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About Utah Open Public Record

The Utah Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA), which has been around for the last twenty years and updated in 2011, is the state law regulating access to the records of Utah's public governing agencies. The law defines what a public record is considered to be and details the responsibilities of the state's public records keepers in regard to maintenance and public access. For immediate access, there are many open records available on the Utah state government website. On January 4, 1896, Utah was the 45th state to be granted statehood. The state name is a derivative of the Ute Indian tribe. There are approximately 2.75 million residents living in 243 incorporated municipalities and 29 counties. Salt Lake City is the largest city and state capital. A majority of Utah residents live in the Salt Lake City metropolitan area. A major industry in Utah is tourism as many tourists are attracted by Utah's many opportunities for outdoor and recreational activities and five national parks. Utah is also considered a main ski destination in the winter months. The Bureau of Criminal Investigation is the state agency to contact for criminal history checks and background information. Inspect a multitude of Utah public records using some of the best research sources online. Look up interesting data on the education and history of the residents of the state. Request criminal records and access information on state prisons, most wanted fugitives and offenders. Read the constantly changing crime reports and current event headlines for Utah. Learn how to order records of birth, death, marriage or divorce. Investigate the workings of local governments by linking to the individual county websites. To get an even better feel for life in Utah, search the city websites to see what community services and local attractions are available. Take a look at the statistics on the companies and firms in Utah to get an idea of the local business environment. You can also find data on the income and earnings of the people of the state. Find out about the Utah courts, court records, juror information and other judiciary online services. Revisit this site often as new sources are added on a regular basis.
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Utah Free Public Records Directory


Departments which record, maintain and provide official documents, certificates or information requested by the general public.

Utah Free Court Records Search


Recent court criminal actions, civil lawsuits and bankruptcy filings.

Ask Questions, About Utah

  • Are warrants poblic information?
    Warrants are issued by courts, considered court records and generally public information. It's free and open to look up warrants online in Utah with an online warrant search. You can find the free warrant search on some, if not all sheriff department websites. The Utah department of public safety provides an open search of warrants statewide. The search is based on the person's first and last name. Warrant details show the case number, court name, charges and age. (Staff)
  • How do I find arrest records for January 2018 in Utah?
    Check the police department which made the arrest directly. The process in requesting them is on their site with forms. Other wise, if the case went to court, sometimes you can find the police report in the case's file. (Staff)
  • How can I know if somebody passed away in my house before I moved in?
    Check crime mapping, they show many different types of incidents and reports that are not criminal, it's worth trying before hiring a private service to check. You could also do a news search by using your address. (Staff)
  • How can I find the date a divorce was granted?
    Utah's state court pages clarifies issues concerning divorces and records of. Here's an excerpt from their webpage: "The parties are not divorced until the judge signs the decree." Following the divorce process stated on this page gives you insight on how and where to request different types of documentation. After April of 2012, Utah put restrictions to public access regarding divorce records. According to the state's court website, divorces can no longer be viewed or copied by the general public. However, there are exceptions, orders and decrees are still public. Search: Utah courts how to divorce. The government website should come up on the serps. (Staff)
  • Look for filed amended divorce petition?
    Go to the Utah court main page look for the records tab, click on that and go to the courts records exchange where you can view cases, this is from that page [Images of public documents filed in district court cases are available for purchase]. Make sure to read the coverage and what you can view by requesting that search first. (Staff)

Utah Missing Children


Collected data of endangered children, runaways, family and non family abductions

