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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 18,634 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.

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.

A relatively large number of people in American Fork telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.81% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 citizens of American Fork are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.33% of adults in American Fork have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in American Fork in 2018 was $31,571, which is upper middle income relative to Utah, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,284 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.