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Salt Lake City, Utah
Houston, Texas
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Salt Lake City is 121% less densely populated than Houston.
People are 2% less likely to be married in Houston.
The Median Age is 1.2 years younger in Salt Lake City.

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PEOPLE
 Salt Lake City, UTHouston, TXUnited States
 Population192,6722,296,224321,418,820
 Population - 2010184,4882,068,026308,745,538
 Population - 2000181,7431,953,631285,036,114
 Population - 1990159,9361,630,553251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now20.47%40.83%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now6.01%17.54%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,7343,82991
 Land Area1116003,531,905
 Water Area128264,837
 Median Age31.432.637.4
 Female Population48.54%49.91%50.81%
 Male Population51.46%50.09%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Salt Lake City, UTHouston, TXUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.40%7.83%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.09%7.21%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.32%6.46%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.20%3.79%4.03%
 Age 18 to 205.11%4.10%4.35%
 Age 21 to 248.57%6.60%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3420.92%17.77%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.23%14.08%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5410.64%12.61%14.09%
 Age 55 to 594.87%5.65%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.73%4.44%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.43%5.46%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.97%2.84%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.53%1.17%1.85%
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 RACE
 Salt Lake City, UTHouston, TXUnited States
 White65.73%25.52%62.77%
 Black2.73%22.83%12.24%
 Asian4.98%6.25%4.95%
 Native American1.21%0.17%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander2.03%0.04%0.16%
 Other0.45%0.15%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.94%1.16%2.13%
 Hispanic20.93%43.89%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic79.07%56.11%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Salt Lake City, UTHouston, TXUnited States
 Households74,652792,763116,211,000
 Family Households39,019481,67976,958,100
 Non Family Households35,633311,08439,253,000
 Household Size2.472.692.63
 Married Population42.59%45.01%50.58%
 Single Population57.42%54.99%49.42%
 Now Married40.53%41.56%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.05%3.46%2.17%
 Never Married41.61%39.62%32.55%
 Widowed4.35%4.93%5.95%
 Divorced11.46%10.44%10.92%
 Married, w/children35.21%31.67%31.68%
 Married, no children37.12%31.84%41.44%
 Single, w/children16.93%22.92%16.94%
 Single, no children10.74%13.58%9.95%
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