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
1,489,540
49.7%
50.8
Male
1,506,380
50.3%
49.2
Total Population
2,995,920
 
 

Utah Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
249,969
8.3% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
261,342
8.7% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
256,235
8.6% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
235,202
7.9% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
251,222
8.4% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
440,506
14.7% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
402,256
13.4% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
307,739
10.3% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
144,544
4.8% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
139,062
4.6% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
180,733
6.0% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
92,672
3.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
34,437
1.1% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
2,083,590
69.5%
77.1
Female
1,046,120
50.2%
51.4%
Male
1,037,470
49.8%
48.6%
21 Years and over
1,949,360
65.1%
72.9
62 Years and over
386,775
12.9%
18.3
65 Years and over
307,842
10.3%
14.9
Female
165,243
53.7%
55.9%
Male
142,599
46.3%
44.1%
Median Age (years)
31

Utah Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
2,909,680
97.1% 
96.9
White
2,611,340
87.2% 
73.1
Black or African American
34,524
1.2% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
35,407
1.2% 
0.8
Asian
68,945
2.3% 
5.4
Asian Indian
8,725
0.3% 
1.2
Chinese
11,895
0.4% 
1.3
Filipino
10,017
0.3% 
0.9
Japanese
7,412
0.2% 
0.2
Korean
5,224
0.2% 
0.5
Vietnamese
8,228
0.3% 
0.5
Other Asian
17,444
0.6% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
23,886
0.8% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
959
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
171
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
7,424
0.2% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
15,332
0.5% 
0.1
Some Other Race
135,580
4.5% 
4.8
Two or More Races
86,237
2.9% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
409,310
13.7% 
17.6
Mexican
298,130
10.0% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
9,857
0.3% 
1.7
Cuban
2,300
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
99,023
3.3% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
2,586,610
86.3% 
82.4

Utah Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
49,949
2.9% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
97,817
5.6% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
421,822
24.2% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
458,040
26.3% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
159,609
9.2% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
368,302
21.1% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
186,410
10.7% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
147,766
8.5%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
1,594,183
91.5%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
554,712
31.8%
30.6

Utah Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
667,025
29.9%
33.5
Now Married
1,232,277
55.3%
47.5
Divorced
209,244
9.4%
11.0
Separated
35,244
1.6%
2.1
Widowed
84,583
3.8%
5.8

Utah Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
2,338,260
85.2%
78.5%
Languages other than english
407,694
14.8%
21.5%
Spanish
280,260
10.2%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
49,795
1.8%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
56,519
2.1%
3.5%
Other Languages
21,120
0.8%
1.0%

Utah Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
41,482
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
33,009
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
71,821
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
84,312
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
126,646
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
194,108
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
139,642
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
143,154
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
53,165
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
43,641
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
62,912
 
55,775
Per capita income
25,816
 
29,979

Utah Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
27,880
2.0%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
130,400
9.2%
9.8
Construction
95,518
6.8%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
294,547
20.8%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
95,405
6.7%
6.5
Information
30,519
2.2%
2.1
Manufacturing
160,034
11.3%
10.3
Other services except public administration
63,294
4.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
167,707
11.9%
11.3
Public administration
71,733
5.1%
4.6
Retail trade
174,176
12.3%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
63,254
4.5%
5.1
Wholesale trade
39,870
2.8%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
122,316
8.6%
9.0
Management, professional, and related occupations
519,207
36.7%
37.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
186,048
13.2%
12.3
Sales and office occupations
369,208
26.1%
23.6
Service occupations
217,558
15.4%
18.0

Utah Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
1,394,980
 
148,324,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
1,057,690
75.8%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
156,502
11.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
37,327
2.7%
5.2
Walked
38,820
2.8%
2.8
Other means
27,261
2.0%
1.8
Worked at home
77,377
5.5%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
21.0
 
26.0

Utah Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
39,126
4.2%
8.9
1 vehicles
234,446
25.2%
33.5
2 vehicles
389,949
41.9%
37.2
3 or more
267,459
28.7%
20.3

Utah Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
930,980
89.7%
87.7
Owner Occupied
641,215
68.9%
63.0
Renter Occupied
289,765
31.1%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
107,085
10.3%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy rate
1
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
5
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Utah Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,038,060
1 room
16,367
1.6%
2.3
2 rooms
19,759
1.9%
2.5
3 rooms
67,291
6.5%
9.0
4 rooms
145,844
14.0%
16.6
5 rooms
152,801
14.7%
20.0
6 rooms
143,182
13.8%
17.9
7 rooms
125,295
12.1%
12.1
8 rooms
120,094
11.6%
8.5
9 rooms or more
247,432
23.8%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Utah Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,038,060
134,794,000
1-unit, detached
708,118
68.2%
61.4
1-unit, attached
62,791
6.0%
5.8
2-units
32,017
3.1%
3.7
3 or 4 units
42,761
4.1%
4.5
5 to 9 units
37,563
3.6%
4.8
10 to 19 units
47,066
4.5%
4.6
20 or more units
66,399
6.4%
8.8
Mobile home
40,337
3.9%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,013
0.1%
0.1

Utah Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
76,726
7.4%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
38,510
3.7%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
73,457
7.1%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
75,910
7.3%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
170,831
16.5%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
136,575
13.2%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
187,459
18.1%
14.0%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Utah Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
780,746
83.9%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
19,320
2.1%
4.7
Electricity
111,094
11.9%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
1,297
0.1%
5.1
Coal or coke
1,600
0.2%
0.1
Wood
11,431
1.2%
2.0
Solar energy
517
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
2,914
0.3%
0.5
No fuel used
2,061
0.2%
1.2

Utah Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
451,431
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
7,580
1.7%
11.0%
$3,000 or more
16,125
3.6%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
17,980
4.0%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
44,811
9.9%
4.1%
$500 to $999
77,964
17.3%
42.7%
$1,500 to 1,999
114,074
25.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
172,897
38.3%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
204,006
45.4%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
85,003
18.9%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
52,066
11.6%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
32,153
7.1%
7.3%
35.0% or more
76,506
17.0%
22.3%
Not Computed
1,697
NR
NR

Utah Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
275,228 
 
41,410,200 
$1,000 to $1,499
84,371
30.7%
27.9%
$1,500 to $1,999
21,651
7.9%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
6,031
2.2%
4.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
1,258
0.5%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
1,454
0.5%
1.5%
$500 to $999
135,493
49.2%
42.7%
Less than $500
24,970
9.1%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
14,537
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
925
NR
959
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
37,519
13.8%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
41,687
15.4%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
38,284
14.1%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
33,080
12.2%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
23,897
8.8%
9.2%
35.0% or more
96,438
35.6%
41.4%
Not Computed
18,860
NR
NR

Utah Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
641,215
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
22,256
3.5%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
20,044
3.1%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
80,005
12.5%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
121,971
19.0%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
196,790
30.7%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
146,602
22.9%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
45,792
7.1%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
7,755
1.2%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
234,600
 
194,500
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