennsylvania German: 31
 Slovak: 29
 Soviet Union: 27
 Cajun: 22
 Kenyan: 20
 Arab: 19
 Czechoslovakian: 18
 Jordanian: 17
 Liberian: 12
 Syrian: 12
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 12
 Ghanaian: 10
 British West Indian: 10
 Macedonian: 9
 Belgian: 8
 Nigerian: 8
 West Indian: 7
 South African: 3
 Ugandan: 3
 Afghan: 1

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

  • 38%Mexico
  • 6%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 5%India
  • 4%Korea
  • 3%Oceania, n.e.c.
  • 3%Burma
  • 2%Somalia

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

  • This state: 91,053
  • Other state: 66,582
  • Northeast: 9,512
  • Midwest: 11,197
  • South: 10,505
  • West: 35,368

79% of Salt Lake City residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 36% lived in Utah.

Salt Lake City:

79.1%
State average:

82.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,104
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2,084
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,298
  • 7th and 8th grade: 564
  • 9th grade: 606
  • 10th grade: 1,020
  • 11th grade: 1,132
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,091
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 11,868
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,873
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 7,473
  • Associate degree: 5,094
  • Bachelor's degree: 15,368
  • Master's degree: 7,124
  • Professional school degree: 4,195
  • Doctorate degree: 3,360

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 833
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,812
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,179
  • 7th and 8th grade: 538
  • 9th grade: 819
  • 10th grade: 540
  • 11th grade: 478
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 681
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 10,052
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,489
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 8,905
  • Associate degree: 4,046
  • Bachelor's degree: 16,793
  • Master's degree: 8,566
  • Professional school degree: 2,005
  • Doctorate degree: 1,745

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.8%Males
  • 1.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 16.4%Males
  • 6.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 16.9%Males
  • 18.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.9%Males
  • 2.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 4.7%Males
  • 13.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.7%Males
  • 1.4%Females
Salt Lake City marital status for males
Salt Lake City marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 38,157
  • One, attached: 2,502
  • Two: 6,312
  • 3 or 4: 6,185
  • 5 to 9: 4,347
  • 10 to 19: 6,273
  • 20 to 49: 8,326
  • 50 or more: 10,678
  • Mobile homes: 515
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 464

Median worth of mobile homes: $229,503

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Salt Lake City:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Salt Lake City
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (90.1%)
  • Electricity (7.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (71.6%)
  • Electricity (25.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • Solar energy (0.1%)
  • Coal or coke (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,701
Here:

8.7%
Utah:

6.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 736
Here:

8.7%
Utah:

5.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,331
Here:

14.9%
Utah:

26.9%

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)