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Heber City, Utah
An overview of Utah
In terms of resources, Utah has a cost of living index of 98.2, a grocery index rating of 98.5, and a housing index rating of 93.6. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Overall, Utah ranks 4th in quality of life and 9th in healthcare compared to other US states. Based on natural beauty, Utah ranks 49th in the nation. There are 53 general hospitals and 53 health centers that provide care for 3,220,176 Utah residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Utah are Utah Valley Hospital, Lds Hospital, and Lakeview Hospital.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 46% voted for the Republican candidate while 27% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state has a median age of 31 and 21% of its population being over the age of 55. In Utah, 53% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 5,557 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-7%, Mainline Protestant-6%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Utah there are 34 masonic lodges. The state of Utah ranks 44th in the country for diversity.
State-wide weather information
The average monthly precipitation for the state of Utah is around 1.12 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of March at around 4.09 inches. On average, the humidity rating for Utah is around 52%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of December. On average, Utah has an air quality index rating of around 51.3 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 74.0 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 70°F. The average high summer temperature is around 101°F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 35°F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28°F. The average high winter temperature is around 60°F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 3°F during the month of January. While residents of Utah mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Utah can include earthquakes and tornados.
Wildlife to be found in Utah
The state of Utah has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of sweet william, maple, blue spruce, and flourish. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the arizona woodrat, the abert's squirrel, the black-tailed jackrabbit, or the allen's big-eared bat. The state animal of Utah is the the wapiti elk.