Salt Lake County, Utah

Salt Lake County: County in northern Utah, United States

About

Salt Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,029,655 and a population density of 492 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 1,165,517 inhabitants. Its county seat is Salt Lake City. The county was created 172 years ago in 1851.

Salt Lake County locator map
Location of Salt Lake County on Utah map.

Quick Facts about Salt Lake County

Population : 1,165,517 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Utah (United States)
Head of government : mayor
Area : 2092 km2
Official name : Salt Lake County
Water as percent of area : 8.1%
Land as percent of area : 91.9%
Named for : Great Salt Lake
Altitude : 4,409 feet / 1344 meters
Capital : Salt Lake City
Establishment : January 01, 1852
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone, UTC−07:00
Local time : 06:32:36 (15th July 2024)
Density : 557 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 11.66% (2010-2020)
Matheson Court House Salt Lake City UT - panoramio image
Matheson Court House Salt Lake City UT - panoramio
Matheson Court House Salt Lake City UT - panoramio image

Geography

Salt Lake County is located at 40°40'3"N 111°55'27"W (40.6675800, -111.9240300). It has 6 neighbors: Summit County, Davis County, Morgan County, Tooele County, Utah County and Wasatch County.

Salt Lake County map

The largest city of Salt Lake County is Salt Lake City with a population of 200,567. Other cities include, West Valley City population 135,248, West Jordan population 116,530, Sandy population 94,871 and Sandy Hills population 89,575. See all Salt Lake County cities & populated places.

Salt Lake County Populated Places (more)

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Salt Lake County.

City Name Population Title
Salt Lake City 200,567 The capital of Utah.
West Valley City 135,248 The second most populous city in Utah.
West Jordan 116,530 The second most populous city in Salt Lake County, Utah.
Sandy 94,871 A city in Salt Lake County, Utah.
Sandy Hills 89,575 A census-designated place in Salt Lake County, Utah.
South Jordan 78,503 The third most populous city in Salt Lake County, Utah.
Millcreek 60,507 A city in Salt Lake County, Utah.
Taylorsville 59,402 A city in Salt Lake County, Utah.
Herriman 55,756 A city in Salt Lake County, Utah.
Draper 48,963 The most populous city in Utah County, Utah.
Murray 48,355 The most populous city in Salt Lake County, Utah.
Riverton 44,369 A city in Salt Lake County, Utah.
South Jordan Heights 37,141 City in United States of America
Kearns 35,731 Census-designated place in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Midvale 34,434 City in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Cottonwood Heights 33,327 City in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States

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Salt Lake County has 6 neighbours.

  • Salt Lake City

Demographics

The population of Salt Lake County increased by 11.66% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,029,655 - census
2011 1,047,610 1.71% estimation process
2012 1,063,956 1.54% estimation process
2013 1,079,392 1.43% estimation process
2014 1,090,005 0.97% estimation process
2015 1,102,273 1.11% estimation process
2016 1,120,109 1.59% estimation process
2017 1,136,719 1.46% estimation process
2018 1,148,692 1.04% estimation process
2019 1,160,437 1.01% estimation process
2020 1,165,517 0.44% estimation process

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People born in Salt Lake County (4)

People born in Salt Lake County, including United States Congressman from Utah Allan Howe, US State Senator Casey O. Anderson, baseball player Ed Heusser, .

List

  • Fred Sanford (American baseball player) he was born in 09/08/1919

Utah Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Utah County 651,059 County in north-central Utah, United States
Davis County 359,232 County in northern Utah, United States
Weber County 262,658 County in northern Utah, United States
Salt Lake City 200,567 The capital of Utah.
Washington County 184,913 County in southwestern Utah, United States
West Valley City 135,248 The second most populous city in Utah.
Cache County 130,004 County in northern Utah, United States
West Jordan 116,530 The second most populous city in Salt Lake County, Utah.
Provo 116,295 The second most populous city in Utah.
Orem 98,970 The second most populous city in Utah County, Utah.
Sandy 94,871 A city in Salt Lake County, Utah.
Saint George 92,378 The most populous city in Washington County, Utah.
Sandy Hills 89,575 A census-designated place in Salt Lake County, Utah.
Ogden 87,387 The most populous city in Weber County, Utah.
Layton 79,012 The most populous city in Davis County, Utah.
South Jordan 78,503 The third most populous city in Salt Lake County, Utah.