Providence, UT
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Providence profile

Living in Providence

Providence is a somewhat small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 8,218 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Providence is the 73rd largest community in Utah.

Housing costs in Providence 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, Providence is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Providence is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Providence who work in management occupations (13.39%), teaching (10.57%), and office and administrative support (9.66%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.76% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Because of many things, Providence is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Providence 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, Providence has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Providence’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Being a small city, Providence does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Providence. 50.13% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Providence in 2018 was $36,778, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $147,112 for a family of four.

The people who call Providence home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Providence residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Providence include English, German, European, Danish, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Providence is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

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