Providence is a somewhat small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 7,124 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Providence is the 70th largest community in Utah. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Providence, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Providence, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Providence’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Providence does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $64,561.00.
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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Providence who work in management occupations (14.56%), teaching (12.79%), and office and administrative support (12.12%).
Because of many things, Providence is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Providence really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Providence perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Providence spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.97 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Providence is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 47.39% of adults in Providence have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Providence in 2010 was $23,658, which is upper middle income relative to Utah, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,632 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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Providence include German, Scottish, Danish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Providence is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.