St. George, UT


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Living in St. George

St. George is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 82,318 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, St. George is the eighth largest community in Utah.

Unlike some cities, St. George isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in St. George are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. George is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in St. George who work in sales jobs (15.10%), office and administrative support (13.20%), and management occupations (8.00%).

One of the benefits of St. George is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.34 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.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in St. George use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of St. George‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

In terms of college education, St. George is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.26% of adults in St. George have a college degree.

The per capita income in St. George in 2010 was $24,148, which is middle income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,592 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 Hawaiian. 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 13.11% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in St. George include German, Irish, Danish, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in St. George is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.