Ferron is a very small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 1,603 people and just one neighborhood, Ferron is the 121st largest community in Utah.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Ferron, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 48.55% of Ferron’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Ferron is a city of construction workers and builders, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ferron who work in healthcare (9.64%), maintenance occupations (6.18%) and sales jobs (5.45%).
Also of interest is that Ferron has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.96% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Ferron is worth considering.