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Salt Lake County, UT&

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Population
1.11M
1.43% growth
Median Age
32.3
Median Household Income
$65,694
4.82% growth
Poverty Rate
10.4%
Number of Employees
563,382
2.54% growth
Median Property Value
$256,800
6.34% growth

Economy

The economy of Salt Lake County, UT employs 563,382 people. The economy of Salt Lake County, UT is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Finance & Insurance; and Admin., Support, Waste Management Services, which employ respectively 1.74; 1.33; and 1.2 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Salt Lake County, UT are Retail trade (68,736), Manufacturing (64,755), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (62,731), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($66,665), Utilities ($61,548), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($48,580).

Median household income in Salt Lake County, UT is $65,694. Males in Salt Lake County, UT have an average income that is 1.49 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,341. The income inequality of Salt Lake County, UT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.492 which is higher than the national average.

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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Salt Lake County, UT. In Salt Lake County, UT the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 74 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,873. Iron County, UT has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Utah.

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Diversity

Salt Lake County, UT is home to a population of 1.11M people, from which 92.7% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Salt Lake County, UT is composed of 798,601 White residents (72.1%), 198,939 Hispanic residents (18%), 43,467 Asian residents (3.93%), 25,202 Two+ residents (2.28%), and 18,746 Black residents (1.69%). The most common foreign languages in Salt Lake County, UT are Spanish (129,154 speakers), Other Pacific Island (8,946 speakers), and Chinese (7,048 speakers), but compared to other places, Salt Lake County, UT has a relative high number of Other Pacific Island (8,946 speakers), Serbo-Croatian (3,315 speakers), and Scandinavian (1,144 speakers).

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Education

In 2015 universities in Salt Lake County, UT awarded 30,665 degrees. The student population of Salt Lake County, UT is skewed towards females, with 12,790 male students and 17,875 female students. Most students in Salt Lake County, UT are White (22,607 and 73.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2,341 and 7.63%), Asian (1,300 and 4.24%), and Black or African American (1,247 and 4.07%). The largest universities in Salt Lake County, UT by number of graduates are Western Governors University (13,186 and 43%), University of Utah (8,183 and 26.7%), and Salt Lake Community College (4,022 and 13.1%). The most popular majors in Salt Lake County, UT are Registered Nursing (3,731 and 12.2%), General Business Administration & Management (1,494 and 4.87%), and Accounting (787 and 2.57%). The median tuition costs in Salt Lake County, UT are $30,720 for private four year colleges, and $7,130 and $24,955 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Salt Lake County, UT is $256,800, which is 1.32 times larger than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $241,500 to $256,800, a 6.34% increase. The homeownership rate of Salt Lake County, UT is 65.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63%. People in Salt Lake County, UT have an average commute time of 20.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Salt Lake County, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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