Pleasant View is a somewhat small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 10,734 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pleasant View is the 62nd largest community in Utah.
Pleasant View home prices are not only among the most expensive in Utah, but Pleasant View real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pleasant View is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pleasant View is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pleasant View who work in office and administrative support (14.38%), sales jobs (12.98%), and management occupations (11.17%).
Also of interest is that Pleasant View has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.38% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Pleasant View is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Pleasant View’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The population of Pleasant View is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.51% of adults in Pleasant View have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pleasant View in 2010 was $28,879, which is upper middle income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,516 for a family of four. However, Pleasant View contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Pleasant View home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pleasant View residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Pleasant View include English, German, Scottish, Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Pleasant View is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.