South Ogden is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 17,101 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 (15.88%), sales jobs (10.44%), and management occupations (8.47%).
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.
In terms of college education, South Ogden is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.07% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in South Ogden in 2010 was $29,059, which is upper middle income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $116,236 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 14.20% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in South Ogden include English, German, Irish, Dutch, and Danish.
The most common language spoken in South Ogden is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.