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The State of the State’s Housing Market

Utah’s housing market faces a severe imbalance that creates record […]

October 13, 2021
Utah’s Demographics and COVID-19 Death Rates: A Data Update

Utah has a lower COVID-19 per-capita death rate (also called […]

October 12, 2021
Fact Sheet: Family Caregivers in Utah

A growing body of family caregivers in Utah provide unpaid […]

October 1, 2021
Ivory-Boyer Construction Report, 2nd Quarter 2021

Construction activity continued its record-breaking momentum into the second quarter […]

September 20, 2021
Preparing for the Future: The Potential Long-Term Impacts of COVID-19 on Utah’s Child and Youth Mental Health

Understanding the potential impact of these issues will be important […]

September 7, 2021
Utah’s Defense Economy: Economic Impacts and Industry Trends

Utah’s defense industry is an integral component of the state’s […]

September 2, 2021
The Connection between COVID-19 and Type 2 Diabetes: Underscoring the Need for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management

Research increasingly shows that individuals with type 2 diabetes face […]

August 30, 2021
Fact Sheet: Growth Trends in Utah’s Life Sciences Industry

Utah’s mature life sciences industry continues to experience strong growth relative […]

August 25, 2021
Fact Sheet: First Insights – 2020 Census Utah Counties and Communities

The redistricting data is the second statistical release of the […]

August 18, 2021
Fact Sheet: First Insights – 2020 Census Race and Hispanic or Latino Origin in Utah

This Fact Sheet highlights the decade’s changes in race and […]