In the city at the 2000 census, the population was spread out with 32.0% under the age of 18, 11.2% from 18 to 24, 38.3% from 25 to 44, 14.8% from 45 to 64, and 3.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 129.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 141.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city as of the 2000 census was $72,341, and the median income for a family was $76,858 (these figures had raised to $80,524 and $89,871 respectively as of a 2007 estimate. Males had a median income of $50,915 versus $31,742 for females.

Draper is home to the main customer service center of eBay, the tech call center of PGP Corporation, the call center of Musician’s Friend, and the headquarters of 1-800 Contacts. Draper is also home to Utah’s first IKEA, which opened in spring 2007.