Bluffdale is a somewhat small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 9,887 people and just one neighborhood, Bluffdale is the 66th largest community in Utah. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Bluffdale, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Bluffdale, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Bluffdale’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Bluffdale does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $88,731.
Real Estate Prices
Bluffdale home prices are not only among the most expensive in Utah, but Bluffdale real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Bluffdale isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bluffdale are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bluffdale is a city of sales and office workers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bluffdale who work in office and administrative support (20.20%), management occupations (16.66%) and sales jobs (12.65%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.11% 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
Bluffdale is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Bluffdale’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.