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Canyon Rim, Utah
—  CDP  —
Canyon Rim, Utah is located in Utah
Canyon Rim, Utah
Location within the state of Utah
Coordinates: 40°42′23″N 111°49′31″W / 40.70639°N 111.82528°W / 40.70639; -111.82528
Country United States
State Utah
County Salt Lake
 - Total 2.1 sq mi (5.4 km2)
 - Land 2.1 sq mi (5.4 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 4,616 ft (1,407 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 10,428
 - Density 5,033.6/sq mi (1,943.5/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 - Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 385, 801
FIPS code 49-10390[1]
GNIS feature ID 1867577[2]

Canyon Rim is a census-designated place (CDP) in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States, and is part of Millcreek Township. The population was 10,428 at the 2000 census, a minuscule decrease from the 1990 figure of 10,527. It is located just south of Interstate 80 and the Sugar House neighborhood of Salt Lake City near the mouth of Parley's Canyon (hence the name Canyon Rim).

Canyon Rim is part of the Salt Lake City, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area.



Canyon Rim is located at 40°42′23″N 111°49′31″W / 40.70639°N 111.82528°W / 40.70639; -111.82528 (40.706504, -111.825200)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.4 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 10,428 people, 3,936 households, and 2,774 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 5,033.6 people per square mile (1,945.1/km²). There were 4,091 housing units at an average density of 1,974.7/sq mi (763.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.38% White, 0.54% African American, 0.28% Native American, 1.56% Asian, 0.32% Pacific Islander, 0.74% from other races, and 1.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.40% of the population.

There were 3,936 households out of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.8% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.5% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 18.1% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $51,416, and the median income for a family was $57,445. Males had a median income of $41,888 versus $30,354 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,587. About 3.7% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.4% of those under age 18 and 4.1% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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