Magna, UT

Magna profile

Living in Magna

Magna is a medium-sized town located in the state of Utah. With a population of 26,949 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Magna is the 28th largest community in Utah.

When you are in Magna, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.43% of Magna’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Magna is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Magna who work in office and administrative support (19.06%), sales jobs (5.90%), and maintenance occupations (5.57%).

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

In Magna, just 9.70% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Magna in 2018 was $21,391, which is low income relative to Utah, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,564 for a family of four. However, Magna contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Magna is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Magna home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Magna residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Magna also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 31.10% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Magna include English, German, Scottish, Irish, and Danish.

The most common language spoken in Magna is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.