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Key Contact for Utah

Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health

Phone: 801.273.6677

Collects and disseminates information, provides technical assistance, coordinates rural health efforts, and supports efforts to improve recruitment and retention of health professionals.
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Utah Nonmetro Population

Estimated population
330,744 (10.5%)
People living in nonmetro areas
Source: U.S. Census ACS 2020 estimate

Utah Rural Healthcare Facilities

Critical Access Hospitals
Rural Health Clinics
Federally Qualified Health Centers*
Short Term/PPS Hospitals*
*Sites located outside of Urbanized Areas according to July 2022.

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).

For a national comparison, please see an overview of the United States.

Data Sources
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