Utah County, UT

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Population
622,213
2.6% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
Median Age
24.9

Median Household Income
$75,349
7% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$332,900
11.7% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
N/A

About

In 2018, Utah County, UT had a population of 622k people with a median age of 24.9 and a median household income of $75,349. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Utah County, UT grew from 606,425 to 622,213, a 2.6% increase and its median household income grew from $70,417 to $75,349, a 7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Utah County, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.8%), White (Hispanic) (9.18%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.84%), Other (Hispanic) (2.05%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.46%). NaNk% of the people in Utah County, UT speak a non-English language, and 96.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Utah County, UT are Brigham Young University-Provo (7,575 degrees awarded in 2017), Utah Valley University (5,024 degrees), and Mountainland Technical College (2,198 degrees).

The median property value in Utah County, UT is $332,900, and the homeownership rate is 69.3%. Most people in Utah County, UT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Utah County, UT is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Utah, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Utah (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Utah across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Utah went to Donald J. Trump with 50.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Other (35.2%), followed by Hillary Rodham Clinton (14.2%). The most partisan county was Piute County, UT with 85.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing the state of Utah. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Utah County, UT is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Utah
50.7% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Utah
  1. 85.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 79.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 79.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Utah was Piute County, UT with 85.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Utah colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Utah

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Mike Lee
Senator from Utah3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Mitt Romney
Senator from Utah1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing Utah.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Utah over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Utah

Utah is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Utah County, UT have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Utah County, UT is home to a population of 622k people, from which 96.1% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Utah County, UT residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In 2018, there were 8.91 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (509k people) in Utah County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 57.1k White (Hispanic) and 17.7k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Utah County, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    509k ± 756
  2. White (Hispanic)
    57.1k ± 3.63k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    17.7k ± 2.26k
12%
Hispanic Population
74.6k people

In 2018, there were 8.91 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (509k people) in Utah County, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 57.1k White (Hispanic) and 17.7k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12% of the people in Utah County, UT are hispanic (74.6k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Utah County, UT as a share of the total population.

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Age by Nativity

24
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
40
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.7

In 2018, the median age of all people in Utah County, UT was 24.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 24, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Utah County, UT are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Utah County, UT residents was 25.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    94,126 ± 7,419 people
  2. India
    9,630 ± 2,406 people
  3. Venezuela
    9,510 ± 2,391 people

In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Utah was Mexico, the natal country of 94,126 Utah residents, followed by India with 9,630 and Venezuela with 9,510.

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Citizenship

96.1%
2018 Citizenship
94.8%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 96.1% of Utah County, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Utah County, UT was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,993 ± 1,024
  2. Vietnam
    3,757 ± 703
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,931 ± 708

Utah County, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Utah County, UT is $75,349. In N/A, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Utah County, UT was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in Utah have an average income that is 1.5 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,917. The income inequality in Utah (measured using the Gini index) is 0.477, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Utah County, UT employs N/A people. The largest industries in Utah County, UT are Educational Services (40,960 people), Retail Trade (38,063 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (30,929 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,250), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($54,718), and Utilities ($51,468).

Wages

Median Household Income

$75,349
2018 value
± $1,567
7%
1 Year Growth
± 3.31%

Households in Utah County, UT have a median annual income of $75,349, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $70,417 in 2017, which represents a 7% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Utah County, UT compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$67,571
Average Male Salary in Utah
± $1,888
$44,917
Average Female Salary in Utah
± $1,554

In 2018, full-time male employees in Utah made 1.5 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Utah by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Utah
  1. Asian
    $54,082 ± $7,579
  2. White
    $49,608 ± $1,226
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $42,380 ± $8,325

In 2018 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Utah workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Utah.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Utah by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Utah County, UT is from Utah.
0.477
2018 Wage GINI in Utah
0.48
2017 Wage GINI in Utah

In 2018, the income inequality in Utah was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.492% decline from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Utah was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Utah in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Utah across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. N/A
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In N/A, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Utah County, UT was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Utah County, UT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

N/A N/A
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Utah County, UT (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Utah County, UT is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

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N/A Value
± N/A

From N/A to N/A, employment in Utah County, UT stayed at a rate of NaNk%, from N/A employees to N/A employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Utah County, UT, are N/A. This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Utah County, UT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Utah County, UT, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Utah County, UT has an unusually high number of residents working as N/A.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Utah County, UT, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($100,602), Management Occupations ($71,324), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($68,542).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

