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For those interested in sharing ideas and perspectives regarding local government.


America reached a milestone at the end of October, 300 million Americans. TIME magazine provided a recent breakdown of America “by the numbers.” Their data provided some interesting descriptions on who we are today as Americans. For example FOR EVERY 1000 AMERICANS…

  • 568 live in the state they were born
  • 455 are employed
  • 341 drive to work alone
  • 173 speak a language other than English at home
  • 126 live in poverty
  • 122 are 65 and older
  • 1 are in kindergarten

But what about here in Utah? FOR EVERY 1000 UTAHNS…

  • 900 are white
  • 630 were born in Utah
  • 140 speak a language other than English at home
  • 100 live in poverty
  • 80 are over the age of 65
  • 2 are in kindergarten
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