West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT

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Population
112,026
0.732% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
Median Age
30.1

Poverty Rate
11.1%

Median Household Income
$64,787
4.72% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$195,400
10.5% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
52,245
2.16% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT had a population of 112k people with a median age of 30.1 and a median household income of $64,787. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT grew from 111,212 to 112,026, a 0.732% increase and its median household income grew from $61,866 to $64,787, a 4.72% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (51.9%), Other (Hispanic) (21.1%), White (Hispanic) (11.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.71%), and Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic) (3.83%). 37.4% of the people in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT speak a non-English language, and 86.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT is $195,400, and the homeownership rate is 76.1%. Most people in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.6 minutes. The average car ownership in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Utah, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Utah (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Utah across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Utah went to Donald J. Trump with 45.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (27.5%), followed by Evan Mcmullin (22.5%). The most partisan county was Piute County, UT with 85.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing the state of Utah. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Utah
45.5% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Utah
  1. 85.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 79.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 79.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Utah was Piute County, UT with 85.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Utah colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Utah

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Mike Lee
Senator from Utah3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Mitt Romney
Senator from Utah1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing Utah.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Utah over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Utah

Utah is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT is home to a population of 112k people, from which 86.8% are citizens. As of 2018, 20.1% of West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT residents were born outside of the country (22.5k people).

In 2018, there were 2.47 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (58.2k people) in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 23.6k Other (Hispanic) and 12.6k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT are Spanish (28,921 speakers), Ilocano, Samoan, Hawaiian, or Other Austronesian Languages (2,351 speakers), and Vietnamese (2,087 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    58.2k ± 1.83k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    23.6k ± 2.04k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    12.6k ± 1.58k
34.6%
Hispanic Population
38.8k people

In 2018, there were 2.47 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (58.2k people) in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 23.6k Other (Hispanic) and 12.6k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

34.6% of the people in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT are hispanic (38.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    28,921 speakers (28.3%)
  2. Ilocano, Samoan, Hawaiian, or Other Austronesian Languages
    2,351 speakers (2.3%)
  3. Vietnamese
    2,087 speakers (2.04%)

37.4% of West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT was Spanish. 28.3% of the overall population of West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT are native Spanish speakers. 2.3% speak Ilocano, Samoan, Hawaiian, or Other Austronesian Languages and 2.04% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

20.1%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
22.5k people
19%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
21k people

As of 2018, 20.1% of West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT residents (22.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT was 19%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Age by Nativity

26
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.1

In 2018, the median age of all people in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT was 30.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 26, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT residents was 30.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    11,685 ± 2,511 people
  2. Vietnam
    1,694 ± 1,003 people
  3. El Salvador
    793 ± 689 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT was Mexico, the natal country of 11,685 West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT residents, followed by Vietnam with 1,694 and El Salvador with 793.

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Citizenship

86.8%
2018 Citizenship
87.3%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 86.8% of West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT was 87.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,486 ± 201
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    774 ± 166
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    517 ± 156

West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.92 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT is $64,787. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT was West Jordan (West), Herriman & South Jordan (West) Cities PUMA, UT with a value of $103,138, followed by Draper (Northwest) & Sandy (South) Cities PUMA, UT and Spanish Fork, Springville, Lehi (Northeast) & Highland Cities PUMA, UT, with respective values of $97,330 and $93,355.

Males in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $32,333. The income inequality in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.361, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT employs 52.2k people. The largest industries in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT are Construction (4,957 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,131 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (1,785 people), and the highest paying industries are Seafood & other miscellaneous foods, n.e.c. ($73,890), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($60,544), and Wired telecommunications carriers ($57,475).

Wages

Median Household Income

$64,787
2018 value
± $1,839
4.72%
1 Year Growth
± 3.88%

Households in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT have a median annual income of $64,787, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $61,866 in 2017, which represents a 4.72% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$41,181
Average Male Salary in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT
± $3,910
$32,333
Average Female Salary in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT
± $3,474

In 2017, full-time male employees in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT made 1.27 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT
  1. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $43,144 ± $58,268
  2. Asian
    $35,444 ± $12,488
  3. White
    $34,477 ± $3,255

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT workers was American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races. These workers were paid 1.22 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT.

