The Salt Lake City metropolitan area is the metropolitan area centered on the city of Salt Lake City, Utah. The Office of Management and Budget and the United States Census Bureau currently define the Salt Lake City, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area as comprising two counties: Salt Lake and Tooele.  As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 1,087,873. As of July 1, 2014 the U.S. Census Bureau's population estimates division placed the population at 1,153,340, an increase of 65,467 or 6.0 percent since April 2010; out of 381 total MSAs, the Census Bureau ranks it as the 48th largest MSA in the United States in 2014 and the 58th fastest growing since 2010.  The Salt Lake City Metropolitan Area and the Ogden-Clearfield Metropolitan Area were a single metropolitan area known as the Salt Lake City-Ogden Metropolitan Area until being separated in 2005. 
The metropolitan area is part of the Salt Lake City-Provo-Orem, UT Combined Statistical Area, which also includes the Ogden–Clearfield metropolitan area, the Provo–Orem metropolitan area, the Heber City, Utah micropolitan area, and the Summit Park, Utah micropolitan area.
As of the census  of 2000, there were 968,858 people, 318,150 households, and 231,606 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 86.63% White, 1.04% African American, 0.90% Native American, 2.43% Asian, 1.15% Pacific Islander, 5.33% from other races, and 2.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.71% of the population.
The median income for a household in the MSA was $53,036, and the median income for a family was $59,139. Males had a median income of $40,683 versus $26,302 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $23,426.
The Salt Lake City– Provo– Orem Combined Statistical Area is made up of ten counties  in northern Utah. The statistical area includes three metropolitan areas and two micropolitan areas. As of the 2014 estimate, the CSA had a population of 2,423,912– over 82 percent of Utah's population.
- Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)
- Micropolitan Statistical Areas (μSAs)
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