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Utah’s capital is flanked by the beautiful Wasatch and Oquirrh mountains. Salt Lake City is a true winter sports paradise, and the city showcased those opportunities as host of the 2002 Winter Olympics. Local residents enjoy outdoor snow sports all winter long. During the summer months, there are plenty of other mountain and river activities. Downtown Salt Lake City is a pleasant urban center. The city’s many eclectic neighborhoods are fun places to explore. Service businesses are the primary economic drivers here. Founded by Brigham Young and early Mormon pilgrims to Utah, today less than half of Salt Lake City’s residents are affiliated with the Mormon faith. However, the Mormon Church remains a visible and important part of life in Salt Lake City.

Salt Lake City, UT Demographics

  • Total Population194,188
  • Female 100,038
    Male 94,150
  • Median Age31.9

Average Rent in Salt Lake City, UT

  • Salt Lake City, UT Average Rental Price, December 2019 $1,245 /mo

    Salt Lake City, UT Apartment Rent Ranges

    • $501-$7001%
    • $701-$1,00028%
    • $1,001-$1,50052%
    • $1,501-$2,00015%
    • > $2,0004%

    Salt Lake City, UT Rent Trends

    Average Rent Nov / 2016 Mar / 2017 Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Dec / 2019
    Salt Lake City, UT $1,065 $1,067 $1,109 $1,117 $1,112 $1,160 $1,198 $1,200 $1,235 $1,253 $1,245
    National $1,354 $1,350 $1,382 $1,385 $1,388 $1,423 $1,431 $1,434 $1,469 $1,473 $1,474
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    Average rent is projected to grow by 4% in 2019 compared to 2018.

    Please note that projected rent growth is calculated at city level.

    Check out the average rent prices in Salt Lake City by neighborhood.

    Salt Lake City, UT Households

    • Total Number of Households76,876
    • Family 40,301
      Non-family 36,575
    • Children 19,853
      No Children 57,023
    • Average People Per Household2.45
    • Median Household Income$54,009
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$975

    Salt Lake City, UT Education Statistics

    • No High School5%
    • Some High School25%
    • Some College22%
    • Associate Degree7%
    • Bachelor Degree24%
    • Graduate Degree17%

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