Midvale is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 32,613 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Midvale is the 26th largest community in Utah.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Midvale is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Midvale is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Midvale who work in office and administrative support (20.58%), sales jobs (9.61%), and management occupations (7.43%).
Also of interest is that Midvale has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Midvale is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Midvale area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
The population of Midvale overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Midvale, 24.86% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Midvale in 2010 was $23,910, 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 $95,640 for a family of four. However, Midvale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Midvale is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Midvale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Midvale residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Midvale also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.77% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Midvale include German, Irish, Scottish, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Midvale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.