Davis County, UT

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Population

347,637

1.56% growth

Median Age

31.4


Median Household Income

$80,301

4.42% growth

Poverty Rate

6.24%


Number of Employees

165,586

2.43% growth

Median Property Value

$282,800

9.36% growth

About

In 2017, Davis County, UT had a population of 348k people with a median age of 31.4 and a median household income of $80,301. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Davis County, UT grew from 342,281 to 347,637, a 1.56% increase and its median household income grew from $76,905 to $80,301, a 4.42% increase.

The population of Davis County, UT is 83.8% White Alone, 9.66% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.37% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Davis County, UT speak a non-English language, and 97.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Davis County, UT are Davis Applied Technology College (1,769 degrees awarded in 2016), Eagle Gate College-Layton (122 degrees), and Avalon School of Cosmetology-Layton (80 degrees).

The median property value in Davis County, UT is $282,800, and the homeownership rate is 77.8%. Most people in Davis County, UT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Davis County, UT is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Davis County, UT employs 166k people. The largest industries in Davis County, UT are Health Care & Social Assistance (21,433 people), Manufacturing (17,770 people), and Retail Trade (14,649 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($78,962), Public Administration ($61,671), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($56,016).

Median household income in Davis County, UT is $80,301. Males in Davis County, UT have an average income that is 1.54 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,277. The income inequality in Davis County, UT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.48, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$80,301

2017 value

± $2,881

4.42%

1 Year Growth

± 5.61%

Households in Davis County, UT have a median annual income of $80,301, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $76,905 in 2016, which represents a 4.42% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,974

Average Male Salary

± $1,805

$42,277

Average Female Salary

± $1,267

In 2017, full-time male employees in Utah made 1.54 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Utah by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $50,675 ± $7,455

  2. White

    $47,205 ± $1,133

  3. Black

    $43,294 ± $14,053

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Utah workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.07 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Davis County, UT is from Utah.

0.48

2017 Wage GINI

0.483

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Utah was 0.48 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.661% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Utah was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Utah in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Utah across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 1261.04

  2. Census Tract 1264.05

  3. Census Tract 1264.02

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Davis County, UT was Census Tract 1261.04 with a value of $120,042, followed by Census Tract 1264.05 and Census Tract 1264.02, with respective values of $114,150 and $105,476.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Davis County, 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

6.24% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Davis County, UT (20.8k out of 333k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 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

    16,376 ± 931

  2. Hispanic

    4,159 ± 482

  3. Other

    1,083 ± 286

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Davis County, 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

166k

2017 Value

± 6,537

2.43%

1 Year growth

± 5.54%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Davis County, UT grew at a rate of 2.43%, from 162k employees to 166k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Davis County, UT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (25,235 people), Management Occupations (21,711 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (14,667 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Davis County, UT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Davis County, UT, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (25,235 people), Management Occupations (21,711 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (14,667 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Davis County, UT has an unusually high number of residents working as Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.48 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.36 times), and Management Occupations (1.24 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Davis County, UT, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($101,034), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($78,198), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($77,292).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

166k

2017 Value

± 6,537

2.43%

1 Year growth

± 5.54%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Davis County, UT grew at a rate of 2.43%, from 162k employees to 166k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Davis County, UT, are Health Care & Social Assistance (21,433 people), Manufacturing (17,770 people), and Retail Trade (14,649 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Davis County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Davis County, 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 Davis County, UT, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (21,433 people), Manufacturing (17,770 people), and Retail Trade (14,649 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Davis County, UT has an unusually high number of Public Administration (1.95 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.5 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.36 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Davis County, UT, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($78,962), Public Administration ($61,671), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($56,016).

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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

$206B

Projected 2045 Value

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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Health

94.6% of the population of Davis County, UT has health coverage, with 68% on employee plans, 4.6% on Medicaid, 6.6% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 2.45% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Davis County, UT see 1954 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.41% decrease from the previous year (2023 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1563 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 567 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

1,954 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Davis County, UT see an average of 1,954 patients per year. This represents a 3.41% decrease from the previous year (2,023 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Davis County, UT in comparison to neighboring states.

