Herriman is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 44,877 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Herriman is the 33rd largest community in Utah. Much of the housing stock in Herriman was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Herriman economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Herriman, where the median household income is $94,837.00.
Housing costs in Herriman are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Utah.
Herriman is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Herriman is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Herriman who work in management occupations (16.66%), office and administrative support (14.79%), and sales jobs (12.50%).
Also of interest is that Herriman 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: 8.90% 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.
Because of many things, Herriman is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Herriman 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, Herriman has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Herriman’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Herriman is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Herriman, the average commute to work is 30.31 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, Herriman 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: 33.18% of adults in Herriman have a college degree.
The per capita income in Herriman in 2010 was $27,476, which is upper middle income relative to Utah, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $109,904 for a family of four.
Herriman is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Herriman home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Herriman residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Herriman include English, German, Danish, Swedish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Herriman is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.