Utah at a Glance Fact Sheet

Utah’s population surpassed the three million mark in the fall of 2015. The state possesses distinctive demographics, including the nation’s youngest population and largest household size. Utah also has a relatively urban population with the vast majority of residents living in the northern metropolitan counties. The state economy is growing rapidly compared to other states and includes a mix of industries. A hallmark of the Utah economy is globalization, both in terms of international exports and visitors. These and other economic and demographic indicators are highlighted in the Utah at a Glance Fact Sheet.

Utah Demographic Fact Sheet

Utah is well-known for its signature demographics, which include the youngest population, largest household sizes, and among the most rapidly growing populations compared to other states. However we are following many of the trends of the nation with an increasing median age, greater ethnic diversity, and shrinking household sizes. The Utah Demographics Fact Sheet provides some of the most requested demographic information about the State of Utah.

3 Million Utahns

Demographers at the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute estimate the State of Utah reached a population of three million people in October 2015. This milestone serves as a symbol of a fast-growing state that ranks as the 32nd most populous state in the nation. Click here to learn more.

Utah Hispanic Fact Sheet

The most recent large migration of Latin Americans came to Utah beginning in the economic boom of the 1990s and continuing until the onset of the Great Recession in 2008. Subsequently, the growth of the Latino population in Utah has come from natural increase rather than in-migration. This snapshot includes a selection of demographic and socioeconomic data about Utah’s Hispanic/Latino population.