Ogden, UT

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Living in Ogden

Ogden is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 87,325 people and 22 constituent neighborhoods, Ogden is the seventh largest community in Utah.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ogden is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ogden is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ogden who work in office and administrative support (13.02%), sales jobs (10.06%), and management occupations (6.84%).

In terms of college education, Ogden is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.12% of adults 25 and older in Ogden have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ogden in 2010 was $23,019, which is lower middle income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $92,076 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 32.47% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ogden include English, German, Irish, Scottish, and Italian.

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