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   People QuickFactsSalt Lake CountyUtah
Population definition and source info Population, 2013 estimate 1,079,7212,900,872
Population definition and source info Population, 2012 estimate 1,064,0692,854,871
Population definition and source info Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base 1,029,6552,763,885
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1 definition and source info Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 4.9%5.0%
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1 definition and source info Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012 3.3%3.3%
Population definition and source info Population, 2010 1,029,6552,763,885
Persons under 5 years, percent definition and source info Persons under 5 years, percent, 2012 8.4%9.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent definition and source info Persons under 18 years, percent, 2012 28.8%31.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent definition and source info Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2012 9.1%9.5%
Female persons, percent definition and source info Female persons, percent, 2012 49.7%49.7%
 
White alone, percent definition and source info White alone, percent, 2012 (a) 89.1%91.8%
Black or African American alone, percent definition and source info Black or African American alone, percent, 2012 (a) 1.9%1.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent definition and source info American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2012 (a) 1.3%1.5%
Asian alone, percent definition and source info Asian alone, percent, 2012 (a) 3.6%2.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2012 (a) 1.6%1.0%
Two or More Races, percent definition and source info Two or More Races, percent, 2012 2.5%2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent definition and source info Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2012 (b) 17.5%13.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent definition and source info White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2012 73.4%79.9%
 
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent definition and source info Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012 82.9%82.6%
Foreign born persons, percent definition and source info Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012 12.2%8.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+ definition and source info Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012 19.5%14.4%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+ definition and source info High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012 88.7%90.6%
Bachelor Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012 30.8%29.9%
Veterans definition and source info Veterans, 2008-2012 50,980146,524
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+ definition and source info Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012 22.221.5
Housing units definition and source info Housing units, 2012 369,030996,693
Homeownership rate definition and source info Homeownership rate, 2008-2012 67.6%70.4%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent definition and source info Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012 27.5%21.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units definition and source info Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012 $237,500$217,800
Households definition and source info Households, 2008-2012 341,841880,873
Persons per household definition and source info Persons per household, 2008-2012 2.983.09
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars) definition and source info Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012 $25,905$23,794
Median household income definition and source info Median household income, 2008-2012 $59,626$58,164
Persons below poverty level, percent definition and source info Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012 12.0%12.1%
   Business QuickFactsSalt Lake CountyUtah
Private nonfarm establishments definition and source info Private nonfarm establishments, 2011 28,64968,7471
Private nonfarm employment definition and source info Private nonfarm employment, 2011 495,8291,029,1031
Private nonfarm employment, percent change definition and source info Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2010-2011 0.6%0.8%1
Nonemployer establishments definition and source info Nonemployer establishments, 2011 75,381196,634
 
Total number of firms definition and source info Total number of firms, 2007 97,576246,393
Black-owned firms, percent definition and source info Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 0.6%0.5%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent definition and source info American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 0.7%0.6%
Asian-owned firms, percent definition and source info Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 2.9%1.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 0.3%0.3%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent definition and source info Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 4.7%3.7%
Women-owned firms, percent definition and source info Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 25.6%24.9%
 
Manufacturers shipments definition and source info Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 18,860,47642,431,657
Merchant wholesaler sales definition and source info Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 16,956,35925,417,368
Retail sales definition and source info Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 16,758,72936,574,240
Retail sales per capita definition and source info Retail sales per capita, 2007 $16,718$13,730
Accommodation and food services sales definition and source info Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) 1,874,5943,980,570
Building permits definition and source info Building permits, 2012 3,51113,007
   Geography QuickFactsSalt Lake CountyUtah
Land area in square miles definition and source info Land area in square miles, 2010 742.2882,169.62
Persons per square mile definition and source info Persons per square mile, 2010 1,387.133.6
Persons per square mile definition and source info FIPS Code 03549
Persons per square mile definition and source info Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Salt Lake City, UT Metro Area 

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
F: Fewer than 25 firms
FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
X: Not applicable
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown

Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits
Last Revised: Thursday, 27-Mar-2014 09:58:14 EDT