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Wage Distribution

0.361
2017 Wage GINI in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT
0.36
2016 Wage GINI in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT

In 2017, the income inequality in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT was 0.361 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.389% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT was West Jordan (West), Herriman & South Jordan (West) Cities PUMA, UT with a value of $103,138, followed by Draper (Northwest) & Sandy (South) Cities PUMA, UT and Spanish Fork, Springville, Lehi (Northeast) & Highland Cities PUMA, UT, with respective values of $97,330 and $93,355.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT (12.3k out of 111k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females < 5 and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    6,359 ± 581
  2. Hispanic
    5,652 ± 631
  3. Other
    3,577 ± 511

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

52.2k
2017 Value
2.16%
1 Year growth
± 2.16%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT grew at a rate of 2.16%, from 51.1k employees to 52.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,781 people), Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,771 people), and Customer service representatives (1,673 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,781 people), Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,771 people), and Customer service representatives (1,673 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT has an unusually high number of residents working as Bill & account collectors (8.85 times higher than expected), Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers (4.85 times), and Automotive & watercraft service attendants- (4.43 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT, by average salary, are Computer programmers ($77,230), Software developers, applications & systems software ($67,892), and Computer & information systems managers ($66,955).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

52.2k
2017 Value
2.16%
1 Year growth
± 2.16%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT grew at a rate of 2.16%, from 51.1k employees to 52.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT, are Construction (4,957 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,131 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (1,785 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT, though some of these residents may live in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT, by number of employees, are Construction (4,957 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,131 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (1,785 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT has an unusually high number of Metal ore mining (13.4 times higher than expected), Soap, cleaning compound, & cosmetics manufacturing (7.08 times), and Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers (5.82 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT, by average salary, are Seafood & other miscellaneous foods, n.e.c. ($73,890), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($60,544), and Wired telecommunications carriers ($57,475).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Utah to other states, or from other states to Utah.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $13.4B
  2. $12.7B
  3. $12.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Utah product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $13.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($12.7B) and Textiles/leather ($12.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Utah products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$132B
2015 Value in Utah
$206B
Projected 2045 Value in Utah
56.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound Utah trade was $132B. This is expected to increase 56.2% to $206B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Utah trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Utah to other states, or from other states to Utah.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $11.7B
  2. $9.06B
  3. $6.19B

In 2015, the top outbound Utah domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Nevada with $11.7B, followed by California with $9.06B and Colorado and $6.19B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Utah shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT was $195,400 in 2018, which is 0.851 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $176,800 to $195,400, a 10.5% increase. The homeownership rate in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT is 76.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT have an average commute time of 22.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$195,400
2018 Median
± $2,778
$176,800
2017 Median
± $2,983

In 2018, the median property value in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT grew to to $195,400 from the previous year's value of $176,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$64,787
Median Household Income
± $1,839
29.8k
Number of Households
± 1,058

In 2018, the median household income of the 29.8k households in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT grew to $64,787 from the previous year's value of $61,866.

The following chart displays the households in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

76.1%
2018 Homeownership
76.2%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 76.1% of the housing units in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT have a shorter commute time (22.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.16% of the workforce in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    76.1%
  2. Carpooled
    16.3%
  3. Public Transit
    2.97%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT was Drove Alone (76.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (16.3%) and those who Public Transit (2.97%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

83.3% of the population of West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT has health coverage, with 52.2% on employee plans, 13.9% on Medicaid, 6.61% on Medicare, 9.35% on non-group plans, and 1.2% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Utah was $5,982 in 2014. This is a 5.73% increase from the previous year ($5,658).

Primary care physicians in Utah see 1742 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.115% increase from the previous year (1740 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1488 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 352 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.4%). Additionally, Tooele County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (31.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,742 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Utah

Primary care physicians in Utah see an average of 1,742 patients per year. This represents a 0.115% increase from the previous year (1,740 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Utah in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$5,982
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Utah
$3,657
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$6,484
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,084
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Utah (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.73%, from $5,658 to $5,982.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

16.7%
Uninsured
52.2%
Employer Coverage
13.9%
Medicaid
6.61%
Medicare
9.35%
Non-Group
1.2%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT N/A by N/A from N/A% to 16.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in West Valley City (Central), Salt Lake City (South Central) & Kearns PUMA, UT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 10.4% prevalence
  2. 10.2% prevalence
  3. 10.2% prevalence

Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Utah, at 10.4%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Utah by county over multiple years.

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