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Utah population projected to increase to 5.8 million by 2065; Utah County to add more than 1 million new residents, new data show

New 50-year projections from the Gardner Policy Institute show continued growth and structural shifts for the state

(Salt Lake City) July 17, 2017 – New long-term demographic and economic projections, prepared by the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah, project Utah’s population will increase to 5.8 m