North Salt Lake, UT


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North Salt Lake is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 19,796 people and three constituent neighborhoods, North Salt Lake is the 43rd 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 $71,421.00.

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 (13.42%), management occupations (11.94%), and sales jobs (10.44%).

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.

The citizens of North Salt Lake are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.00% of adults in North Salt Lake have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in North Salt Lake in 2010 was $29,577, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,308 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 12.46% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in North Salt Lake include German, Danish, 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.