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Fact Sheet: U.S. Census Bureau Estimates by County, Metropolitan, and Micropolitan Areas, 2019

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

March 26, 2020
COVID-19 Pandemic Resources

The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute’s mission is to develop […]

March 19, 2020
Ivory-Boyer Construction Report, Year-End 2019

In 2019, the value of permit-authorized construction in Utah totaled […]

March 13, 2020
February 2020 Economic Summary

Utah’s total personal income reached $156.1 billion* in the third […]

March 9, 2020
Race/Ethnicity in the 2018 Wasatch Front Labor Force: An Equal Employment Opportunity Analysis

Current data reveals 1 in 5 Utahns identify as racial […]

February 26, 2020
Economic Impacts of Utah’s Energy Industry, 2017

Utah’s diverse energy industry plays a significant role in the […]

February 11, 2020
Survey of Utah’s Top Homebuilders

Increasing prices and a shortage of new housing units continue […]

January 28, 2020
January 2020 Economic Summary

Utah’s unemployment rate was 2.3% in December 2019, lower than […]

January 27, 2020
Utah Travel and Tourism County Profiles, 2018

The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute has prepared economic profiles […]

January 23, 2020
Moving Toward 2020: Utah Commuting Patterns, 2000 to 2010

As Utah’s population has grown and changed, housing developments, employment […]

January 22, 2020