  • Missing: Maida Salinas
    Maida Salinas, Age Now: 16, Missing: 08/29/2020. Missing From Orem, Ut. Anyone Having Information Should Contact: Orem Police Department (utah) 1-801-229-7070.
    September 04, 2020
  • Missing: Bryce Smith
    Bryce Smith, Age Now: 16, Missing: 08/24/2020. Missing From West Valley, Ut. Anyone Having Information Should Contact: West Valley City Police Department (utah) 1-801-840-4000.
    September 04, 2020
  • Missing: Asia Loomer-james
    Asia Loomer-james, Age Now: 16, Missing: 08/27/2020. Missing From Cedar City, Ut. Anyone Having Information Should Contact: Cedar City Police Department (utah) 1-435-586-2955.
    September 03, 2020
  • Missing: Kadence Anderson
    Kadence Anderson, Age Now: 16, Missing: 08/27/2020. Missing From Salt Lake City, Ut. Anyone Having Information Should Contact: Murray Police Department (utah) 1-801-840-4000.
    September 03, 2020
  • Missing: Daniela Campuzano
    Daniela Campuzano, Age Now: 16, Missing: 08/06/2020. Missing From Saratoga Springs, Ut. Anyone Having Information Should Contact: Saratoga Springs Police Department (utah) 1-801-794-3970.
    August 18, 2020
  • Missing: Christopher Griffin
    Christopher Griffin, Age Now: 15, Missing: 07/23/2020. Missing From Clearield, Ut. Anyone Having Information Should Contact: Clearfield Police Department (utah) 1-801-525-2806.
    August 12, 2020

Utah Recent Criminal Activity Reports


Current crimes by location, description of offenses and reported police activity

  • Incident ID:949759866
    Case Number:19F017065
    Incident Date:12-15-2019
    Incident Type Primary:VANDALISM
    Address of Incident:
    City of Incident:South jordan
    State of Incident:Utah
  • Incident ID:949759867
    Case Number:19F017064
    Incident Date:12-15-2019
    Incident Type Primary:THEFT
    Address of Incident:
    City of Incident:South jordan
    State of Incident:Utah
  • Incident ID:949755397
    Case Number:19F017062
    Incident Date:12-15-2019
    Incident Type Primary:ASSAULT AGG
    Address of Incident:
    City of Incident:South jordan
    State of Incident:Utah
  • Incident ID:949768512
    Case Number:B19120077
    Incident Date:12-15-2019
    Incident Type Primary:Trespassing
    Address of Incident:
    City of Incident:Brian head
    State of Incident:Utah
  • Incident ID:949749777
    Case Number:19F017060
    Incident Date:12-15-2019
    Incident Type Primary:SUSP CIRC
    Address of Incident:
    City of Incident:South jordan
    State of Incident:Utah
  • Incident ID:949742072
    Case Number:19F017057
    Incident Date:12-15-2019
    Incident Type Primary:ACC HIT/RUN
    Address of Incident:
    City of Incident:South jordan
    State of Incident:Utah

Utah Latest Crime Records (Updated 09/18/2020)

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Utah American Community Survey (ACS) Census Bureau (Updated 09/18/2020)

  • Utah's demographic and housing ACS survey of 2,858,111 being 0.91 percent of U.S. residents is comprised of 50.3% males and 49.7% of females. American Community Survey separates various ethnicities depending on the area's population of persons from less than 5 years of age to 85 years old and over. ACS is an ongoing survey with five year estimates down to the block group scale providing a summary spanning five years, from 2010 to 2014 and released in 2014. View the percentage of the population by race, including various groups of Native Americans, Asians, American Indian, Alaska Native, and two or more races.
  • The Utah social characteristics data of 896,194 households, which make up 0.77 percent of all U.S. households, are surveyed by ACS . View the number and percentages of married and divorced residents 15 years and older, including 673,441 families with and without children. There are 932,268 persons enrolled in school which are 3 years of age and over are separated by education level from nursery school to graduate and professional degrees. The state's resident social characteristics collected data include estimated percentages and totals of persons which are foreign born, Island areas, born abroad to American parent(s), citizenship status and ancestry.
  • The Utah American Community Survey economic characteristics displays current and past employment of 2,057,591 persons which are 16 years of age and older comprising of 0.83 percent of the United States labor force. Employment numbers of 1,395,556 civilians in various occupations from construction to information technology collected by industry. Overview of income and benefits in 2014, received from private entities and public public assistance. Population of the labor force with private or public health coverage for both employed and unemployed residents. Data regarding the percentage of families with income below poverty level are collected by age groups ranging from persons under the age of 18 to 65 years and over.
  • Utah housing characteristics are collected from 999,734 dwellings making up 0.75 percent of all U.S. housing, includes a survey of either inhabited 896,194 or uninhabited 103,540 domiciles. Data coverage of various rentals or owned structures containing 1 room to 9 rooms. Find out which mode of transportation 896,194 commuters in the state used to get to work. Look up the type of energy utilized by individual occupied residences. An overview of median monthly homeowner costs with or without mortgage. Percentage of rent versus income per household and homeowner costs as percentage of household income. Information collected begins with residence from 1969 or earlier.

