Utah is located in the Western area of the United States and is the 13th largest state in the Nation by area. It is nicknamed the “Beehive State.”
The state’s total population is around 2,645,330 which make it the 34th most populated state in the nation. Its demographics are as follows; 95.01% Caucasian; 1.32% African American; 1.69% American Indian; 2.40% Asian American; 0.95% Mixed. The economy for this state is based on mining, cattle ranching, salt production and government services to name a few. Utah’s gross state product is estimated at $92 billion, with a per capita income of $36,457. The state sales tax has a base rate of 4.65% and the income tax rate has 6 income brackets.
Utah has a population that is contained within two specific areas. The Wasatch Front which is located in the North-Central area of the state has a population of over 2 million people. The other area is known as Dixie and sits in the Southwestern portion of the state; here there are over 150,000 people.
Utah has a desert climate zone throughout the state and temperatures are extreme. In winter temperatures range from 30-55 degrees and in summer from 85-100 degrees.