Bountiful is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 43,784 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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bountiful is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (14.87%), sales jobs (13.13%), and management occupations (10.79%).
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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Bountiful really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Bountiful perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Bountiful is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.13% of adults in Bountiful have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Bountiful in 2010 was $28,789, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,156 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 German, Danish, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Bountiful is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.