Wasatch County, UT

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2022 Population
35,009
2.88% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
35.5
2.9% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
5.36%
5.84% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$104,855
11.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$620,800
26.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Wasatch County, UT had a population of 35k people with a median age of 35.5 and a median household income of $104,855. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Wasatch County, UT grew from 34,028 to 35,009, a 2.88% increase and its median household income grew from $94,044 to $104,855, a 11.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wasatch County, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.4%), White (Hispanic) (5.41%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.47%), Other (Hispanic) (3.58%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.91%).

None of the households in Wasatch County, UT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.4% of the residents in Wasatch County, UT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Wasatch County, UT are Bonnie Joseph Academy of Cosmetology & Barbering (481456) (20 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Wasatch County, UT was $620,800, and the homeownership rate was 77.4%.

Most people in Wasatch County, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Wasatch County, UT was 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Landscape Panorama of Midway Farm and Mount Timpanogos in Midway, Utah

Population & Diversity

Wasatch County, UT is home to a population of 35k people, from which 95.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.3% of Wasatch County, UT residents were born outside of the country (2.9k people).

In 2022, there were 15.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28.8k people) in Wasatch County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.89k White (Hispanic) and 1.56k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.4%
2022 Citizenship
96%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.4% of Wasatch County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Wasatch County, UT was 96%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Wasatch County, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    28.8k ± 184
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.89k ± 389
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    1.56k ± 372
13.7%
Hispanic Population
4.81k people

In 2022, there were 15.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28.8k people) in Wasatch County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.89k White (Hispanic) and 1.56k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.7% of the people in Wasatch County, UT are hispanic (4.81k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Wasatch County, UT as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.9k people
8.23%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.8k people

As of 2022, 8.3% of Wasatch County, UT residents (2.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Wasatch County, UT was 8.23%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    316 ± 145
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    126 ± 80
  3. Korea
    61 ± 54

Wasatch County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.51 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Wasatch County, UT employs 17.2k people. The largest industries in Wasatch County, UT are Construction (1,889 people), Educational Services (1,754 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,692 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($114,405), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($102,650), and Information ($92,917).

Occupations

17.2k
2022 Value
± 1,023
1.13%
1 Year growth
± 8.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Wasatch County, UT grew at a rate of 1.13%, from 17k employees to 17.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Wasatch County, UT, are Management Occupations (2,653 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,616 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,579 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Wasatch County, UT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

17.2k
2022 Value
± 1,023
1.13%
1 Year growth
± 8.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Wasatch County, UT grew at a rate of 1.13%, from 17k employees to 17.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Wasatch County, UT, are Construction (1,889 people), Educational Services (1,754 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,692 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Wasatch County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Wasatch County, UT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$62,252
Median earning men ± $7,048
$29,432
Median earning women ± $4,415

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($143,438), Information ($134,115), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($117,339).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($55,064), Information ($47,500), and Wholesale Trade ($39,833).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.7M people employed in Utah. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 7.69%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Utah.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 318
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  2. 310
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 198
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Wasatch County, UT went to Donald J. Trump with 60.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (34.8%), followed by Other (2.56%).

Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing the state of Utah. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Utah is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Utah

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Mike Lee
Senator from Utah3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Mitt Romney
Senator from Utah1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing Utah.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Utah

Utah is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Utah have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Wasatch County, UT awarded 20 degrees. The student population of Wasatch County, UT in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1 male students and 14 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Wasatch County, UT are White (16 and 80%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2 and 10%), Two or More Races (2 and 10%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Wasatch County, UT by number of degrees awarded are Bonnie Joseph Academy of Cosmetology & Barbering (481456) (20 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Wasatch County, UT are Nail Specialist & Manicurist (9 and 45%), General Cosmetology (8 and 40%), and Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (2 and 10%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.574% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.647% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (639k), High School or Equivalent (579k), and Bachelors Degree (496k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Wasatch County, UT was $620,800 in 2022, which is 2.2 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $490,500 to $620,800, a 26.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Wasatch County, UT is 77.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Wasatch County, UT have an average commute time of 23.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Wasatch County, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$620,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$31,479
$8,829
Median Property Taxes
±$688

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Wasatch County, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

77.4%
Homeownership
2022
71.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 77.4% of the housing units in Wasatch County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.7%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9601
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Wasatch County, UT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$104,855
Median Household Income
± $7,512
11.4k
Number of Households
± 798

In 2022, the median household income of the 11.4k households in Wasatch County, UT grew to $104,855 from the previous year's value of $94,044.

The following chart displays the households in Wasatch County, UT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Wasatch County, UT is from Utah.
0.478
2022 Wage GINI in Utah
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Utah

In 2022, the income inequality in Utah was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0322% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Utah was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Utah in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (70.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (16.3%)
  3. Carpooled (10.4%)

In 2022, 70.1% of workers in Wasatch County, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (16.3%) and those who carpooled to work (10.4%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

23.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Wasatch County, UT have a shorter commute time (23.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.902% of the workforce in Wasatch County, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Wasatch County, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Wasatch County, UT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.36% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Wasatch County, UT (1.86k out of 34.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Wasatch County, UT is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

92.6% of the population of Wasatch County, UT has health coverage, with 58.8% on employee plans, 3.77% on Medicaid, 10.4% on Medicare, 18.9% on non-group plans, and 0.77% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Wasatch County, UT see 2005 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.56% increase from the previous year (1955 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1961 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 954 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.4% were men and 49.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,005 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Wasatch County, UT

Primary care physicians in Wasatch County, UT see an average of 2,005 patients per year. This represents a 2.56% increase from the previous year (1,955 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Wasatch County, UT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 32.1% under 18 years, 17.4% between 18 and 34 years, 37.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.4% were men and 49.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.35%
Uninsured
58.8%
Employer Coverage
3.77%
Medicaid
10.4%
Medicare
18.9%
Non-Group
0.77%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Wasatch County, UT grew by 8% from 6.81% to 7.35%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Wasatch County, UT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Wasatch County, UT.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 28.7% in Wasatch County, UT.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 11.5% in Wasatch County, UT.

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