Salt Lake City

Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

6
168/265
Details
Large apartment$1500.00
Medium apartment$1200.00
Rent index [score]0.60
Small apartment$940.00

Cost of Living

6
100/248
Details
5km taxi ride$7.10
A Cappuccino$4.70
A beer$3.10
A kilogram of Apples$3.10
Bread$1.60
Inflation [score]0.62
Lunch$11.00
Monthly fitness club membership$27.00
Monthly public transport$90.00
Movie ticket$11.00
Price of a meal at a restaurant$66.27

Startups

6
49/264
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups9
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.52
Coworking spaces [score]0.50
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co43
Meetups [score]0.56
Meetups groups160
Meetups members62686
Number of investors127
Number of startup events in the last 12 months1015
Number of upcoming meetup events99
Startup climate scene [score]0.59
Startup events284
Startup events [score]0.83
Startups [score]0.74
Total number of startups348

Venture Capital

7
22/192
Details
Funding accelerator namesBoomStartup
Number of funding accelerators1
Venture capital [score]0.71

Travel Connectivity

3
143/266
Details
Airport hub91
Airport hub [score]0.43
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.11

Commute

5
184/255
Details
Human city pagehttp://cities.human.co/details/United_States/Salt_Lake_City
Traffic handling [score]0.60

Business Freedom

9
69/264
Details
Business freedom84.70
Business freedom [score]0.86
Freedom from corruption74.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.79
Lack of labor restrictions91.40
Lack of labor restrictions [score]1.00
Time to open a business5.60
Time to open a business [score]0.95

Safety

6
210/266
Details
Crime rate [score]0.85
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year12
Guns per 100 residents130
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.68
Lack of guns [score]0.28
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.48

Healthcare

9
61/265
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.99
Healthcare quality [score]0.90
Life expectancy (years)79.28
Life expectancy [score]0.76

Education

4
130/240
Details
Best university in rankingUniversity of Utah
Best university ranking225
Country mean scores in PISA math test478.04
Country mean scores in PISA reading test497.58
Country mean scores in PISA science test497.41
PISA math ranking (high school)30
PISA ranking24
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.72
PISA reading (high school)16
PISA science (high school)19
Percent of happy students0.77
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.26
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.17
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.18
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.09
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.08
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.07
University quality [score]0.13

Environmental Quality

6
144/266
Details
Air quality [score]0.30
Cleanliness [score]0.84
Drinking water quality [score]0.67
Urban greenery [score]0.67

Economy

7
16/263
Details
Currency exchange rate per US dollar for urban area1.00
Currency for urban areaUSD
GDP growth rate0.02
GDP growth rate [score]0.43
GDP per capita$54596.65
GDP per capita [score]0.87

Taxation

4
163/266
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.54
Income tax level [score]0.30
Profit tax (% of profit)0.44
Time overhead to file company taxes175
VAT (Sales Tax)0.07

Internet Access

7
44/266
Details
Download speed (Mbps)76.21
Internet access (download) [score]0.76
Internet access (upload) [score]0.60
Upload speed (Mbps)15.83

Leisure & Culture

6
123/264
Details
Art galleries137
Art galleries [score]0.46
Cinemas72
Cinemas [score]0.61
Comedy clubs18
Comedy clubs [score]0.65
Concert venues116
Concerts [score]0.68
Historical sites57
Historical sites [score]0.63
Museums57
Museums [score]0.56
Performing art venues155
Performing arts [score]0.72
Sport venues15
Sports [score]0.69
Zoos2
Zoos [score]0.79

Tolerance

9
32/266
Details
LGBT Equality Index92.97
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.95
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulationsAmbiguous
LGBT discrimination legalityIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discrimination legality✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT gender changing rights✔ Legal, surgery not required
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legality✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT marriage rights✔ Legal
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.77

Outdoors

7
17/266
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.71
Median peak in meters2456.00
Presence of hills in city1.00
Presence of mountains in city1.00
Seaside waterbody1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)1304.00
Water access [score]0.61
Sign up to get a free city match score based on your personal preferences
Sign up for a free Teleport account to personalize city data.
Budget your housing and living costs, salaries and jobs.
Get started

Locals review Salt Lake City

Do locals recommend living in Salt Lake City?

What could Salt Lake City do better?#improveSaltLakeCity

How could Salt Lake City improve to make it a more liveable city? We will make sure that the local government will know about the suggestions that reach enough votes*.
*Suggestions will be delivered to: Mayor of Salt Lake City - Jackie Biskupski
You can be the first! 😊  Tell us something that can be improved about your city.

What makes Salt Lake City a special place?#praiseSaltLakeCity

Is Salt Lake City a great place to live? What makes it special for you? What makes it liveable? What should others know about? Why should they move here? Why do you love it?
You can be the first! 😊  Tell us something nice about your city.

Looking for a job in Salt Lake City?

Start searching

What are you looking for?

WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR?

Let the job find you

Let the jobs come to you! Sign up with your email and we’ll start working on getting job offers from Salt Lake City  delivered to you. It's free. No strings attached. You can unsubscribe anytime.


What kind of job are you looking for?

WHAT KIND OF JOB ARE YOU LOOKING FOR?
EMAIL ADDRESS
Sign up for a free Teleport account to personalize city data.
Budget your housing and living costs, salaries and jobs.
Get started

Visa

For visits up to 90 days

Required with citizenship of
Get more information about visas in Salt Lake City here

Explore Salt Lake City’s neighborhoods

Sign up for a free Teleport account to personalize city data.
Budget your housing and living costs, salaries and jobs.
Get started

Explore the streets of Salt Lake City

Teleport Users  X  Salt Lake City

Sign up for a free Teleport account to personalize city data.
Budget your housing and living costs, salaries and jobs.
Get started
Sign up for a free Teleport account to personalize city data.
Budget your housing and living costs, salaries and jobs.
Get started

Still have questions?