Summit County, UT

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2022 Population
42,524
0.873% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.5
0.246% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
5.24%
0.5% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$126,392
8.63% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$895,100
21.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Summit County, UT had a population of 42.5k people with a median age of 40.5 and a median household income of $126,392. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Summit County, UT grew from 42,156 to 42,524, a 0.873% increase and its median household income grew from $116,351 to $126,392, a 8.63% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Summit County, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.9%), White (Hispanic) (3.95%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.56%), Other (Hispanic) (3.13%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.18%).

None of the households in Summit County, 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.

94.6% of the residents in Summit County, UT are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Summit County, UT was $895,100, and the homeownership rate was 81%.

Most people in Summit County, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Summit County, UT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Summit County, UT is home to a population of 42.5k people, from which 94.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 9.06% of Summit County, UT residents were born outside of the country (3.85k people).

In 2022, there were 21.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (35.7k people) in Summit County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.68k White (Hispanic) and 1.51k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.6%
2022 Citizenship
94.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.6% of Summit County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Summit County, UT was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Summit County, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    35.7k ± 110
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.68k ± 443
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    1.51k ± 464
11%
Hispanic Population
4.69k people

In 2022, there were 21.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (35.7k people) in Summit County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.68k White (Hispanic) and 1.51k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11% of the people in Summit County, UT are hispanic (4.69k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Summit County, UT as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.06%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.85k people
9.22%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.89k people

As of 2022, 9.06% of Summit County, UT residents (3.85k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Summit County, UT was 9.22%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    381 ± 133
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    350 ± 114
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    322 ± 98

Summit County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.09 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Summit County, UT employs 23k people. The largest industries in Summit County, UT are Educational Services (2,324 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,317 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,226 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($250,001), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($86,517), and Utilities ($82,361).

Occupations

23k
2022 Value
± 1,061
−0.434%
1 Year decline
± 6.49%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Summit County, UT declined at a rate of −0.434%, from 23.1k employees to 23k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Summit County, UT, are Management Occupations (4,509 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,933 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,951 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Summit County, UT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

23k
2022 Value
± 1,061
−0.434%
1 Year decline
± 6.49%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Summit County, UT declined at a rate of −0.434%, from 23.1k employees to 23k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Summit County, UT, are Educational Services (2,324 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,317 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,226 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Summit County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Summit County, 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

$65,182
Median earning men ± $4,297
$45,950
Median earning women ± $2,575

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($86,231), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($86,227), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($84,728).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($92,703), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($56,058), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,592).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.7M people employed in Utah. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 7.69%.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 694
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  2. 691
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 630
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Summit County, UT went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 58.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (39.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.41%).

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.

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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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.574% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.647% 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

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (639k), High School or Equivalent (579k), and Bachelors Degree (496k).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Summit County, UT was $895,100 in 2022, which is 3.18 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $734,900 to $895,100, a 21.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Summit County, UT is 81%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Summit County, UT have an average commute time of 22.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Summit County, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Summit County, UT is $126,392. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Summit County, UT was Census Tract 9643.03 with a value of $229,643, followed by Census Tract 9643.07 and Census Tract 9643.08, with respective values of $183,199 and $166,977.

Property

$895,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$44,270
$11,058
Median Property Taxes
±$568

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 Summit County, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Summit County, UT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

81%
Homeownership
2022
70.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 81% of the housing units in Summit County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9643.03
  2. Census Tract 9643.07
  3. Census Tract 9643.08

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Summit County, UT was Census Tract 9643.03 with a value of $229,643, followed by Census Tract 9643.07 and Census Tract 9643.08, with respective values of $183,199 and $166,977.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Summit County, UT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$126,392
Median Household Income
± $8,000
13.7k
Number of Households
± 709

In 2022, the median household income of the 13.7k households in Summit County, UT grew to $126,392 from the previous year's value of $116,351.

The following chart displays the households in Summit 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 $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Summit County, UT is from Utah.
0.478
2022 Wage GINI in Utah
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Utah

In 2022, the income inequality in Utah was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0322% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Utah was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Utah in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (66%)
  2. Worked At Home (20.2%)
  3. Carpooled (7.46%)

In 2022, 66% of workers in Summit County, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (20.2%) and those who carpooled to work (7.46%).

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

22.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Summit County, UT have a shorter commute time (22.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.999% of the workforce in Summit County, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

5.24% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Summit County, UT (2.22k out of 42.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

93.1% of the population of Summit County, UT has health coverage, with 55.6% on employee plans, 2.67% on Medicaid, 10.5% on Medicare, 23.6% on non-group plans, and 0.762% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Summit County, UT see 739 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.89% decrease from the previous year (777 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1932 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 488 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.6% were men and 48.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

739 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Summit County, UT

Primary care physicians in Summit County, UT see an average of 739 patients per year. This represents a 4.89% decrease from the previous year (777 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.3% under 18 years, 18.2% between 18 and 34 years, 42.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.6% were men and 48.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.92%
Uninsured
55.6%
Employer Coverage
2.67%
Medicaid
10.5%
Medicare
23.6%
Non-Group
0.762%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Summit County, UT grew by 13.4% from 6.1% to 6.92%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 29.6 in Summit County, UT.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 21.8% in Summit County, UT.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 10.1% in Summit County, UT.

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