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0.4% growth
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6.58% growth
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2.86% growth
Median Property Value
4.63% growth


The economy of Salt Lake City, UT employs 103,181 people. The economy of Salt Lake City, UT is specialized in Educational Services; Arts, Entertainment, Recreation; and Accommodation & Food Service, which employ respectively 1.55; 1.26; and 1.22 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Salt Lake City, UT are Educational Services (14,924), Healthcare & Social Assistance (12,959), and Retail trade (10,568), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($58,563), Utilities ($55,556), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($51,059).

Median household income in Salt Lake City, UT is $50,353. Males in Salt Lake City, UT have an average income that is 1.54 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,255. The income inequality of Salt Lake City, UT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.487 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Salt Lake City, UT. In Salt Lake County, UT the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 74 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,873. Iron County, UT has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Utah.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Salt Lake City, UT is from the county of Salt Lake County, UT.

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Salt Lake City, UT is home to a population of 191,446 people, from which 87.2% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Salt Lake City, UT is composed of 124,354 White residents (65%), 41,258 Hispanic residents (21.6%), 10,673 Asian residents (5.57%), 4,519 Black residents (2.36%), and 4,234 Two+ residents (2.21%). The most common foreign languages in Salt Lake City, UT are Spanish (26,927 speakers), Other Pacific Island (2,942 speakers), and Chinese (2,415 speakers), but compared to other places, Salt Lake City, UT has a relative high number of Other Pacific Island (2,942 speakers), Serbo-Croatian (1,064 speakers), and Navajo (252 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Salt Lake City, UT awarded 10,518 degrees. The student population of Salt Lake City, UT is skewed away from females, with 5,397 male students and 5,121 female students. Most students in Salt Lake City, UT are White (7,570 and 72%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (801 and 7.62%), Asian (434 and 4.13%), and Unknown (372 and 3.54%). The largest universities in Salt Lake City, UT by number of graduates are University of Utah (8,392 and 79.8%), Westminster College (1,009 and 9.6%), and Latter-day Saints Business College (558 and 5.31%). The most popular majors in Salt Lake City, UT are General Communication (413 and 3.93%), General Psychology (388 and 3.69%), and General Economics (262 and 2.49%). The median tuition costs in Salt Lake City, UT are $31,584 for private four year colleges, and $7,408 and $25,929 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Salt Lake City, UT is $248,700, which is 1.21 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $237,700 to $248,700, a 4.63% increase. The homeownership rate of Salt Lake City, UT is 48.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Salt Lake City, UT have an average commute time of 18.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Salt Lake City, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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