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South Jordan, UT Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of South Jordan is 56,528, which is 92.03% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 27.98% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The South Jordan population density is 2,554.50 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 33.67 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in South Jordan is white, which represent 92.20% of the total population. The average South Jordan education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 56,528. #12

Population Growth Since 2000, #26

South Jordan, UT

Population Density, #36

South Jordan, UT
2,554.50 per square mile
33.67 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:52,118 (92.20%, #221)
Black:232 (0.41%, #84)
Hispanic:2,857 (5.05%, #165)
Asian:1,191 (2.11%, #44)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):590 (1.04%, #99)
One Race, Other:708 (1.25%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,689 (2.99%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:1,691 (59.19%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:284 (9.94%, see rank)
Cuban:12 (0.42%, see rank)
Central American:73 (2.56%, see rank)
South American:326 (11.41%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:377 (31.65%, see rank)
Chinese:277 (23.26%, see rank)
Filipino:41 (3.44%, see rank)
Japanese:87 (7.30%, see rank)
Korean:83 (6.97%, see rank)
Vietnamese:228 (19.14%, see rank)
Asian, Other:98 (8.23%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

49,009 (86.70%) out of the total population of 56,528 reported first ancestry.

 South Jordan, UT% of the Total PopulationUtahU.S.
Arab2000.35%, see rank0.23%0.56%
Czech2930.52%, see rank0.22%0.47%
Danish3,6826.51%, see rank5.11%0.42%
Dutch1,7583.11%, see rank2.34%1.40%
English17,18230.40%, see rank25.20%8.02%
French1,2502.21%, see rank2.16%3.34%
German7,44313.17%, see rank11.57%15.03%
Greek4800.85%, see rank0.48%0.41%
Hungarian310.05%, see rank0.17%0.46%
Irish3,2555.76%, see rank6.04%10.80%
Italian2,4954.41%, see rank2.75%5.52%
Norwegian1,4962.65%, see rank2.31%1.42%
Polish5921.05%, see rank0.85%3.01%
Portuguese1150.20%, see rank0.16%0.44%
Russian3230.57%, see rank0.36%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1760.31%, see rank0.74%0.99%
Scottish2,8365.02%, see rank4.51%1.72%
Subsaharan African250.04%, see rank0.42%0.95%
Swedish3,7846.69%, see rank3.94%1.27%
Swiss9031.60%, see rank1.23%0.30%
Ukrainian570.10%, see rank0.11%0.31%
American3,5976.36%, see rank6.19%7.12%
Welsh1,2692.24%, see rank2.04%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 28,443 (50.32%, see rank)
Females: 28,085 (49.68%, see rank)

South Jordan, UT
Male: 50.32%
Female: 49.68%
Male: 50.27%
Female: 49.73%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
South Jordan, UT
30.80 years old
29.90 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
South Jordan, UT
30.20 years old
29.40 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
South Jordan, UT
31.20 years old
30.40 years old
38.80 years old

 South Jordan, UT% of the Total PopulationUtahU.S.
Under 5 years5,3459.46%, see rank9.00%6.36%
5 to 9 years5,1199.06%, see rank8.89%6.51%
10 to 14 years5,4189.58%, see rank8.51%6.59%
15 to 19 years4,3957.77%, see rank7.76%6.85%
20 to 24 years3,7676.66%, see rank8.37%7.13%
25 to 34 years8,02614.20%, see rank15.49%13.47%
35 to 44 years7,61013.46%, see rank12.62%12.96%
45 to 54 years6,75511.95%, see rank10.72%14.09%
55 to 64 years5,67010.03%, see rank9.14%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,7574.88%, see rank5.41%7.64%
75 to 84 1,1982.12%, see rank2.97%4.25%
85 years and over4680.83%, see rank1.13%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 South Jordan, UTUtahU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population32,484, 100%1,642,728209,056,129
Less Than High School1,177, 3.62%, see rank8.98%13.67%
High School Graduate5,518, 16.99%, see rank23.27%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree13,206, 40.65%, see rank37.10%29.09%
Bachelor Degree8,208, 25.27%, see rank20.48%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree4,375, 13.47%, see rank10.17%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.62, see rank13.9113.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 South Jordan, UT UtahU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten2,46662.53%37.47%71.04%28.96%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)8,68894.19%, see rank5.81%, see rank94.69%5.31%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)3,88295.41%, see rank4.59%, see rank94.74%5.26%90.60%9.40%
College3,72174.74%, see rank25.26%, see rank73.63%26.37%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School69368.40%, see rank31.60%, see rank68.45%31.55%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 South Jordan, UTUtahU.S.
Total Households15,713, 100%896,194116,211,092
Average Household Size3.60, see rank3.142.63
1 Person Households1,852, 11.79%, see rank19.46%27.57%
2 or More Person Households13,861, 88.21%, see rank80.54%72.43%
Family Households (Families)13,256, 84.36%, see rank75.14%66.22%
Average Family Size3.99, see rank3.713.32
Married-Couple Family11,956, 76.09%, see rank61.34%48.42%
Nonfamily Households2,457, 15.64%, see rank24.86%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 South Jordan, UT%UtahU.S.
15 Years and Over Total40,646see rank2,103,597252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over20,589100%, see rank1,049,058123,281,364
Never Married5,76428.00%, see rank32.08%35.77%
Married13,29064.55%, see rank58.10%52.04%
Widowed1810.88%, see rank1.71%2.57%
Divorced1,3546.58%, see rank8.11%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over20,057100%, see rank1,054,539129,692,771
Never Married4,30821.48%, see rank26.08%29.48%
Married13,31566.39%, see rank57.87%49.19%
Widowed8954.46%, see rank5.83%9.16%
Divorced1,5397.67%, see rank10.21%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 South Jordan, UT%UtahU.S.
Native54,01195.55%, see rank91.61%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence39,05669.09%, see rank62.05%58.73%
Born in Different State14,46725.59%, see rank28.57%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
4880.86%, see rank0.99%1.42%
Foreign Born2,5174.45%, see rank8.39%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,3302.35%, see rank2.96%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,1872.10%, see rank5.42%7.09%
Born In Europe6891.22%, see rank0.89%1.53%
Born In Asia8361.48%, see rank1.62%3.82%
Born In Africa110.02%, see rank0.24%0.55%
Born In Oceania1340.24%, see rank0.32%0.07%
Born In Latin America6771.20%, see rank5.02%6.83%
Born In Northern America1700.30%, see rank0.29%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 South Jordan, UT%UtahU.S.
English13,78487.72%, see rank82.71%79.39%
Spanish7524.79%, see rank10.57%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages6123.89%, see rank3.30%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages5073.23%, see rank2.59%3.36%
Other580.37%, see rank0.84%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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