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Salt Lake City is a relatively large city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 190,884 people and 71 constituent neighborhoods, Salt Lake City is the largest community in Utah.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Salt Lake City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Salt Lake City is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Salt Lake City who work in office and administrative support (12.55%), sales jobs (9.59%) and teaching (8.69%).
Of important note, Salt Lake City is also a city of artists. Salt Lake City has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Salt Lake City’s character.
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.
Salt Lake City is made interesting by being both a reasonably big city and having a major college student population: students here will find that the city provides a lot of amenities, culture, and opportunities for them. Salt Lake City is more than just a college town, however, though the thousands of students certainly are a major part of the character of the city, as well as a contributor to the local economy.
Not only is Salt Lake City a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, creating a very large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile. That’s because Salt Lake City is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Salt Lake City a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
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: 42.06% 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 2010 was $28,428, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,712 for a family of four. However, Salt Lake City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Salt Lake City is a very 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 20.93% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Salt Lake City include English, German, Irish, Scottish, European and Danish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Salt Lake City's cultural character, accounting for 17.50% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Salt Lake City is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|SALT LAKE CITY INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||74,652|
|SALT LAKE CITY HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||47.17%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||52.83%|
|TYPE OF SALT LAKE CITY HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||48.06%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||3.76%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||14.68%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||32.95%|
|SIZE OF SALT LAKE CITY HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||6.78%|
|AGE OF SALT LAKE CITY HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||7.00%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||26.88%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||34.75%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||31.37%|
|SALT LAKE CITY REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$303,048|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$957|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $64,000||3.59%|
|$64,001 - $128,000||4.22%|
|$128,001 - $256,000||33.47%|
|$256,001 - $384,000||24.88%|
|$384,001 - $512,000||14.51%|
|$512,001 - $640,000||6.95%|
|$640,001 - $961,000||8.20%|
|$961,001 - $1,281,000||2.32%|
|PEOPLE OF SALT LAKE CITY||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.40%|
|5 TO 17||14.61%|
|18 TO 24||13.68%|
|25 TO 34||20.92%|
|35 TO 54||23.87%|
|55 TO 64||9.60%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.92%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||86.52%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$45,833|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$28,428|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||20.95%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (14.17%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (8.07%)
Public Service (3.22%)
Information Technology (2.69%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.88%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||1.42%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||2.05%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||11.38%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.65%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||20.93%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (16.38%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (73.60%)
Pacific Island languages (1.44%)
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