Utah is a western U.S. state defined by its vast expanses of desert and the Wasatch Range mountains. Salt Lake City, the capital, is centered around Temple Square, headquarters of the Mormon Church and site of its majestic temple and tabernacle, with its massive dome and renowned choir. The Great Salt Lake’s buoyant waters attract swimmers and sunbathers, especially at Antelope Island State Park.
The state of Utah has a population of 2,743,320, and is formerly abbreviated as UT. Utah has 863,310 households in the state, with an average of 3.12 people living in each of them. Of the 2,743,320 people living in Utah, 50.41% are male, 49.59% are female, 61.76% are married and 38.24% are single. 66.56% of existing homes are owned by inhabitants, with a median home cost of $207,500 in the state.
Air quality in Utah is rated at 29.2/100, and water quality at 52/100. There are 173.3 physicians in Utah per 100,000 of the population. Unemployment rates average 6.30% in the state and the sales tax rate is 6.70%.
Average income per household in Utah is $56,277. 8.14% of households have income levels less than $15,000 per year. 22.74% of households have income levels between $50,000 and $75,000 annually, and 0.50% earn more than $500,000 per year.