South Salt Lake, UT Demographics

The total population of South Salt Lake is estimated to be 26,315 with 13,518 males (51.37%) and 12,797 females (48.63%). There are 721 less females than males in South Salt Lake.
The median household income in South Salt Lake was $54,682 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 1,540(2.74%) from $56,222 in 2020. This income is 73.29% 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, South Salt Lake sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $63,457. Overall, the median household income for the city of South Salt Lake stands at $54,682.
In South Salt Lake, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $35,310 for males and $31,572 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $47,944 for males and $45,504 for females.
In South Salt Lake, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 6 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, White households have the highest median household income at $58,553, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $41,343.
In 2022, the population of South Salt Lake was 26,003, a 0.11% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, South Salt Lake's population was 26,032, a decline of 2.55% compared to a population of 26,712 in 2020.
The median age in South Salt Lake, UT is 32.3, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 18.05% were under the age of 15, 28.07% aged 15 to 29, 46.30% aged 30 to 64, 6.68% aged 65 to 84, and 0.89% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of South Salt Lake population: 59.27% are White, 8.18% are Black or African American, 2.67% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 9.44% are Asian, 1.49% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 10.39% are some other race and 8.57% are multiracial.