Industry Inspiration | Utah Office of Tourism Industry Website (2023)

Industry Inspiration | Utah Office of Tourism Industry Website (1)

We appreciate learning of the resourcefulness, support, and kind service offered by those in the tourism industry at this difficult time. We’d love to hear of your inspirational ideas of doing business differently and those in your community, so we can share with our partners. Please send to info@utah.gov.

STATEWIDE

(Video) Strategies for Providing Affordable Housing for Tourism Industry Employees

  • Local First Utah | The non-profit independent business alliance asks for support of small businesses by purchasing gift cards from your indie stores and restaurants now, to be redeemed at a later time, and consider shifting as much of your online shopping as possible to local businesses, as many small businesses have online stores or delivery services.
  • Utah Restaurant Association | Take the Taste Utah Challenge to support local Utah restaurants. We are challenging 5 friends of Utah restaurants and 5 Utah foodies to get food from 3 restaurants this week and challenge 5 of their friends to do the same and share their photos all week. #TasteUtahChallenge

CACHE COUNTY

  • Cache Valley Local Restaurant Cooperative | Many Cache Valley restaurants are binding together for this free delivery cooperative, with the objective of helping local businesses stay afloat during the pandemic, keep jobs available for community members and give access to the best local cuisine in the valley through free delivery.
  • Cache Valley Visitors Bureau | The area tourism office has produced a radio commercial to encourage locals and visitors to support local restaurants with listings located on their website.

CARBON COUNTY

  • Carbon County Office of Tourism | Download a fun educational student packet for local facts and word puzzles.

DAVIS COUNTY

(Video) How is the tourism industry doing #InUtah?

  • Davis County Tourism and Events | Play in Davis is utilizing daily blogs posts Daily Highlights, an online restaurant guide EatInDavis.com, and social media prompts and giveaways featuring Davis County restaurant and business services and promotions offered at this time.

EMERY COUNTY

  • Joes Valley Fest and Emery County Chamber of Commerce | The “Save What You Love/Save It For Later” is asking their community of climbers to consider supporting the businesses that support them during their visits, by purchasing gift cards for later use.

GARFIELD COUNTY

  • Boulder | This remote community makes most of its income through travelers visiting Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. With coronavirus shutting down tourism, the restaurants which support the local economy are under threat. If you love Boulder or dream of visiting one day, please support the local businesses by purchasing a gift certificate now. Boulder.love
  • Bryce Canyon County Tourism Office | Download and print your own Bryce and Beyond printable activity book with beautiful vista coloring pages and crossword and word search puzzles.Then get your creative juices flowing by building your own hoodoos and share the adventure by tagging @brycecanyoncountry and with the hashtag #homemadehoodoos

KANE COUNTY

(Video) Rethinking Tourism Industry in the Post Pandemic

  • Kane County Office of Tourism | The tourism office is holding giveaways for restaurant gift cards on Foodie Friday for residents to be able to support local businesses.

SALT LAKE COUNTY

  • Salt Lake Area Hotels have indicated willingness to participate in helping Utah health care providers house overflow non-urgent patients so hospitals can care for COVID-19 patients. Negotiations are underway. Overnight accommodations are developing best practices such as increased cleaning and sterilization of rooms, outside entrances, eliminating open breakfast service.
    • Hampton Inn Draper is offering special discount pricing to anyone needing extra assistance at this time due to no power, loss/house damage, evacuation assistance, relocation, temporary housing needs, and additional emergency accommodation.
    • Residence Inn Murray has donated any food from their kitchen they have been unable to use to the local food banks and also offering special rates for medical visits at 20% below their standard medical rates.
  • Alibi Bar & Place | Alibi is making a limited number of “Alibi” shirts. They are available with a donation of $30 or more. All proceeds will go directly to their employees who are currently out of work.
  • Creminelli Fine Meats | Launching a new Gift Card Giveback – For the Love of FoodCreminelli purchased 100 $100 gift cards to 10 Salt Lake City restaurants to help support the industry during these unprecedented economic times. They chose restaurants that have made an impact on the company and contributed to the community. Over the next two weeks, Creminelli will give away the gift cards via Facebook where people are invited to enter the random drawing for free.
  • Local First Utah |The non-profit independent business alliance encourages the support the small businesses in your community in the best way you can, while also keeping health and safety at the top of mind. Suggestions include the purchase of gift cards from your indie stores and restaurants now to be redeemed at a later time, remember that many small businesses have online stores or delivery services, and consider shifting as much of your online shopping as possible to local businesses.
  • O.C. Tanner | The company’s engineering teams are pursuing the invention and production of items needed by hospitals and other healthcare providers to stay safe and treat COVID-19 patients. Currently, prototypes include: face shields for doctors and patients, ventilator parts, and adaptors for a protection device called a PAPR. Donations are free of charge.
  • Publik Coffee, Kitchen & Ed’s – The leader of Publik had a “Food Distribution “Party” on March 19 for the employees of Publik Coffee Roasters, Publik Kitchen and Publik Ed’s. In addition to distributing eggs, granola, milk, coffee and other food goods to employees they also distributed goods to the SLC Fire Department.
  • Quarters Arcade Bar SLC – Quarters Arcade Bar will host a virtual party featuring Quarters Arcade Bar staff on stream and in chat on Sunday March 22nd! All dollars donated during the stream will go directly to their staff who are all currently out of work for the common good.
  • Saffron Valley restaurant | The “Keep Calm and Curry On” program gives back to a different group of service providers who show up every day during this challenging time and keep us all going.⁠ This week we’re thanking HEALTHCARE WORKERS including doctors, nurses, and pharmacists with a free Chicken Tikka Wrap plus mint and tamarind chutneys, a cookie, and soft drink. ⁠
  • Salt Lake Climbers Alliance | The alliance is asking the Wasatch climbing community to empty the crags to curb the spread of the virus. They have also paused trail maintenance and fixed anchor replacement and postponed their annual fundraiser.
  • Salt Lake County Library | The County Library will offer daily storytimes for children on Facebook Live during our temporary closure. Storytimes will begin each weekday at 10:30 am, and will be performed by various County Library staff members.
  • Shades of Pale Brewing | A Drive-In service is available every day from 3-7pm, at their dock. For a quick and easy purchase, the company put together an assorted case of 24 beers – The “Quarantine Case,” a variety of all types and abv percentages,
  • Ski Utah | In collaboration with U.S. Ski & Snowboard, Ski Utah HQ has become a drop-off location for donated skier and rider goggles for health care workers. While there is not a current need in Utah, U.S. Ski & Snowboard will ship the donations out of state to the requested sites. Please see the above website for donation information and additional location sites.
  • Snowbird | The resort gathered 10,000 lbs of food to give to the 1,900 full time and part time staff of the resort who were abruptly left without a job following the sudden closure of the ski area due to the coronavirus outbreak.
  • Sugar House Distillery | The company has been approved to make hand sanitizer from TTB. After a first run for a retirement house in South Salt Lake, they will be available for the public, at two bottles (4oz) per family, no charge. A donation jar is available to help employees from the restaurant and bar industry that have been out of work.
  • Sugar House Industries, Midvale | This awnings and boat covers manufacturer is shifting its production to life-saving face shields to help ward off the coronavirus. The company hopes to produce 1,000 or more a day — and already has orders to make 10,000.
  • Ty Burrell & Downtown Alliance | Lend a hand to those who serve us. Salt Lake City food & beverage workers displaced by the Coronavirus pandemic and SLC earthquake need your help. Every dollar donated to Tip Your Server will go directly to SLC hospitality workers.
  • Utah Film Center | The Center has worked with distributors and filmmakers around the world to provide a live stream version of their Free Film Tuesday screenings, that include post-film conversations, chatrooms, and Q&A messages. Upcoming events include Tumbleweeds On Demand and Filmmaker Workshops.
  • Utah’s Hogle Zoo | The dedicated animal care team will remain active at the Zoo daily and will continue to provide our animals with the highest standard of care. In addition, everyday at 11:30 AM, the Utah Hogle Zoo is offering free Facebook Live educational and interactive experience with the animals.
  • Visit Salt Lake | VSL created 5 virtual itineraries, posted a collection of favorite area videos, and 360-degree virtual tour videos to soak in scenics, food and drink, parks and the outdoors, heritage and history, and the Connect Pass to view Salt Lake City from wherever you’re staying.
  • Waterpocket Distillery | Created and donated hundreds of bottles of FDA approved hand sanitizer to help with the severe COVID-19 outbreak on the Hopi and Navajo reservations in S Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico, including hospitals and local care facilities, medical manufacturing companies, local police, and customers in need.

