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Ucon, ID

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Overview


Ucon is a very small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 1,226 people and just one neighborhood, Ucon is the 90th largest community in Idaho.

Occupations and Workforce

Ucon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ucon is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ucon who work in office and administrative support (16.79%), management occupations (14.60%), and food service (9.61%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 19.19% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Ucon is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Ucon a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Ucon has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Ucon’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Demographics

The education level of Ucon citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.14% of adults in Ucon have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Ucon in 2022 was $31,374, which is upper middle income relative to Idaho, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $125,496 for a family of four. However, Ucon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Ucon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ucon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ucon include English, German, Irish, Scottish, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Ucon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Ucon, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 95.6% of neighborhoods in America.

People

The neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 9.9% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Idaho. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Ucon are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 69.4% of the neighborhoods in America. With 16.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 62.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 36.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.4%), and 15.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.9%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Ucon, ID, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (19.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.5%), and some of the residents are also of Finnish ancestry (4.9%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (3.9%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (78.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (11.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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