West Valley City, UT Demographics

The total population of West Valley City is estimated to be 138,868 with 70,263 males (50.60%) and 68,605 females (49.40%). There are 1,658 less females than males in West Valley City.
The median household income in West Valley City was $81,216 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,412(1.77%) from $79,804 in 2020. This income is 108.86% 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, West Valley City sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $96,397. Overall, the median household income for the city of West Valley City stands at $82,378.
In West Valley City, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $37,306 for males and $31,986 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $51,350 for males and $44,301 for females.
In West Valley City, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 6 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Black or African American households have the highest median household income at $131,423, while Two or More Races households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $64,455.
In 2022, the population of West Valley City was 136,650, a 1.74% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, West Valley City's population was 139,065, a decline of 0.64% compared to a population of 139,967 in 2020.
The median age in West Valley City, UT is 30.1, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 25.49% were under the age of 15, 24.23% aged 15 to 29, 41.59% aged 30 to 64, 8.07% aged 65 to 84, and 0.62% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of West Valley City population: 55.20% are White, 2.48% are Black or African American, 1.10% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 4.88% are Asian, 3.69% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 24.67% are some other race and 7.98% are multiracial.