St. George is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 89,587 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, St. George is the eighth largest community in Utah.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, St. George is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (13.24%), office and administrative support (13.15%), and management occupations (9.53%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.47% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.05 minutes getting to work every day.
The education level of St. George citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.33% of adults in St. George have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in St. George in 2018 was $28,507, 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 $114,028 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 12.86% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in St. George include English, German, European, Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in St. George is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.