Utah County, UT

Add Comparison

Population

622,213

2.6% growth

Poverty Rate

11.8%


Median Age

24.9


Median Household Income

$75,349

7% growth

Number of Employees

290,186

4.42% growth

Median Property Value

$332,900

11.7% growth

About

In 2018, Utah County, UT had a population of 622k people with a median age of 24.9 and a median household income of $75,349. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Utah County, UT grew from 606,425 to 622,213, a 2.6% increase and its median household income grew from $70,417 to $75,349, a 7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Utah County, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.8%), White (Hispanic) (9.18%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.84%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (2.05%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.46%). N/A% of the people in Utah County, UT speak a non-English language, and 96.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Utah County, UT are Brigham Young University-Provo (7,575 degrees awarded in 2017), Utah Valley University (5,024 degrees), and Mountainland Technical College (2,198 degrees).

The median property value in Utah County, UT is $332,900, and the homeownership rate is 69.3%. Most people in Utah County, UT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Utah County, UT is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for Utah. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Utah, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Impact on Employment

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Utah.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Community Mobility

Showing data at the state level for Utah. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Utah across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Economy

The economy of Utah County, UT employs 290k people. The largest industries in Utah County, UT are Educational Services (40,960 people), Retail Trade (38,063 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (30,929 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,250), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($54,718), and Utilities ($51,468).

Median household income in Utah County, UT is $75,349. Males in Utah County, UT have an average income that is 1.5 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,917. The income inequality in Utah County, UT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.477, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$75,349

2018 value

± $1,567

7%

1 Year Growth

± 3.31%

Households in Utah County, UT have a median annual income of $75,349, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $70,417 in 2017, which represents a 7% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Utah County, UT compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Utah.

$67,571

Average Male Salary

± $1,888

$44,917

Average Female Salary

± $1,554

In 2018, full-time male employees in Utah made 1.5 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Utah by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Utah.

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,082 ± $7,579

  2. White

    $49,608 ± $1,226

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $42,380 ± $8,325

In 2018 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Utah workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Utah by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

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

0.477

2018 Wage GINI

0.48

2017 Wage GINI

In 2018, the income inequality in Utah was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.492% decline from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2018 the GINI for Utah was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.

Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 102.17

  2. Census Tract 102.18

  3. Census Tract 102.08

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Utah County, UT was Census Tract 102.17 with a value of $137,348, followed by Census Tract 102.18 and Census Tract 102.08, with respective values of $133,611 and $131,607.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Utah County, UT (66.4k out of 562k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    57,453 ± 1,690

  2. Hispanic

    12,255 ± 782

  3. Other

    2,799 ± 412

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

Employment by Occupations

290k

2018 Value

± 7,731

4.42%

1 Year growth

± 3.62%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Utah County, UT grew at a rate of 4.42%, from 278k employees to 290k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Utah County, UT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (41,401 people), Sales & Related Occupations (30,950 people), and Management Occupations (28,475 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Utah County, UT.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Utah County, UT, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (41,401 people), Sales & Related Occupations (30,950 people), and Management Occupations (28,475 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Utah County, UT has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.8 times higher than expected), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.65 times), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1.42 times).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Utah County, UT, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($100,602), Management Occupations ($71,324), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($68,542).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Employment by Industries

290k

2018 Value

± 7,731

4.42%

1 Year growth

± 3.62%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Utah County, UT grew at a rate of 4.42%, from 278k employees to 290k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Utah County, UT, are Educational Services (40,960 people), Retail Trade (38,063 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (30,929 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Utah County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Utah County, UT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common industries in Utah County, UT, by number of employees, are Educational Services (40,960 people), Retail Trade (38,063 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (30,929 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Utah County, UT has an unusually high number of Information (1.65 times higher than expected), Educational Services (1.53 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.44 times) industries.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Utah County, UT, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,250), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($54,718), and Utilities ($51,468).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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. $15.4B

  2. $14.3B

  3. $11.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Utah product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $15.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($14.3B) and Textiles/leather ($11.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Utah products.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Utah state.

$143B

2020 Value

$206B

Projected 2045 Value

43.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Utah trade was $143B. This is expected to increase 43.6% to $206B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Utah trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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. $12.5B

  2. $9.77B

  3. $6.41B

In 2015, the top outbound Utah domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Nevada with $12.5B, followed by California with $9.77B and Idaho and $6.41B.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

92.6% of the population of Utah County, UT has health coverage, with 62.7% on employee plans, 7.25% on Medicaid, 5.53% on Medicare, 16.4% on non-group plans, and 0.709% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Utah County, UT see 2301 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.95% increase from the previous year (2235 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1641 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 436 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

2,301 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Utah County, UT see an average of 2,301 patients per year. This represents a 2.95% increase from the previous year (2,235 patients).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Utah.

