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Capital City:
Salt Lake City
State FLower:
Sego lily
State Bird:
California Seagull
State #45 Admitted to Union:
January 4 1896
    People Facts Utah USA
Population, 2010 2,763,885 308,745,538
Population, 2000 2,233,169 281,421,906
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2006 9.7% 6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2006 31.0% 24.6%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2006 8.8% 12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2006 49.7% 50.7%
White persons, percent, 2006 93.5% 80.1%
Black persons, percent, 2006 1.0% 12.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2006 1.3% 1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2006 2.0% 4.4%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2006 1.5% 1.6%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2006 11.2% 14.8%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2006 82.9% 66.4%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 49.3% 54.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 7.1% 11.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 12.5% 17.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 87.7% 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 26.1% 24.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 298,686 49,746,248
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 21.3 25.5
 
Housing units, 2006 901,283 126,316,181
Homeownership rate, 2000 71.5% 66.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 22.0% 26.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $146,100 $119,600
 
Households, 2000 701,281 105,480,101
Persons per household, 2000 3.13 2.59
Median household income, 2004 $47,224 $44,334
Per capita money income, 1999 $18,185 $21,587
Persons below poverty, percent, 2004 10.3% 12.7%
    Business Facts
Private nonfarm establishments, 2005 65,5491 7,499,702
Private nonfarm employment, 2005 974,6861 116,317,003
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2005 6.3%1 2.0%
Nonemployer establishments, 2005 175,121 20,392,068
Total number of firms, 2002 193,003 22,974,655
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 0.3% 5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 0.6% 0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.5% 4.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 0.2% 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 2.7% 6.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 25.1% 28.2%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 25,104,045 3,916,136,712
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 22,905,100 4,634,755,112
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 23,675,432 3,056,421,997
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $10,206 $10,615
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 2,984,632 449,498,718
Building permits, 2006 25,873 1,838,903
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 13,683,623 2,143,781,727
    Geography Facts
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 82,143.65 3,537,438.44
Persons per square mile, 2000 27.2 79.6



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