Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT

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2021 Population
106,890
0.461% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
36.4
1.11% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
6.33%
11.5% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$86,937
5.92% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$387,800
7.39% 1-year growth

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In 2021, Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT had a population of 107k people with a median age of 36.4 and a median household income of $86,937. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT grew from 106,399 to 106,890, a 0.461% increase and its median household income grew from $82,077 to $86,937, a 5.92% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.1%), White (Hispanic) (5.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.45%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.3%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.7%).

13.9% of the households in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.4% of the residents in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Salt Lake County (Southeast)--Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT are The Barber School (60 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2021, the median property value in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT was $387,800, and the homeownership rate was 67.8%.

Most people in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT is home to a population of 107k people, from which 95.4% are citizens. As of 2021, 9.3% of Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT residents were born outside of the country (9.95k people).

In 2021, there were 15.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (86.7k people) in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.55k White (Hispanic) and 3.69k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT are Spanish (6,802 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,223 households), and Russian (523 households).

Citizenship

95.4%
2021 Citizenship
95.1%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 95.4% of Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT was 95.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    86.7k ± 2.14k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    5.55k ± 986
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.69k ± 725
9.71%
Hispanic Population
10.4k people

In 2021, there were 15.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (86.7k people) in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.55k White (Hispanic) and 3.69k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.71% of the people in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT are hispanic (10.4k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
9.95k people
9.4%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
10k people

As of 2021, 9.3% of Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT residents (9.95k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT was 9.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    6,802 households (6.82%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,223 households (1.23%)
  3. Russian
    523 households (0.524%)

13.9% of the households in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT was Spanish. 6.82% of the households in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,435 ± 294
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    821 ± 237
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    491 ± 158

Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.75 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT employs 55.7k people. The largest industries in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT are Construction (3,854 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,360 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,232 people), and the highest paying industries are Software publishing ($168,182), Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers ($167,811), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($146,208).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
25,064
Women
45.7%
29,746
Men
54.3%

The workforce of Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT in 2020 was 54,810 people, with 45.7% woman, and 54.3% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT.

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Occupations

55.7k
2021 Value
1.68%
1 Year growth
± 1.68%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT grew at a rate of 1.68%, from 54.8k employees to 55.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT, are Customer service representatives (2,119 people), Other managers (1,596 people), and Registered nurses (1,433 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Utah (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industries

55.7k
2021 Value
1.68%
1 Year growth
± 1.68%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT grew at a rate of 1.68%, from 54.8k employees to 55.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT, are Construction (3,854 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,360 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,232 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT, though some of these residents may live in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$52,554
Median earning men ± $2,009
$37,204
Median earning women ± $1,876

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($87,888), Wholesale Trade ($77,440), and Public Administration ($76,336).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($86,364), Public Administration ($64,665), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($50,486).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Utah. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Utah.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Utah to other states, or from other states to Utah.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $19.1B
  2. $18B
  3. $10.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Utah product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $19.1B, followed by Misc. mfg. prods. ($18B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($10.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Utah products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$155B
2020 Value in Utah
$318B
Projected 2050 Value in Utah
105% growth

In 2020, total outbound Utah trade was $155B. This is expected to increase 105% to $318B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Utah trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Utah to other states, or from other states to Utah.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $15.7B
  2. $9.02B
  3. $6.51B

In 2020, the top outbound Utah domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $15.7B, followed by Nevada with $9.02B and Texas and $6.51B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Utah shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Utah went to Donald J. Trump with 58.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (37.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.58%).

Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing the state of Utah. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Utah is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Utah

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Mike Lee
Senator from Utah3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Mitt Romney
Senator from Utah1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing Utah.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Utah over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Utah

Utah is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Utah have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2021, universities in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT awarded 60 degrees. The student population of Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT in 2021 is skewed towards men, with 111 male students and 34 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT are White (23 and 38.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (21 and 35%), Two or More Races (6 and 10%), and Asian (4 and 6.67%).

The largest universities in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT by number of degrees awarded are The Barber School (60 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Salt Lake County (Southeast)--Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT are Barbering (60 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2021, 0.42% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.277% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT in 2021 were Some college (21.8k), Bachelors Degree (20.9k), and High School or Equivalent (16.2k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT was $387,800 in 2021, which is 1.58 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $361,100 to $387,800, a 7.39% increase. The homeownership rate in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT is 67.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT have an average commute time of 21.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT is $86,937. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT was Draper (Northwest) & Sandy (South) Cities PUMA, UT with a value of $106,773, followed by Spanish Fork, Springville, Lehi (Northeast) & Highland Cities PUMA, UT and West Jordan (West), Herriman & South Jordan (West) Cities PUMA, UT, with respective values of $102,391 and $101,389.

Property

$387,800
Median Property Value 2021
±$6,769
$26,753
Median Property Taxes
±$1,100

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

67.8%
Homeownership
2021
69.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 67.8% of the housing units in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT was Draper (Northwest) & Sandy (South) Cities PUMA, UT with a value of $106,773, followed by Spanish Fork, Springville, Lehi (Northeast) & Highland Cities PUMA, UT and West Jordan (West), Herriman & South Jordan (West) Cities PUMA, UT, with respective values of $102,391 and $101,389.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$86,937
Median Household Income
± $2,653
39.5k
Number of Households
± 1,538

In 2021, the median household income of the 39.5k households in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT grew to $86,937 from the previous year's value of $82,077.

The following chart displays the households in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT
0.475
2020 Wage GINI in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT

In 2021, the income inequality in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.541% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (70.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.4%)
  3. Carpooled (9.75%)

In 2021, 70.6% of workers in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.4%) and those who carpooled to work (9.75%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

21.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT have a shorter commute time (21.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 1% of the workforce in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.33% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT (6.75k out of 107k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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92.9% of the population of Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT has health coverage, with 61.1% on employee plans, 6.39% on Medicaid, 11.1% on Medicare, 13.4% on non-group plans, and 0.926% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Utah see 1737 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.696% increase from the previous year (1725 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1455 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 276 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,737 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Utah

Primary care physicians in Utah see an average of 1,737 patients per year. This represents a 0.696% increase from the previous year (1,725 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Utah in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.2% under 18 years, 22.5% between 18 and 34 years, 37.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.9% were men and 50.1% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

7.08%
Uninsured
61.1%
Employer Coverage
6.39%
Medicaid
11.1%
Medicare
13.4%
Non-Group
0.926%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT declined by 8.61% from 7.74% to 7.08%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Sandy (North), Cottonwood Heights & Midvale Cities PUMA, UT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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