Utah's median age of 25.8 is the lowest of any state in the United States but was higher in 1987 than ever before.

Median age

Year Utah U.S.

1900 19.2 22.9

1910 21.3 24.1

1920 21.5 25.3

1930 22.2 26.4

1940 24.3 29.0

1950 25.1 30.2

1960 22.9 29.4

1970 23.1 27.9

1980 24.2 30.0

1987 25.8 32.1

SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau