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COMMUNITY TYPE

Mormon Outposts

Characteristics
  • Home to a large share of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
  • Located within or near fast-growing counties primarily in Utah, Idaho and nearby states
  • Counties with average household incomes slightly higher than the national county median
  • Reliably Republican voting counties

Community Type Demographics

Ethnicity

Presidential Election Results

2004
  • 28%
  • Kerry in 2004
  • Kerry
  • 70%
  • Bush in 2004
  • Bush
2008
  • 33%
  • Obama in 2008
  • Obama
  • 64%
  • McCain in 2008
  • McCain

Representative Communities

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Community Type Comparison

Mormon Adherents Per 1000

  • 280
  • College and Careers
  • Mormon Outposts
  • 19.1
  • College Graduates
  • All Counties
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