SAN JUAN COUNTY

  • Emery Telcom, San Juan County | Students K-12 and attending college in the county, and do not have Internet service with Emery Telcom, are offered free Internet and a phone line until the end of the school year (5/31/20).
  • Granary Bar & Grill, Monticello | The Granary is offering a free kids meal with every regular entree ordered (take-out or delivery within Monticello City limits) for dinner hours from 5-10 p.m. nightly.
  • Monticello Main Drag event | On 4/1/20, the local newspaper’s editor put a call out for locals to join him for an old school, small town, drag down Main Street to beat the social distancing blues. The turnout was packed streets.
  • San Juan County Economic Development | Instagram highlights of the county happenings.
  • Utah’s Canyon Country tourism office | Make it Monumental is a ten-page printable activity book with coloring pages, crossword puzzles, word searches, and prompts for planning your next vacation to Utah’s Canyon Country.

UINTAH COUNTY

(Video) Local tourism industry grows amidst increasing inflation, economic insecurity

  • Uintah County | The county has launched a work-share program for employees furloughed or laid off from businesses located in Uintah County that were included in the Public Health Mandate issued by The State of Utah including hotels, dine-in restaurants, bars, theaters, etc. Employees will be working on projects to help revitalize the community, starting 3/20/20 and will conclude when the health mandate is lifted or subject to available funding.

UTAH COUNTY

  • Annual Tulip Festival | Virtually celebrate the spring and beauty April 10-19 with sunrise and sunset views, daily What’s Blooming, photo contests, a yoga event and more, all from Thanksgiving Point.
  • Thanksgiving Point | Each weekday at noon the museum is live on Facebook for your fix of bugs and science. Upcoming events include science experiments, critter shows, and baby animal fun.

WASATCH COUNTY

  • Heber Valley Tourism | The Choose Your Own Adventure activity book brings Heber Valley into your home, where you can sit down for an engaging coloring session while learning about the area and what makes it unique with word searches, crosswords and more.

WASHINGTON COUNTY

(Video) Creating Pathways for High School and College Students to Work in the Tourism Industry

  • Greater Zion Utah Convention and Tourism Office |The #StayGreater campaign is a reminder of the determination and conquering spirit that has always been part of the people who live here. It’s an invitation to draw on the strength of the past, add goodness to the present, and contribute to the positive opportunities of the future. The campaign currently includes Radio Ads, Digital Banners, Influencer initiatives and #StayGreater signs for local businesses to display. Campaign video, local news video interview and story, website, newsletter for Stakeholders with links to ideas and resources, Stakeholder Web Page with curated local, state & national resources including health, economic recovery, closures, research, and marketing, Traveler Alert Web Page,
  • Xetava Gardens Cafe, Ivins | After closing to the public, Xetava turned their cafe into a relief center where any unemployed restaurant worker can get food and supplies to help them through this time. Working with purveyors to get donations and/or low-cost options, they are doing as much as they can. If you are at all financially able, you can donate money for this project.

WEBER COUNTY

  • Ogden’s Own Distillery | The distillery has pledged to donate 100% of their profits made in March and April 2020 to local staff members and employees of Utah’s bar and restaurant community, recently received federal approval to make hand sanitizer to combat the virus, and is handing out $7,500 in gift cards to local restaurants over social media for use once restaurants open.

FAQs

How much does Utah make from tourism? ›

December 15, 2021 (Salt Lake City) – The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute today released its annual travel and tourism report, showing Utah visitor spending was down 29.8% to $7.07 billion in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

How many people are employed by the tourism industry in Utah? ›

$7.07 billion in direct visitor spending generated 82,100 direct jobs and supported around 37,500 additional indirect and induced jobs, summing to 119,600 total jobs statewide (down 13.5% from 2019).

How many tourists visit Utah a year? ›

There were at least 11 million visitors at Utah's five national parks in 2021 — far exceeding the 7.7 million recorded visitors in 2020, a year when visitation plummeted as a result of pandemic-related park closures and travel restrictions.

How many people visit Salt Lake City annually? ›

The 120.43 million visitor count includes all travelers, including day trippers and overnight visitors, business and leisure, in-state and out-of state.

What is a living salary in Utah? ›

Living Wage Calculation for Salt Lake County, Utah
1 ADULT2 ADULTS (BOTH WORKING)
0 Children2 Children
Living Wage$17.59$23.69
Poverty Wage$6.19$6.37
Minimum Wage$7.25$7.25

What is a comfortable salary in Utah? ›

The average salary needed to live comfortably across all of the major metro areas is $57,013, according to SmartAsset. To check out the MIT Living Wage calculator for all Utah counties and metro areas, click here. Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved.

