St. George is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 99,958 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, St. George is the seventh largest community in Utah.
Housing costs in St. George are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Utah.
St. George is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, St. George is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. George who work in office and administrative support (14.30%), sales jobs (11.77%), and management occupations (10.32%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.02% 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.
One of the benefits of St. George is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.45 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The overall education level of St. George citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.39% of adults in St. George have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in St. George in 2018 was $29,671, which is upper middle income relative to Utah, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,684 for a family of four. However, St. George contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
St. George is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call St. George home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. George residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. St. George also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.84% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in St. George include English, German, Irish, European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in St. George is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.