Roy, UT


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Roy is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 37,964 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Roy is the 18th largest community in Utah.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Roy is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Roy is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Roy who work in office and administrative support (15.94%), sales jobs (9.01%), and management occupations (8.23%).

The education level of Roy citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.95% of adults 25 and older in Roy have a college degree.

The per capita income in Roy in 2010 was $22,212, which is middle income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,848 for a family of four. However, Roy contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Roy is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Roy home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Roy residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Roy also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.21% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Roy include German, Irish, Scottish, and Swedish.

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