North Salt Lake, UT

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Living in North Salt Lake

North Salt Lake is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 21,907 people and two constituent neighborhoods, North Salt Lake is the 41st largest community in Utah. North Salt Lake has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in North Salt Lake, where the median household income is $80,064.00.

Housing costs in North Salt Lake are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Utah.

Unlike some cities, North Salt Lake isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in North Salt Lake are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, North Salt Lake is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Salt Lake who work in office and administrative support (11.67%), sales jobs (10.59%), and business and financial occupations (10.10%).

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

Of important note, North Salt Lake is also a city of artists. North Salt Lake has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape North Salt Lake’s character.

A relatively large number of people in North Salt Lake telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.67% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

North Salt Lake is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.57% of adults in North Salt Lake 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 North Salt Lake in 2018 was $35,165, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $140,660 for a family of four. However, North Salt Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

North Salt Lake is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call North Salt Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Salt Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. North Salt Lake also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.21% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in North Salt Lake include English, German, Irish, Swedish, and European.

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

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