Advertising in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City is the capital of Utah. This city sits within the metropolitan area of Salt Lake City. Brigham Young, Isaac Morley, George Washington Bradley and several other Mormon followers founded the city in 1847. They spent time irrigating and cultivated the infertile valley. Due to its proximity to the Great Salt Lake, the city was originally named "Great Salt Lake City." Later in 1868, the word "great" was removed from the official name. Salt Lake City has developed a strong outdoor recreation tourist industry based primarily on skiing, and was host to the 2002 Winter Olympics.

  • Estimated Population :200,544
  • Foreign born :17.50%
  • Language other than English spoken at home :26.70%
  • High school graduates :87.50%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher :44.40%
  • Median Household income :$ 50,353
  • Per Capita income :$31,188
  • Population per sq. mile :1,678
  • White :72.80%,Black or African :2.50%,American Indian :1.10%,Asian :5.60%,Others :18.00%

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Events in Salt Lake City

  • First Night On New Year’s Eve
  • Sundance Film Festival
  • Bald Eagle Day
  • Gallery Stroll
  • St. Patrick’s Day Pipe Band Concert
  • International Sportsman’s Expo
  • Salt Lake City Golf Show
  • Mormon Tabernacle Choir Easter Concerts
  • Bowling for Rhinos
  • Annual Easter Jeep Safari
  • Utah Renaissance Festival and Fantasy Faire
  • Days of ’47
  • Living Traditions Festival
  • Highlands Festival
  • Salt Lake County Deputy Sheriff's Federation 1st Annual Golf Tournament
  • Utah Pride Festival
  • Asian Festival
  • Folk & Bluegrass Festival
  • Payson Scottish Festival
  • Wildflower Festival
  • Utah Belly Dance Festival
  • Railroader’s Festival
  • College Football
  • Great Salt Lake Chili Affair
  • Dew Tour - Toyota Challenge
  • Utah State Fair
  • Tours of the Governor’s Mansion
  • Run 4 Your Life
  • Frightmares at Lagoon Park
  • Kirkin’ O’ Th’ Tartan Scottish Festival
  • Crossroads of the West Gun Show
  • Rocky Mountain Christmas Fest and Holiday Gift Show
  • Feast with the Beasts
  • Festival of Trees
  • Holiday Gallery Stroll

Business & Education in Salt Lake City

  • The city is home to one Fortune 500 Company, Huntsman. Other companies of note headquartered in Salt Lake City include Associated Food Stores, Avalanche Software, Bookcraft, Chair Entertainment, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Eat Sleep Play, Electro Brain, EnergySolutions, Four Points Media Group, GE Healthcare Surgery, Idaho Technology, Sinclair Oil Corporation, Smith’s Food & Drug, and Ultra Championship Wresting-Zero.
  • There are two public universities located within the city limits: Utah State University (USU) and Salt Lake Community College. Private colleges in the city include the Westminster College (Utah), and Brigham Young University (BYU).