Pam Perlich

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Utah’s population becoming more diverse

Utah’s population is getting more diverse, especially in its Asian population, according to Pam Perlich, the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute director of demographic research. Perlich looks at the growth of Asians, a demographic that represents 30 percent of the state’s growth over the last five years. Read more in The Salt Lake Tribune, The Washington Times, KSL, the Deseret News, the Logan Herald [...]

2016-06-27T09:57:00-06:00June 27th, 2016|

U.S. Census: Diverse populations contribute to growth, youth in Utah

Population estimates released today by the United States Census Bureau show that nearly four out of every 10 new Utah residents in the past year are racial or ethnic minorities, a continuation of recent trends. The wave of diversity is a generational shift. This is evidenced by greater that one quarter (26.8 percent) of Utah’s preschool aged population now being classified as minorities, compared [...]

2017-12-20T10:08:31-07:00June 25th, 2015|