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 87,773 people and 22 constituent neighborhoods, Ogden is the seventh largest community in Utah.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Ogden is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.16% of the Ogden workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. 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 (12.26%), sales jobs (10.10%), and management occupations (7.54%).

In terms of college education, Ogden is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.78% of adults 25 and older in Ogden have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ogden in 2018 was $24,813, which is middle income relative to Utah, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,252 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 31.93% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ogden include English, German, Irish, Scottish, and European.

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