Eagle Mountain, UT

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Living in Eagle Mountain

Eagle Mountain is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 35,616 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Eagle Mountain is the 34th largest community in Utah. Eagle Mountain has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Eagle Mountain, where the median household income is $77,935.00.

Unlike some cities, Eagle Mountain isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Eagle Mountain are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Eagle Mountain is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Eagle Mountain who work in office and administrative support (14.55%), sales jobs (12.09%), and management occupations (9.98%).

Also of interest is that Eagle Mountain has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.25% 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.

Because of many things, Eagle Mountain 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, Eagle Mountain really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Eagle Mountain 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.

One downside of living in Eagle Mountain, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.33 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Eagle Mountain citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.74% of adults in Eagle Mountain have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Eagle Mountain in 2010 was $20,809, which is low income relative to Utah, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $83,236 for a family of four. However, Eagle Mountain contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Eagle Mountain is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Eagle Mountain home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eagle Mountain residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Eagle Mountain also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.09% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Eagle Mountain include English, German, European, Scottish, and Irish.

The most common language spoken in Eagle Mountain is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.

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