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Summary: Salt Lake Cnty, UT; Tax Secured, General Obligation May 01

  • ID: 1952346
  • May 2001
  • Standard & Poors
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The 'AAA' rating on Salt Lake County, Utah's GO bonds series 2001 reflects: The county's status as a major regional economic center; Sustained strong population, employment, and tax base growth and diversification; Sound financial performance; and Very low debt. Salt Lake County's population of 843,271--representing 40% of the state's total population--grew 17% during the 1990s. Employment growth also has been strong, and unemployment (2.7% in 2000) has been below state and national rates since 1983. Salt Lake City, the county seat, is Utah's capital and economic center. The county's economy, anchored by state government and the University of Utah, features a diverse mix of services, trade, public sector, and manufacturing employment. Leading employers include Intermountain Health Care, Delta Airlines, U.S....

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