West Valley City, UT Demographic Data

West Valley City, UT Summary

West Valley City is located in Salt Lake County in Utah
  • Population: 132,431
  • Area: 35.61 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 35.56 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.05 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 3,719.03 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 4,341.86 ft
  • Time Zone: Mountain Standard Time (GMT -7)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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West Valley City, UT Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
65,586
48%
50.8
Male
70,993
52%
49.2
Total Population
136,579
 
323,128,000

West Valley City, UT Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
12,229
9.0% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
13,479
9.9% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
11,101
8.1% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
9,870
7.2% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
9,939
7.3% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
20,556
15.1% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
19,006
13.9% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
16,088
11.8% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
6,767
5.0% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
6,040
4.4% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
7,534
5.5% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
3,287
2.4% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
683
0.5% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
93,377
68.4%
77.2
Female
45,579
48.8%
51.3
Male
47,798
51.2%
48.7
21 Years and over
88,557
64.8%
73.1
62 Years and over
14,190
10.4%
18.8
65 Years and over
11,504
8.4%
15.2
Female
6,398
55.6%
55.8
Male
5,106
44.4%
44.2
Median Age (years)
31
0.0%
0.0

West Valley City, UT Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
132,634
97.1% 
96.8
White
76,838
56.3% 
72.6
Black or African American
4,588
3.4% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
376
0.3% 
0.8
Asian
6,569
4.8% 
5.4
Asian Indian
413
0.3% 
1.2
Chinese
672
0.5% 
1.3
Filipino
458
0.3% 
0.9
Japanese
177
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
181
0.1% 
0.4
Vietnamese
2,906
2.1% 
0.6
Other Asian
1,762
1.3% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
3,713
2.7% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
40,550
29.7% 
5.1
Two or More Races
3,945
2.9% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
54,396
39.8% 
17.8
Mexican
44,322
32.5% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
233
0.2% 
1.7
Cuban
232
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
9,609
7.0% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
82,183
60.2% 
82.2

West Valley City, UT Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
7,415
9.3% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
10,697
13.4% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
26,873
33.6% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
17,862
22.3% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
5,493
6.9% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
8,203
10.3% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
3,418
4.3% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
18,112
22.7%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
61,849
77.4%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
11,621
14.6%
31.2

West Valley City, UT Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
32,524
32.6%
33.7%
Now Married
47,789
47.9%
47.5
Divorced
11,075
11.1%
11.0%
Separated
4,078
4.1%
2.0
Widowed
4,304
4.3
5.8%

West Valley City, UT Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
74,662
60.0%
78.4%
Languages other than english
49,688
40.0%
21.6%
Spanish
41,639
33.5%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
1,831
1.5%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
5,247
4.2%
3.5%
Other Languages
971
0.8%
1.1%

West Valley City, UT Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
1,398
3.7%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
809
2.2%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
2,673
7.1%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
3,690
9.9%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
5,234
14.0%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
8,701
23.3%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
6,207
16.6%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
6,086
16.3%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
1,841
4.9%
5.8
$200,000 or more
761
2.0%
6.4
Median household income
63,882
 
57,617
Per capita income
21,984
 
31,128

West Valley City, UT Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
358
0.5%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
7,672
11.2%
9.8
Construction
7,453
10.8%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
8,469
12.3%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
4,713
6.9%
6.6
Information
803
1.2%
2.1
Manufacturing
9,711
14.1%
10.1
Other services except public administration
3,562
5.2%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
8,826
12.8%
11.4
Public administration
2,234
3.2%
4.6
Retail trade
6,592
9.6%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
6,748
9.8%
5.2
Wholesale trade
1,637
2.4%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
9,071
13.2%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
15,455
22.5%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
14,964
21.8%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
16,959
24.7%
23.3%
Service occupations
12,329
17.9%
18.1%

West Valley City, UT Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
67,037
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
49,464
73.8%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
11,103
16.6%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
2,645
3.9%
5.1
Walked
1,395
2.1%
2.7
Other means
341
0.5%
1.8
Worked at home
2,089
3.1%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
22.8
 
26.6

West Valley City, UT Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
1,610
4.3%
8.7
1 vehicles
9,935
26.6%
33.2
2 vehicles
14,676
39.2%
37.1
3 or more
11,179
29.9%
21.0

West Valley City, UT Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
37,400
97.1%
87.6
Owner Occupied
25,668
68.6%
63.1
Renter Occupied
11,732
31.4%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
1,106
2.9%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
0
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
4
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.6
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.7
0.0%
2.5

West Valley City, UT Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
38,506
1 room
359
0.9%
2.4
2 rooms
237
0.6%
2.7
3 rooms
1,978
5.1%
9.1
4 rooms
6,480
16.8%
16.5
5 rooms
5,760
15.0%
19.8
6 rooms
5,905
15.3%
17.8
7 rooms
7,880
20.5%
12.0
8 rooms
5,102
13.2%
8.6
9 rooms or more
4,805
12.5%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

West Valley City, UT Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
38,506
 
 
1-unit, detached
26,685
69.3%
61.5
1-unit, attached
2,464
6.4%
5.9
2-units
777
2.0%
3.6
3 or 4 units
2,362
6.1%
4.4
5 to 9 units
1,776
4.6%
4.8
10 to 19 units
1,161
3.0%
4.4
20 or more units
1,734
4.5%
9.0
Mobile home
1,547
4.0%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

West Valley City, UT Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
187
0.5%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
606
1.6%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
2,769
7.2%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
5,568
14.5%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
9,618
25.0%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
5,066
13.2%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
6,585
17.1%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
5,396
14.0%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
1,566
4.1%
2.8%
2014 or later
1,145
3.0%
1.4%

West Valley City, UT Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
4.7
Electricity
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
4.8
Coal or coke
0.1
Wood
1.9
Solar energy
0.1
Other fuel
0.5
No fuel used
1.1

West Valley City, UT Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
 
47295100.0
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
8,416
43.7%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
3,512
18.2%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
2,601
13.5%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,121
5.8%
7.0%
35.0% or more
3,629
18.8%
21.3%
Not Computed
40
0.0%
0.0%

West Valley City, UT Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
 
 
41,631,300 
No Cash Rent
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,073
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
1,203
10.7%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
1,710
15.3%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,928
17.2%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
1,101
9.8%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,460
13.0%
9.0%
35.0% or more
3,796
33.9%
40.7%
Not Computed
534
0.0%
0.0%

West Valley City, UT Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
25,668
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
1,251
4.9%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
354
1.4%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
3,034
11.8%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
7,844
30.6%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
10,756
41.9%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
2,195
8.6%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
156
0.6%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
78
0.3%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
202,200
 
205,000
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