StatisticSouth Salt LakeUtahNational
Population density (sq mi)3,5404091
Median age29.830.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1857%51%43%
Speak English64%85%79%
Speak Spanish17%10%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in South Salt Lake is 8751% higher than Utah
  • The median age in South Salt Lake is 2% lower than Utah
  • In South Salt Lake 66.30% of the population is White
  • In South Salt Lake 5.11% of the population is Black
  • In South Salt Lake 11.73% of the population is Asian

Compare South Salt Lake, UT Demographics


      South Salt Lake population breakdown by race

      RaceSouth Salt LakeUtahNational
      American Indian1.76%1.07%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian1.97%0.90%0.18%
      Mixed race3.47%2.64%3.06%
      Other race9.66%4.79%4.75%
      In South Salt Lake, 25.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      South Salt Lake age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The South Salt Lake, UT demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).