Summit County, UT

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Population

39,731

1.85% growth

Median Age

38.8


Median Household Income

$94,952

3.81% growth

Poverty Rate

7.5%


Number of Employees

21,711

2.97% growth

Median Property Value

$558,300

8.3% growth

About

In 2017, Summit County, UT had a population of 39.7k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $94,952. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Summit County, UT grew from 39,009 to 39,731, a 1.85% increase and its median household income grew from $91,470 to $94,952, a 3.81% increase.

The population of Summit County, UT is 84.8% White Alone, 11.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.65% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Summit County, UT speak a non-English language, and 93.3% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Summit County, UT is $558,300, and the homeownership rate is 73.7%. Most people in Summit County, UT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Summit County, UT is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Summit County, UT employs 21.7k people. The largest industries in Summit County, UT are Accommodation & Food Services (2,388 people), Educational Services (2,217 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,195 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($107,917), Finance & Insurance ($94,583), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($94,331).

Median household income in Summit County, UT is $94,952. Males in Summit County, 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 Summit County, UT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.484, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$94,952

2017 value

± $4,770

3.81%

1 Year Growth

± 6.73%

Households in Summit County, UT have a median annual income of $94,952, 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 $91,470 in 2016, which represents a 3.81% 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 Utah 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 Utah 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 Summit County, 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 9643.08

  2. Census Tract 9643.03

  3. Census Tract 9643.07

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Summit County, UT was Census Tract 9643.08 with a value of $140,139, followed by Census Tract 9643.03 and Census Tract 9643.07, with respective values of $139,055 and $121,579.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Summit 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

7.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Summit County, UT (2.97k out of 39.6k 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 Males < 5 and then Females 18 - 24.

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

    2,773 ± 329

  2. Hispanic

    1,342 ± 264

  3. Black

    97 ± 134

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Summit County, UT is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

21.7k

2017 Value

± 799

2.97%

1 Year growth

± 5.06%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Summit County, UT grew at a rate of 2.97%, from 21.1k employees to 21.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Summit County, UT, are Management Occupations (3,761 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,416 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,774 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Summit County, UT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Summit County, UT, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (3,761 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,416 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,774 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Summit County, UT has an unusually high number of residents working as Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (2.04 times higher than expected), Management Occupations (1.7 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.24 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Summit County, UT, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($157,333), Management Occupations ($84,574), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($82,880).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

21.7k

2017 Value

± 799

2.97%

1 Year growth

± 5.06%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Summit County, UT grew at a rate of 2.97%, from 21.1k employees to 21.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Summit County, UT, are Accommodation & Food Services (2,388 people), Educational Services (2,217 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,195 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Summit County, UT, by number of employees, are Accommodation & Food Services (2,388 people), Educational Services (2,217 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,195 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Summit County, UT has an unusually high number of Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (3.85 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (3.56 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (2.09 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Summit County, UT, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($107,917), Finance & Insurance ($94,583), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($94,331).

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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

90.6% of the population of Summit County, UT has health coverage, with 60.3% on employee plans, 3.63% on Medicaid, 7.97% on Medicare, 17.9% on non-group plans, and 0.773% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Summit County, UT see 862 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.41% decrease from the previous year (931 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1919 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 640 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

862 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Summit County, UT see an average of 862 patients per year. This represents a 7.41% decrease from the previous year (931 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%).

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Access and Quality

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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

9.44%

Uninsured

60.3%

Employer Coverage

3.63%

Medicaid

7.97%

Medicare

17.9%

Non-Group

0.773%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Summit County, UT declined by 10.2% from 10.5% to 9.44%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Summit 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

Summit County, UT is home to a population of 39.7k people, from which 93.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 10% of Summit County, UT residents were born outside of the country (3.99k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Summit County, UT is composed of 33.7k White Alone residents (84.8%), 4.52k Hispanic or Latino residents (11.4%), 654 Asian Alone residents (1.65%), 451 Two or More Races residents (1.14%), 265 Black or African American Alone residents (0.667%), 94 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.237%), 35 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0881%), and 10 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0252%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Summit County, UT was 38.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Summit County, UT are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Summit County, UT residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

10%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.99k people

9.84%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

3.84k people

As of 2017, 10% of Summit County, UT residents (3.99k 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 Summit County, UT was 9.84%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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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 Utah was Mexico, the natal country of 101,154 Utah residents, followed by Canada with 8,846 and El Salvador with 7,653.

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Citizenship

93.3%

2017 Citizenship

93.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 93.3% of Summit County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Summit County, UT was 93.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    33.7k ± 51

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    4.52k ± 245

  3. Asian Alone

    654 ± 109

In 2017, there were 7.45 times more White Alone residents (33.7k people) in Summit County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.52k Hispanic or Latino and 654 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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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 Summit 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 Summit County, UT was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Summit 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

    623 ± 118

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    213 ± 66

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    189 ± 64

Summit County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.92 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Summit County, UT was $558,300 in 2017, which is 2.57 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $515,500 to $558,300, a 8.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Summit County, UT is 73.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Summit County, UT have an average commute time of 21.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Summit County, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$94,952

Median Household Income

± $4,770

14.8k

Number of Households

± 627

In 2017, the median household income of the 14.8k households in Summit County, UT grew to $94,952 from the previous year's value of $91,470.

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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Housing

Property Value

$558,300

2017 Median

± $22,597

$515,500

2016 Median

± $21,439

In 2017, the median property value in Summit County, UT grew to to $558,300 from the previous year's value of $515,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Summit 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 Summit County, UT the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Summit County, UT 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.

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Rent vs Own

73.7%

2017 Homeownership

73.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 73.7% of the housing units in Summit County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Summit 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 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, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

21.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Summit County, UT have a shorter commute time (21.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2% of the workforce in Summit County, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    73.1%

  2. Worked At Home

    13.9%

  3. Carpooled

    6.48%

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

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