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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Utah County is 540,425, which is 46.64% 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 Utah County population density is 252.05 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 Utah County is white, which represent 91.63% of the total population. The average Utah County 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: 540,425. #2

Population Growth Since 2000, #4

Utah County

Population Density, #4

Utah County
252.05 per square mile
33.67 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:495,181 (91.63%, #19)
Black:3,298 (0.61%, #11)
Hispanic:59,376 (10.99%, #8)
Asian:7,522 (1.39%, #5)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):7,230 (1.34%, #12)
One Race, Other:13,518 (2.50%, see rank)
Two or More Races:13,676 (2.53%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:39,798 (67.03%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:1,057 (1.78%, see rank)
Cuban:651 (1.10%, see rank)
Central American:5,353 (9.02%, see rank)
South American:9,017 (15.19%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:781 (10.38%, see rank)
Chinese:1,801 (23.94%, see rank)
Filipino:1,134 (15.08%, see rank)
Japanese:964 (12.82%, see rank)
Korean:1,339 (17.80%, see rank)
Vietnamese:438 (5.82%, see rank)
Asian, Other:1,065 (14.16%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

465,787 (86.19%) out of the total population of 540,425 reported first ancestry.

 Utah County% of the Total PopulationUtahU.S.
Arab1,0380.19%, see rank0.23%0.56%
Czech1,1650.22%, see rank0.22%0.47%
Danish34,4546.38%, see rank5.11%0.42%
Dutch10,3631.92%, see rank2.34%1.40%
English153,82128.46%, see rank25.20%8.02%
French12,0342.23%, see rank2.16%3.34%
German62,24611.52%, see rank11.57%15.03%
Greek2,0230.37%, see rank0.48%0.41%
Hungarian6430.12%, see rank0.17%0.46%
Irish28,2165.22%, see rank6.04%10.80%
Italian13,2272.45%, see rank2.75%5.52%
Norwegian13,1762.44%, see rank2.31%1.42%
Polish3,7400.69%, see rank0.85%3.01%
Portuguese1,2160.23%, see rank0.16%0.44%
Russian2,6440.49%, see rank0.36%0.92%
Scotch-Irish3,9690.73%, see rank0.74%0.99%
Scottish29,9455.54%, see rank4.51%1.72%
Subsaharan African1,5300.28%, see rank0.42%0.95%
Swedish23,7424.39%, see rank3.94%1.27%
Swiss7,1991.33%, see rank1.23%0.30%
Ukrainian4940.09%, see rank0.11%0.31%
American29,0905.38%, see rank6.19%7.12%
Welsh14,7162.72%, see rank2.04%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 271,483 (50.24%, see rank)
Females: 268,942 (49.76%, see rank)

Utah County
Male: 50.24%
Female: 49.76%
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)
Utah County
24.50 years old
29.90 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Utah County
24.40 years old
29.40 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Utah County
24.60 years old
30.40 years old
38.80 years old

 Utah County% of the Total PopulationUtahU.S.
Under 5 years57,65210.67%, see rank9.00%6.36%
5 to 9 years54,57910.10%, see rank8.89%6.51%
10 to 14 years50,3069.31%, see rank8.51%6.59%
15 to 19 years49,6099.18%, see rank7.76%6.85%
20 to 24 years65,51212.12%, see rank8.37%7.13%
25 to 34 years83,98415.54%, see rank15.49%13.47%
35 to 44 years62,71811.61%, see rank12.62%12.96%
45 to 54 years44,7908.29%, see rank10.72%14.09%
55 to 64 years34,3776.36%, see rank9.14%12.29%
65 to 74 years20,9873.88%, see rank5.41%7.64%
75 to 84 11,6522.16%, see rank2.97%4.25%
85 years and over4,2590.79%, see rank1.13%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Utah CountyUtahU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population262,767, 100%1,642,728209,056,129
Less Than High School16,952, 6.45%, see rank8.98%13.67%
High School Graduate44,570, 16.96%, see rank23.27%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree104,264, 39.68%, see rank37.10%29.09%
Bachelor Degree67,492, 25.69%, see rank20.48%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree29,489, 11.22%, see rank10.17%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.35, 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

 Utah County UtahU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten23,98466.19%33.81%71.04%28.96%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)81,78794.82%, see rank5.18%, see rank94.69%5.31%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)36,20695.07%, see rank4.93%, see rank94.74%5.26%90.60%9.40%
College66,84047.92%, see rank52.08%, see rank73.63%26.37%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School7,05140.83%, see rank59.17%, see rank68.45%31.55%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Utah CountyUtahU.S.
Total Households145,469, 100%896,194116,211,092
Average Household Size3.62, see rank3.142.63
1 Person Households17,876, 12.29%, see rank19.46%27.57%
2 or More Person Households127,593, 87.71%, see rank80.54%72.43%
Family Households (Families)119,530, 82.17%, see rank75.14%66.22%
Average Family Size4.02, see rank3.713.32
Married-Couple Family103,251, 70.98%, see rank61.34%48.42%
Nonfamily Households25,939, 17.83%, see rank24.86%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Utah County%UtahU.S.
15 Years and Over Total377,888see rank2,103,597252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over187,890100%, see rank1,049,058123,281,364
Never Married64,21534.18%, see rank32.08%35.77%
Married113,03860.16%, see rank58.10%52.04%
Widowed2,0131.07%, see rank1.71%2.57%
Divorced8,6244.59%, see rank8.11%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over189,998100%, see rank1,054,539129,692,771
Never Married55,84829.39%, see rank26.08%29.48%
Married112,73359.33%, see rank57.87%49.19%
Widowed7,6754.04%, see rank5.83%9.16%
Divorced13,7427.23%, see rank10.21%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Utah County%UtahU.S.
Native501,67392.83%, see rank91.61%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence330,49061.15%, see rank62.05%58.73%
Born in Different State165,39130.60%, see rank28.57%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
5,7921.07%, see rank0.99%1.42%
Foreign Born38,7527.17%, see rank8.39%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship13,0922.42%, see rank2.96%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship25,6604.75%, see rank5.42%7.09%
Born In Europe3,0320.56%, see rank0.89%1.53%
Born In Asia5,6881.05%, see rank1.62%3.82%
Born In Africa6460.12%, see rank0.24%0.55%
Born In Oceania1,5830.29%, see rank0.32%0.07%
Born In Latin America25,7204.76%, see rank5.02%6.83%
Born In Northern America2,0830.39%, see rank0.29%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Utah County%UtahU.S.
English118,76781.64%, see rank82.71%79.39%
Spanish17,22011.84%, see rank10.57%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages5,2973.64%, see rank3.30%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages3,7082.55%, see rank2.59%3.36%
Other4770.33%, see rank0.84%0.99%

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

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