Logan, UT


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Logan is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 50,371 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Logan is the 12th largest community in Utah.

Logan is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Logan is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Logan who work in office and administrative support (14.27%), sales jobs (11.44%), and teaching (10.01%).

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

Because Logan has a very large number of students who are 18 years or older and in college, it is thought of as a college town. This has a major influence on local Logan lifestyle, entertainment, and culture in general. Life in Logan is very much tied to the academic calendar: when students return from the summer break in the fall, one will notice them out and about, buying groceries, out with friends, and generally getting re-acquainted with each other. In Logan people study hard and play hard, and there is ample opportunity to do both.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.31 minutes getting to work every day.

The education level of Logan citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.58% of adults in Logan have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Logan in 2010 was $17,303, which is low income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $69,212 for a family of four. However, Logan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Logan is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Logan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Logan residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Logan also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.48% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Logan include German, Danish, Irish, and Scottish.

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