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Salt Lake County, Utah Facts

Facts
State Utah
Land area 742.3 square miles
Population Density 1,387.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 1,079,721
Population change 4.9%
Under 5 years of age 8.2%
Under 18 28.5%
65 and over 9.4%
Females 49.7%
White 88.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 17.6
Asian 3.7%
Two or more races 2.5%
Black or African American 1.9%
Native American 1.3%
Pacific Islander 1.6%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 31%
Veterans 49,590
Households and Housing
Households 344,089
Persons per household 3.0
Living in the same house for one year or more 83%
Median household income $60,555
The per capita income $26,103
Live below the poverty line. 12.7%
housing units 371,449
Multi-unit structures 28%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $232,100
Residents owning their homes. 67.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 97,576
Women-owned firms 25.6%
Asian-owned firms 2.9%
Hispanic-owned firms 4.7%
Black-owned firms 0.6%
Native American-owned firms 0.7%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0.3%
Retail sales $16,758,729
Retail sales per capita $16,718
Manufacturers shipments $18,860,476
Merchant wholesaler sales $16,956,359