Bountiful is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 44,107 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Bountiful is the 15th largest community in Utah.
Housing costs in Bountiful 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.
Bountiful is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.56% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bountiful is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bountiful who work in office and administrative support (14.90%), management occupations (11.73%), and sales jobs (10.88%).
Also of interest is that Bountiful has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Bountiful is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Bountiful a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Bountiful has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Bountiful’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The citizens of Bountiful are among the most well-educated in the nation: 43.51% of adults in Bountiful have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Bountiful in 2010 was $30,435, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,740 for a family of four. However, Bountiful contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Bountiful home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bountiful residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bountiful include English, German, Danish, Swedish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Bountiful is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.