Salt Lake County is located in north-central Utah. The County Seat is Salt Lake City and the largest city is Salt Lake City. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.slco.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 1,091,742 and the 2010 census population was 1,029,655. The land area is 742.28 square miles and there are 1387.1 persons per square mile.
88.9% of the population is White, 1.9% is Black or African American, 17.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 3.7% is Asian, 1.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.6% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.5% is two or more races. 89% have a high school degree or higher, and 31% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $232,100, there are 344,089 households, an average of 3.01 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,103, the median household income is $60,555, and 12.7% of the persons in Salt Lake County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 97,576. Retail sales (in $1000) were $16,758,729, and sales per capita were $16,718. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0.6%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.6%.
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