Nearly 1-in-4 Utahns is a racial or ethnic minority according to the 2020 census data released on Thursday. The data reveals that about 74% of Utah’s population is Caucasian, compared to 80% from the 2010 data. Utah’s score on the diversity index rose from nearly 33% in 2010 to about 41% in a decade—an indication that the population is becoming less homogenous. 

Analysis: Reopening No Cure for ID Families' Financial Struggles

Nov 17, 2020
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Despite a largely reopened state, Idaho families are struggling and expect the financial pain will continue.




 In March, Census field operations were delayed to protect workers. This week, field operations have resumed in some parts of the country, including Salt Lake City and Orem. 

Respond To 2020 Census By Mail, Online

Mar 16, 2020
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Thursday was the first day of the 2020 census. For the first time ever you can complete the 2020 census online. The census bureau hopes this will make it easier to complete and will increase accuracy. You can also complete the census over phone or mail.

Tips For Avoiding Census Related Fraud

Mar 9, 2020
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Scams where criminals pretend to be representing federal agencies continue to target large numbers of Americans, and with the upcoming launch of the 2020 census, many people may be susceptible to phony correspondence or telephone calls, according to a new survey released by the AARP Fraud Watch Network.