Utah Demographic Data

Utah Demographic Summary

  • Population: 2,855,287
  • Area: 84,897.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 82,191.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 2,706.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 33.63 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 8,080.71 ft
  • Time Zone: Mountain Standard Time (GMT -7)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Utah Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
1,513,070
49.6%
50.8
Male
1,538,140
50.4%
49.2
Total Population
3,051,220
 
 

Utah Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
253,422
8.3% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
268,655
8.8% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
252,380
8.3% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
239,732
7.9% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
253,784
8.3% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
448,034
14.7% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
410,026
13.4% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
312,852
10.3% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
153,408
5.0% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
139,434
4.6% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
190,291
6.2% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
93,391
3.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
35,808
1.2% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
2,129,370
69.8%
77.2
Female
1,065,550
50.0%
51.3%
Male
1,063,820
50.0%
48.7%
21 Years and over
1,991,340
65.3%
73.1
62 Years and over
399,594
13.1%
18.8
65 Years and over
319,490
10.5%
15.2
Female
171,911
53.8%
55.8%
Male
147,579
46.2%
44.2%
Median Age (years)
31
0.0%
0.0

Utah Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
2,962,170
97.1% 
96.8
White
2,633,280
86.3% 
72.6
Black or African American
32,800
1.1% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
31,702
1.0% 
0.8
Asian
70,150
2.3% 
5.4
Asian Indian
12,494
0.4% 
1.2
Chinese
15,455
0.5% 
1.3
Filipino
4,661
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
7,836
0.3% 
0.2
Korean
7,915
0.3% 
0.4
Vietnamese
4,994
0.2% 
0.6
Other Asian
16,795
0.6% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
29,463
1.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
2,380
0.1% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
918
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
11,091
0.4% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
15,074
0.5% 
0.1
Some Other Race
164,775
5.4% 
5.1
Two or More Races
89,044
2.9% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
420,440
13.8% 
17.8
Mexican
302,555
9.9% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
12,211
0.4% 
1.7
Cuban
2,985
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
102,689
3.4% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
2,630,780
86.2% 
82.2

Utah Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
51,995
2.9% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
95,408
5.4% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
404,605
22.7% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
472,108
26.5% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
178,193
10.0% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
381,130
21.4% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
199,805
11.2% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
147,403
8.3%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
1,635,841
91.8%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
580,935
32.6%
31.2

Utah Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
699,468
30.7%
33.7
Now Married
1,250,915
54.9%
47.5
Divorced
208,300
9.1%
11.0
Separated
36,771
1.6%
2.0
Widowed
81,306
3.6%
5.8

Utah Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
2,370,310
84.7%
78.4%
Languages other than english
427,482
15.3%
21.6%
Spanish
290,800
10.4%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
54,485
1.9%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
60,210
2.2%
3.5%
Other Languages
21,987
0.8%
1.1%

Utah Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
40,059
4.2%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
30,734
3.3%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
68,141
7.2%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
77,207
8.2%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
122,734
13.0%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
199,890
21.2%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
140,905
14.9%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
157,950
16.7%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
56,377
6.0%
5.8
$200,000 or more
49,150
5.2%
6.4
Median household income
65,977
 
57,617
Per capita income
26,993
 
31,128

Utah Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
25,370
1.7%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
138,817
9.6%
9.8
Construction
96,018
6.6%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
322,374
22.2%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
97,755
6.7%
6.6
Information
33,851
2.3%
2.1
Manufacturing
147,461
10.1%
10.1
Other services except public administration
60,917
4.2%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
181,231
12.5%
11.4
Public administration
65,875
4.5%
4.6
Retail trade
176,244
12.1%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
70,859
4.9%
5.2
Wholesale trade
36,629
2.5%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
122,194
8.4%
8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations
549,618
37.8%
37.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
176,670
12.2%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
378,328
26.0%
23.3
Service occupations
226,591
15.6%
18.1

Utah Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
1,435,310
 
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
1,088,520
75.8%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
157,393
11.0%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
39,200
2.7%
5.1
Walked
39,435
2.7%
2.7
Other means
23,624
1.6%
1.8
Worked at home
87,136
6.1%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
21.6
 
26.6

Utah Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
37,850
4.0%
8.7
1 vehicles
235,943
25.0%
33.2
2 vehicles
387,850
41.1%
37.1
3 or more
281,504
29.8%
21.0

Utah Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
943,147
89.5%
87.6
Owner Occupied
659,266
69.9%
63.1
Renter Occupied
283,881
30.1%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
111,095
10.5%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.3
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.9
0.0%
2.5

Utah Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,054,240
1 room
17,059
1.6%
2.4
2 rooms
22,489
2.1%
2.7
3 rooms
68,161
6.5%
9.1
4 rooms
143,440
13.6%
16.5
5 rooms
156,609
14.9%
19.8
6 rooms
134,557
12.8%
17.8
7 rooms
125,534
11.9%
12.0
8 rooms
129,353
12.3%
8.6
9 rooms or more
257,040
24.4%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Utah Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,054,240
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
727,987
69.1%
61.5
1-unit, attached
63,418
6.0%
5.9
2-units
31,813
3.0%
3.6
3 or 4 units
47,596
4.5%
4.4
5 to 9 units
33,163
3.1%
4.8
10 to 19 units
46,628
4.4%
4.4
20 or more units
69,762
6.6%
9.0
Mobile home
33,114
3.1%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
761
0.1%
0.1

Utah Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
76,235
7.2%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
37,163
3.5%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
73,882
7.0%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
77,568
7.4%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
172,979
16.4%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
132,134
12.5%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
183,885
17.4%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Utah Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
780,281
82.7%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
17,949
1.9%
4.7
Electricity
124,537
13.2%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
1,165
0.1%
4.8
Coal or coke
797
0.1%
0.1
Wood
11,655
1.2%
1.9
Solar energy
1,016
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
3,861
0.4%
0.5
No fuel used
1,886
0.2%
1.1

Utah Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
467,694
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
6,771
1.4%
10.7%
$3,000 or more
19,343
4.1%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
19,576
4.2%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
51,076
10.9%
4.4%
$500 to $999
76,304
16.3%
41.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
121,164
25.9%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
173,460
37.1%
28.3%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
217,033
46.6%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
84,111
18.0%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
57,201
12.3%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
30,727
6.6%
7.0%
35.0% or more
76,968
16.5%
21.3%
Not Computed
1,654
0.0%
0.0%

Utah Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
271,441 
 
41,631,300 
$1,000 to $1,499
85,292
31.4%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
28,471
10.5%
11.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
4,464
1.6%
4.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
2,385
0.9%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
1,424
0.5%
1.8%
$500 to $999
127,954
47.1%
41.0%
Less than $500
21,451
7.9%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
12,440
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
954
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
36,466
13.6%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
40,289
15.0%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
39,146
14.6%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
31,398
11.7%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
23,138
8.6%
9.0%
35.0% or more
97,429
36.4%
40.7%
Not Computed
16,015
0.0%
0.0%

Utah Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
659,266
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
20,604
3.1%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
18,012
2.7%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
64,896
9.8%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
106,878
16.2%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
207,572
31.5%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
176,115
26.7%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
55,695
8.4%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
9,494
1.4%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
250,300
 
205,000
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