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$5,982

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

5.43%

Uninsured

68%

Employer Coverage

4.6%

Medicaid

6.6%

Medicare

12.9%

Non-Group

2.45%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Davis County, UT declined by 8.6% from 5.94% to 5.43%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Davis County, 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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Diversity

Davis County, UT is home to a population of 348k people, from which 97.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.48% of Davis County, UT residents were born outside of the country (15.6k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Davis County, UT is composed of 291k White Alone residents (83.8%), 33.6k Hispanic or Latino residents (9.66%), 8.22k Two or More Races residents (2.37%), 6.73k Asian Alone residents (1.94%), 4.62k Black or African American Alone residents (1.33%), 1.68k Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.483%), 1.25k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.36%), and 378 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.109%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Davis County, UT are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

30

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Davis County, UT was 31.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Davis County, UT are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Davis County, UT residents was 31.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.48%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

15.6k people

4.51%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

15.4k people

As of 2017, 4.48% of Davis County, UT residents (15.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Davis County, UT was 4.51%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    102,190 ± 7,718 people

  2. China

    8,514 ± 2,262 people

  3. India

    8,147 ± 2,213 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Utah was Mexico, the natal country of 102,190 Utah residents, followed by China with 8,514 and India with 8,147.

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Citizenship

97.4%

2017 Citizenship

98.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.4% of Davis County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Davis County, UT was 98.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    291k ± 438

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    33.6k ± 3.59k

  3. Two or More Races

    8.22k ± 1.26k

In 2017, there were 8.67 times more White Alone residents (291k people) in Davis County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 33.6k Hispanic or Latino and 8.22k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Davis County, UT as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Davis County, UT citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Davis County, UT was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Davis County, UT are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    6,060 ± 1,040

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    5,158 ± 1,129

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    2,703 ± 898

Davis County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.17 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Davis County, UT awarded 1,971 degrees. The student population of Davis County, UT is skewed towards men, with 1,981 male students and 1,708 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Davis County, UT are White (1,597 and 81%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (189 and 9.59%), Black or African American (43 and 2.18%), and Unknown (43 and 2.18%).

The largest universities in Davis County, UT by number of degrees awarded are Davis Applied Technology College (1,769 and 89.8%), Eagle Gate College-Layton (122 and 6.19%), and Avalon School of Cosmetology-Layton (80 and 4.06%).

The most popular majors in Davis County, UT are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (437 and 22.2%), Welding Technology (212 and 10.8%), and Fire Science & Fire-Fighting (168 and 8.52%).

The median tuition costs in Davis County, UT are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 168 degrees awarded

  2. 437 degrees awarded

  3. 179 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Davis County, UT was Fire Science & Fire-Fighting with 168 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Davis County, UT according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,769 degrees awarded

  2. 122 degrees awarded

  3. 80 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Davis County, UT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Davis Applied Technology College with 1,769 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

966

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,005

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 966 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Davis County, UT, which is 0.961 times less than the 1,005 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,597 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    189 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    43 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Davis County, UT were to White students. These 1,597 degrees mean that there were 8.45 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 189 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Davis County, UT was $282,800 in 2017, which is 1.3 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $258,600 to $282,800, a 9.36% increase. The homeownership rate in Davis County, UT is 77.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Davis County, UT have an average commute time of 21.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Davis County, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$80,301

Median Household Income

± $2,881

105k

Number of Households

± 4,808

In 2017, the median household income of the 105k households in Davis County, UT grew to $80,301 from the previous year's value of $76,905.

The following chart displays the households in Davis County, 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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Housing

Property Value

$282,800

2017 Median

± $7,669

$258,600

2016 Median

± $6,687

In 2017, the median property value in Davis County, UT grew to to $282,800 from the previous year's value of $258,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Davis County, 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 Davis County, UT the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Davis County, UT distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Davis County, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

77.8%

2017 Homeownership

76.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 77.8% of the housing units in Davis County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Davis County, UT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Davis County, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Davis County, UT have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

21.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Davis County, UT have a shorter commute time (21.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 0.904% of the workforce in Davis County, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.1%

  2. Carpooled

    8.88%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.73%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Davis County, UT was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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