Utah Population, Area, and Density
The population of Utah is 2,942,902 people based on the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 estimate. Utah is ranked number 34 out of 56 U.S. States and Territories in terms of highest population. This is 48.9% below the national average of 5,763,868 people.
The total area in Utah is 84,896.9 square miles. There state is 96.8% land and 3.2% water. The population density in Utah is 35.8 people per square mile (47th out of 56).
Population Density CalculationPopulation Density = Total Population ÷ Total Land Area
Population Density = 2,942,902 people ÷ 82,169.5 sq mi
Population Density = 35.8 people per sq mile
|Population||2,942,902 (34th out of 56)||2,763,885 (35th out of 56)||2,233,169 (35th out of 56)|
|Difference||48.9% below avg||50.5% below avg||56.2% below avg|
|Total Area||84,896.9 mi2||219,882 km2||54,333,942 acres||(13th out of 56)|
|Land Area||82,169.5 mi2||212,818 km2||52,588,392 acres||(96.8%)|
|Water Area||2,727.4 mi2||7,064 km2||1,745,550 acres||(3.2%)|
|National Average||4,821.4 mi2||12,487 km2||3,085,666 acres|
|Density (people per sq mi)||35.8 (47th out of 56)||33.6 (47th out of 56)||27.2 (47th out of 56)|
|Average (people per sq mi)||434.9||415.6||398.2|
|Difference||91.8% below avg||91.9% below avg||93.2% below avg|