Key Contact for Utah
Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Utah Nonmetro Population
Utah Rural Healthcare Facilities
Selected Social Determinants of Health for Rural Utah
8.9% of Utah residents lack health insurance (Kaiser, 2021). According to the USDA Economic Research Service, the average per capita income for Utahns in 2020 was $52,204, with the rural per capita income at $55,481. The ERS reports, based on 2020 ACS data, that the poverty rate in rural Utah is 10.3%, compared with 7.0% in urban areas of the state. 7.8% of the rural population has not completed high school, while 6.8% of the urban population lacks a high school diploma according to 2017-2021 ACS data reported by ERS. The unemployment rate in rural Utah is 3.5%, while in urban Utah it is 2.6% (USDA-ERS, 2021).
Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts; USDA Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets
There are more organizations related to Utah in the organizations section.
Last Reviewed: 12/20/2021