Layton, UT

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Layton profile

Living in Layton

Layton is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 77,303 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 (16.12%), management occupations (11.01%), and sales jobs (10.11%).

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.

The education level of Layton citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.26% of adults in Layton have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Layton in 2010 was $27,073, 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 $108,292 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 11.74% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Layton include English, German, Irish, Scottish, and European.

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