Lehi, UT

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Population

58,351

3.62% growth

Median Age

25.1


Median Household Income

$85,794

5.9% growth

Poverty Rate

5.75%


Number of Employees

23,987

4.12% growth

Median Property Value

$287,800

8.28% growth

About

In 2017, Lehi, UT had a population of 58.4k people with a median age of 25.1 and a median household income of $85,794. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lehi, UT grew from 56,314 to 58,351, a 3.62% increase and its median household income grew from $81,013 to $85,794, a 5.9% increase.

The population of Lehi, UT is 87.7% White Alone, 7.2% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.95% Two or More Races. 8.47% of the people in Lehi, UT speak a non-English language, and 96.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lehi, UT are Mountainland Applied Technology College (2,193 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Lehi, UT is $287,800, and the homeownership rate is 80.9%. Most people in Lehi, UT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Lehi, UT is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Lehi, UT employs 24k people. The largest industries in Lehi, UT are Retail Trade (2,844 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,764 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,712 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($111,364), Utilities ($79,327), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,656).

Median household income in Lehi, UT is $85,794. Males in Lehi, UT have an average income that is 1.53 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,859. The income inequality in Lehi, UT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.484, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$85,794

2017 value

± $2,491

5.9%

1 Year Growth

± 3.67%

Households in Lehi, UT have a median annual income of $85,794, 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 $81,013 in 2016, which represents a 5.9% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,159

Average Male Salary

± $1,867

$41,859

Average Female Salary

± $1,369

In 2017, full-time male employees in Lehi, UT made 1.53 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $46,590 ± $1,174

  2. Asian

    $45,658 ± $6,844

  3. Black

    $38,633 ± $10,877

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Lehi, UT workers was White. These workers were paid 1.02 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

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

0.484

2017 Wage GINI

0.483

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Utah was 0.484 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.195% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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 102.12

  2. Census Tract 102.16

  3. Census Tract 102.14

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lehi, UT was Census Tract 102.12 with a value of $110,417, followed by Census Tract 102.16 and Census Tract 102.14, with respective values of $99,018 and $82,936.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.75% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lehi, UT (3.35k out of 58.3k 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 < 5 and then Males < 5.

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

    3,079 ± 407

  2. Hispanic

    346 ± 165

  3. Two Or More

    127 ± 143

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lehi, UT is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

24k

2017 Value

± 944

4.12%

1 Year growth

± 5.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lehi, UT grew at a rate of 4.12%, from 23k employees to 24k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lehi, UT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,322 people), Management Occupations (3,061 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,850 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lehi, UT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lehi, UT, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,322 people), Management Occupations (3,061 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,850 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lehi, UT has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.48 times higher than expected), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.31 times), and Management Occupations (1.25 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lehi, UT, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($88,977), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($88,350), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($84,329).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

24k

2017 Value

± 944

4.12%

1 Year growth

± 5.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lehi, UT grew at a rate of 4.12%, from 23k employees to 24k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lehi, UT, are Retail Trade (2,844 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,764 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,712 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lehi, UT, though some of these residents may live in Lehi, 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 Lehi, UT, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (2,844 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,764 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,712 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lehi, UT has an unusually high number of Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.61 times higher than expected), Construction (1.5 times), and Information (1.44 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lehi, UT, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($111,364), Utilities ($79,327), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,656).

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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 with $12.7B and Textiles/leather and $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

94.7% of the population of Lehi, UT has health coverage, with 71.1% on employee plans, 4.84% on Medicaid, 4.58% on Medicare, 13.4% on non-group plans, and 0.729% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Lehi, UT 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

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).

