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Salt Lake City, Utah
Raleigh, North Carolina
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Salt Lake City is 80% less densely populated than Raleigh.
People are 0% less likely to be married in Raleigh.
The Median Age is 1.1 years younger in Salt Lake City.

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PEOPLE
 Salt Lake City, UTRaleigh, NCUnited States
 Population192,672451,066321,418,820
 Population - 2010184,488382,729308,745,538
 Population - 2000181,743276,093285,036,114
 Population - 1990159,936207,951251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now20.47%116.91%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now6.01%63.38%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,7343,13091
 Land Area1111443,531,905
 Water Area11264,837
 Median Age31.432.537.4
 Female Population48.54%51.91%50.81%
 Male Population51.46%48.09%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Salt Lake City, UTRaleigh, NCUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.40%6.79%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.09%6.57%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.32%6.00%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.20%3.37%4.03%
 Age 18 to 205.11%6.10%4.35%
 Age 21 to 248.57%7.56%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3420.92%18.05%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.23%15.19%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5410.64%12.53%14.09%
 Age 55 to 594.87%4.96%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.73%4.01%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.43%4.96%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.97%2.74%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.53%1.20%1.85%
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 RACE
 Salt Lake City, UTRaleigh, NCUnited States
 White65.73%53.95%62.77%
 Black2.73%28.52%12.24%
 Asian4.98%4.28%4.95%
 Native American1.21%0.22%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander2.03%0.09%0.16%
 Other0.45%0.32%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.94%1.70%2.13%
 Hispanic20.93%10.91%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic79.07%89.09%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Salt Lake City, UTRaleigh, NCUnited States
 Households74,652166,316116,211,000
 Family Households39,01993,59576,958,100
 Non Family Households35,63372,72139,253,000
 Household Size2.472.422.63
 Married Population42.59%42.83%50.58%
 Single Population57.42%57.18%49.42%
 Now Married40.53%40.11%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.05%2.71%2.17%
 Never Married41.61%42.43%32.55%
 Widowed4.35%4.18%5.95%
 Divorced11.46%10.56%10.92%
 Married, w/children35.21%32.64%31.68%
 Married, no children37.12%35.02%41.44%
 Single, w/children16.93%23.13%16.94%
 Single, no children10.74%9.21%9.95%
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