10.4% Poverty Rate in Salt Lake County, Utah

Poverty Rate in Salt Lake County, Utah

How does the Poverty Rate in Salt Lake County, Utah compare to other counties in Utah?

Utah County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Salt Lake County, Utah born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

9.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Salt Lake County, Utah who were born citizens of the United States is 9.4%.

18.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Salt Lake County, Utah who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 18.1%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Salt Lake County, Utah born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Salt Lake County, Utah have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 956,371 residents of Salt Lake County, Utah who were born citizens of the United States, 89,577 (9.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 24,558 (18.1%) of 136,023 residents of Salt Lake County, Utah who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Salt Lake County, Utah

The Poverty Rate in Salt Lake County is 10.4%.
Salt Lake County is in Utah.
Utah Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Bluffdale 3.0%

10,709

Cottonwood Heights 5.2%

34,101

Emigration Canyon 8.1%

1,931

Herriman 2.8%

31,936

Holladay 4.7%

30,470

Kearns 11.4%

37,119

Magna 11.5%

28,030

Midvale 17.0%

32,138

Millcreek 10.2%

59,501

Murray 10.9%

48,844

Riverton 4.2%

41,905

Salt Lake City 17.8%

189,401

Sandy 5.6%

93,909

South Jordan 2.9%

65,209

South Salt Lake 22.5%

23,311

Taylorsville 11.2%

60,055

West Jordan 7.5%

110,733

West Valley City 13.8%

134,602

White City 8.0%

5,259

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2018 Utah Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for Utah in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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