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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

5.3%

Uninsured

71.1%

Employer Coverage

4.84%

Medicaid

4.58%

Medicare

13.4%

Non-Group

0.729%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lehi, UT declined by 20.1% from 6.63% to 5.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lehi, 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

Lehi, UT is home to a population of 58.4k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.93% of Lehi, UT residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Lehi, UT is composed of 51.2k White Alone residents (87.7%), 4.2k Hispanic or Latino residents (7.2%), 1.14k Two or More Races residents (1.95%), 908 Asian Alone residents (1.56%), 348 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.596%), 270 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.463%), 264 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.452%), and 46 Black or African American Alone residents (0.0788%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Lehi, UT are Spanish or Spanish Creole (2,500 speakers), Portuguese or Portuguese Creole (360 speakers), and Chinese (232 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

23

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Lehi, UT was 25.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 23, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Lehi, UT are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Lehi, UT residents was 25.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.93%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

4%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 4.93% of Lehi, UT residents 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 Lehi, UT was 4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    101,154 ± 7,675 people

  2. Canada

    8,846 ± 2,306 people

  3. El Salvador

    7,653 ± 2,145 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Lehi, UT was Mexico, the natal country of 101,154 Lehi, UT residents, followed by Canada with 8,846 and El Salvador with 7,653.

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Citizenship

96.9%

2017 Citizenship

97.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.9% of Lehi, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Lehi, UT was 97.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    51.2k ± 925

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    4.2k ± 709

  3. Two or More Races

    1.14k ± 393

In 2017, there were 12.2 times more White Alone residents (51.2k people) in Lehi, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.2k Hispanic or Latino and 1.14k 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 Lehi, UT as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    2,500 speakers (5.36%)

  2. Portuguese or Portuguese Creole

    360 speakers (0.772%)

  3. Chinese

    232 speakers (0.498%)

8.47% of Lehi, UT citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Lehi, UT was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 5.36% of the overall population of Lehi, UT are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.772% speak Portuguese or Portuguese Creole and 0.498% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    377 ± 147

  2. Vietnam

    355 ± 93

  3. Korea

    120 ± 75

Lehi, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Lehi, UT awarded 2,193 degrees. The student population of Lehi, UT is skewed towards women, with 1,198 male students and 1,227 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lehi, UT are White (1,796 and 81.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (290 and 13.2%), Two or More Races (43 and 1.96%), and Asian (20 and 0.912%).

The largest universities in Lehi, UT by number of degrees awarded are Mountainland Applied Technology College (2,193 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Lehi, UT are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (562 and 25.6%), Automobile Mechanics Technology (333 and 15.2%), and Welding Technology (233 and 10.6%).

The median tuition costs in Lehi, 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. 204 degrees awarded

  2. 562 degrees awarded

  3. 333 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Lehi, UT was Welding Technology with 204 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

2,193 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Lehi, UT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Mountainland Applied Technology College with 2,193 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,010

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,183

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,010 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lehi, UT, which is 0.854 times less than the 1,183 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

    1,796 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    290 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    43 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Lehi, UT were to White students. These 1,796 degrees mean that there were 6.19 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 290 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lehi, UT was $287,800 in 2017, which is 1.32 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $265,800 to $287,800, a 8.28% increase. The homeownership rate in Lehi, UT is 80.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lehi, UT have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lehi, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$85,794

Median Household Income

± $2,491

15k

Number of Households

± 674

In 2017, the median household income of the 15k households in Lehi, UT grew to $85,794 from the previous year's value of $81,013.

The following chart displays the households in Lehi, 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

$287,800

2017 Median

± $5,288

$265,800

2016 Median

± $5,639

In 2017, the median property value in Lehi, UT grew to to $287,800 from the previous year's value of $265,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lehi, 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 Lehi, 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 Lehi, UT distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lehi, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

80.9%

2017 Homeownership

80.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 80.9% of the housing units in Lehi, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 80.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lehi, 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 Lehi, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lehi, UT have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

22.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lehi, UT have a shorter commute time (22.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.64% of the workforce in Lehi, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.7%

  2. Carpooled

    10.6%

  3. Worked At Home

    8.66%

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

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