Salt Lake City Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Salt Lake City metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Salt Lake City in 2021 is 1,180,000, a 0.94% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Salt Lake City in 2020 was 1,169,000, a 0.95% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Salt Lake City in 2019 was 1,158,000, a 0.96% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Salt Lake City in 2018 was 1,147,000, a 1.41% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in United States
City Name Population
New York City 18,823,000
Los Angeles 12,459,000
Chicago 8,877,000
Houston 6,491,000
Dallas-Fort Worth 6,397,000
Miami 6,167,000
Atlanta 5,911,000
Philadelphia 5,734,000
Washington DC 5,378,000
Phoenix 4,584,000
Boston 4,315,000
Detroit 3,530,000
Seattle 3,461,000
San Francisco 3,313,000
San Diego 3,272,000
Minneapolis 2,946,000
Tampa 2,911,000
Denver 2,862,000
Las Vegas 2,772,000
Riverside-San Bernardino 2,514,000
San Antonio 2,368,000
Baltimore 2,333,000
St. Louis 2,216,000
Portland 2,174,000
Sacramento 2,155,000
Charlotte 2,132,000
Austin 2,117,000
Orlando 2,002,000
Indianapolis 1,833,000
San Jose 1,799,000
Cleveland 1,760,000
Cincinnati 1,754,000
Pittsburgh 1,700,000
Kansas City 1,698,000
Columbus 1,666,000
Raleigh 1,498,000
Virginia Beach 1,479,000
Milwaukee 1,443,000
Jacksonville 1,297,000
Nashville 1,272,000
Providence 1,200,000
Salt Lake City 1,180,000
Memphis 1,156,000
Richmond 1,117,000
Louisville 1,098,000
McAllen 1,037,000
Hartford 1,004,000
New Orleans 998,000
Oklahoma City 998,000
Tucson 993,000
El Paso 963,000
Bridgeport-Stamford 955,000
Albuquerque 929,000
Honolulu 898,000
Temecula-Murrieta 892,000
Buffalo 886,000
Cape Coral 882,000
Birmingham 849,000
Omaha 843,000
Provo-Orem 793,000
Fresno 777,000
Tulsa 774,000
Allentown 770,000
Knoxville 756,000
Baton Rouge 746,000
Rochester 744,000
Sarasota-Bradenton 743,000
Dayton 741,000
Columbia, South Carolina 730,000
Ogden-Layton 725,000
Charleston-North Charleston 721,000
Bakersfield 705,000
Concord 688,000
Colorado Springs 677,000
Springfield 672,000
Mission Viejo 639,000
Albany 632,000
The Woodlands 609,000
Grand Rapids 601,000
New Haven 595,000
Akron 564,000
Victorville-Hesperia-Apple Valley 558,000
Des Moines 552,000
Worcester 552,000
Harrisburg 550,000
Kissimmee 549,000
Greenville 540,000
Port St. Lucie 533,000
Wichita 531,000
Fayetteville-Springdale 525,000
Palm Bay-Melbourne 524,000
Little Rock 521,000
Winston-Salem 519,000
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh 514,000
Reno 514,000
Toledo 509,000
Lancaster 505,000
Lancaster-Palmdale 504,000
Madison 494,000
Daytona Beach-Port Orange 487,000
Indio-Cathedral City-Palm Springs 478,000
Boise City 455,000
Denton-Lewisville 452,000
Spokane 452,000
Augusta-Richmond County 448,000
Bonita Springs-Naples 445,000
Stockton 441,000
Jackson, Mississippi 426,000
Durham 424,000
Chattanooga 423,000
Concord 421,000
Syracuse 420,000
Visalia 420,000
Modesto 414,000
Santa Clarita 404,000
Oxnard 399,000
Myrtle Beach 393,000
Huntsville 392,000
Round Lake Beach-McHenry-Grayslake 377,000
Scranton 375,000
Lafayette 367,000
Greensboro 365,000
Asheville 360,000
Montgomery 360,000
Antioch 359,000
Pensacola 356,000
Youngstown 355,000
Springfield, Missouri 353,000
Lakeland 351,000
Fayetteville 349,000
Corpus Christi 348,000
Flint 344,000
Fort Collins 343,000
Fort Wayne 341,000
Lexington-Fayette 337,000
Mobile 333,000
Santa Rosa 333,000
Trenton 331,000
Ann Arbor 329,000
Savannah 329,000
Lansing 326,000
Rockford 326,000
Shreveport 323,000
Laredo 322,000
Salt Lake City - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 1,180,000 0.94%
2020 1,169,000 0.95%
2019 1,158,000 0.96%
2018 1,147,000 1.41%
2017 1,131,000 1.43%
2016 1,115,000 1.46%
2015 1,099,000 1.38%
2014 1,084,000 1.40%
2013 1,069,000 1.42%
2012 1,054,000 1.44%
2011 1,039,000 1.37%
2010 1,025,000 1.38%
2009 1,011,000 1.51%
2008 996,000 1.32%
2007 983,000 1.44%
2006 969,000 1.47%
2005 955,000 1.38%
2004 942,000 1.40%
2003 929,000 1.42%
2002 916,000 1.44%
2001 903,000 1.35%
2000 891,000 1.25%
1999 880,000 1.15%
1998 870,000 1.28%
1997 859,000 1.18%
1996 849,000 1.07%
1995 840,000 1.20%
1994 830,000 1.22%
1993 820,000 1.11%
1992 811,000 1.25%
1991 801,000 1.14%
1990 792,000 1.54%
1989 780,000 1.56%
1988 768,000 1.59%
1987 756,000 1.61%
1986 744,000 1.64%
1985 732,000 1.53%
1984 721,000 1.55%
1983 710,000 1.57%
1982 699,000 1.60%
1981 688,000 1.62%
1980 677,000 3.04%
1979 657,000 3.46%
1978 635,000 3.42%
1977 614,000 3.54%
1976 593,000 3.49%
1975 573,000 3.43%
1974 554,000 3.36%
1973 536,000 3.47%
1972 518,000 3.60%
1971 500,000 3.52%
1970 483,000 3.21%
1969 468,000 3.31%
1968 453,000 3.19%
1967 439,000 3.29%
1966 425,000 3.16%
1965 412,000 3.26%
1964 399,000 3.10%
1963 387,000 3.20%
1962 375,000 3.31%
1961 363,000 3.42%
1960 351,000 3.85%
1959 338,000 4.64%
1958 323,000 4.19%
1957 310,000 4.38%
1956 297,000 4.21%
1955 285,000 4.40%
1954 273,000 4.60%
1953 261,000 4.40%
1952 250,000 4.17%
1951 240,000 4.35%
1950 230,000 0.00%