Lindon is a somewhat small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 10,968 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lindon is the 49th largest community in Utah.
Lindon home prices are not only among the most expensive in Utah, but Lindon real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Lindon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lindon is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lindon who work in sales jobs (14.95%), office and administrative support (14.55%), and management occupations (11.53%).
Also of interest is that Lindon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.37% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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, Lindon is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lindon a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Lindon has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Lindon’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Lindon is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.46% of adults in Lindon have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Lindon in 2010 was $27,179, 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 $108,716 for a family of four. However, Lindon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lindon is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lindon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lindon residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lindon include English, German, Danish, Scottish, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Lindon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.