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Salt Lake City INFORMATION

Population: 182,000

Male 51% Female 48%
Married 49%
Single 50%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.

8/10

Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.

6/10

Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Salt Lake City has a very low population density. Salt Lake City is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

1,669 Salt Lake City
27,441 New York

City Info

With a quality of life rating of 8/10 and an overall value of 6/10, there are many things to love about Salt Lake City, UT, but there are also a few factors that may not be the best fit for everyone. Most homeowners will be happy in Salt Lake City, but be sure to visit first to make sure it’s the best place for you.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Salt Lake City has a population density of 1,669, with 182,000 current residents.

Out of the 182,000 current residents, 51% are male and 48% are female. 49% of the residents are married and 50% are single.

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Residence

Air quality

Bad air quality

Weather

  • 60% Sun
  • 17% Rain
  • 50% Snow

Condition

58°F average temperature

  • 52 years Median home age
  • $299,870 Median home price
  • -8.58% Home appreciation rate
  • 7.71% Annual property tax
  • 46.6%
    Homes owned
  • 45.2%
    Homes rented
  • 8.2%
    Homes vacant

Residence

As for living in Salt Lake City, the air quality is 10% and the weather, on average, is 60% sunny, 17% rainy, and 50% snowy. The average temperature is 58°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Salt Lake City, you should know that 46.6% of homes are owned while 45.2% of homes are rented, and 8.2% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $299,870, the median age of homes is 52 years, the annual home appreciation is -8.58% and the annual property tax is 7.71%.

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Community

Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

    7
  • Average age

    33
  • Political majority

    Republican Republican

Community

When looking at the community of Salt Lake City, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Salt Lake City’s crime rate is 7 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Salt Lake City is 33 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 48.17% Democratic, 48.09% Republican, and 3.75% Independent.

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Locale

Unemployment

7%

Education

Student teacher ratio 1:22

Occupation

  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
    12.7%
  • Sales & Office Occupations
    26.3%
  • Service Occupations
    15.6%
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
    12.3%
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
    7.7%
  • 83%
    High school diploma
  • 6%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 21%
    Bachelors degree
  • 14%
    Graduate or professional degree

Locale

When looking at Salt Lake City, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 7.30% of residents are unemployed in Salt Lake City (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Salt Lake City residents: 12.7% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 25.25% are in the arts and sciences field, 15.6% are in the customer service field, 26.3% are in the sales field, 0.14% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 7.7% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 12.3% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:22. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 83.13%, 6.13% of residents have an associate’s degree, 20.68% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 14.02% have a master’s degree.

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Transit

Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
    transportation
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home

Transit

If you plan on commuting to work in Salt Lake City, you should be aware that the average commute time is 21 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26.5 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Salt Lake City have a few different options. 69% of commuters use their own cars, 14% of commuters carpool, 6% of commuters use the transit system, and 3% of residents work from home.

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