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N/A Value
± N/A

From N/A to N/A, employment in Utah County, UT stayed at a rate of NaNk%, from N/A employees to N/A employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Utah County, UT, are Educational Services (40,960 people), Retail Trade (38,063 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (30,929 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Utah County, UT, though some of these residents may live in Utah County, UT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Utah County, UT, by number of employees, are Educational Services (40,960 people), Retail Trade (38,063 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (30,929 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Utah County, UT has an unusually high number of Information (1.65 times higher than expected), Educational Services (1.53 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.44 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Utah County, UT, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,250), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($54,718), and Utilities ($51,468).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Utah to other states, or from other states to Utah.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $13.4B
  2. $12.7B
  3. $12.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Utah product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $13.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($12.7B) and Textiles/leather ($12.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Utah products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$132B
2015 Value in Utah
$206B
Projected 2045 Value in Utah
56.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound Utah trade was $132B. This is expected to increase 56.2% to $206B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Utah trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Utah to other states, or from other states to Utah.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $11.7B
  2. $9.06B
  3. $6.19B

In 2015, the top outbound Utah domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Nevada with $11.7B, followed by California with $9.06B and Colorado and $6.19B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Utah shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Utah County, UT awarded 15,763 degrees. The student population of Utah County, UT is skewed towards men, with 39,771 male students and 36,694 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Utah County, UT are White (12,937 and 84.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,226 and 8%), Two or More Races (426 and 2.78%), and Unknown (238 and 1.55%).

The largest universities in Utah County, UT by number of degrees awarded are Brigham Young University-Provo (7,575 and 48.1%), Utah Valley University (5,024 and 31.9%), and Mountainland Technical College (2,198 and 13.9%).

The most popular majors in Utah County, UT are General Studies (951 and 6.03%), General Business Administration & Management (613 and 3.89%), and General Psychology (597 and 3.79%).

The median tuition costs in Utah County, UT are $11,741 for private four year colleges, and $4,962 and $15,376 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 290 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 517 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 306 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Utah County, UT was General Business Administration & Management with 290 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Utah County, UT according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 7,575 degrees awarded
  2. 5,024 degrees awarded
  3. 2,198 degrees awarded
$4,962
Median In-State Public
$11,741
Median Private

In 2017, the Utah County, UT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Brigham Young University-Provo with 7,575 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

8,028
Degrees Awarded to Men
7,735
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 8,028 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Utah County, UT, which is 1.04 times more than the 7,735 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Utah County, UT by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    12,937 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,226 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    426 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Utah County, UT were to White students. These 12,937 degrees mean that there were 10.6 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,226 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Utah County, UT was $332,900 in 2018, which is 1.45 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $297,900 to $332,900, a 11.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Utah County, UT is 69.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Utah County, UT have an average commute time of 20.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Utah County, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$332,900
2018 Median
± $6,693
$297,900
2017 Median
± $6,043

In 2018, the median property value in Utah County, UT grew to to $332,900 from the previous year's value of $297,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Utah County, UT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Utah County, UT the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$75,349
Median Household Income
± $1,567
171k
Number of Households
± 5,779

In 2018, the median household income of the 171k households in Utah County, UT grew to $75,349 from the previous year's value of $70,417.

The following chart displays the households in Utah County, UT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Utah County, UT distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Utah County, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.3%
2018 Homeownership
66.4%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 69.3% of the housing units in Utah County, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Utah County, UT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Utah County, UT have a shorter commute time (20.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.48% of the workforce in Utah County, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    73.9%
  2. Carpooled
    11.1%
  3. Worked At Home
    6.85%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Utah County, UT was Drove Alone (73.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.1%) and those who Worked At Home (6.85%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Utah County, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Utah County, UT have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

N/A% of the population of Utah County, UT has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Utah was $5,982 in 2014. This is a 5.73% increase from the previous year ($5,658).

Primary care physicians in Utah County, UT see 2301 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.95% increase from the previous year (2235 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1641 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 436 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.4%). Additionally, Tooele County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (31.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,301 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Utah County, UT

Primary care physicians in Utah County, UT see an average of 2,301 patients per year. This represents a 2.95% increase from the previous year (2,235 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Utah County, UT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Utah.
$5,982
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Utah
$3,657
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$6,484
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,084
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Utah (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.73%, from $5,658 to $5,982.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%
Uninsured
N/A%
Employer Coverage
N/A%
Medicaid
N/A%
Medicare
N/A%
Non-Group
N/A%
Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Utah County, UT N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Utah County, UT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 10.4% prevalence
  2. 10.2% prevalence
  3. 10.2% prevalence

Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Utah, at 10.4%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Utah by county over multiple years.

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