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Salt Lake City, Utah
Phoenix, Arizona
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Salt Lake City is 74% less densely populated than Phoenix.
People are 2% less likely to be married in Phoenix.
The Median Age is 1.5 years younger in Salt Lake City.

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PEOPLE
 Salt Lake City, UTPhoenix, AZUnited States
 Population192,6721,563,025321,418,820
 Population - 2010184,4881,450,206308,745,538
 Population - 2000181,7431,321,045285,036,114
 Population - 1990159,936983,403251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now20.47%58.94%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now6.01%18.32%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,7343,02091
 Land Area1115173,531,905
 Water Area11264,837
 Median Age31.432.937.4
 Female Population48.54%50.10%50.81%
 Male Population51.46%49.91%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Salt Lake City, UTPhoenix, AZUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.40%7.70%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.09%7.67%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.32%7.56%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.20%4.34%4.03%
 Age 18 to 205.11%4.37%4.35%
 Age 21 to 248.57%6.02%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3420.92%15.55%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.23%14.25%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5410.64%13.36%14.09%
 Age 55 to 594.87%5.50%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.73%4.63%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.43%5.39%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.97%2.57%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.53%1.10%1.85%
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 RACE
 Salt Lake City, UTPhoenix, AZUnited States
 White65.73%45.98%62.77%
 Black2.73%6.51%12.24%
 Asian4.98%3.27%4.95%
 Native American1.21%1.58%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander2.03%0.22%0.16%
 Other0.45%0.14%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.94%1.83%2.13%
 Hispanic20.93%40.48%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic79.07%59.52%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Salt Lake City, UTPhoenix, AZUnited States
 Households74,652520,856116,211,000
 Family Households39,019329,83576,958,100
 Non Family Households35,633191,02139,253,000
 Household Size2.472.832.63
 Married Population42.59%44.69%50.58%
 Single Population57.42%55.31%49.42%
 Now Married40.53%42.33%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.05%2.36%2.17%
 Never Married41.61%38.60%32.55%
 Widowed4.35%4.14%5.95%
 Divorced11.46%12.57%10.92%
 Married, w/children35.21%32.72%31.68%
 Married, no children37.12%32.45%41.44%
 Single, w/children16.93%24.03%16.94%
 Single, no children10.74%10.81%9.95%
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