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Salt Lake City, Utah
Sacramento, California
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Salt Lake City is 189% less densely populated than Sacramento.
People are 0% more likely to be married in Sacramento.
The Median Age is 2.4 years younger in Salt Lake City.

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PEOPLE
 Salt Lake City, UTSacramento, CAUnited States
 Population192,672490,712321,418,820
 Population - 2010184,488459,511308,745,538
 Population - 2000181,743407,018285,036,114
 Population - 1990159,936369,365251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now20.47%32.85%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now6.01%20.56%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,7345,01191
 Land Area111983,531,905
 Water Area12264,837
 Median Age31.433.837.4
 Female Population48.54%51.36%50.81%
 Male Population51.46%48.64%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Salt Lake City, UTSacramento, CAUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.40%7.06%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.09%6.91%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.32%6.25%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.20%3.93%4.03%
 Age 18 to 205.11%4.47%4.35%
 Age 21 to 248.57%6.46%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3420.92%16.84%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.23%12.95%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5410.64%12.73%14.09%
 Age 55 to 594.87%5.92%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.73%5.06%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.43%6.10%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.97%3.55%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.53%1.77%1.85%
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 RACE
 Salt Lake City, UTSacramento, CAUnited States
 White65.73%33.97%62.77%
 Black2.73%13.03%12.24%
 Asian4.98%18.44%4.95%
 Native American1.21%0.42%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander2.03%1.42%0.16%
 Other0.45%0.26%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.94%4.83%2.13%
 Hispanic20.93%27.64%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic79.07%72.36%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Salt Lake City, UTSacramento, CAUnited States
 Households74,652177,578116,211,000
 Family Households39,019104,13476,958,100
 Non Family Households35,63373,44439,253,000
 Household Size2.472.632.63
 Married Population42.59%42.51%50.58%
 Single Population57.42%57.49%49.42%
 Now Married40.53%39.80%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.05%2.71%2.17%
 Never Married41.61%40.26%32.55%
 Widowed4.35%5.49%5.95%
 Divorced11.46%11.74%10.92%
 Married, w/children35.21%31.16%31.68%
 Married, no children37.12%32.16%41.44%
 Single, w/children16.93%23.45%16.94%
 Single, no children10.74%13.23%9.95%
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 COMMENTS
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