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The 2000 Census showed that Davis County had a population of 238,994 people. This represented 10.7% of the total population of Utah, making it the state's 3rd most populous county (out of 29 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Davis had a population of 300,827 people. This is an increase of 25.87% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010306,479+28.24%+1.88% since 2009
2009300,827+25.87%+1.95% since 2008
2008295,061+23.46%+2.49% since 2007
2007287,888+20.46%+3.17% since 2006
2006279,037+16.75%+3.46% since 2005
2005269,695+12.85%+2.67% since 2004
2004262,689+9.91%+2.54% since 2003
2003256,173+7.19%+2.54% since 2002
2002249,835+4.54%+2.15% since 2001
2001244,578+2.34%+2.34% since 2000
2000238,994The Last Census

Davis County had 74,114 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Davis County has a total area<3> of 633 square miles [1,641 km²]. Of this total, 304.5 square miles [788 km²] of the area is land, with the balance (52%) being water (329.2 square miles [852 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Davis County had a population density of 784 people per square mile [303.1 people/km²], making it the state's 2nd most densely populated county (out of 29 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Davis County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Davis and the state of Utah.

Click here for the Davis County QuickFact (QF-49011).

Below are some of the communities that are located in Davis County:

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in
North Salt LakeQF-495521014,2098,74962.41%
West PointQF-49833909,1536,03351.72%
Woods CrossQF-49853708,8886,41938.46%

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Davis County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
Box ElderQF-49003   NW49,90242,74516.74%
MorganQF-49029   E8,9087,12924.95%
Salt LakeQF-49035   S1,034,989898,38715.21%
TooeleQF-49045   SW58,33540,73543.21%
WeberQF-49057   N231,834196,53317.96%

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Davis. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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