Utah ranked number five in USA Today’s ranking of best run states.

  • Debt per capita: $2,577 (17th lowest)
  • Budget deficit: 8.2% (32nd largest)
  • Unemployment: 5.7% (tied-10th lowest)
  • Median household income: $57,049 (13th highest)
  • Pct. below poverty line: 12.8% (15th lowest)