What is the best company to work for in Utah? ›

Are you looking for the top companies to work for in Utah? Employees at Walmart rate their employer a 3.3 out of 5. Other top-rated companies near you in Utah include Amazon rated 3.8 out of 5, Goldman Sachs with a rating of 4.0 out of 5, Infosys with a 3.3 out of 5, and Wells Fargo rated 3.7 out of 5 by employees.

What are the top 3 industries in Utah? ›

Major industries of Utah include: coal mining, cattle ranching, salt production, and government services.

Who are the top five employers in all of Utah? ›

  1. Teleperformance. Founded in 1978, Teleperformance is devoted to providing exceptional customer care. ...
  2. Intermountain Healthcare. ...
  3. University of Utah Health. ...
  4. Zions Bancorporation. ...
  5. Vivint Smart Home. ...
  6. Southern Utah University. ...
  7. CHG Healthcare. ...
  8. Utah Transit Authority.
3 Feb 2022

What is the #1 vacation attraction in Utah? ›

1. Zion National Park. Zion National Park, less than a three-hour drive from Las Vegas, features some of Utah's most outstanding scenery. Red rock cliffs, waterfalls, and stunning vistas are some of the key attractions.

Why is Utah so popular? ›

The state is known for its high quality of life, low crime and beautiful landscape. Utah is more affordable than neighboring state Colorado but offers similar climate and access to stunning mountains.

What is the best month to visit Utah? ›

The months of April, May, and June, as well as the months of August, September, and October, are the best months to visit Utah as the temperatures are milder and nature is either blossoming or turning a beautiful shade of orange, red, and brown.

Is Salt Lake City a rich city? ›

Salt Lake City ranked in the lower third of Utah's medium to large cities, with a median household income of $44,755. Who's not? By contrast, South Salt Lake had a median household income of $34,750, placing it last among the cities and contributing to its status as a leader in poverty.

Why is Salt Lake City famous? ›

While Salt Lake City has long been known primarily for being the religious center of the Mormons (Latter Day Saints), and many of the city's top attractions do focus on this aspect, hosting the Olympic Winter Games added a new dynamic and put the city on the map for international travelers.

Why is Salt Lake City so Mormon? ›

Salt Lake City was founded on July 24, 1847, by a group of Mormon pioneers. (Mormons are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.) The pioneers, led by Brigham Young, were the first non-Indians to settle permanently in the Salt Lake Valley.

Is it cheaper to live in Texas or Utah? ›

Costs of Living in Utah vs Texas

Texas is estimated to be up to be more than 1.5% more expensive to live in than Utah. Childcare is 7.5% more expensive in Texas, and sports and entertainment eat more out of your pocket than they do in Utah.

Is Utah cheap to live in? ›

Utah ranks 34th in the U.S. News & World Report's Affordability Rankings which means it's one of the most expensive states in the country to live in. The rankings measure the average cost of living against the average amount of money most households in that state have.

What is middle class in Utah? ›

Range of household incomes needed to be considered middle class, by family size
StateSingleCouple
Texas$25,284 – $75,853$35,758 – $107,273
Utah$25,389 – $76,167$35,905 – $107,716
Vermont$26,511 – $79,533$37,492 – $112,476
Virginia$26,694 – $80,081$37,750 – $113,251
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How much do you need to make a month to live in Utah? ›

To live comfortably in Utah, you will need to earn between $43,000 and $66,000 per year. This figure covers your basic needs, including food, transportation, healthcare, and rent. It also includes taxes and other miscellaneous expenses you may need to cover during the month.

What is considered poverty in Utah? ›

What defines poverty in Utah? Families in Utah require almost 200% of the Federal Poverty Guideline (FPG), $52,400 per year for a family of four, to meet their basic needs.

What is the poverty line in Utah for a single person? ›

Federal Income Guidelines for Salt Lake City, UT MSA | Section 8 Income Limits
Persons in family/householdPoverty guideline
1$13,590
2$18,310
3$23,030
4$27,750
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What is the most common job in Utah? ›

Detailed List Of The Most Common Jobs In Salt Lake City, UT
RankJob TitleCount
1Customer Service Representative5,175
2Cashier3,022
3Driver2,171
4Truck Driver1,813
87 more rows
24 May 2022

What is the best company to join? ›

The Top 10
RankCompany NameIndustry
1CiscoInformation Technology
2HiltonHospitality
3Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.Retail
4SalesforceInformation Technology
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How much does Walmart pay in Utah per hour? ›

Average Walmart Cashier hourly pay in Utah is approximately $14.63, which is 21% above the national average. Salary information comes from 53 data points collected directly from employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.

What is the fastest growing company in Utah? ›

Mountain West Capital Network (MWCN) announced HydroJug as the top-ranked company in the 2022 Utah 100. Now in its 28th year, the Utah 100 is MWCN's annual list of the fastest-growing companies in the state.

Who is the largest employer in the state of Utah? ›

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Utah
RankCompanyEmployees
1Home Credit116,700
2Autoliv67,000
3Intermountain Healthcare37,000
4Nu Skin Enterprises32,250
88 more rows
7 Jun 2021

What is the largest industry in Utah? ›

Overview of the Utah Economy

The top three sectors by total employment are Manufacturing, Real Estate and Rental and Leasing, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, while the unemployment rate across the state in 2022 was 2.2%.

Where is the best place to work in Utah? ›

The Salt Lake Tribune has recognized 155 Companies and Organizations in Utah as Top Workplaces for 2022.
...
  1. Health Catalyst, Inc. ...
  2. O.C. Tanner. ...
  3. CHG Healthcare. ...
  4. Fidelity Investments. ...
  5. Big-D Construction Corp. ...
  6. LendingClub. ...
  7. 1-800 CONTACTS, Inc. ...
  8. Young Automotive Group.

Who is the number 1 employer in America? ›

Walmart, Inc.

Is there a job shortage in Utah? ›

Source: Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute analysis of data from the Utah Department of Workforce Services. We found an expected labor shortage in Utah, with roughly two out of five jobs lacking a suitable supply. However, 90 percent of this unfilled demand is for occupations requiring at most a high school diploma.

Is Utah expensive? ›

Utah is known for its scenic beauty, and it might seem that it's one of the most expensive places to live in the country. However, this outdoor adventure paradise is actually cheaper than many states in the US. With low energy prices, property taxes, and a low utility index score, Utah has plenty to boast about.

Is Utah cheaper than California? ›

Utah vs California

Overall, the cost of living in California is 32.3% more than Utah. Almost everything will cost more in the Pacific State, which means saving money is always going to be difficult, even though the state's average income is higher.

What is the coldest month in Utah? ›

December and January are the coldest months of the year. The shortest day is December 21, (winter solstice) with just nine hours of daylight.

Is Utah a cold or hot state? ›

Summers are hot, frequently reaching above 100°F (38°C), while winters are cold and snowy. However, winters are warmer than one would expect at this elevation and latitude, due to the Rocky Mountains to the east and north that usually block powerful polar highs from affecting the state during the winter.

What is the coldest day in Utah? ›

The coldest ever temperature in Utah was -50 degrees Fahrenheit. That temperature was recorded in East Portal on January 5, 1913. On December 2nd of 1982, Utah received 38 inches of snowfall.

Do any billionaires live in Utah? ›

Forbes lists 6 billionaires in Utah.

Who's the richest person in Utah? ›

1) Matthew Prince
  • Net worth: $4.5 billion (#669 wealthiest in the world)
  • Residence: Park City, Utah.
  • Source of wealth: Cybersecurity.
31 Mar 2022

Where do millionaires live in Utah? ›

In Utah, the richest town is Highland, located in Utah County about 30 miles south of Salt Lake City.

Does it snow in Salt Lake City? ›

It does snow throughout the winter season in Salt Lake City with over 500 inches of snow received every year. The snow season can start around October to April but snow will typically fall between November to March as those are the coldest months in Salt Lake City.

Can you drink alcohol in Salt Lake City? ›

Liquor, wine, and beer are available at licensed restaurants and bars seven days a week. Alcoholic beverage service in a licensed restaurant requires that food be ordered with your drink, and that it be delivered by an authorized employee.

Who was born in Salt Lake City? ›

Born in Salt Lake City
  • Maude Adams (1872–1953), Broadway stage actress noted for her title role in Peter Pan.
  • Karl Alvarez (born 1964), musician, Descendents, ALL, The Lemonheads.
  • Tony Anselmo (born 1960), Disney animator, voice of Donald Duck (1985–present)
  • John T.

