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Utah’s County-to-County Migration Profiles

Utah counties experience unique balances of in- and out-migration, flowing […]

May 31, 2023
The Geography of Utah’s Migration: A County Level Analysis

Utah counties experience unique balances of in- and out-migration, flowing […]

Utah Travel and Tourism County Profiles, 2021

In 2021, visitors directly spent significantly across the state, a […]

First Insights – 2020 Census Demographic and Housing Characteristic File

Utah’s growth and change highlighted in previous 2020 Census data […]

May 25, 2023
U.S. Census Bureau Estimates by Metropolitan and Micropolitan Areas, 2022

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

May 18, 2023
U.S. Census Bureau Estimates for Cities and Housing Units, 2022

On May 18th, 2023, the Census Bureau released population estimates […]

2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Utah: Demographic, Social, and Environmental Factors

Utah’s demographic, social, and environmental factors favorably position the state […]

April 27, 2023
A Comparison of State-Funded Affordable Housing Programs

Utah policymakers have significantly expanded affordable housing programs in response […]

April 26, 2023
A Visual Guide to Tax Modernization in Utah Part Four: Individual Income Tax in Utah

Utahns share a common interest in a state and local […]

April 18, 2023
An Economic Summary of Salt Lake County’s Cultural Industry

In 2021, Salt Lake County’s cultural industry, including the design, […]

April 17, 2023