Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT

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2021 Population
112,129
2.58% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
31.5
0.962% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
11.3%
8.66% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$70,415
6.46% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$265,200
10.6% 1-year growth

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In 2021, Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT had a population of 112k people with a median age of 31.5 and a median household income of $70,415. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT grew from 109,314 to 112,129, a 2.58% increase and its median household income grew from $66,142 to $70,415, a 6.46% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (47.1%), Other (Hispanic) (23.8%), White (Hispanic) (8.18%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.55%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.56%).

37% of the households in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

87.1% of the residents in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT was $265,200, and the homeownership rate was 73.2%.

Most people in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT is home to a population of 112k people, from which 87.1% are citizens. As of 2021, 20.6% of Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT residents were born outside of the country (23k people).

In 2021, there were 1.98 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (52.9k people) in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26.7k Other (Hispanic) and 9.17k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT are Spanish (29,219 households), Ilocano, Samoan, Hawaiian, or Other Austronesian Languages (2,335 households), and Other Languages of Asia (1,344 households).

Citizenship

87.1%
2021 Citizenship
86.1%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 87.1% of Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT was 86.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    52.9k ± 2.55k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    26.7k ± 3.73k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    9.17k ± 1.53k
38.2%
Hispanic Population
42.8k people

In 2021, there were 1.98 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (52.9k people) in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26.7k Other (Hispanic) and 9.17k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

38.2% of the people in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT are hispanic (42.8k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

20.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
23k people
20.9%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
22.8k people

As of 2021, 20.6% of Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT residents (23k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT was 20.9%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    29,219 households (28.2%)
  2. Ilocano, Samoan, Hawaiian, or Other Austronesian Languages
    2,335 households (2.25%)
  3. Other Languages of Asia
    1,344 households (1.3%)

37% of the households in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT was Spanish. 28.2% of the households in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,168 ± 290
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    995 ± 287
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    661 ± 182

Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.17 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT employs 54.4k people. The largest industries in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT are Construction (5,353 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,452 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,809 people), and the highest paying industries are Soap, cleaning compound, & cosmetics manufacturing ($105,754), Electronics stores ($97,252), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($90,928).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
23,718
Women
44.2%
29,916
Men
55.8%

The workforce of Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT in 2020 was 53,634 people, with 44.2% woman, and 55.8% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT.

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Occupations

54.4k
2021 Value
1.41%
1 Year growth
± 1.41%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT grew at a rate of 1.41%, from 53.6k employees to 54.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,017 people), Customer service representatives (1,922 people), and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,687 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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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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Employment by Industries

54.4k
2021 Value
1.41%
1 Year growth
± 1.41%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT grew at a rate of 1.41%, from 53.6k employees to 54.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT, are Construction (5,353 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,452 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,809 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT, though some of these residents may live in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$43,734
Median earning men ± $1,691
$31,395
Median earning women ± $1,323

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($70,152), Public Administration ($61,360), and Information ($57,159).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Information ($46,707), Public Administration ($44,737), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,052).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Utah. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Utah.

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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. $19.1B
  2. $18B
  3. $10.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Utah product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $19.1B, followed by Misc. mfg. prods. ($18B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($10.3B).

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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$155B
2020 Value in Utah
$318B
Projected 2050 Value in Utah
105% growth

In 2020, total outbound Utah trade was $155B. This is expected to increase 105% to $318B by 2050.

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. $15.7B
  2. $9.02B
  3. $6.51B

In 2020, the top outbound Utah domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $15.7B, followed by Nevada with $9.02B and Texas and $6.51B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Utah went to Donald J. Trump with 58.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (37.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.58%).

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.

Utah is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

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, excluding special elections, 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 Utah have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2021, 1.56% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.32% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (27.8k), Some college (18.9k), and Primary Education (16k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT was $265,200 in 2021, which is 1.08 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $239,800 to $265,200, a 10.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT is 73.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT have an average commute time of 23.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT is $70,415. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT was Draper (Northwest) & Sandy (South) Cities PUMA, UT with a value of $106,773, followed by Spanish Fork, Springville, Lehi (Northeast) & Highland Cities PUMA, UT and West Jordan (West), Herriman & South Jordan (West) Cities PUMA, UT, with respective values of $102,391 and $101,389.

Property

$265,200
Median Property Value 2021
±$5,195
$24,986
Median Property Taxes
±$1,306

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

73.2%
Homeownership
2021
70.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 73.2% of the housing units in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT was Draper (Northwest) & Sandy (South) Cities PUMA, UT with a value of $106,773, followed by Spanish Fork, Springville, Lehi (Northeast) & Highland Cities PUMA, UT and West Jordan (West), Herriman & South Jordan (West) Cities PUMA, UT, with respective values of $102,391 and $101,389.

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

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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.
$70,415
Median Household Income
± $2,720
34.1k
Number of Households
± 1,582

In 2021, the median household income of the 34.1k households in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT grew to $70,415 from the previous year's value of $66,142.

The following chart displays the households in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna 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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Wage Distribution

0.378
2021 Wage GINI in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT
0.383
2020 Wage GINI in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT

In 2021, the income inequality in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT was 0.378 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.34% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT in comparison to the national average.

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

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (72.8%)
  2. Carpooled (12.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.6%)

In 2021, 72.8% of workers in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.8%) and those who worked at home (8.6%).

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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Commute Time

23.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT have a shorter commute time (23.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 0.965% of the workforce in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

11.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT (12.5k out of 111k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT is Hispanic, followed by White 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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83.2% of the population of Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT has health coverage, with 54% on employee plans, 13.5% on Medicaid, 5.5% on Medicare, 8.77% on non-group plans, and 1.36% 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 1737 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.696% increase from the previous year (1725 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1455 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 276 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,737 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Utah

Primary care physicians in Utah see an average of 1,737 patients per year. This represents a 0.696% increase from the previous year (1,725 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 32% under 18 years, 23.1% between 18 and 34 years, 36.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 8.08% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.7% were men and 49.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

16.8%
Uninsured
54%
Employer Coverage
13.5%
Medicaid
5.5%
Medicare
8.77%
Non-Group
1.36%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Salt Lake City (West), West Valley City (West) & Magna PUMA, UT declined by 7.93% from 18.3% to 16.8%.

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

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