Utah Trivia:

Capital : Salt Lake City
State Tree : Blue Spruce
State Flower : Sego Lily
State Insect : European Honey Bee
State Bird : California Sea Gull

Utah People:

Utah has a total population of 2,854,871 (2012 est) and ranks 34th in population of U.S. states. By age, 887,865 (31.1%) Utahns are under 18 years of age, 1,695,793 (59.4%) are age 19 to 64, and 271,213 (9.5%) are 65 years of age or older. By gender, females make up 49.7%, and males 50.3% of the total population.

Utah Population By Age and Gender

AgePopulation Percentage
18 and under31.1  
65 and older9.5  
19 to 6459.4  

42,823 (1.5%) Utahns are American Indian or Alaska Native, 62,807 (2.2%) are Asian, 37,113 (1.3%) are Black, 28,549 (1.0%) are Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, 2,620,772 (91.8%) are White, 65,662 (2.3%) are of mixed race.

Utah Population By Race

WhiteUtah White population 2,620,7722,620,772  
MixedUtah Mixed population 65,66265,662
AsianUtah Asian population 62,80762,807
American IndianUtah American Indian population 42,82342,823
BlackUtah Black population 37,11337,113
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderUtah Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 28,54928,549

37,113 (1.3%) have declared Hispanic or Latino origin.

8.3% of Utahns were born in a foreign country.

14.4% of Utahns over the age of 5 speak a language other than English at home.

90.6% of Utahns over the age of 25 are high school graduates or higher, and 29.9% have bachelor's degrees or higher.

Utah Land:

Utah has a land area of 82,170 square miles and is ranked 12nd among U.S. states in total area. Utah has a population density of 34 people per square mile.