Utah is a state in the western United States. It became the 45th state admitted to the U.S. on January 4, 1896. Utah is the 13th-largest by area, 31st-most-populous, and 10th-least-densely populated of the 50 United States. Utah has a population of more than 3 million (Census estimate for July 1, 2016), approximately 80% of whom live along the Wasatch Front, centering on the state capital Salt Lake City.[8] Utah is bordered by Colorado to the east, Wyoming to the northeast, Idaho to the north, Arizona to the south, and Nevada to the west. It also touches a corner of New Mexico in the southeast.

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Census Data

Population estimates, July 1, 2016, (V2016)3,051,217
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2016)2,763,888
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2016, (V2016)10.40
Population, Census, April 1, 20102,763,885
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent, April 1, 20109.50
Persons under 18 years, percent, April 1, 201031.50
Persons 65 years and over, percent, April 1, 20109.00
Female persons, percent, April 1, 201049.80
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent, April 1, 201086.10
Black or African American alone, percent, April 1, 20101.10
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, April 1, 20101.20
Asian alone, percent, April 1, 20102.00
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, April 1, 20100.90
Two or More Races, percent, April 1, 20102.70
Hispanic or Latino, percent, April 1, 2010 (b)13.00
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, April 1, 201080.40
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2011-2015134,332
Foreign born persons, percent, 2011-20158.40
Housing units, April 1, 2010979,709
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2011-201569.50
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2011-2015215,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2011-20151,428
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2011-2015388
Median gross rent, 2011-2015887
Families and Living Arrangements
Households, 2011-2015906,292
Persons per household, 2011-2015315.00
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2011-201582.90
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2011-201514.70
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2011-201591.20
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2011-201531.10
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2011-20156.60
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent11.50
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2011-201567.70
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2011-201559.50
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000) (c)4,789,281
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000) (c)14,521,857
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000) (c)50,046,429
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000) (c)30,927,885
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000) (c)38,024,486
Total retail sales per capita, 2012 (c)13,317
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2011-201522
Income and Poverty
Median household income (in 2015 dollars), 2011-201560,727
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2015 dollars), 2011-201524,686
Persons in poverty, percent11.30
All firms, 2012251,419
Men-owned firms, 2012132,163
Women-owned firms, 201276,269
Minority-owned firms, 201224,423
Nonminority-owned firms, 201224,423
Veteran-owned firms, 201218,754
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012219,807
Population per square mile, 201034
Land area in square miles, 201082,170