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 87,178 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 (13.47%), office and administrative support (13.10%), and management occupations (8.90%).

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 overall education level of St. George is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.42% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in St. George in 2010 was $26,375, which is middle income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,500 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 13.02% 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 Chinese.