Ogden, UT


Ogden profile

Living in Ogden

Ogden is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 86,701 people and 22 constituent neighborhoods, Ogden is the seventh largest community in Utah.

Unlike some cities, Ogden isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ogden are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ogden is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ogden who work in office and administrative support (13.69%), sales jobs (10.71%), and food service (6.49%).

A lot of people in Ogden take the bus for their daily commute. For the size of the city, the number of people who use public transportation is quite high. For many people in Ogden, this fills their need for low-cost transportation.

The percentage of adults in Ogden who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.73% of the adults in Ogden have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ogden in 2010 was $20,251, which is lower middle income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $81,004 for a family of four. However, Ogden contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ogden is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ogden home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ogden residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Ogden also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 31.80% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ogden include German, Irish, Scottish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Ogden is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.