Not surprisingly, the low median age of Utah's population placed the state at the extreme fringes in all age categories in 1989.

U.S. Utah Utah's rank among states

Median age 32.7 25.7 1

Under age 5 7.6% 10.2% 2

Age 5-17 18.3% 26.7% 1

Age 18-64 61.7% 54.5% 50

65 & over 12.5% 8.6% 49

SOURCE: Utah State Data Center