Pleasant Grove is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 38,258 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Pleasant Grove is the 20th largest community in Utah.
Housing costs in Pleasant Grove 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, Pleasant Grove is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pleasant Grove is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pleasant Grove who work in office and administrative support (14.12%), management occupations (12.07%), and sales jobs (11.04%).
Also of interest is that Pleasant Grove has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The citizens of Pleasant Grove are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.79% of adults in Pleasant Grove have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pleasant Grove in 2018 was $27,372, which is middle income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,488 for a family of four. However, Pleasant Grove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pleasant Grove is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pleasant Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pleasant Grove residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Pleasant Grove include English, German, Danish, European, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Pleasant Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.