Grantsville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 12,064 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Grantsville is the 58th largest community in Utah. Grantsville 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 Grantsville, where the median household income is $69,926.00.
When you are in Grantsville, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.25% of Grantsville’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Grantsville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Grantsville who work in office and administrative support (12.24%), sales jobs (8.27%), and management occupations (7.76%).
A relatively large number of people in Grantsville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.46% 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.
Because of many things, Grantsville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Grantsville 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, Grantsville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Grantsville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Grantsville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.87 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The citizens of Grantsville are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.13% of adults in Grantsville having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Grantsville in 2018 was $24,176, which is middle income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,704 for a family of four. However, Grantsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Grantsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grantsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Grantsville include English, German, Irish, European, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Grantsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Pacific Island languages and Spanish.