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Utah

State Facts

Minimum Wage$7.25
2-Bedroom Housing Wage$22.18
Number of Renter Households295,682
Number of Renter Households
Below 30% AMI
61,221
Percent of Renter Households
Below 30% AMI
21%
Number of Renter Households
Below 50% AMI
111,576
Percent of Renter Households
Below 50% AMI
38%

Affordable Rent for Low Income Households

Minimum Wage Worker

$377/mo

Household at 30% of Area Median Income

$722/mo

Household at 50% of Area Median Income

$1,203/mo

Fair Market Rent

1-Bedroom Fair Market Rent

$960/mo

2-Bedroom Fair Market Rent

$1,153/mo

Working at minimum wage $7.25/hr

Each week you have to work 102 hours

To afford a modest 1 bedroom rental home at Fair Market Rent

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Number of Households
Total 1,003,345 110,663 17,811 39,581 195,743 175,377 383,324 59,699 21,147 2,213 17,811 39,581 7,802 169 107,104 7,038 3,732 1,851 4,442 17,381 3,478 2,847 4,293 3,434 590 641 383,324 4,577 8,887 7,487 14,474 21,147 10,739 171,899 10,505 59,699 995 85,205
Renter 295,682 28,648 4,197 14,809 45,841 55,923 124,419 17,772 4,073 408 4,197 14,809 2,165 49 23,899 1,828 921 398 1,530 6,041 756 651 1,133 395 65 171 124,419 1,002 2,025 1,582 3,166 4,073 2,497 55,167 2,751 17,772 265 21,547
Percent Renters 29% 26% 24% 37% 23% 32% 32% 30% 19% 18% 24% 37% 28% 29% 22% 26% 25% 22% 34% 35% 22% 23% 26% 12% 11% 27% 32% 22% 23% 21% 22% 19% 23% 32% 26% 30% 27% 25%
Housing Wage
Zero-Bedroom $16.20 $12.43 $12.10 $11.21 $15.60 $16.92 $17.77 $16.10 $14.31 $9.94 $12.10 $11.21 $9.88 $10.40 $15.60 $10.88 $9.94 $9.94 $10.92 $11.83 $16.92 $12.73 $9.94 $15.60 $9.94 $10.40 $17.77 $12.56 $10.48 $9.94 $19.75 $14.31 $11.75 $16.92 $15.62 $16.10 $9.94 $15.60
One-Bedroom $18.46 $14.16 $13.31 $13.44 $17.13 $17.58 $21.38 $17.27 $15.31 $11.44 $13.31 $13.44 $11.75 $11.96 $17.13 $12.60 $12.77 $12.77 $12.15 $14.56 $17.58 $14.63 $11.44 $17.13 $11.44 $11.96 $21.38 $12.77 $11.65 $11.06 $20.58 $15.31 $13.42 $17.58 $17.38 $17.27 $11.44 $17.13
Two-Bedroom $22.18 $17.91 $17.52 $16.87 $21.25 $20.02 $25.52 $20.94 $19.88 $14.56 $17.52 $16.87 $14.56 $15.23 $21.25 $15.94 $14.56 $14.56 $16.00 $17.81 $20.02 $18.63 $14.56 $21.25 $14.56 $15.23 $25.52 $14.56 $15.35 $14.56 $27.08 $19.88 $16.50 $20.02 $22.88 $20.94 $14.56 $21.25
Three-Bedroom $30.87 $23.75 $23.38 $23.96 $29.52 $28.44 $35.44 $29.75 $27.37 $19.37 $23.38 $23.96 $18.88 $20.06 $29.52 $21.02 $19.19 $18.00 $22.73 $24.38 $28.44 $23.52 $19.75 $29.52 $20.67 $20.06 $35.44 $18.19 $18.96 $19.37 $33.46 $27.37 $23.25 $28.44 $31.52 $29.75 $18.00 $29.52
Four-Bedroom $36.03 $29.01 $27.98 $28.87 $35.85 $34.27 $39.73 $35.85 $34.04 $23.15 $27.98 $28.87 $24.92 $25.33 $35.85 $25.65 $19.75 $23.17 $26.60 $30.48 $34.27 $25.27 $24.73 $35.85 $24.19 $25.33 $39.73 $20.08 $22.67 $22.77 $42.50 $34.04 $28.25 $34.27 $37.62 $35.85 $24.19 $35.85
Fair Market Rent
Zero-Bedroom $842 $646 $629 $583 $811 $880 $924 $837 $744 $517 $629 $583 $514 $541 $811 $566 $517 $517 $568 $615 $880 $662 $517 $811 $517 $541 $924 $653 $545 $517 $1,027 $744 $611 $880 $812 $837 $517 $811
One-Bedroom $960 $737 $692 $699 $891 $914 $1,112 $898 $796 $595 $692 $699 $611 $622 $891 $655 $664 $664 $632 $757 $914 $761 $595 $891 $595 $622 $1,112 $664 $606 $575 $1,070 $796 $698 $914 $904 $898 $595 $891
Two-Bedroom $1,153 $932 $911 $877 $1,105 $1,041 $1,327 $1,089 $1,034 $757 $911 $877 $757 $792 $1,105 $829 $757 $757 $832 $926 $1,041 $969 $757 $1,105 $757 $792 $1,327 $757 $798 $757 $1,408 $1,034 $858 $1,041 $1,190 $1,089 $757 $1,105
Three-Bedroom $1,605 $1,235 $1,216 $1,246 $1,535 $1,479 $1,843 $1,547 $1,423 $1,007 $1,216 $1,246 $982 $1,043 $1,535 $1,093 $998 $936 $1,182 $1,268 $1,479 $1,223 $1,027 $1,535 $1,075 $1,043 $1,843 $946 $986 $1,007 $1,740 $1,423 $1,209 $1,479 $1,639 $1,547 $936 $1,535
Four-Bedroom $1,874 $1,509 $1,455 $1,501 $1,864 $1,782 $2,066 $1,864 $1,770 $1,204 $1,455 $1,501 $1,296 $1,317 $1,864 $1,334 $1,027 $1,205 $1,383 $1,585 $1,782 $1,314 $1,286 $1,864 $1,258 $1,317 $2,066 $1,044 $1,179 $1,184 $2,210 $1,770 $1,469 $1,782 $1,956 $1,864 $1,258 $1,864
Annual Income Needed to Afford
Zero-Bedroom $33,691 $25,856 $25,160 $23,320 $32,440 $35,200 $36,960 $33,480 $29,760 $20,680 $25,160 $23,320 $20,560 $21,640 $32,440 $22,640 $20,680 $20,680 $22,720 $24,600 $35,200 $26,480 $20,680 $32,440 $20,680 $21,640 $36,960 $26,120 $21,800 $20,680 $41,080 $29,760 $24,440 $35,200 $32,480 $33,480 $20,680 $32,440
