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Utah




Salt Lake County, Utah

   People QuickFactsSalt Lake CountyUtah
Population, 2005 estimate 948,1722,469,585
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 5.5%10.6%
Population, 2000 898,3872,233,169
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 9.1%9.5%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 28.7%30.1%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 8.3%8.7%
Female persons, percent, 2005 49.4%49.8%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)92.0%93.8%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)1.3%1.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.9%1.3%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)2.9%1.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)1.3%0.7%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 1.5%1.3%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)14.7%10.9%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 78.1%83.5%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 50.0%49.3%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 10.4%7.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 16.2%12.5%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 86.8%87.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 27.4%26.1%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 131,045298,686
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 22.521.3
 
Housing units, 2005 337,601873,097
Homeownership rate, 2000 69.0%71.5%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 27.7%22.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $157,000$146,100
 
Households, 2000 295,141701,281
Persons per household, 2000 3.003.13
Median household income, 2003 $49,003$46,709
Per capita money income, 1999 $20,190$18,185
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 9.8%10.0%
   Business QuickFactsSalt Lake CountyUtah
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 27,61162,8341
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 462,008935,1261
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 -3.9%2.0%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 65,497163,426
 
Total number of firms, 2002 80,650193,003
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 0.5%0.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 0.4%0.6%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 2.2%1.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.2%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 3.5%2.7%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 24.2%25.1%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 10,847,20425,104,045
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 15,558,18022,905,100
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 11,441,62623,675,432
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $12,472$10,206
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 1,537,3102,984,632
Building permits, 2005 7,66027,799
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 4,793,31613,683,6231
   Geography QuickFactsSalt Lake CountyUtah
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 73782,143
Persons per square mile, 2000 1,219.027.2
FIPS Code 03549
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Salt Lake City, UT Metro Area 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:06:38 EST

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