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Utah Employment Analysis

( Data Date : February 2017 )

Utah Employment Data

Located in the Mountain-Plains region of the U.S., the Beehive State continuously ranks in the top five states for low unemployment and high job growth. Contributing factors include population growth and an emerging tech sector. Having traditionally relied upon livestock and mining, Utah is now a center for aerospace research, and missiles, spacecraft and computer production. Tourism has increased due to many ski resorts, national parks and monuments. Having expanded five times as fast as the national pace the past two decades, employment growth is expected to continue.

 

State/Metropolitan Employment Data:

Utah Unemployment Rate Trends (% change)


  • Compared to national rates, utah unemployment rate in February 2017 was lower by 1.2% than the U.S. rate of 4.7%.




  • Employment information is based on data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

    Graphs and charts are based on monthly data from 2000 to present (BLS reports monthly data a month to six weeks after the close of each month).

    The data MuniNet Guide uses and presents is seasonally adjusted.