American Fork, UT
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American Fork profile

Living in American Fork

American Fork is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 33,337 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, American Fork is the 31st largest community in Utah.

Housing costs in American Fork are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Utah.

American Fork is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, American Fork is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in American Fork who work in sales jobs (14.13%), office and administrative support (13.34%), and management occupations (12.42%).

Also of interest is that American Fork has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.21% 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.

The education level of American Fork citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.92% of adults in American Fork have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in American Fork in 2018 was $28,676, which is middle income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,704 for a family of four. However, American Fork contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

American Fork is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call American Fork home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of American Fork residents report their race to be White, followed by Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in American Fork include English, European, German, Irish, and Danish.

The most common language spoken in American Fork is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.