Salt Lake County, UT Demographics

The total population of Salt Lake County is estimated to be 1.18 million with 597,700 males (50.62%) and 582,943 females (49.38%). There are 14,757 less females than males in Salt Lake County.
The median household income in Salt Lake County was $88,857 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,460(1.67%) from $87,397 in 2020. This income is 119.10% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Salt Lake County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $112,149. Overall, the median household income for the county of Salt Lake County stands at $91,924.
In Salt Lake County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $50,758 for males and $33,369 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $64,454 for males and $52,305 for females.
In Salt Lake County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 7 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $97,497, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $64,400.
In 2022, the population of Salt Lake County was 1,186,257, a 0.02% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Salt Lake County's population was 1,186,440, a decline of 0.04% compared to a population of 1,186,921 in 2020.
The median age in Salt Lake County, UT is 33.2, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 22.32% were under the age of 15, 22.43% aged 15 to 29, 44.30% aged 30 to 64, 9.84% aged 65 to 84, and 1.12% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Salt Lake County population: 75.97% are White, 1.89% are Black or African American, 0.88% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 4.10% are Asian, 1.53% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 9.12% are some other race and 6.50% are multiracial.