Spanish Fork is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 44,102 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Spanish Fork is the 21st largest community in Utah. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Spanish Fork, 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 Spanish Fork, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Spanish Fork’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Spanish Fork does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $84,903.00.
Also of interest is that Spanish Fork has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.55% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Spanish Fork is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Spanish Fork a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Spanish Fork has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Spanish Fork’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The population of Spanish Fork is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.25% of adults in Spanish Fork have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Spanish Fork in 2018 was $27,292, which is middle income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,168 for a family of four. However, Spanish Fork contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Spanish Fork is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Spanish Fork home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Spanish Fork residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Spanish Fork also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.80% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Spanish Fork include English, German, European, Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Spanish Fork is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.