Utah’s population on April 1, 2020 was 3,271,616.

Explore the 2020 Census Data in Utah

Through partnership programs with the Census Bureau, including the State Data Center and the Federal State Cooperative for Population Estimates, the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute has been involved in the build-up and roll-out of the 2020 Census decennial enumeration in multiple ways. As data is released, we will continue our involvement in the 2020 census by providing Utah-based insights. The information below provides information into background and process, as well as new data as it becomes available.

COVID-19 created impacts to operations, in addition to delays to some data processing. The Census Bureau has announced that:
<li>Delivery of <strong>Demographic Profile, Demographic and Housing Characteristics File (DHC) </strong>in <a href=”https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2021/statement-apportionment-counts.html”><strong>May 2023</strong><strong>.</strong></a></li>
<li>Delivery of <strong>Detailed DHC-A </strong>in <strong>August 2023. </strong></li>
<li>Delivery of <strong>apportionment data</strong> to the president by <a href=”https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2021/statement-apportionment-counts.html”><strong>April 30, 2021.</strong></a></li>
<li>Delivery of <strong>redistricting data</strong> to states in one national release <a href=”https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2021/statement-redistricting-data-timeline.html”><strong>by September 30, 2021.</strong></a></li>
The release of <a href=”https://gardner.utah.edu/blog-2020-census-geographic-support-products-available/”>geographic support products for Utah was February 9, 2021.</a>

Learn more about how the 2020 Census operated and adapted to unprecedented conditions <a href=”https://2020census.gov/en/look-back.html”>here</a>.

The decennial census is the largest peacetime mobilization of the federal government, aiming to count everyone living in