Utah Census Data

  • Information About People and Demographics

  • Total population of persons residing within the state
  • Estimate of the state's total residency
  • Percentage change of the total resident population
  • Net change of residents' total population
  • Complete count of statewide resident population
  • Population estimate of residents less than 5 years of age
  • Estimated percentage of residents that are less than 5 years of age
  • Estimate of residents that are less than 18 years of age
  • Estimated percentage of residents that are less than 18 years of age
  • Percentage estimate of residents that are 65 years of age and older
  • Estimate of residents that are 65 years of age and older
  • Total estimate percentage of female residents
  • State's white resident population
  • State's black resident population
  • State's American Indian and Alaska Native resident populations
  • State's Asian resident population
  • State's Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander resident population
  • Statewide resident population of two or more races
  • Statewide resident population of Hispanic or Latino origin
  • Non Hispanic white resident population
  • Statewide percentage of white residents
  • Statewide percentage of black residents
  • Statewide percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • Statewide percentage of Asian residents
  • Statewide percentage of Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
  • Statewide percentage of Two or more races
  • Statewide percentage of Hispanic or Latino Origin
  • Statewide percentage of non Hispanic white
  • Vital Statistics

    Births and deaths occurring in Utah
  • Births
  • Deaths
  • Infant death occurring within the state of persons one year of age or less
  • Percentage of persons with the same residence of one year or more
  • Resident Background Information

    Education and background history of Utah Residents
  • Percentage of foreign born population in the state
  • Percentage of residents 5 years of age and older that speak languages other than English at home
  • Percentage of persons from 25 years of age and older with high a school education or higher
  • Percentage of persons from 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree or higher
  • Total number of Veterans
  • Current Housing and Real Estate Data

    Households located in Utah
  • Average time spent commuting to work for person 16 years and over not working from their personal residence
    21 Min
  • Housing unit estimates
  • Net change of housing units estimates
  • Housing unit estimates - percentage change
  • Percentage of the state's housing units being occupied by owners
  • Median value of the state's housing units being occupied by owners
  • Percentage of housing in structure of multi dwelling units
  • Total number of households
  • Average size of households
  • Utah Employment Data

    Income, earnings and payrolls of people residing within the State
  • Per capita income in the past 12 months in dollars adjusted to inflation
  • Statewide income of median households in Utah
  • Percentage of persons living in poverty
  • The personal income of persons employed
  • Per capita income of persons employed
  • Labor force of civilian workers
  • The unemployment of the civilian labor force
  • The rate of unemployed civilian labor force
  • Employment of person relating to all industries
  • Net change of employment in all industries
  • People employed by the government
  • Earnings by persons working in all industries
  • Average earnings per job in all industries
  • Number of private non farm establishments
  • Total of non employer establishment according to NAICS
  • Total NAICS 72 sales of accommodation and food services establishments with payrolls
  • People and Businesses

    Firms and companies of Utah
  • Total number of firms located in the state
  • Total percentage of black owned private firms
  • Total percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms
  • Total percentage of Asian owned firms
  • Total percentage of Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms
  • Total percentage of Native Hispanic owned private firms
  • Total percentage of Women owned private firms
  • Value for shipments from manufacturers according to NAICS 31-33
  • Sales of establishments with payroll from merchant wholesalers according to NAICS 42
  • Sales of establishments with payroll from retailers
  • Per capita sales of establishments with payroll from retailers
  • Land Valuation

    Property value and Utah territory
  • Totals of building permits for new private housing units
  • The valuation of all new private housing units authorized by building permits
  • Adjusted acres of land in farms
  • Size in square miles of land
  • Population per square mile