Salt Lake City is a relatively large city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 200,478 people and 54 constituent neighborhoods, Salt Lake City is the largest community in Utah.
Housing costs in Salt Lake City are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Utah.
Also of interest is that Salt Lake City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 13.19% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One thing that you will notice about Salt Lake City is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Salt Lake City a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Salt Lake City is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Salt Lake City, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The citizens of Salt Lake City are among the most well-educated in the nation: 49.81% of adults in Salt Lake City have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Salt Lake City in 2018 was $42,081, which is wealthy relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $168,324 for a family of four. However, Salt Lake City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Salt Lake City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Salt Lake City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Salt Lake City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Salt Lake City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.91% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Salt Lake City include English, German, Irish, Italian, and European.
Salt Lake City also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.28%.
The most common language spoken in Salt Lake City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.