Pleasant Grove is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 38,845 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Pleasant Grove is the 20th largest community in Utah.
Unlike some cities, Pleasant Grove isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pleasant Grove are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pleasant Grove is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pleasant Grove who work in office and administrative support (15.49%), sales jobs (12.84%), and management occupations (10.74%).
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.
Because of many things, Pleasant Grove is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Pleasant Grove a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Pleasant Grove has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Pleasant Grove’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
The education level of Pleasant Grove citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.52% of adults in Pleasant Grove have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pleasant Grove in 2010 was $23,037, 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 $92,148 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 Irish.
The most common language spoken in Pleasant Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.