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Insight: Utah County-level Race/Ethnicity Age and Sex Population Estimates, 2010-2018

By: Mike Hollingshaus

Today we publish our county estimates of race and ethnic populations by age and sex. This is a new product that expands our current suite of demographic estimates. It provides additional detail for seven race/ethnic groups for the 2010 to 2018 age and sex estimates that were published earlier this year.  The release includes a full dataset and summary findings.

We found these estimates challenging to produce for two main reasons. First, there are many ways to measure race/ethnicity.  Measurement categories change over time. And, what the categories actually mean to individual people is beyond our abilities to model. We used measurement categories consistent with the