South Ogden, UT

South Ogden profile

Living in South Ogden

South Ogden is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 17,199 people and three constituent neighborhoods, South Ogden is the 42nd largest community in Utah.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, South Ogden is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, South Ogden is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in South Ogden who work in office and administrative support (12.69%), sales jobs (12.25%), and management occupations (10.92%).

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

The percentage of people in South Ogden who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.49% of adults in South Ogden have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in South Ogden in 2018 was $32,891, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $131,564 for a family of four. However, South Ogden contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

South Ogden is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call South Ogden home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of South Ogden residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. South Ogden also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.07% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in South Ogden include English, German, Irish, Danish, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in South Ogden is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.