Blanding is a very small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 3,668 people and just one neighborhood, Blanding is the 95th largest community in Utah.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Blanding isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Blanding are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Blanding is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Blanding who work in office and administrative support (19.59%), management occupations (10.86%) and teaching (10.15%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.43% 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
One of the benefits of Blanding is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 12.84 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Blanding is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.