Bountiful is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 43,981 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Bountiful is the 15th largest community in Utah.
Bountiful is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bountiful is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bountiful who work in office and administrative support (13.42%), management occupations (13.11%), and sales jobs (9.43%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Bountiful telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.64% 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.
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 education level of Bountiful ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Bountiful, 45.26% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Bountiful in 2018 was $34,988, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,952 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, Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Bountiful is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.