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Blog: Census Bureau Releases 2022 Population Estimates and Components of Change for Counties

By Emily Harris Note: The opinions expressed are those of […]

March 30, 2023
U.S. Census Bureau Estimates by County, 2022

Each year, the Census Bureau produces population estimates at varying […]

Blog: Visit Salt Lake & The Power of The Tourism Economy

By: Kaitlin Eskelson, President & CEO, Visit Salt Lake Note: […]

March 20, 2023
Policy Brief: Utah’s Energy Industry

Heading into 2022, energy experts debated the speed and timing […]

March 17, 2023
Utah’s Life Sciences Workforce and Industry Growth: 2012 to 2021

industry was a source of economic stability from 2012 to […]

March 16, 2023
Prices continue to rise despite lower inflation in February

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Prices are continuing to rise despite […]

March 15, 2023
Are the West’s housing markets in for more pain after Silicon Valley Bank collapse?

The West has been ground zero for the national housing market correction ever […]

Blog: Teacher Salaries: How Does Utah Compare?

By: Andrea Thomas Brandley Note: The opinions expressed are those […]

March 6, 2023
Blog: Most of the Nation Experiences Increasing Fertility Rates in 2021, but Not Utah

Author: Emily Harris, Senior Demographer Note: The opinions expressed are […]

March 3, 2023
Hachman Index of Economic Diversity, 2021

The Hachman Index measures economic diversity. Using indicators such as […]

March 2, 2023