Logan, UT

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Living in Logan

Logan is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 52,778 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Logan is the 15th largest community in Utah.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Logan is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (15.43%), teaching (9.85%), and sales jobs (9.31%).

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.

Not only is Logan a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, creating a decent-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.

One of the benefits of Logan is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.24 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The citizens of Logan are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.95% of adults in Logan have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Logan in 2018 was $19,353, which is low income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,412 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 14.73% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Logan include English, German, European, Danish, and Irish.

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