Wellsville - Mendon is a somewhat small town located in the state of Utah. With a population of 7,628 people and just one neighborhood, Wellsville - Mendon is the 83rd largest community in Utah.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Wellsville - Mendon is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wellsville - Mendon is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wellsville - Mendon who work in management occupations (15.59%), office and administrative support (11.35%), and sales jobs (10.17%).
Also of interest is that Wellsville - Mendon 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: 8.07% 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, Wellsville - Mendon is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Wellsville - Mendon 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 town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Wellsville - Mendon has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Wellsville - Mendon’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Wellsville - Mendon is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 45.18% of adults in Wellsville - Mendon have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Wellsville - Mendon in 2018 was $37,346, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $149,384 for a family of four. However, Wellsville - Mendon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Wellsville - Mendon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wellsville - Mendon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Wellsville - Mendon include English, German, European, Irish, and Danish.
The most common language spoken in Wellsville - Mendon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Wellsville - Mendon, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 44.3% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
One way that the neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is among the best neighborhoods for families in Utah. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 95.4% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Utah. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the neighborhood.
In addition, there is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (0.7%) living in the neighborhood.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more English and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 36.6% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 7.4% have Danish ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Wellsville - Mendon are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 81.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.8% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 62.8% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 40.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 23.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.3%), and 14.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.7%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Wellsville - Mendon, UT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (36.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (13.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.1%), and some of the residents are also of Danish ancestry (7.4%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (76.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (14.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.