Utah is home to nearly 3 million people and offers an abundance of year-round outdoor recreation activities. Cited as one of the fastest growing states by the U.S. Census Bureau, Utah is a major center for education, research, information technology, government services, transportation, mining, and outdoor recreation & tourism. Top Colleges in Utah include the University of Utah, Brigham Young University, Utah State University, Weber State University, Utah Valley University, and Westminster College. Utah has the greatest snow on earth with ski resorts averaging over 500 inches per season. The state boasts: 5 national parks, 40 state parks, 12 national forests, and 4 wildlife refuges. Sports fans find year-round athletic action throughout the state, professional teams include: Utah Jazz (Basketball), Real Salt Lake (Soccer), Utah Grizzlies (Hockey), and Utah Blaze (Baseball). More than eight in ten (81%) Utah residents identify as White, compared to 12% who identify as Hispanic and 1% who identify as Black. Almost 10% of people are living in poverty (have income below 100% of the federal poverty level (FPL). The Office of Health Disparities (OHD) is committed to improving the health of diverse populations in Utah, working with professionals and communities by offering resources aimed at achieving health equity for Utah communities. About 80% of the state population lives along the Wasatch Front, centering on the state capital in Salt Lake City. Our residents find numerous housing options ranging from urban to suburban, with many family oriented options.
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