Providence, UT

Providence profile

Living in Providence

Providence is a somewhat small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 7,780 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Providence is the 70th largest community in Utah.

Providence is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Providence is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Providence who work in teaching (11.27%), office and administrative support (11.15%), and management occupations (10.78%).

Also of interest is that Providence has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.12% 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.

Providence 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, Providence’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One of the benefits of Providence is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.47 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The education level of Providence ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Providence, 48.97% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Providence in 2018 was $32,799, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $131,196 for a family of four. However, Providence contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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, Scottish, and Danish.

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

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