Layton, UT


Layton profile

Living in Layton

Layton is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 75,655 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Layton is the ninth largest community in Utah.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Layton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Layton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Layton who work in office and administrative support (16.54%), management occupations (10.50%), and sales jobs (10.43%).

Also of interest is that Layton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Layton is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Layton, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

In terms of college education, Layton 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: 30.00% of adults in Layton have a college degree.

The per capita income in Layton in 2010 was $26,003, which is upper middle income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $104,012 for a family of four. However, Layton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Layton is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Layton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Layton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Layton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.41% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Layton include German, Irish, Scottish, and European.

The most common language spoken in Layton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.