Layton is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 83,291 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Layton is the ninth largest community in Utah.
Housing costs in Layton 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.
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.
A relatively large number of people in Layton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.63% 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.
The education level of Layton citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.27% of adults in Layton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Layton in 2018 was $34,415, which is upper middle income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $137,660 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 13.34% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Layton include English, German, Irish, European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Layton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.