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 20,948 people and three constituent neighborhoods, North Salt Lake is the 43rd largest community in Utah. Much of the housing stock in North Salt Lake was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local North Salt Lake economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in North Salt Lake, where the median household income is $85,185.00.

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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, North Salt Lake is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (12.43%), management occupations (11.05%), and sales jobs (10.04%).

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.

The education level of North Salt Lake ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in North Salt Lake, 43.84% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in North Salt Lake in 2018 was $34,435, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $137,740 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 13.67% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in North Salt Lake include English, German, Swedish, European, and British.

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