One-Bedroom $38,402 $29,462 $27,680 $27,960 $35,640 $36,560 $44,480 $35,920 $31,840 $23,800 $27,680 $27,960 $24,440 $24,880 $35,640 $26,200 $26,560 $26,560 $25,280 $30,280 $36,560 $30,440 $23,800 $35,640 $23,800 $24,880 $44,480 $26,560 $24,240 $23,000 $42,800 $31,840 $27,920 $36,560 $36,160 $35,920 $23,800 $35,640
Two-Bedroom $46,136 $37,262 $36,440 $35,080 $44,200 $41,640 $53,080 $43,560 $41,360 $30,280 $36,440 $35,080 $30,280 $31,680 $44,200 $33,160 $30,280 $30,280 $33,280 $37,040 $41,640 $38,760 $30,280 $44,200 $30,280 $31,680 $53,080 $30,280 $31,920 $30,280 $56,320 $41,360 $34,320 $41,640 $47,600 $43,560 $30,280 $44,200
Three-Bedroom $64,204 $49,395 $48,640 $49,840 $61,400 $59,160 $73,720 $61,880 $56,920 $40,280 $48,640 $49,840 $39,280 $41,720 $61,400 $43,720 $39,920 $37,440 $47,280 $50,720 $59,160 $48,920 $41,080 $61,400 $43,000 $41,720 $73,720 $37,840 $39,440 $40,280 $69,600 $56,920 $48,360 $59,160 $65,560 $61,880 $37,440 $61,400
Four-Bedroom $74,951 $60,349 $58,200 $60,040 $74,560 $71,280 $82,640 $74,560 $70,800 $48,160 $58,200 $60,040 $51,840 $52,680 $74,560 $53,360 $41,080 $48,200 $55,320 $63,400 $71,280 $52,560 $51,440 $74,560 $50,320 $52,680 $82,640 $41,760 $47,160 $47,360 $88,400 $70,800 $58,760 $71,280 $78,240 $74,560 $50,320 $74,560
Minimum Wage
Minimum Wage $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25
Rent Affordable for a Full-Time Worker at Minimum Wage $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377 $377
Work Hours/Week at Minimum Wage
Zero-Bedroom 89 69 67 62 86 93 98 89 79 55 67 62 55 57 86 60 55 55 60 65 93 70 55 86 55 57 98 69 58 55 109 79 65 93 86 89 55 86
One-Bedroom 102 78 73 74 95 97 118 95 84 63 73 74 65 66 95 69 70 70 67 80 97 81 63 95 63 66 118 70 64 61 114 84 74 97 96 95 63 95
Two-Bedroom 122 99 97 93 117 110 141 116 110 80 97 93 80 84 117 88 80 80 88 98 110 103 80 117 80 84 141 80 85 80 149 110 91 110 126 116 80 117
Three-Bedroom 170 131 129 132 163 157 196 164 151 107 129 132 104 111 163 116 106 99 125 135 157 130 109 163 114 111 196 100 105 107 185 151 128 157 174 164 99 163
Four-Bedroom 199 160 154 159 198 189 219 198 188 128 154 159 138 140 198 142 109 128 147 168 189 139 136 198 133 140 219 111 125 126 234 188 156 189 208 198 133 198
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Payment
SSI Monthly Payment $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841 $841
Rent affordable to SSI recipient $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252 $252
Income Levels
30% of Area Median Income (AMI) $28,866 $25,232 $23,130 $23,070 $30,150 $28,800 $30,720 $25,170 $29,070 $22,350 $23,130 $23,070 $21,180 $32,490 $30,150 $23,490 $23,370 $22,110 $21,180 $21,300 $28,800 $23,430 $22,710 $30,150 $19,350 $20,700 $30,720 $17,580 $20,640 $20,400 $40,410 $29,070 $24,540 $28,800 $32,460 $25,170 $19,500 $30,150
50% of Area Median Income (AMI) $48,111 $42,054 $38,550 $38,450 $50,250 $48,000 $51,200 $41,950 $48,450 $37,250 $38,550 $38,450 $35,300 $54,150 $50,250 $39,150 $38,950 $36,850 $35,300 $35,500 $48,000 $39,050 $37,850 $50,250 $32,250 $34,500 $51,200 $29,300 $34,400 $34,000 $67,350 $48,450 $40,900 $48,000 $54,100 $41,950 $32,500 $50,250
Median Renter Household Income $51,472 $46,091 $43,995 $39,183 $54,232 $50,107 $54,496 $48,661 $49,288 $55,837 $43,995 $39,183 $26,115 $110,135 $59,059 $44,759 $32,123 $41,721 $39,741 $39,007 $45,747 $37,376 $44,864 $71,168 $27,792 $53,523 $54,496 $42,954 $39,569 $38,457 $79,702 $49,288 $37,246 $50,167 $67,289 $48,661 $40,241 $48,567
Rent Affordable at Different Income Levels
30% of Area Median Income (AMI) $722 $631 $578 $577 $754 $720 $768 $629 $727 $559 $578 $577 $530 $812 $754 $587 $584 $553 $530 $533 $720 $586 $568 $754 $484 $518 $768 $440 $516 $510 $1,010 $727 $614 $720 $812 $629 $488 $754
50% of Area Median Income (AMI) $1,203 $1,051 $964 $961 $1,256 $1,200 $1,280 $1,049 $1,211 $931 $964 $961 $883 $1,354 $1,256 $979 $974 $921 $883 $888 $1,200 $976 $946 $1,256 $806 $863 $1,280 $733 $860 $850 $1,684 $1,211 $1,023 $1,200 $1,353 $1,049 $813 $1,256
Median Renter Household Income $1,287 $1,152 $1,100 $980 $1,356 $1,253 $1,362 $1,217 $1,232 $1,396 $1,100 $980 $653 $2,753 $1,476 $1,119 $803 $1,043 $994 $975 $1,144 $934 $1,122 $1,779 $695 $1,338 $1,362 $1,074 $989 $961 $1,993 $1,232 $931 $1,254 $1,682 $1,217 $1,006 $1,214

