Nationwide Claims to Fame

Utah is 1st out of 51 other states in People per household

Utah is 1st out of 51 other states in Residents younger than 18

Utah is 1st out of 51 other states in Residents younger than 5

Utah is 3rd out of 51 other states in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Utah is 7th out of 51 other states in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

Utah is 8th out of 51 other states in Race - White

Utah is 10th out of 51 other states in Home ownership rate

Utah is 12th out of 51 other states in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Utah is 12th out of 51 other states in Size in square miles

Utah is 14th out of 51 other states in Income per household

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Utah Rank US
Current population (2012) 2,855,287 34th 313,914,040
Size in square miles 82,169.6 12th 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 33.6 42nd 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Utah Rank US
Residents younger than 5 9.0% 1st 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 31.1% 1st 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 9.5% 50th 13.7%
Education Demographics
Utah Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 90.6% 7th 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 29.6% 17th 28.2%
Race Demographics
Utah Rank US
Race - White 91.8% 8th 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.3% 47th 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.5% 16th 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.2% 29th 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1.0% 3rd 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.3% 18th 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 13.3% 12th 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 79.9% 18th 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Utah Rank US
Female residents 49.7% 46th 50.8%
Foreign born residents 8.2% 22nd 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Utah Rank US
Housing units 993,060 35th 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 21.3% 25th 25.9%
Households 871,358 35th 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 70.7% 10th 66.1%
Home median value $221,300 18th $186,200
People per household 3.1 1st 2.6
Building permits (last year) 13,007 22nd 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Utah Rank US
Income per capita $23,650 44th $27,915
Income per household $57,783 14th $52,762
Income below poverty line 11.4% 39th 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Utah Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 68,747 32nd 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 1,029,103 32nd 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 246,393 31st 27,092,908
Retail sales $36,574,240 32nd $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,730 17th $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $3,980,570 36th $613,795,732

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Demographics by County - Utah

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