Santaquin is a somewhat small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 10,572 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Santaquin is the 55th largest community in Utah. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Santaquin, 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 Santaquin, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Santaquin’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Santaquin does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $63,938.00.
Santaquin is a blue-collar town, with 35.27% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Santaquin is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Santaquin who work in office and administrative support (11.15%), sales jobs (10.63%), and management occupations (7.39%).
Santaquin 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, Santaquin’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The education level of Santaquin citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.93% of adults in Santaquin have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Santaquin in 2010 was $17,638, which is low income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $70,552 for a family of four. However, Santaquin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Santaquin is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Santaquin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Santaquin residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Santaquin also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.81% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Santaquin include German, European, Irish, and Danish.
The most common language spoken in Santaquin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.