Median Wages for Largest Occupations

OccupationTotal EmploymentMedian Hourly Wage
Waiters and Waitresses12,870$11.43
Fast Food and Counter Workers45,490$11.77
Cashiers31,260$12.15
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners22,740$14.46
Retail Salespersons39,750$14.54
Teaching Assistants, Except Postsecondary16,350$14.78
Home Health and Personal Care Aides15,440$14.80
Nursing Assistants12,360$15.11
Stockers and Order Fillers25,430$15.26
Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks16,620$15.27
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand22,100$15.60
One-Bedroom Housing Wage$18.46
Office Clerks, General26,450$18.61
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators14,310$18.61
Customer Service Representatives55,070$18.61
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive20,380$18.85
Construction Laborers19,250$19.03
Light Truck Drivers12,120$19.36
All Occupations1,554,670$19.77
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks14,360$20.24
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General12,950$20.79
Two-Bedroom Housing Wage$22.18
Carpenters11,860$23.96
Computer User Support Specialists11,760$24.46
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers19,580$24.82
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers17,250$25.05
Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel11,910$25.46
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products14,650$29.10
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education13,680$30.64
Accountants and Auditors12,290$32.32
General and Operations Managers60,180$32.60
Registered Nurses23,760$38.15
Software Developers18,200$52.19