July 29, 2020 (Salt Lake City, Utah) – Research from the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute shows Utah’s relatively young population is contributing to a lower COVID-19 death rate than the nation as a whole. As of July 14, 2020, the CDC COVID Data Tracker reported the Utah and U.S. per-capita death rates as 7.0 and 41.3 per 100,000, respectively, a difference of 34.3. [...]
Utah is the nation's fastest-growing state, according to the U.S. Census, but maybe not for the reasons you think. Pamela Perlich, director of demographics at the Eccles School's Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute delves into why Utah's population is increasing, including in-migration of people looking the benefit from the Beehive State's stable economy. Read full coverage in The Salt Lake Tribune, Deseret News, KSL and KUER.