Herriman, UT
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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. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Herriman, 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 Herriman, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Herriman’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Herriman does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because 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.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Herriman is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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.

A relatively large number of people in Herriman telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.90% 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, Herriman is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Herriman really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Herriman perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

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.