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 32,204 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Eagle Mountain is the 34th largest community in Utah. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Eagle Mountain, 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 Eagle Mountain, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Eagle Mountain’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Eagle Mountain does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $74,885.00.

Eagle Mountain is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (15.79%), sales jobs (12.54%), and management occupations (10.94%).

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: 11.50% 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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Eagle Mountain 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, Eagle Mountain has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Eagle Mountain’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In Eagle Mountain, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.00 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The education level of Eagle Mountain citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.92% of adults in Eagle Mountain have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Eagle Mountain in 2010 was $19,653, 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 $78,612 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. Important ancestries of people in Eagle Mountain include English, German, Scottish, Irish, and Danish.

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

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