For more than a century, men outnumbered women in Utah. Since 1960, however, females have been in the majority in every census.

Year Percent Female Population

1850 46.9

1860 49.7

1870 49.2

1880 48.2

1890 46.9

1900 48.8

1910 47.3

1920 48.4

1930 48.8

1940 49.4

1950 49.5

1960 50.0

1970 50.6

1980 50.4

1990 50.3

Source: Calculations based on U.S. Census data.