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Will Utah eat Thanksgiving dinner with people outside the household?

The New York Times published a new guide for how many people plan to eat Thanksgiving dinner with others from outside their household.

In this Nov 18, 2020, file photo, motorists wait in long lines to take a coronavirus test in a parking lot at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. With coronavirus cases surging and families hoping to gather safely for Thanksgiving, long lines to get tested have reappeared across the U.S.
In this Nov 18, 2020, file photo, motorists wait in long lines to take a coronavirus test in a parking lot at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. With coronavirus cases surging and families hoping to gather safely for Thanksgiving, long lines to get tested have reappeared across the U.S.
Ringo H.W. Chiu, Associated Press

The United States will see a number of people eat Thanksgiving dinner with people outside their household, and Utah is (mostly) planning to do the same — though a little below the national average in certain areas.

What happened:

The New York Times recently published a map that shows the share of people eating Thanksgiving dinner with people outside their household.

The data comes from interviews conducted by the global data and survey firm Dynata for The New York Times.

Overall, the survey found about 27% of Americans plan to dine with people outside their household.

How does Utah stack up?

The data showed how Utah areas stack up against the country. Here’s a breakdown of the various areas of the state with the percent of people who plan to eat Thanksgiving outside their home.

  • Coalville area — 14%
  • Hanksville area — 14%
  • Kamas area — 17%
  • Park City area — 20%
  • Evanston area — 20%
  • Magna area — 21%
  • Salt Lake City area — 21%
  • Ephraim area — 21%
  • Price area — 22%
  • Grantsville area — 23%
  • Morgan area — 24%
  • Joseph area — 25%
  • Mount Pleasant area — 25%
  • Clearfield area — 26%
  • Syracuse area — 26%
  • Draper area — 30%
  • Tremonton area — 30%
  • Hyrum area — 30%
  • Ogden area — 30%
  • Springville area — 33%
  • Payson area — 33%
  • Leeds area — 33%
  • Kanab area — 34%
  • Delta area — 34%
  • Stockton area — 34%
  • Midway area — 34%
  • Provo area — 35%
  • Cedar City area — 35%
  • Green River area — 35%
  • Monticello area — 36%
  • Blanding area — 38%
  • Eagle Mountain area — 43%

Check out The New York Times to see the full map of the country.