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South Jordan City Demographics

Population Growth

South Jordan city is still one of the fastest growing cities in the State of Utah. Since 1960 The population has grown from 1,345 to 58,839 (March 1, 2014). South Jordan had the 2nd highest annual average growth rate from 1990 to 1999 in the State of Utah with 9.4%. South Jordan is one of the largest cities in the State of Utah and has been since 2000.

March 1, 2014 (58,839)
Source: South Jordan Planning Department

Residential growth will continue for the next 20 to 25 years until the City reaches its ultimate population projection (85,000 - 90,000). The growth is fueled by the availability of land, a community lifestyle based on open space, large lots, a rural atmosphere, and a general population increase in the Salt Lake Valley.


Description of Households

Of the city's nearly 9,300 households, 8,770 are single family residences, and 560 are multi-family. High home values are a reflection of the South Jordan City's stability and sense of community. South Jordan City has a median home value of $221,800 (US Census Bureau). Also according to the Census, South Jordan City has an average of 3.9 persons per household. The following chart describes the households:

South Jordan Occupancy Per Household (HH) South Jordan Family Structure
HH w/1 Person 5.6% HH w/Single Adult 5.0%
HH w/2 Persons 11.4% HH w/Married Couple 87.1%
HH w/3+ Persons 83.0% HH Single w/Children 5.0%
Avg. # Persons in HH 3.92 HH Married w/Children 58.0%


Residential Building

 

YEARLY BUILDING PERMIT TOTALS 2005 - 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YEAR

COMMERCIAL

 

RESIDENTIAL

OTHER

 

 

# Issued

Valuation

# Issued

Valuation

# Issued

Valuation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2005

87

$92,398,315

994

$209,818,876

519

$7,356,612

2006

166

$76,669,208

1112

$226,157,991

468

$9,009,420

2007

107

$140,988,080

808

$176,029,700

559

$7,645,692

2008

105

$54,462,520

453

$118,207,000

522

$11,695,198

2009

72

$251,099,575

496

$130,723,700

426

$5,924,300

2010

68

$38,547,173

483

$108,836,600

440

$11,786,650

2011

76

$71,270,250

640

$135,563,706

511

$9,722,450

2012

86

$55,488,000

660

$180,772,100

607

$12,340,600

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YEARLY SUBDIVISION/SITE PLAN TOTALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YEAR

SUBDIVISIONS

COMM SITE PLAN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2005

92

56

 

 

 

 

2006

96

45

 

 

 

 

2007

51

28

 

 

 

 

2008

44

45

 

 

 

 

2009

48

21

 

 

 

 

2010

18

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Updated as of 12/31/2012



Education

South Jordan's population is highly educated. According to the 2000 US Census, 95.8% of the City's population, 25 years and older, has a high school diploma or some college experience. Of the 95.8%, 30.9% have bachelor's degrees or higher. According to the Census only 3.7% of the population 25 years and older attended high school, but did not receive a high school diploma.

Age

According to the 2000 US Census report, the median age is 25.3. The following chart will show the age distribution for the City of South Jordan according to the 2000 census.



Personal Income

High-income levels have a stabilizing effect upon economic growth and the high-income levels in South Jordan City are an attractive feature to incoming businesses. The following chart indicates the distribution of personal income in the City.

South Jordan Statistics
as of 5-1-08

Acreage city total 18,301; city parks: 363
Median Age 27.5
Average Household Size 3.81
Household Income Average $93,351; Median $97,645
% High School Graduates (population 25 and older) 95.8%
%College Degree Holders (population 25 and older) 30.9%
Housing Units 13,396
Median Home Value $346,000
Median Home Sales Price $415,000
Mean Travel Time to Work (minutes) 26.1 min
July Temperature (average maximum) 83.4F; 28.6C
January Temperature (average minimum) 7.7F; -13.5C
Annual Precipitation (inches) 14.96"
Taxable Retail Sales 99-07 1999 $49,123,425; 2007 $515,354,605;+949%

 

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