$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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Coverage

7.4%

Uninsured

62.7%

Employer Coverage

7.25%

Medicaid

5.53%

Medicare

16.4%

Non-Group

0.709%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Utah County, UT grew by 2.49% from 7.22% to 7.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Utah County, UT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Utah County, UT is home to a population of 622k people, from which 96.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.88% of Utah County, UT residents were born outside of the country (41.7k people).

In 2018, there were 8.91 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (509k people) in Utah County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 57.1k White (Hispanic) and 17.7k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

24

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.2

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.7

In 2018, the median age of all people in Utah County, UT was 24.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 24, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Utah County, UT are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Utah County, UT residents was 25.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.88%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

41.7k people

6.65%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

39.4k people

As of 2017, 6.88% of Utah County, UT residents (41.7k 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 Utah County, UT was 6.65%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Utah County, UT compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Utah.

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    94,126 ± 7,419 people

  2. India

    9,630 ± 2,406 people

  3. Venezuela

    9,510 ± 2,391 people

In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Utah was Mexico, the natal country of 94,126 Utah residents, followed by India with 9,630 and Venezuela with 9,510.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Citizenship

96.1%

2018 Citizenship

94.8%

2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 96.1% of Utah County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Utah County, UT was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Utah County, UT compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Utah County, UT

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    509k ± 756

  2. White (Hispanic)

    57.1k ± 3.63k

  3. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    17.7k ± 2.26k

In 2018, there were 8.91 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (509k people) in Utah County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 57.1k White (Hispanic) and 17.7k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    3,993 ± 1,024

  2. Vietnam

    3,757 ± 703

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,931 ± 708

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

In 2017, universities in Utah County, UT awarded 15,763 degrees. The student population of Utah County, UT is skewed towards men, with 39,771 male students and 36,694 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Utah County, UT are White (12,937 and 84.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,226 and 8%), Two or More Races (426 and 2.78%), and Unknown (238 and 1.55%).

The largest universities in Utah County, UT by number of degrees awarded are Brigham Young University-Provo (7,575 and 48.1%), Utah Valley University (5,024 and 31.9%), and Mountainland Technical College (2,198 and 13.9%).

The most popular majors in Utah County, UT are General Studies (951 and 6.03%), General Business Administration & Management (613 and 3.89%), and General Psychology (597 and 3.79%).

The median tuition costs in Utah County, UT are $11,741 for private four year colleges, and $4,962 and $15,376 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 290 degrees awarded

  2. 517 degrees awarded

  3. 306 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Utah County, UT was General Business Administration & Management with 290 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Utah County, UT according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 7,575 degrees awarded

  2. 5,024 degrees awarded

  3. 2,198 degrees awarded

$4,962

Median In-State Public

$11,741

Median Private

In 2017, the Utah County, UT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Brigham Young University-Provo with 7,575 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Gender for Common Institutions

8,028

Degrees Awarded to Men

7,735

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 8,028 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Utah County, UT, which is 1.04 times more than the 7,735 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Utah County, UT by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    12,937 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,226 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    426 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Utah County, UT were to White students. These 12,937 degrees mean that there were 10.6 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,226 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Utah County, UT was $332,900 in 2018, which is 1.45 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $297,900 to $332,900, a 11.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Utah County, UT is 69.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Utah County, UT have an average commute time of 20.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Utah County, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$332,900

2018 Median

± $6,693

$297,900

2017 Median

± $6,043

In 2018, the median property value in Utah County, UT grew to to $332,900 from the previous year's value of $297,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Utah 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 Utah County, UT the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Household Income

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

$75,349

Median Household Income

± $1,567

171k

Number of Households

± 5,779

In 2018, the median household income of the 171k households in Utah County, UT grew to $75,349 from the previous year's value of $70,417.

The following chart displays the households in Utah 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 $75k - $100k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Utah County, UT distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Utah County, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

69.3%

2018 Homeownership

66.4%

2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 69.3% of the housing units in Utah County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Utah County, UT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

20.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Utah County, UT have a shorter commute time (20.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.48% of the workforce in Utah County, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Utah County, UT compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    73.9%

  2. Carpooled

    11.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.85%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Utah County, UT was Drove Alone (73.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.1%) and those who Worked At Home (6.85%).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Utah County, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Utah County, UT have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart