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Diversity in Utah: Race, Ethnicity, and Sex Data Book

This report provides data and information to help state and […]

May 6, 2021
Diversity in Utah: Race, Ethnicity, and Sex Data Book (Analysis in Brief)

Utah ranks as the 34th most racially and ethnically diverse […]

Market Assessment: Air Quality / Changing Climate Solutions Laboratory

The redevelopment of the Utah State Prison property in Draper, […]

May 5, 2021
Fact Sheet: Utah’s 2020 Census Apportionment, Resident, and Overseas Populations

Utah’s status as the fastest-growing state in the nation this […]

April 28, 2021
Fact Sheet: Refugees in Utah

A refugee is someone who, “owing to a well-founded fear […]

April 5, 2021
COVID-19 Impacts by Gender

The COVID-19 public health recession created an economic shock that […]

March 30, 2021
What’s New in Utah’s 2020 Census Geography?

Geography is a foundational aspect of the census, providing the […]

March 26, 2021
An Economic Analysis of Zion National Park Scenarios

Proposed developments at Zion National Park’s east entrance include the […]

March 23, 2021
Ivory-Boyer Construction Report, Third Quarter 2020

Construction activity continued its momentum into the third quarter. Total […]

February 24, 2021
The Impact of High-Density Apartments on Surrounding Single-Family Home Values in Suburban Salt Lake County

New, dense housing continues to be a point of conflict […]

February 22, 2021