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%).
A relatively large number of people in Blanding telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.43% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Blanding spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 12.84 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
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.