Herriman, UT
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Herriman is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 39,224 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Herriman is the 33rd largest community in Utah. Herriman 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 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.

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.

In Herriman, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.31 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly 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.