Do Mormons drink alcohol? ›

In the Word of Wisdom, the Lord commands Mormons to abstain from harmful substances. Mormons are taught not to drink any kind of alcohol (see D&C 89:5–7). Mormons are also taught not to drink “hot drinks,” meaning coffee or any tea other than herbal tea (see D&C 89:9), and not to use tobacco (see D&C 89:8).

Do Mormons believe in Jesus? ›

Latter-day Saints are Christians on the basis of our doctrine, our defined relationship to Christ, our patterns of worship and our way of life. What Do We Believe About Christ? We believe Jesus is the Son of God, the Only Begotten Son in the flesh (John 3:16).

Are Mormons Christians? ›

Mormons consider themselves Christians, but many Christians don't recognize Mormonism as an official denomination. Mormons believe in the crucifixion, resurrection and divinity of Jesus Christ. Followers claim that God sent more prophets after Jesus's death.

What is Utah's biggest source of income? ›

Major industries of Utah include: coal mining, cattle ranching, salt production, and government services.

What state makes the most money off tourism? ›

(Aug. 30, 2022) – Tennessee tourism generated $24.2 billion in domestic and international travel spending in 2021, according to recently released economic impact data from U.S. Travel Association and Tourism Economics. It also marks the largest visitor spending nationally in Tennessee's history.

How does tourism affect Utah's economy? ›

Approximately 1 in 11 Utah jobs was supported by visitor spending in 2020, either directly or indirectly. Tax Revenue—The $7.07 billion in direct visitor spending— leading to $12.28 billion in total visitor-related spending— generated an estimated $1.16 billion in total tax revenues.

How does Utah make money? ›

In 2021, the finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing industry added the most real value to the gross domestic (GDP) product of Utah, amounting to around 36.77 billion U.S. dollars. Comparatively, the construction industry contributed around 11.11 billion U.S. dollars of value to the state's GDP.

How much money is rich in Utah? ›

How much you need to earn to be in the top 1% is wildly different for each state
StateTop 1% income threshold (2018 data adjusted to 2021 dollars)Top 5% income threshold (2018 data adjusted to 2021 dollars)
Utah$528,864$217,757
Oregon$517,607$228,006
North Carolina$506,795$218,073
South Dakota$504,422$203,185
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26 Jan 2022

Who is Utah's largest employer? ›

This list is based on the number of employees working for each company. The largest corporation in Utah according to this metric is Teleperformance, a company that employs about 300,000 people.

Who spends the most on tourism? ›

The Top Tourist Hotspots, By Country
Country2018 SpendingCountry
1. U.S.$214.5B1. U.S.
2. Spain$73.8B2. Spain
2. France$67.4B3. France
4. Thailand$63B4. Thailand
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10 Oct 2019

Which city has the most tourists? ›

This famous capital city in Thailand ranks as the top-visited city in the world. Bangkok welcomed 22 million visitors in 2021!

How did Utah's economy change during and after the world wars? ›

By any measure an economist can devise, the economy of Utah boomed as a result of war contracts. The value added by the manufacturer between 1939 and 1947--a measure of profits after all costs have been subtracted-- was $85 million, which represented a 196 percent increase.

What two industries were highly affected by immigrants coming to Utah? ›

During the 1890s the "new immigration" from southern and eastern Europe played an increasingly important role in Utah, particularly in the mining industry and railroads.

Why is Utah's economy growing so fast? ›

Utah is one of the fastest-growing states in the nation, and there are key reasons for this migration—namely quality of life benefits, such as the abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities, strength in public and private partnerships, and mobility of jobs—all of which are crucial to the state's economic strength.

What is upper class salary in Utah? ›

Upper Class Salary in Utah
Annual SalaryMonthly Pay
Top Earners$73,580$6,131
75th Percentile$59,395$4,949
Average$46,455$3,871
25th Percentile$34,130$2,844

What is middle class income in Utah? ›

Range of household incomes needed to be considered middle class, by family size
StateSingleCouple
South Dakota$23,040 – $69,121$32,584 – $97,752
Tennessee$23,536 – $70,609$33,285 – $99,856
Texas$25,284 – $75,853$35,758 – $107,273
Utah$25,389 – $76,167$35,905 – $107,716
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Is living in Utah good? ›

Thanks to the low housing cost, low cost of living, low crime rate, great skiing, and beautiful landscape, Utah is emerging as an attractive state.

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