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Salt Lake County
  • County in Utah

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Housing
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade A
  5. Diversity
    grade A minus
  6. Jobs
    grade A minus
  7. Weather
    grade B minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade A minus

editorial

Salt Lake County is located in Utah with a population of 1,173,331. Salt Lake County is one of the best places to live in Utah. In Salt Lake County, most residents own their homes. In Salt Lake County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Salt Lake County and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Salt Lake County are above average.

About

Population
1,173,331

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$367,300
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,258
National
$1,163
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    255
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    95.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    116.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    650.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,547.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    639.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

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