Eagle Mountain is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 27,332 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Eagle Mountain is the 34th largest community in Utah. Much of the housing stock in Eagle Mountain was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Eagle Mountain economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Eagle Mountain, where the median household income is $69,018.00.
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 (15.03%), sales jobs (12.27%), and management occupations (12.23%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Eagle Mountain telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.44% 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.
Eagle Mountain is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Eagle Mountain’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Eagle Mountain, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.63 minutes every day commuting to work.
In terms of college education, Eagle Mountain is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.16% of adults in Eagle Mountain have a college degree.
The per capita income in Eagle Mountain in 2010 was $19,249, which is lower middle income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $76,996 for a family of four. However, Eagle Mountain contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 German, Danish, Irish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Eagle Mountain is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.