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  1. Jul 2019
    1. The state’s population grew by 14.4 percent over the past eight years, faster than any other state, according to Census Bureau population estimates. And that’s increasingly because of migration, which contributed 43 percent to the state’s population growth between 2015 and 2018, compared to 16 percent in the previous four-year period

      Utah's highest population growth across the nation is one factor that contributes to housing shortage. The drastic increase in migration over the past 4 years indicates there is a great chance that this trend will continue which can worsen the current housing crisis in Utah.